Find out about upcoming events and activities happening in Frankenmuth.

Scarecrow Fest

October 17 – 18, 2020 (Dog Weekend)

October 24 – 25, 2020 (Kids Weekend)

Rock N Roll K9 performance team, pumpkin catapult, pumpkin bowling, costume parade around the complex (Dog and Kids on separate weekends), plus much more!

  • Pet parade around the complex will be from 5:30 to 6 PM on Sunday, October 18. Dogs who participate will receive a treat bag!
  • Kids costume parade around the complex from 5:30 to 6 PM on Sunday, October 25.  Those who participate will receive a treat bag! Limited supplies; treat bags are first-come, first serve.

Deer Widows Weekend Fundraiser

November 14 – 15, 2020

Deer Widows weekend bargain hunting at its best – featuring savings, prizes, fun, and more! Registration open soon – check back for updates!

Santa Visits

Various Saturdays in December

Meet Santa at Frankenmuth River Place Shops!

Fenton Lakes Chorus

November 28, December 5, 12, 19, 2020

Listen and singalong with the Fenton Lakes Chorus this Christmas season!

Snowfest Super Sales

January 22 – 31, 2021

After Christmas sales have nothing on these deals. Stay tuned for stores participating!

Easter Celebration Sales

March 26 – April 4, 2021

Hop over to Frankenmuth River Place Shops for fresh deals that will help you save! Save up to 75 percent off apparel, shoes, accessories, gifts, and more at participating stores throughout Frankenmuth River Place Shops.


Dog Bowl

May 29 & 30, 2021

The World’s Largest Style Festival for Dogs! A FREE FAMILY FUN Festival! Enjoy a tail waggin’ good time!

Balloons over Bavarian Inn

May 28 – 31, 2021

Enjoy Hot Air Balloons competing in early morning and evening flights and three Hot Air Balloon Glows, Memorial Day weekend 2021!

Warrior Appreciation Rally

July 11, 2021

7th Annual FREE family-friendly day to honor our heroes – Active, Discharged, or retired, Military, Police, EMS, or Firemen.

Cass River Colonial Encampment

July 17 – 18, 2021

Experience an 18th Century encampment of historical
reenactors representing British, French and Americans.

Tactical Battle Reenactments   •   Flag Raising   •   Musket Firing
Period Concerts & Games   •   Fashion Show and many other events

Michigan’s Strongest Man & Woman

August 7, 2021

5 grueling events will determine who is the strongest man and woman.

Cobblestone Sales

August 12 – 22, 2021

Join us for MEGA DEALS at the Frankenmuth River Place Shops. Up to 75% OFF apparel, shoes, accessories, gifts, and more! Stay tuned for participating stores!

Holiday Celebration & Candle Walk

November 26, 2021 

Kick off the start of the holiday season at Frankenmuth River Place Shops!
Listen to carols sung by the Gemütlichkeit Club, enjoy free hot cocoa, cookies, and candles for the candle walk, listen to the Christmas story told by local clergy accompanied by music from the St. Lorenz Choir, then start the walk to the Chamber Platz for the lighting of the community tannenbaum (Christmas Tree).

Please contact Jessica Haynes at [email protected] for information about events.



Please check for event updates for 2020!