Events

 

FAIRY GARDEN DEMO - October 12
Get excited about Fall with all the best Autumn and Halloween miniatures for the season!

 

SCARECROW FEST- October 19-20 (Dogs Weekend)

Weekend Festival Activities
Saturdays and Sundays
12:00pm - 6:00pm
Pumpkin Catapult • Pumpkin Bowling •  Pumpkin Painting • Arts and Crafts •  Children’s Inflatables •  Face Painting •  Grandpa Tiny’s Farm Barrel Train Ride
Pumpkin Catapult
Test Newton’s Law of Motion with a splat!
See how the principle “an object in motion stays in motion” is applied. Share a hands-on physics lesson with the Pumpkin catapult! Pick out a pumpkin and launch it yourself!
Scarecrow Competition
Businesses all throughout Frankenmuth make clever costumed scarecrows. View and vote for your favorite!
 
Rock-n-Roll K-9’s
October 19-20 •  12:00pm, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm
Experience tricks, flyball, relay racing, limbo, choreographed obedience routines, agility, musical mats and much more! You will see a variety of breeds as well as the great All American mix.
Doggie Trick-or-Treating
October 20 •  5:00pm - 6:00pm
Show off your dog’s Halloween costume as you trick-or-treat throughout our River Place Shops.
Halloween Pet Costume Contest
River Place Shops Stage •  October 20 •  5:30pm - 6:00pm
Registration at Hello Cats and Dogs •  October 20 •  10am - 4pm
 
Schedule subject to change without notice.
Some activites have a small fee.

 

 

SCARECROW FEST- October 26-27 (Kids Weekend)

Weekend Festival Activities
Saturdays and Sundays
12:00pm - 6:00pm
Pumpkin Catapult • Pumpkin Bowling •  Pumpkin Painting • Arts and Crafts •  Children’s Inflatables •  Face Painting •  Grandpa Tiny’s Farm Barrel Train Ride
Pumpkin Catapult
Test Newton’s Law of Motion with a splat!
See how the principle “an object in motion stays in motion” is applied. Share a hands-on physics lesson with the Pumpkin catapult! Pick out a pumpkin and launch it yourself!
Scarecrow Competition
Businesses all throughout Frankenmuth make clever costumed scarecrows. View and vote for your favorite!

Cherry Pie Eating & Cherry Pit Spit contests
October 26-27
Pie eating at 3:00pm and Pit Spit at 3:30pm
Contest will take place in the Festival Platz
Registration at Cherry Republic from 10am - 2pm
Children’s Trick-or-Treating
Fest Platz October 27 •  4:15-4:45pm
 
Schedule subject to change without notice.
Some activites have a small fee.

HOLIDAY FAIRY GARDEN DEMO - November 2
Experience the magic of the holidays with a fresh miniature fairy garden! 🎄 Demos will be on display and inspire great gift ideas for your upcoming celebrations! 🎁

 
HOLIDAY CELEBRATION & CANDLEWALK

Friday, November 29 6:00 PM

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).

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

Saturday, November 30 | 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
We’ll be celebrating our store and community with your help. Shop small and enjoy special discounts and giveaways at select Frankenmuth River Place Shops. Stay tuned for more details!

HOLIDAY FAIRY GARDEN DEMO

Saturday, November 30 | 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Experience the magic of the holidays with a fresh miniature fairy garden! 🎄 Demos will be on display and inspire great gift ideas for your upcoming celebrations! 🎁

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS SALE

December 1-12
This holiday season, we're offering a SALE on different collections of items for 12 days! This sale is perfect for finding the perfect holiday gift for those you love, or shopping for yourself!