Frankenmuth River Place

Frankenmuth Dog Bowl - Olympic event for dogs

Frankenmuth Dog Bowl - Olympic event for dogs

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Frankenmuth Dog Bowl–which is the largest Olympic-style event for dogs in the United States–sees more than 3,000 dogs competing in Olympic-style events.


Frankenmuth River Place Shops feature over 40 specialty shops, attractions and fun activities. This unique collection of shops is nestled along the Cass River in downtown Frankenmuth in a unique Bavarian Village theme. Heated sidewalks make for safe winter strolls. In the summer, catch a ride on the Bavarian Belle Riverboat to take a cruise on the Cass River. See our store listing for the collection of women's fashion and very unique specialty stores. Frankenmuth River Place Shops celebrates our Heritage and FUN with the Cass River Colonial Encampment - a historical reenactment of various Revolutionary and other war encampments; Dog Bowl - The nation's largest Olympic Style event for dogs where over 2,000 dogs can compete in over 20 events - including YOUR dog. We also celebrate flight with Balloons Over Bavaria - a Hot Air Balloon flight event with over 30 balloons flying and glowing. See our site for other family focused and Free events all year round!

Frankenmuth River Place Shops

Contact Information


925 S. Main Street

Suite D-2

Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Driving Directions

Toll Free: (800) 600-0105


Location of Frankenmuth River Place

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Frankenmuth Weather

CLEAR, humidity 74%, barometer 30.33,
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Frankenmuth River Place Events

Balloons Over Bavarian Inn - Frankenmuth

Date: 05/22/15 - 05/25/15

River Place Dog Bowl - Frankenmuth

Date: 05/23/15 - 05/24/15

Cass River Colonial Encampment - Frankenmuth

Date: 07/18/15 - 07/19/15