Frankenmuth, MI – September 26, 2018 – There is something for everyone at Frankenmuth River Place Shops during the pet and family-friendly Scarecrow Festival from noon to 6 p.m. the weekends of October 13 and 14 and October 20 and 21.
All generations can expect a fun time with activities during both weekends that include pumpkin bowling and painting, arts and crafts, inflatables, a festive barrel train, free entertainment and the ever-popular pumpkin catapult!
October 13 and 14 is Dog Weekend of Scarecrow Fest, so bring the furry members of your family for entertaining performances by the Rock ‘N Roll K9s and enter them into our pet costume contest at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday to win prizes. Dogs can also trick-or-treat at River Place Shops from 5 to 6 p.m. on Sunday only.
Daily performances by the Rock ‘N Roll K9s are set for noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in front of N’Orlin’s and Old Time Photo.
October 20 and 21 is Kids Weekend of Scarecrow Fest and features magic and juggling shows, pie eating and cherry pit spit contest and trick-or-treating for kids from 4:15 to 4:45 p.m. on Sunday only.
Daily magic and juggling shows are set for 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Fest Platz near Cass River Bar and Grill.
Shops throughout River Place and downtown Frankenmuth will also have specially-created scarecrows in front of participating businesses for the public to vote and award their favorite of the season.
Frankenmuth River Place Shops: http://frankenmuthriverplace.comis an authentic re-creation of a Bavarian village located just minutes from the Bavarian Inn Restaurant and Lodge. The outdoor mall features more than 40 unique shops and attractions at one location. Visitors enjoy architecture, floral gardens, streams and waterfalls and, of course, great shopping opportunities.