Frankenmuth’s Christmas magic really is an experience in itself!


From shopping for that perfect gift at Frankenmuth River Place Shops, to enjoying a chicken dinner at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant with your family, and to end it all spending the night in a beautifully decorated hotel at the Bavarian Inn Lodge.


Trust us; you will not want to miss this one of a kind Christmas experience!


While you are here in Frankenmuth this December, you can check out some of our many events to get you in that Holiday spirit!


‘Tis the Season Weekends

Frankenmuth River Place Shops

Experience strolling carol performances, meet and greets with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and beautiful decorations! Click here for more information!


Visits with Santa & Mrs. Claus

Bavarian Inn Lodge

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be strolling around the Bavarian Inn Lodge this Christmas season! Click here for more information!

Pickle in a Tree Scavenger Hunt

Bavarian Inn Restaurant

Come take a walk through the Bavarian Inn Restaurant and Castle Shops and see if you can find our hidden pickles in 10 of our Christmas Trees! Click here for more information!

12 Days of Christmas Sale

Frankenmuth River Place Shops

December 1 through December 12, show someone how special they are with a gift from one of our many unique shops and save money at the same time! Each participating store will be offering in-store specials and promotions each day! Click here for more information!

12 Days of IPA

Michigan on Main

Michigan on Main Bar & Grill Presents the 12 Days of IPA on December 13 – 24!  Each day a new Holiday-Themed Keg from a Beer Company will be tapped! Click here for more information!

Breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Claus

Bavarian Inn Lodge

Enjoy a great morning with a breakfast buffet, visit with Santa, present from Santa for each child, winter craft, and an appearance from Willy the Dragon! Click here for more information!

Dining on Christmas and Christmas Eve

Bavarian Inn Lodge & Bavarian Inn Restaurant

Click here for Lodge and Restaurant Menus!

There you have it, all the enjoyable experiences we have created, just for you!
We hope to see you this Holiday season!

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