Saginaw County

Saginaw County

Enjoy a Fantasy Horse Drawn Carriage ride through the uniquely decorated streets of Frankenmuth. During the Christmas Season carriages are draped with garland and twinkling lights. While sitting on the crushed velvet seats of our Vis-à-vis enjoy holiday themed music along with the horse's jingling sleigh bells.

Opening: Friday, Sept 24, 2021

Factory of the Dead is Saginaw's LARGEST Haunted House located at 906 Lapeer Ave. in Downtown Saginaw, MI. Just blocks from the DOW Event Center.

Nov 29 - Dec 24, 2019

Bring your camera and your wish list to Bronner’s! Because Santa is so busy on Christmas Eve, his visiting hours will end at 3pm. Bronner’s closes at 4pm on Christmas Eve. Please note that many children wish to see Santa on Saturdays and Sundays. Guests should anticipate a wait.

Located in the heart of Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, Apple Mountain offers the perfect setting for every occasion. Along with spectacular views and first-class service you will find mid-Michigan’s premiere championship golf course, flavorful casual dining, and an award winning full-service conference and banquet center.

January 29-31, 2021

Plan now to attend Zehnder’s Snowfest!

Zehnder’s Snowfest features:

Holiday Celebration and Candlewalk in Frankenmuth River Place Shops is the perfect way to start the Christmas season. Free Hot chocolate and cookies. Ceremony starts at 6:30pm.

Frankenmuth River Place Shops
925 South Main Street
Frankenmuth, MI 48734

Welcome to Johnson's Giant Pumpkin Farm! Whether you are a week old or 100 years young, and every age in between - there is something here at the farm for you to enjoy! It may be your first picture with a pumpkin, a chance to feed a farm animal or maybe it is that 100th donut you are about to eat!

August 3rd – 7th, 2021

Saginaw County Fair is a family friendly event a full schedule including racing and a rodeo, live entertainment and food and fireworks every night!

September 16-19, 2021

Come and join the traditional Oktoberfest held Thursday - Sunday the 3rd full weekend of September.
Mark your calendars for the Frankenmuth Oktoberfest in Heritage Park, Frankenmuth, MI.

The Best Western Plus of Birch Run/Frankenmuth is a full-service hotel offering convenient access to local attractions as well as attractions in nearby Frankenmuth-"Michigan's Little Bavaria".

Our trails take visitors through 56 acres of natural surroundings to see exotic animals such as primates, zebras, lions, reptiles, and parrots. There is a petting area and parakeet encounter for an up close and personal adventure with our animals.

Haunted Elementary
Haunted Elementary is the main attraction featuring themes such as a Haunted Forest, Swamp, Factory, Butcher Shop and more.

FrightSite 3D
FrightSite 3D is Saginaw's ONLY 3D walk-thru featuring 3D Glasses, UV Paint, Black Lights, Clowns, Mummys, Zombies and more. Opens Sept 30th.

June 10-13, 2021

A whole weekend of family fun! In Downtown to Zehnder Park! General Admission all weekend long. Multiple tent locations. Ice cold beer and hot German food. Live music from Polka to Rock, as well as German dance performances. NEW! Fireworks on Saturday night at 10pm. Main Street Parade on Sunday at 1pm.

Hospitality abounds with traditional family style chicken dinners and tantalizing breads and pastries in the world-famous Zehnder's of Frankenmuth restaurant.
Zehnder's is open seven days a week. We are only closed on Christmas Eve, and for our annual employee Christmas party in early January.

Saginaw Valley Rail Trail is 9.2-mile trail is a great choice for your year around recreation. The Saginaw Valley Rail Trail always beautiful, but especially so in autumn when fall foliage is reaching peak colors.

The Saginaw Valley Rail Trail covers 9.55 miles of abandoned rail corridor in Saginaw County, stretching from St. Charles to Saginaw. It incorporates a number of natural features including: seven bridges over various rivers and creeks, The Shiawassee State Game Area and many wetland areas.

August 7, 2021

The annual Frankenmuth’s Michigan Honey Festivalat Harvey Kern Pavilion on Weiss St in Frankenmuth.

Enjoy a fabulous narrated tour of Frankenmuth on the Cass River aboard our 150 passenger authentic paddlewheel riverboat, the "Bavarian Belle." Ramped, handicap-accessible dock. Open early May-Mid October.

At Weiss Centennial Farm we have a fantastic corn maze challenge for your to solve! Spend time this weekend making wonderful family memories as you walk through golden stalks and twisted trails, ride the barrel train, pet farm animals, and aim at targets with the Supersize Slingshot.

The Children’s Zoo features a variety of animals ranging from small insects to our large Clydesdale Horses. We are currently home to over 150 animals (and that’s not including the thousands of insects!) year round.