Parade Routes & Schedules
Sunday June 11, 2017
The Bavarian Festival parade begins at 1:00pm on Churchgrove St (near St. Lorenz School) then turns east on Genesee (Junction Rd) to Main St (M83) then south to Jefferson. The parade entries will proceed east on Jeffereson toward Weiss Street. Entries will be able to recognize the normall landing area near Schaefer & Beirlien (located at the corner of Weiss and Jefferson) where it concludes.
2017 Parade route and marshal locations will be posted in early June.
The Bavarian parade typically draws over one hundred entries from all over the State of Michigan and adjoining states.
Parade spectators can then participate in festivities that include amusements, BBQ chicken dinners, a Polka Jam, and other celebrations of German heritage at the Harvey Kern Pavilion beginning at 2:00pm.
The Kinder Parade is for children to enjoy and celebrate German heritage. At 10:00am, staging begins on Rosstal St (directly behind Zehnder's Restaurant) and the parade then ends at the Frankenmuth River Place Shops with popsicles for all participants!. The Kinder Parade starts at 10:00am