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Dog Bowl 2022

May 28, 2022 to May 29, 2022
Frankenmuth, Michigan
Event Summary

Saturday May 28 & Sunday May 29

Come join us for The World's Largest Olympic Style Festival for Dogs! 

Event Details

The world’s largest Olympic-style festival for dogs returns with dock and disc dog competitions, sheep herding demonstrations, balloon glows and flights, wiener dog races, a pet costume parade and so much more!


The FREE two-day family event takes place Memorial Day weekend – May 28 and 29, 2022 - and is the same weekend as Balloons over Bavarian Inn, with daily competitions and nightly balloon glow events in the grassy field near River Place Shops. Dogs are welcome but please note - all dogs must be on leashes! For more information and a full schedule, visit!


A VIP Festival Package includes tons of special offers and goodies from Dog Bowl AND your very own dedicated parking space right next to the festival grounds! We are also including some doggone cute bandanas with each Canine Cruise registration - read on for more details about the festival and to purchase your registration packages!


VIP Festival Package: This specially designed package includes tons of gifts from Dog Bowl along with your own special parking pass located right near the festival grounds. The VIP Festival Package is yours for only $179.99 and is valued at over $250! It also includes the following items:

·        * $25 voucher for official Dog Bowl festival t-shirt

·         * $10 River Place Shops Game Room Tokens

·         * $20 in Vouchers for Food and Beverage purchases

·         * $10 Dog Bowl-branded Doggie Bandana   

·         * $20 in River Place Shops gift certificates

·         * $5 Hello Cats and Dogs gift certificate

·         * Four mini golf passes valued at $24 and a $20 game card for use at the Bavarian Inn Lodge's Family Fun Center

·         * Dog Bowl Souvenir Backpack - Stocked with two water bottles, Collapsible Pet Water Dish, Frank's Muth Popcorn and Bavarian Inn Buttered Pretzels,plus a voucher to pick out your own cheese spread from the Frankenmuth Cheese Haus! Valued at over $75.


Register soon as there are limited amounts of the VIP Festival Packages and they sell out every year! Do you have a question? Email Dog Bowl Event Organizer Monika Sedik at [email protected]!


About Frankenmuth Dog Bowl:


The Dog Bowl festival is part of Frankenmuth Dog Bowl, Inc. - a 501(c)(c) organization with a mission of advocating for responsible pet ownership through educational programs and world-class events like the annual Dog Bowl festival at River Place Shops.


Shop our pet-themed vendor marketplace, sign your dog up for doggie races or lure coursing competitions and explore more than 40 shops and attractions located throughout our German-themed outdoor shopping complex. Get the full schedule and all the details at!


All events take place at River Place Shops; 925 S. Main St. Parking is located around the German-styled shopping complex and along Weiss Street. With activities spread out on over 25 acres of Bavarian Inn property, there will be plenty of space for guests and canines to enjoy themselves safely. 


General Terms

All items are non-refundable, all sales are final.

Refund Policy

All items are non-refundable under any circumstances.

When & Where
May 28, 2022 to May 29, 2022
Frankenmuth, Michigan
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