The World’s LARGEST Olympic Style
Festival FOR DOGS!
All the doggone fun takes place May 26 to 29, 2023
Located at Frankenmuth River Place Shops!
What is The Dog Bowl?
Dog Bowl is a free festival located at Frankenmuth River Place Shops. It features a unique variety of activities that you and your pet can enjoy watching together and some your family dog can participate in!
Activities include DockDogs® and Disc Dog competitions, Wiener Dog Races, Pet Parade, Annual Canine Cruise on the Bavarian Belle River Boat, Best Costume Contest, Doggie Fun Runs, Dog Breeds of the World Show, Pet Marketplace and Balloons Over Bavarian Inn – featuring 25 hot air balloon pilots from across the country!
29 Fun Dog Events
22 Events your pet can participate in
24 Hot Air Balloons
6 Balloon Flights
3 Balloon Glow Events
What is Balloons Over Bavarian Inn?
Witness beautiful morning and evening flights by more than 24 hot air balloons over Frankenmuth! Nightly balloon glows take place in the grassy field near River Place Shops, this is a must-see event you do not want to miss at the Frankenmuth Dog Bowl!
Morning Flight Competition Saturday through Monday: 6 to 8 AM over downtown Frankenmuth
Evening Flight Competitions Friday through Sunday: 7 to 8:30 PM at River Place Shops Field
Nightly Balloon Glows Friday through Sunday: 9 to 10 PM at River Place Shops Field
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