About Dog Bowl
Frankenmuth Dog Bowl is the world’s largest Olympic-style festival for dogs and the people they love, bringing in more than 100,000 people and thousands of canines over Memorial Weekend for a unique range of fun activities such as:
Disc Dog competitions
Wiener Dog Races
Annual Canine Cruise on the Bavarian Belle River Boat
Best Costume Contest
Doggie Fun Runs
Dog Breeds of the World Show
Pet Marketplace featuring more than 45 vendors and dog rescues
Balloons Over Bavarian Inn – featuring morning and evening balloons flights and the nightly Balloon Glow Village!
The home of the annual Dog Bowl festival is Frankenmuth River Place Shops, a beautiful German-themed outdoor shopping mall with more than 40 shops and attractions. Most shops are pet-friendly!
Learn more at: http://bit.ly/FrankenmuthRiverPlaceShops
Did you know: The first Memorial Day weekend event at Frankenmuth River Place Shops started as a Lumberjack Festival! Once the Bavarian Inn Zehnder family saw how much people loved seeing the dogs fly through the air, Dog Bowl took off and has grown every year since!
About Frankenmuth Dog Bowl, Inc.
The festival is part of Frankenmuth Dog Bowl, Inc. – a nonprofit organization that advocates for responsible pet ownership through educational programs and world-class events like the annual Dog Bowl!
The nonprofit supports charitable endeavors such as police canine training programs to promote safer communities, defraying medical and adoption costs for families in need, and funding pet-related military and service organizations.