Frankenmuth On A Budget

Frankenmuth On A Budget

With a phone number like 1-800-FUN-TOWN, it should be no surprise that Frankenmuth is full of Franken-fun! And that’s why you’ll find visitors from all over the world coming to visit Michigan’s Little Bavaria any time during our four seasons of fun! Frankenmuth has so much to offer whether you choose to come for a daycation or vacation … or if you’re a local looking for a staycation.  Grab a notepad and jot down your favorites to fill the day!

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Michigan’s Festival Fun | Spring & Summer

Michigan’s Festival Fun | Spring & Summer

Spring … summer … if you’re a warm weather person like I am, you’re probably counting down the (bittersweet) days of winter’s slumber to hibernation’s end when outdoor adventures begin! Michigan offers a vast array of festival fun that will keep you dreaming through these chilly winter days of making memories all summer long!

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‘Muth Holiday Photo Contest Winner

‘Muth Holiday Photo Contest Winner

Wow! That was a nail-biter if we EVER saw one! It came down to a margin of merely 8 votes, quite possibly by internet speed! 😆 If one thing is for sure, two of our top 10 finalists must have been rallying really hard with over 850 votes each, and climbing each minute, all the way ’til the very end! But at the stroke of noon with the close of our contest, it was Melinda Miller who won with her

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Time To VOTE For Your Favorite Muth Holiday!

Time To VOTE For Your Favorite Muth Holiday!

WOW! We are so blown away by the amazing response to our #MuthHoliday Photo Contest in partnership with Zehnder’s! Our love for CHRISTmas is … well … pretty BIG! But can we just say, you all are our kind of people! We have LOVED celebrating the Frankenmuth traditions with each and every single one of you!   With over 850 entries, it really was not easy for our photo committee to choose just 10 images! So we’re letting you do the

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Bronner’s Bucket List

Bronner’s Bucket List

Is seeing the World’s Largest Christmas Store on your bucket list? We’re honored! We’ve got a little bucket list of our own … for those that can come to visit us in Frankenmuth, Michigan!

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Long Live Michigan’s Comeback Cities

Long Live Michigan’s Comeback Cities

DETROIT The declining auto industry, corrupt leadership, high unemployment, poverty, a failing economy, plunging property values – all played a part in what some feared might be the final curtain for the drama that was Detroit. The fifth largest city in the United States in 1950. A twist in the plot brought Detroit to bankruptcy and emergency management in 2013.   Now the scene is changing. In 2010 billionaire Dan Gilbert, founder of Quicken Loans and Rock Ventures, moved his

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Top 10 Photo Ops At Bronner’s In Frankenmuth – Pt. 2

Top 10 Photo Ops At Bronner’s In Frankenmuth – Pt. 2

With beautifully landscaped grounds covering 27 acres and a store covering 2.2 acres (1.7 football fields), Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland in Frankenmuth, Michigan, is the world’s largest year-round Christmas store. Christmas lights and decorations illuminate the complex with a magical appeal that has delighted the young and young-at-heart for many, many years. But you’ll find nothing more merry and bright at Bronner’s than the smiles of the many visitors pausing to capture their experiences here. Join us in our second installment

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American Pride!

American Pride!

Flags, fireworks, family, friends, food and FREEDOM! These are just a few of the many things we get to enjoy on Independence Day (and every day) because of the brave men and women who have stood, and continue to rise up and stand, for our great nation! We are celebrating our American pride in red, white and blue, and we hope that you will join us too!

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Small Towns Bring Big Pure Michigan Fun

Small Towns Bring Big Pure Michigan Fun

I think I say it in my sleep: You could vacation in Pure Michigan your whole life and never see everything our great state has to offer! From Chelsea to Calumet, meet five small towns (population under 6,000) that serve up big portions of history, intrigue, Great-Lakes fun and fury, foodie favorites, cruises, dramatic draws and more. Remember your getaways to these iconic locales with ornaments from Bronner’s! FIRST STOP – CHELSEA. Actor Jeff Daniels’ Purple Rose Theatre makes its

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Frankenmuth Flowers, DIY Flower Lights + Cupcake Recipe!

Frankenmuth Flowers, DIY Flower Lights + Cupcake Recipe!

Downtown Frankenmuth is a lush garden of delightful blooms all summer long! Approximately 350 flats and 8,000 four-inch annuals are planted along Main Street’s 2-mile downtown stretch each spring. Add 350 huge hanging baskets and you have an eye-popping streetscape, one so beautiful that it was the 2007 America in Bloom Winner for cities with a population of under 5,000. Yes, flowers are serious (but happy) business in Frankenmuth. Dan Hopp, green space manager for the City of Frankenmuth, explains:

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