At the Dog Bowl Event……..

Enjoy concession-style food items like brats, hotdogs, chicken tenders, French fries, pretzels and a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages at several tent stations throughout the festival. Dog-friendly!

Several restaurants at River Place Shops also offer pet-friendly patio seating:

  • Cass River Bar & Grill: Pub-style menu with burgers, sandwiches, pizza and snacks along with a full bar menu and fresh-squeezed lemonade. Interior features big-screen TVs and more than 40 arcade games in the River Place Game Room, or head outside to the patio with plenty of shade and people-watching opportunities. Phone: (989) 652-3070
  • La Crepe du Jour Creperie & Café: Find “a taste of Paris” in Michigan’s Little Bavaria with a menu full of made-to-order French-style crepes. From sweet to savory crepes and salads, the café also has coffee and espresso drinks and bottled beverages. Phone: (989) 652-2925
  • Pasty Haus: Homemade pasties that include traditional and specialty flavors, both dine-in or take home and enjoy later! Menu also includes bubble teas, snow ice treats and a dog-friendly menu with a cheeseburger or chicken and apple pasty. Phone: (989) 502-5009

Please note, animals are not allowed inside shops that serve food items because of health safety standards with the exception of service animals.

View a River Place Shops store directory that includes restaurant options here.

Nearby the Event………..

The Bavarian Inn Restaurant’s outdoor Fischer Platz Biergarten is next to the Dog Bowl event. Brats and sandwiches plus their World Famous Chicken Dinners are available.

The Bavarian Inn Lodge’s outdoor Schnitzelbank Biergarten is also next to the Dog Bowl event and features, salads, sandwiches and various American and German entrees.

Click here for more Frankenmuth options for dining!

Pet Friendly Lodging

Frankenmuth Motel
1218 Weiss St.
Frankenmuth, MI  48734
(989) 652-6171
Toll-Free: 1-800-821-5362

Frankenmuth Jellystone Park Camp-Resort
1339 Weiss Street
Frankenmuth, MI  48734
(989) 652-6668

Drury Inn & Suites Frankenmuth
260 S Main St
Frankenmuth, MI  48734
(989) 652-2800

Non-Pet Lodging

Bavarian Inn Lodge
One Covered Bridge Lane
Frankenmuth, MI  48734
(989) 652-7200
Toll-Free: 1-888-775-6343

Rupprecht Vacation Haus
991 South Main Street
Frankenmuth, MI  48734
Spacious Vacation House with enough room for 11 people!  Within walking distance of Dog Bowl!

Fairfield Inn Frankenmuth
430 South Main Street
Frankenmuth, MI  48734
(989) 652-5000
Toll-Free: 1-888-236-2427

SpringHill Suites Frankenmuth
530 South Main Street
Frankenmuth, MI  48734
(989) 652-7500
Toll-Free: 1-888-236-2427