Zehnders | Zehnder's of Frankenmuth

Celebrating 28 years of winter fun for the whole family! Zehnder’s Snowfest has been host to one of the top snow sculpting events in North America for the past 27 years. Visitors have enjoyed larger-than-life snow sculptures and beautifully detailed ice carvings each year. In addition, Zehnder’s Snowfest will have entertainment for the entire family in the warming tent, a fireworks display, petting zoo and children’s activities. Plan now to attend Zehnder’s Snowfest 2019! Follow Zehnder’s Snowfest fan page for more information.

Zehnder’s Snowfest features:

• World Class Double & Single Block Snow Sculpting Championships
• State of Michigan Snow Sculpting Competition
• High School Snow Sculpting Competition
• 100-Block Ice Carving Exhibition
• U.S. National Collegiate Ice Carving Competition
• All-Star Alumni Ice Carving Competition

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January 23, 2019
Zehnder's Snowfest - January 23-28, 2019

Zehnder’s Snowfest – January 23-28, 2019

Celebrating 28 years of winter fun for the whole family! Zehnder’s Snowfest has been host to one of the top snow sculpting events in North America for the past 27 years. Visitors have enjoyed larger-than-life snow sculptures and beautifully detailed ice carvings each year.
July 26, 2017
Zehnder's flower chicken

Our Topiary Chicken

By Al Zehnder, CEO of Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth Each year our landscaping crew, primarily Colin and his assistant Marissa; plant thousands of flowers, annuals and perennials, at each of our properties. They do an outstanding job and if you’ve seen our flowerbeds, I think you’d agree. The centerpiece at Zehnder’s, […]
January 11, 2017

ZEHNDER’S SNOWFEST OFFERS SIX DAYS OF WINTER FUN – JANUARY 25 – 30, 2017

Just ninety miles north of Detroit, the popular Bavarian-themed village of Frankenmuth, will be transformed into a landscape of stunning snow and ice sculptures for the 26th annual Zehnder’s Snowfest. From January 25 through January 30, visitors will watch the progress and vote for the top artistic efforts of carving […]
November 28, 2016
Make Zehnder's of Frankenmuth a part of your Christmas tradition

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

As I walked into Zehnder’s Main Dining Room on Thanksgiving to see how things were going, the Andy Williams classic; “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” was playing over our sound system. I found myself humming the tune for about a half hour.