Zehnder’s Snowfest Schedule | Zehnder's of Frankenmuth

ZEHNDER’S SNOWFEST 2020
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS JANUARY 22 – 27, 2020

All Scheduled Outdoor Activities and Events May Be Changed Due to Weather Conditions!

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Wednesday, January 22

• World Class Snow Carving Teams Continue to Work Throughout the Day on Double & Single Block Competitions in Zehnder’s Parking Lot
Sponsored by: Frankenmuth Brewery, Apple Mountain, Bierlein Companies, Inc., Gilmour Construction, Inc. & Michigan CAT

• Children’s Snow Sculpting at Frankenmuth River Place
Sponsored by: Birch Run Premium Outlets

• State of Michigan Snow Sculpting Begins at 6 p.m. in Bavarian Inn Restaurant’s Parking Lot
Sponsored by: Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn

• Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent Open 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Food, Refreshments, Exhibit Booths & Entertainment
Warming Tent Located Behind Zehnder’s Restaurant
Sponsored by: Miller Lite, Maker’s Mark & Jim Beam, Webster Garner & Wolverine State Brewing Company

• 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. “All Things Chocolate” Baking Contest
Featuring Baking competitions for Cookies, Cakes & Brownies with the main ingredient of chocolate. Free admission, door prizes, food samples, demos, complimentary recipe books and fun activities.

Music by “Halsey Old Timers” from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Sponsored by: Michigan Sugar, WSGW, WITL & Le Creuset

Thursday, January 23

• World Class Snow Carving Teams Continue to Work Throughout the Day on Double & Single Block Competitions in Zehnder’s Parking Lot, Public Voting Begins
Sponsored by: Frankenmuth Brewery, Apple Mountain, Bierlein Companies, Inc., Gilmour Construction, Inc. & Michigan CAT

• Children’s Snow Sculpting at Frankenmuth Riverplace
Sponsored by: Birch Run Premium Outlets

• High School Snow Sculpting Competition Begins at 9 a.m. at Frankenmuth Riverplace
Sponsored by: Northwood University

• State of Michigan Snow Sculpting Continues Throughout the Day in Bavarian Inn Restaurant’s Parking Lot
Sponsored by: Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn

Snowfest Lunch Show at 11:30 a.m. Featuring “The New Odyssey Guy”. Gary is a one-man show dynamo! His high energy show will feature his mastery of 10 instruments, music, song, comedy and more!
Enjoy a Chicken Luncheon in Zehnder’s Main Dining Room
Tickets $45. Call 989-652-0450 for reservations.

• Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent Open at 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Food, Refreshments, Exhibit Booths & Entertainment
Warming Tent Located Behind Zehnder’s Restaurant
Sponsored by: Miller Lite, Maker’s Mark & Jim Beam, Webster Garner & Wolverine State Brewing Company

• Joe FM Bingo 1 – 3 p.m. in Zehnder’s Warming Tent
Free to all ages! Win prizes donated by Birch Run Premium Outlet
Stores and HAP Medicare Solutions and Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth
Sponsored by: Joe FM, HAP Medicare Solutions & Birch Run Premium Outlets

Tap Take Over – Zehnder’s Tap Room 6 p.m. The Zehnder’s Snowfest Tap Takeover will be featuring 10 specialty beers from Wolverine State Brewing Company along with 10 specialty beers from J.P. O’Sullivan’s Distributing. Free admission and entertainment.

Friday, January 24

• Professional Ice Exhibition
Greg Butauski, Award Winning Ice Sculptor and team finish the TV-5 News Desk and 85-block Dinosaur themed masterpiece. Located in Zehnder’s Parking Lot behind Rau’s Country Store
Sponsored by: Pepsi & WNEM TV-5

• World Class Snow Carving Teams Continue to Work Throughout the Day on Double and Single Block Competitions, Public Voting Continues.
Sponsored by: Frankenmuth Brewery, Apple Mountain, Bierlein Companies, Inc., Gilmour Construction, Inc. & Michigan CAT

• State of Michigan Snow Sculpting Continues Throughout the Day, Public Voting Begins
Sponsored by: Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn

• High School Snow Sculpting Competition Continues 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Frankenmuth River Place
Sponsored by: Northwood University

• Snowfest Wellspring Information Tent Open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sponsored by: Wellspring Lutheran Services

• The Collegiate Alumni Ice Carving Challenge 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The first of a two-event team challenge. Double-block individual ice carving competition at Edwin L. Zehnder Park.
Sponsored by: OpenAire & Neuman Pools

• Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent Open 10 a.m. – 12 midnight
Food, Refreshments, Vendor Booths and Entertainment
Sponsored by: Miller Lite, Maker’s Mark & Jim Beam, Webster Garner & Wolverine State Brewing Company

(5.00 Cover Charge after 6:30 p.m. – Children 12 and under free)
Entertainment Includes:
Music by the Swift Brothers
338th Army Country Band
Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan – FREE admission, meet players, coaches and staff along with Q&A session. This is not an autograph event.
Sponsored by: Pepsi

Country Night – Sponsored by: HAP & WKCQ
6:00 p.m. WKCQ Karoake Contest Finals
8 p.m. – 12 midnight Alan Turner and the Steel Horse Band playing all your favorite country cover songs.

• Children’s Play Area Open – Next to Frankenmuth Toy Company
Free Petting Zoo 4 – 7 p.m.
Children’s Pony Rides 4 – 7 p.m. ($2.00)
Sponsored by: Dow

• Carnival Area Open 3 – 8 p.m.
Everyone of all ages are welcome to ride the Carousel and Zoom and visit the Fun House for $2.00 each.. Children under 2 free when riding with an adult. Located in Zehnder’s Parking Lot next to the Large Ice Display Tent
Sponsored by: Meijer

• Collegiate Ice Carving “Under the Stars” Competition begins between 6 and 7 p.m. at Edwin L. Zehnder Park.
Sponsored by: Covenant Healthcare, Outdoor Adventures & Leaf Filter

• Other Community Activities Include:
1-9 p.m. – Chicken Bowling and Food Concessions at Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce
1-8 p.m. – Children’s Inflatables at Frankenmuth River Place Shops

Saturday, January 25

• The Collegiate Alumni Ice Carving Challenge 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Edwin L. Zehnder Park, the second of a two-event team challenge.
Sponsored by: OpenAire & Neuman Pools

• World Class Single & Double Block, and State Snow Sculpting Concludes at 10 a.m.

• Snowfest Wellspring Information Tent Open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sponsored by: Wellspring Lutheran Services

• 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Personalized Ice Blocks carved for children. Located in the Ice Tent.

• Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent Open 10 a.m. – 12 midnight
Food, Refreshments, Exhibit Booths and Entertainment
($5.00 Cover Charge after 6 p.m. – Children 12 and under Free)
Sponsored by: Miller Lite, Maker’s Mark & Jim Beam, Webster Garner & Wolverine State Brewing Company

Classics Day
10 – 11 a.m. 338th Ceremonial Army Band
11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. – Family entertainment by Rosco the Clown
11 a.m.-5 p.m. – Face Painting by Wowie Entertainment (small fee)
11:30 – 3:30 p.m. Cruzin’ Jupiter Band (High energy variety band featuring classic rock)
2:00 p.m. World Class Single & Double and State Snow Sculpting Awards
4 – 5:30 p.m. 338th Pop Army Band
8 p.m. – midnight – The Rock Show

• Children’s Play Area Open – Next to Frankenmuth Toy Company
Free Petting Zoo 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Children’s Pony Rides 12 noon – 6 p.m. ($2.00)
Sponsored by: Dow

• Carnival Area Open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Everyone of all ages are welcome to ride the Carousel or Zoom or visit the Fun House for $2.00 each. Children under 2 free when riding with an adult.
Located in Zehnder’s Parking Lot next to the Large Ice Display Tent
Sponsored by: Meijer

• National Collegiate Ice Carving Competition begins at 3 p.m. in Edwin L. Zehnder Park
Sponsored by: Covenant Healthcare, Outdoor Adventures & Leaf Filter

• Annual Fireworks Display – 6:45 p.m.
Sponsored by: Huntington Bank & United Association Local 85 Plumbers Pipefitters & Service Technicians

• Other Community Activities:
11 a.m.-9 p.m. – Chicken Bowling and Food Concessions at the Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce
10 a.m.-8 p.m. – Children’s Inflatables at Frankenmuth River Place Shops

Sunday, January 27
All Ice and Snow Sculptures Completed for Public Viewing

• National Collegiate Ice Carving Competition 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Located in the Edwin L. Zehnder Park.
Sponsored by: Covenant Healthcare, Outdoor Adventures & Leaf Filter

• Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Food, Refreshments, Exhibit Booths and Entertainment
Sponsored by: Miller Lite, Maker’s Mark & Jim Beam, Webster Garner & Wolverine State Brewing Company

12 – 4 p.m. – Face Painting by Wowie Entertainment (small fee)
10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. – Family entertainment by Rosco the Clown
1 – 5 p.m. Music by Life Support

• Children’s Play Area Open Next to Frankenmuth Toy Company
Free Petting Zoo 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Children’s Pony Rides 12 noon – 5 p.m. ($2.00)
Sponsored by: Dow

• Carnival Area Open 12 – 5 p.m.
Everyone of all ages are welcome to ride the Carousel and Zoom and visit the Fun House for $2.00 each. Children under 2 free when riding with an adult. Located in Zehnder’s Parking Lot next to the Large Ice Display Tent
Sponsored by: Meijer

• 2-4 p.m. – Personalized Ice Blocks for children located in the Ice Tent

• Other Community Activities:
12-5 p.m. – Chicken Bowling and Food Concessions at Frankenmuth Chamber of Commerce
10 a.m.-8 p.m. – Children’s Inflatables at Frankenmuth River Place Shops

Monday, January 27

29th Annual Chef’s Hot Food Competition and Tasting
6 – 8:30 p.m.
Featuring “Pirates in Paradise” A Salute to Caribbean Cuisine prepared by local chefs and area culinary students at Zehnder’s Restaurant. Click here for details.
Sponsored by: ACF Flint/Saginaw Valley Chapter
Tickets – $30

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