Welcome to Marv Herzog Hotel
In the heart of Frankenmuth Michigan's "Little Bavaria," a town visited by millions each year, the Marv Herzog Hotel offers the perfect home away from home. From here, guests enjoy effortless access to Frankenmuth’s vibrant German heritage and architecture, fantastic restaurants, eclectic shopping and entertainment and rich history.
COMFORTABLE ROOMS WITH BAVARIAN CHARM
Each of the 38 rooms at our little gem of a boutique hotel features a cozy European-style design and décor that calls to mind a charming alpine lodge. Throughout the hotel, you’ll find memorabilia, framed albums and pictures of renowned musician/bandleader and hotel namesake, Marv Herzog, a native of Frankenmuth and one of the town’s great ambassadors.
ANNUAL EVENTS IN “LITTLE BAVARIA”
The small-town charm and family-friendly spirit of Frankenmuth make “Michigan’s Little Bavaria” the perfect place to visit any time of year. No matter when you’re in town, you’ll find a colorful range of annual events, where you can mingle with friendly locals and soak up the “Frankenmuth experience!”
FRANKENMUTH BAVARIAN FESTIVAL
Listen to great Bavarian music, stay for the parade and take part in fun rides and a variety of delicious German foods and desserts. Of course, there’s also plenty of fantastic imported and domestic beer!
BAVARIAN FESTIVAL PARADE
Every June, Frankenmuth's Main Street plays grand marshal to a Bavarian-style Parade complete with one-of-a-kind decorated floats, bands and street performers.
KEEPSAKE COLLECTION ARTS & CRAFTS SHOWS
Featuring the works of skilled local artisans, these arts and craft shows are held in Zehnder Park or on Main Street behind Frankenmuth Historical Museum.
VOLKSLAUFE-THE PEOPLE'S RACE
JULY 4 -
Join more than 2,500 runners on a course that winds past many of Frankenmuth's top landmarks. Festivities kick off on July 3 with food, entertainment and a fireworks display. Events include 20K, 10K and 5K runs, a 5K walk and a 2K "Fun Run."
MICHIGAN BIER CELEBRATION
Head to the Harvey Kern Pavilion to quaff freshly brewed beer from over 20 nearby breweries. Live bands, dancing on a wooden floor and great food ensure a memorable time for all.
SUMMER MUSIC FEST
Taking place at the Harvey Kern Pavilion in Heritage Park, this musical celebration showcases Polka, Polish, German and Slovenian style music along with fabulous food, drinks and dancing on a wooden floor.
The quintessential German food and beer fest offers three days of Bavarian-style food, drinks and souvenirs. Located in the Harvey Kern Pavilion in Heritage Park on Weiss Street.
CRABBY CLAM & LOBSTER FEST
Stop by the Frankenmuth River Place Shops to feast on king crab, clam, lobster, BBQ chicken and beverages while enjoying live entertainment. Best of all? Admission is free!
Located at Zehnder's Restaurant, this fun-filled winterfest includes snow sculpting and ice carving competitions, a children's area, fireworks, entertainment, a warming tent and more.
HOLIDAY CELEBRATION & CANDLEWALK
Start the Frankenmuth Christmas season with free hot chocolate and cookies, then stick around for Christmas caroling, a visit from Santa and the official lighting of the town Christmas tree.
AUTHENTIC RESTAURANTS AND FUN ATTRACTIONS IN FRANKENMUTH
Just beyond our doors, you’ll discover a destination very different from any town you have ever visited. In every direction, Frankenmuth’s Bavarian-style architecture lends an air of Old World enchantment. The flower-lined avenues beckon you to savor the sights, sounds and aromas of Michigan's most cherished small town. Nearby attractions include world-famous Zehnder's of Frankenmuth restaurant and the Bavarian Inn.