Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Zehnder’s Snowfest 2016 – January 27-February 1, 2016




Looking for something to do this week? Head on out to Frankenmuth  for Zehnders snow fest. 

Schedule Of Events



Thursday, January 28
  • 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, Gilmour Construction, Inc. & Michigan CAT
  • Children’s Snow Sculpting at Frankenmuth Riverplace
Sponsored By:  Health Alliance Plan (HAP)
  • 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 at Bavarian Inn
Sponsored By:  Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn
Enjoy a Chicken Luncheon in Zehnder’s Main Dining Room and then be entertained by the Dueling Pianos.   Tickets $35.  Call 800-863-7999, ext. 450 for reservations.
  • Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent Open at 10 a.m.
Food, Refreshments, Exhibit Booths & Entertainment
1 – 3 p.m. Joe FM & Birch Run Premium Outlets Bingo (Free to all ages!  Win prizes donated by Birch Run Premium Outlets)
Sponsored By:  Joe FM & Birch Run Premium Outlets
Featuring DJ’s Chachi and Peter McFray from CK105.5 & 102.5 WIOG along with dancing, shot ice luge, cornhole, games & giveaways.  FREE ADMISSION must be 18 and older. Warming Tent doors open at 8 p.m.
Sponsored By:   CK105.5 & WIOG106.2 
5:30 p.m. – WNEM TV5 Live News broadcast from Zehnder’s Restaurant Lobby
             
Friday, January 29 
  • Wake-up, Noon and 5-6 p.m. – WNEM TV5 Live News Broadcast from Zehnder’s Restaurant Lobby
  • Professional Ice Exhibition
Spectators will be entertained and amazed as Greg Butauski, Award Winning Certified Master Ice Sculptor and his team will be finishing the 100-block ice creation, highlighting America’s super heroes, and the TV 5 News desk by 10:30 a.m.
Zehnder’s Parking Lot behind Rau’s Country Store.
Sponsored By: Pepsi & WNEM-TV5
  • 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, 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 Riverplace
Sponsored By:  Northwood University
  • Snowfest Wellspring Information Tent Open 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sponsored By:  Wellspring Lutheran Services
  • Collegiate Alumni Ice Carving Challenge
    10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. – Four alumni teams of two compete in a five-block ice carving competition. Zehnder’s parking lot behind Rau’s Country Store.
Sponsored By:  First Merit and Birch Run Premium Outlets
  • Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent Open 10 a.m. – 12 midnight
Food, Refreshments, Exhibit Booths and Entertainment
Sponsored By:  Sutter Home, Miller Lite & Jim Beam, Pinnacle Vodka & Webster Garner
11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Music by the Swift Brothers
12 – 5 p.m.      Face Painting by Wowie Entertainment (Small Fee)
3 – 4 p.m.        338th Army  Band Concert
Country Night Sponsored By:  Everdry Waterproofing, Jamaica Tourist Board and Pioneer Sugar
6 p.m. WKCQ Karaoke Contest Finals
8 p.m. – Midnight – Moonshine Mavericks Band
($5.00 Cover Charge after 6 p.m. – Children 12 and Under Free)
  • Children’s Play Area Open – Next to Frankenmuth Toy Company
Sponsored By: Health Alliance Plan (HAP)
Free Petting Zoo 4 – 7 p.m.
Children’s Pony Rides   4 – 7 p.m.  ($2.00)
  • Musical Carousel Ride – Open 3 – 8 p.m.
Everyone of all ages are welcome to ride the Carousel for  $2.00.  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 & Northwood University 
  • Other Community Activities
2 – 10 p.m. Chicken Bowling and food concessions at the Frankenmuth Chamber
4 – 8 p.m. Children’s Inflatables at Frankenmuth River Place

Saturday, January 30

  • 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
  • Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent Open 10 a.m. – 12 midnight
Food, Refreshments, Exhibit Booths and Entertainment
Sponsored By:  Sutter Home, Miller Lite & Jim Beam, Pinnacle Vodka & Webster Garner
Featuring Classics Day
Sponsored By:  Gordon Food Service & WHNN
10 a.m. – 12 noon  Music by 338th Army Country Band
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Face Painting by Wowie Entertainment (Small Fee)
12:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m. & 5 p.m.  Comedy, Magic & Juggling by Joel Tacey
1 – 5 p.m.  Music by The Rock Show
2:00 p.m.   Snow Carving Awards
8 – 12 p.m.  Music by Jedi Mind Trip
($5.00 Cover Charge after 6 p.m. – Children 12 and under Free)
  • Children’s Play Area Open – Next to Frankenmuth Toy Company
Sponsored By:  Health Alliance Plan (HAP)
Free Petting Zoo  11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Children’s Pony Rides   12 noon – 6 p.m. ($2.00)
  • Musical Carousel Ride – Open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Everyone of all ages are welcome to ride the Carousel for  $2.00.  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
  • U.S. National Collegiate Ice Carving Competition begins at 3 p.m. in Edwin L. Zehnder Park
Sponsored By:  Covenant Healthcare, Outdoor Adventure & Northwood University
  • 25th Anniversary Special Choreographed Fireworks Display – 6:45 p.m.
Sponsored by:  Neuman Pools, Inc., OpenAire & MLive Media Group (Flint Journal, Saginaw News, Bay City Times)
  • Other Community Activities
10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Chicken Bowling and food concessions at the Frankenmuth Chamber
12 noon – 8 p.m. Children’s Inflatables at Frankenmuth River Place

Sunday, January 31
All Ice and Snow Sculptures Completed for Public Viewing 
  • U.S. National Collegiate Ice Carving Competition 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Located in the Edwin L. Zehnder Park.
Sponsored By:  Covenant Healthcare,  Outdoor Adventure & Northwood University
  • Zehnder’s Snowfest Warming Tent Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Food, Refreshments, Exhibit Booths and Entertainment
Sponsored By:  Sutter Home, Miller Lite & Jim Beam, Pinnacle Vodka & Webster Garner
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Move Well with HAP
Includes education with exercise expert Sherry McLaughlin, M.S.P.T. Join HAP in its mission to improve the health and well-being of Michigan communities.   You will learn key facts about your body’s design, how to use stretch bands for exercise and fun dance moves to get your blood pumping.
12 noon – 4 p.m.  Face Painting by Wowie Entertainment (Small Fee)
12 noon & 2 and 3:30 p.m. –  Family Magic Show
1 – 5 p.m. Music by The Sauce Cats
  • Children’s Play Area Open Next to Frankenmuth Toy Company
Sponsored By: Health Alliance Plan (HAP) 
Free Petting Zoo 12 noon – 5 p.m.
Children’s Pony Rides 12 noon – 5 p.m. ($2.00)
  • Musical Carousel Ride – Open 12 – 5 p.m.
Everyone of all ages are welcome to ride the Carousel for $2.00.  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
For more community activities click on their link for more information.

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