May 11th
Frankenmuth Funtown Chowdown Food Truck Festival

There are future dates for this event.


It's time for the Funtown Chowdown, Frankenmuth's Annual Food Truck Festival at Frankenmuth River Place Shops! The fun takes place in the parking lot east of the shopping complex on the second Thursday of the month starting in May: May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, and September 14.

In 2023, each festival will feature around 20 trucks from across Michigan with a variety of cuisine and desserts, live music, craft beer and non-alcoholic beverage sales, designated handicap parking area, and additional activities for families.

Don't miss out on Funtown Chowdown 2023, a community dinner like no other! Visit for updates and more information.

River Place Shops recommends guests follow CDC guidelines involving wearing a mask to enter any enclosed spaces at the shopping complex or throughout Frankenmuth. We encourage all participants to social distance themselves from others outside of their household and stay home if they are sick or experiencing any symptoms related to the coronavirus. Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the complex, along with both indoor and outdoor bathrooms.

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Upcoming Dates For This Event

  • Thursday, June 8
  • Thursday, July 13
  • Thursday, August 10
  • Thursday, September 14