The 54th annual Bavarian Festival begins today in Frankenmuth, a.k.a. "Little Bavaria" to those in Mid-Michigan. The festival features food, music, carnival rides, dancing, a parade, and beer!

Each year, over 100,000 people enjoy the festivities of Bavarian Festival which take place in Heritage Park. The big parade is scheduled for Sunday afternoon at 1.

Bavarian Festival promises fun for the whole family, so head to Frankemuth this weekend and enjoy!

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