4 Annual Michigan Mead Cup Competition Registration is going on now!
Click here for all the info and links to registration site.
NEWS: Michigan Honey Festival to help Michigan Veterans getting started in a beekeeping business through the Farmer Veteran Coalition!
This years Honey Festival will donate all proceeds towards the training & equipment needs of our Veterans who qualify for funding (Grants) and the needed training to start a beekeeping business. We can't be more excited to do what we feel is right for those who have fought for us and our freedom! More info on the Farmer Veteran Coalition (Michigan) can be found here.
Custom Hive Contest! Sponsored by Golden Harvest Apiaries
$500 in total prize money!
This years custom hive contest is sponsored by Golden Harvest Apiaries! Get your best hive design to us at the Honey Festival for your chance at $500 in total winnings! $250 for 1st place, $150 for 2nd, & $100 for 3rd place. Rules & info can be found on our Custom Hive Contest page here. For questions about the contest, fill out this form and bring it to the Harvey Kern Pavilion on Saturday. Good Luck!
New this year!
New this year to the Honey Festival is the Michigan Barn Preservation Network will be bringing a small scale pole barn to be built on site! This has been very popular around the state especially for children. They will teach hands on, what goes into an old fashion barn raising! Check out our "About" page for all that's going on!
SPONSORS HELP SUPPORT US
The Michigan Honey Festival would like to express their sincerest thanks to the many fine businesses, bee clubs, and individuals for their continued support.
Without their generosity we could not continue our mission of education. Thank you so much!
Please go to our sponsor page, & patronize these businesses.
Most of all, thank them for their support of the Michigan Honey Festival!
With all the interest in the new Flow Hive, we thought you would like to see this invention that a patent was applied for and awarded in 1940! Want to see all the pages? Here are the individual ones. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 ENJOY!
Find us - Stay in town - What else to do
Located at the Harvey Kern Pavilion on Weiss St in Frankenmuth, Mi. The Kern is located behind the Bavarian Inn Lodge. To get there you can drive across the famous Covered Bridge and wind your way back to the Pavilion, or take Gera (Main St) to East on Jefferson St to Weiss. Follow the signs to the festival.
Where to stay: There are numerous Inns, Hotels, and B&B's in Frankenmuth. All these can be found here.
Campgrounds & RV Parks: Here are a list of some RV Campgrounds to stay at.
What else to do in Frankenmuth: Here is the best link to Frankenmuth. It's easy to see why they are on the top of the "most want to visit place" in Michigan! Spend a day at the festival, spend the weekend in Frankenmuth!