Guest Experiences

Individual Experiences


Rolling occurs on Saturdays and Sundays. Two class times are available, 1pm and 3:30pm.

Be transformed into a German baker! We’ll lead you through proper pretzel-rolling methods – then it’s your turn to try and match the technique. Pick up your piping hot pretzel after they are baked and reap the rewards of your hard work!

Two-hour advance notice and pre-payment required. Please select your time when calling to reserve.

Cost is $7.99 per person.

Class size is limited to 20 people, so don’t delay!

Classes are currently only being held on weekends.

To make reservations or for more information 1-(800) BAVARIA or (989) 652-9941

Weekend pretzel rolling not available on holidays

Indoor 18-hole Miniature Golf at the Bavarian Inn Lodge – $5.00-$9.00

The only Bavarian theme mini-golf we know of anywhere!

Buy a one-time pass ($5.00/child (4-12) & $6.00/adult (13-over) 3 & under Free!) or an unlimited day pass from check-in to 11 AM the next day ($7.50/child & $9.00/adult), additional multi-day passes available, rates upon request.

Group Experiences at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant

Advance reservations required. Prices based on guests joining us for a meal. Minimum of 20 guests unless otherwise indicated. Add $1.00 per person if enjoying Group Experience only. To make reservations or for more information 1-800-BAVARIA or 989-652-9941

German Wine Tasting – $10.00/person – 30 minutes

Sample several of our Private Label German Wines prior to dining. Cheese and crackers will complement the naturally light and elegant wines that bear the balance of sweetness and acidity of wines from that area. You will also discover how to read the label (the wine’s ‘birth certificate’) and understand the character of German wines. For guests 21 or over. Minimum of 20 guests.

German Beer Sampling – $10.00/person – 30 minutes

Taste three unique German brewing methods! Enjoy a classic Pilsner, a Dunkel (dark) beer and a Weisse (wheat) beer along with another German classic-a soft pretzel! For guests 21 & over. Minimum of 20 guests.

Pretzel Rolling – $7.99/person – 60 minutes

Transform your group into German bakers. Our team will lead them through the proper pretzel-rolling method, and then it is their turn to match the technique. After they are baked, guests can pick up their piping hot pretzels and reap the rewards of their hard work.

Strudel Making – $6.00/person – 60 minutes

Thousands of guests each year enjoy Dorothy Zehnder’s apple strudel. Now, try your hand at making our signature dessert! Go behind the scenes and create an individual apple or cherry strudel.

Chocolate Covered Pretzel – $6.00/person – 20 minutes

Pools of chocolate and mountains of crunchy goodies! See how many layers of toffee, raisins, nuts, and M&M’s you can get to adorn your pretzel stick!

Make-Your-Own Chocolate Cluster – $6.00/person – 20 minutes

Select the ingredients to mix with one quarter pound chocolate and make your own clusters!

Create-Your-Own Stuffed Animal – $12.00/person – 30 minutes

Choose your animal and personalize a message for your new friend’s heart before stuffing your animal with the assistance of a specially trained Dolly Doctor.

Cookie Decorating – $4.00/person – 30-45 minutes

Create your own masterpiece with a variety of delicious frosting and candies on our bakery fresh cookies.

Party Enhancements at Bavarian Inn Restaurant

Special Occasion Extras are available by advance order only. Prepayment by credit card is necessary. A two-day notice is requested. Please call (800) BAVARIA or (989) 652-9941 to order.

Personalized Torte (German layer cake)

Frankenmuth Torte – Alternating layers of chocolate and white cake layered with homemade custard and strawberries.
Black Forest Torte – Layers of chocolate cake with a Michigan red cherry filling.

Either torte can have a short personalized message written on the top.

Small Torte (serves 10) $19.99
Large Torte (serves 20) $29.99

Traditional Balloon Bouquet – $10.50

Includes 1 Mylar balloon and 4 latex balloons
Additional latex balloons $1.00 each.  Additional Mylars $3.00 each.

Special Occasion Basket – $28.00

Made exclusively with Bavarian Inn Signature Products:

  • 1/2 pound Homemade Fudge
  • Papa Tiny’s Caramel Corn
  • Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Rods
  • 1/2 lb. Homemade Truffles

Root Beer Basket – $24.00

  • Two Bottles Root Beer
  • 1/2 pound Homemade Fudge
  • Papa Tiny’s Caramel Corn
  • Bavarian Inn Buttered Pretzels

Simply Sweet Gift – $13.00

  • Decadent Turtle Apple (Granny Smith Apple smothered in caramel and pecans and dipped in chocolate)
  • Cuddly stuffed bear

Jelly Belly Balloon Bouquet – $14.00 each

Includes a “Happy Birthday” mylar balloon, 4 latex balloons and 1/2 lb. Jelly Belly Candies.  Select up to 2 Jelly Belly colors and the latex balloon to match.

Birthday Balloon Bouquet – $10.50 each

Includes a “Happy Birthday” mylar balloon and 4 latex balloons.
Additional latex balloons $1.00 each.  Additional mylars $3.00 each.