Kern Community Pavilion

Harvey E. Kern Community Pavilion
kern pavillion
Kern Pavilion is a large, clear span structure, that provides a flexible space for a variety of large  events including festivals, concerts, trade shows, competitions and many other activities.

Location  Heritage Park, 601 Weiss St.
approx. 500 ft. from the Bavarian Inn Lodge 
Size 28,000 sq. ft.   (180ft by 150ft)
Height 47 ft in center;  24 ft at walls
Access Large overhead doors on three sides
Floor Concrete
Electrical Over 1000 Amps (120/208v 3 phase)
      5 camlock connection feeds
Lighting Numerous options, including dimmers
Heat/Ventilation  Auxiliary heat available. No air conditioning. Additional ventilation options
Internet Wireless throughout, limited speed included
Additional capacity available with tiered pricing
Food Service Caterer of choice, mobile vendors, or on-site service club
Tables/Chairs Available for rent from any outside vendor
Parking Ample, adjacent parking


Concert seating: up to 3,300 people
Banquet (tables & chairs): up to 1,650 people
Trade show booths: up to 170 8’x10’ booths
Availability Typically available April-November

             dog show with bleachers



Rental rates vary by days of the week, type of event, length of 
event, etc. Please contact Andrew Richard (989-652-3440 ext 2) for availability and pricing. 

Schedule of Major Public Events

dog show layout

Winter Indoor Walking in Kern Pavilion

 Starting in Decmeber, Kern Pavilion is open for walking on weekdays from 8:30am-1:30pm. It will go until March (subjected to change due to event schedule). The building is NOT heated so dress appropriately and restrooms are available along with benches to take breaks. One lap around the pavilion is 1/9 of a mile. Strollers are welcome but rollerblades, bikes, etc are NOT allowed. If Frankenmuth schools are closed, so is the pavilion.

Winter Fieldhouse Activities
During the winter months, Kern Pavilion is turned into a fieldhouse for outdoor sports like Soccer, Football, Baseball and Softball.

Specs of the Fieldhouse: 

  • 160 ft x 130 ft clear span area. Up to 30 ft. high
  • Nets on all 4 walls and ceiling
  • Concrete floor (no turf)
  • Typically heated to 55 degrees
  • Indoor soccer nets provided
  • Baseball/Softball: great for infield practice, ground balls and live hitting allowed
  • Limited restrooms for players
  • No spectator areas
Rental fee: $90 per hour
For more information or scheduling, call 989-652-3440 ext. 2 or email