Official Mackinaw City Chamber of Tourism

4th Annual Mackinac Meltdown Celebration

Wednesday, Apr 1st-15th, 2020

4th Annual Mackinac Meltdown Celebration
Come Join us in Mackinaw City Celebrate for the 3rd Annual Mackinac Meltdown Celebration! This celebration includes several coinciding events the same week with Michigan Spring Break including:
Mackinaw Spring Meltdown Gala,
Mackinac International Bridal Expo,
Spring Break Splash at Pirate’s Adventure Waterpark,
Taste of Mackinac,
Midwest Roller Derby Tournament
Ferry service from Mackinaw City to Mackinac Island starts April 1st! (weather permitting)

$89.00 Overnight Specials with events! Call 1-800-410-5302 to make a reservation.

Sponsors: Reinhardt Food Service, Starline Ferry, Mackinaw Crossings, Dixie Saloon, Mackinaw City Convention and Visitors Bureau, Mackinaw City Chamber of Tourism, Mackinac Island Brewhouse.

Mackinaw City businesses and hotels are celebrating the start of spring with vacation specials and first-ever events during the Mackinac Meltdown Celebration April 1–16th—which just happens to coincide with spring break! Participating hotels have rates starting at $59 a night.

Here’s a quick look at what’s going on, including when the first ferry will head to Mackinac Island!

3rd Annual Mackinaw Spring Meltdown Gala

Celebrate spring with dinner, dancing and friends at Nonna Lisa’s (312 South Huron Ave.). Enjoy a six-course gourmet meal, live music and a cash bar. April 6th from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets cost $45.

3rd Annual Mackinac International Bridal Expo

Love is in the air! International and local exhibitors will present products and services to couples, family, friends and anyone who is interested! Food and beverages will be available. Free admission for people staying overnight stay at participating hotels or $10 for a combo pass for Bridal Expo and Taste of Mackinac Food Experience. April 6th from 1–4 p.m.

3rd Annual Spring Break Splash at Pirate’s Adventure Waterpark

Splash into Spring from April 1–16! Admission to the is $5 (312 S. Huron Ave., Mackinaw City).

3rd Annual Taste of Mackinac

This event at Mackinac Bay Trading Company (located across from Conkling Heritage Park on Huron Avenue) features tastes from Mackinac Island Brewhouse and Mackinac Island Winery. Mackinac Island Brewhouse is a beer lover’s dream with over 300 selections of Michigan microbrews; Mackinac Island Winery features over 400 Michigan wines. April 6th 11am-3pm.

4th Annual Midwest Roller Derby Tournament

River City Renegades Roller Derby league will host a triple-header event at Mackinaw City Recreation Center (507 W. Central Ave, Mackinaw City). Tickets will be available at the door: $5 for one game or $7 for all three! April 5-7th. Contact us for team registration.

Bonus! Ferry service to Mackinac Island begins April 1!

Starline is offering ferry service from Mackinaw City to Mackinac Island. The service includes a free Mackinac Bridge Tour aboard the Mackinac Old Time Trolley and free luggage transport. Purchase tickets at participating hotels. *The ferry won’t run in inclement weather.

Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Phone: 866-651-5474