Official Mackinaw City Chamber of Tourism

Mackinaw City Events

Mackinaw City has much to offer travelers and residents throughout the year. Local events combined with the natural beauty of the Great Lakes and a rich area history give Mackinaw City it's unique flavor. To view scheduled local events, choose the month you would like to view below.

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Jul 16-20, 20192019-07-16T00:00:00-04:00Great Lakes Invitational Busker Festival
Great Lakes Invitational Busker FestivalGreat Lakes Invitational Busker Festival

Tuesday, Jul 16th-20th, 2019

Come to the Mackinaw Crossings July 16-21st in Mackinaw City to witness an International Celebration of Street Theater!

  • Family Friendly
  • Sword Swallowers
  • Escape Artists
  • Jugglers & More!
Performers from all over the world! Performances non-stop Wednesday-Sunday from noon until dark! Come join the fun, you will see things you will remember the rest of your life!
Jul 20-22, 20192019-07-20T00:00:00-04:00Port Huron to Mackinac Island Yacht Race - Mackinaw City
Port Huron to Mackinac Island Yacht Race - Mackinaw CityPort Huron to Mackinac Island Yacht Race - Mackinaw City

Saturday, Jul 20th-22nd, 2019

Skippers may choose to race north on Lake Huron from Port Huron, race the 235-mile Shore Line Course up the Michigan coastline or the 290-mile Southampton Course, which directs sailors toward Southampton Ontario, and then to the finish line at Mackinac Island. The race is viewable from Mackinaw City.
Aug 24-25, 20192019-08-24T00:00:00-04:00Corvette Crossroads Auto Show
Corvette Crossroads Auto ShowCorvette Crossroads Auto Show

Saturday, Aug 24th-25th, 2019

An American automotive classic, the Corvette, will be celebrated the weekend before Labor Day weekend during the Annual Corvette Crossroads Auto Show.

Beginning Friday, Corvettes of various vintages will begin arriving in the area, cruising and getting registered for Saturday’s festivities. On Saturday, hundreds of Corvettes will be on display at the Mackinaw Crossings Mall parking lot from 10am to 2 pm. A poker walk for show participants will also be offered during the day.

Peoples choice style of judging will determine winners in several different award classes. Winners will be announced at an awards presentation at 3 pm. Saturday’s festivities will culminate with a parade of Corvettes across the Mackinac Bridge, beginning at 7 pm. All Corvettes are welcome and there is a nominal fee for non show registered vettes

Sep 2, 20192019-09-02T00:00:00-04:0062nd Labor Day Bridge Walk
62nd Labor Day Bridge Walk62nd Labor Day Bridge Walk

Monday, Sep 2nd, 2019

Join thousands of pedestrians as they participate in a long standing tradition, the LABOR DAY BRIDGE WALK. This event has been held every year since 1958. The walk begins at 7:00 a.m. on Labor Day and concludes at 11:00 a.m. This is the only day of the year that walking the "Mighty Mac" is allowed.
Sep 27-29, 20192019-09-27T00:00:00-04:00Troop Mackinaw
Troop MackinawTroop Mackinaw

Friday, Sep 27th-29th, 2019

Troop Mackinaw is the premiere Mackinac Island Girl Scout event. This fun & affordable weekend is the complete Mackinac Island Scout package. No other package offers so much for so little. Bring the whole troop or just mother & daughter! For more information visit our website.
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