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Mackinaw City Calendar of 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.

Thursday Dec 1st-Dec 31st 2016
Christmas in Mackinaw City

Welcome to Christmas in Mackinaw! Everyone knows that Christmas and the Holiday season is a great time to visit Mackinaw City.

Christmas in Mackinaw activities include: The annual tree lighting procession line up at the Marina parking lot Parade - This is a go regardless of weather. The parade of caroler wagons, walkers, decorated vehicles and City Trucks will honk and sing to the community Christmas tree at Indian Pathways Park. Santa has candy canes for all. Parade will go north on Huron to Central Ave, west on Central Ave to Nicolet Street and Indian Pathways Park.


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Saturday Dec 31st 2016
Mackinaw City New Year's Eve Party

Northern Michigan's Largest New Years Eve Party. Celebrate the New Year at Mackinaw City's Largest Restaurant/Bar complex, The Dixie Saloon and Oreilly's Irish Pub. Champagne Toast. Free late night appetizers and live music in Mackinaw City. For those that want to enjoy the party and be safe, accommodations are available at many mackinaw city hotels

Party at the Dixie Saloon and O'Reilley's Irish Pub to Welcome the New Year in Mackinaw City. Dancing, Special Drinks, and Live Music.


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Thursday Jan 12th-Jan 15th 2017
Mackinaw City Winterfest

Mackinaw City Mackinaw City Winterfest

Parade, Chili Cook Off and Outhouse Parade and race at 2:00 p.m. Celebrate winter in Mackinaw City during our annual Winterfest. Enjoy a variety of fun outdoor events as our famous outhouse races, city wide poker walk, chili cookoff and more. Sign up for the ice fishing contest in Paradise Lake.

Winterfest WINTERFEST January 13-15 Celebrate winter in Mackinaw City during our annual Winterfest. Enjoy a variety of fun outdoor events as our famous outhouse races, city wide poker walk, chili cookoff and more. Sign up for the ice fishing contest in Paradise Lake.


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Saturday Jan 14th 2017
Mackinaw City Winterfest Ice Fishing Tournament

Mackinaw City Mackinaw City Winterfest Ice Fishing Tournament

Winterfest Ice Fishing Tournament - Carp Lake Marina, only 7 miles from Downtown Mackinaw City. Contestants will meet at the DNR Boat Launch Access at Paradise Lake. All entry fees include a chance ticket valued at $5. The three categories to be judged are: heaviest pike, heaviest walleye and heaviest pan fish. Each category carries a $300 top prize. Application forms are available at Carp Lake General Store and Clyde's Bar until 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 13. Participants may preregister from 3-6 p.m. on Jan. 13 in the headquarters trailer at the public access. Day of tournament registration is from 6:30-8 a.m. at the headquarters trailer.


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Saturday Jan 14th 2017
International Outhouse Race Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City International Outhouse Race Mackinaw City

Winterfest's Biggest Attraction! Outhouse Racers Wanted! 
Create an Outhouse or register to a team race one of ours.

Outhouse Racers Wanted! Create an Outhouse or register to a team race one of ours. Join in the Outhouse Races Saturday at 2pm on the Shepler Lot located on Huron Ave and Central Ave next to the Dixie Saloon and Oreilly's Irish Pub. This novelty event starts with the parade of outhouses which proves to be colorful and entertaining. Prizes vary but judging for "Best of Show" has to do with design, decor and team theme or "just because". The races are open to adult and junior teams. This year the prize money is sponsored by area businesses. Rules are as follows: The outhouse must be 4x4x6 on skis. Must have a 5 person team, one inside and 4 outside to push or pull. Must have a toilet seat. Must have material to wipe with. Entry must have a name. Entrants under 18 must have a parent's signature and all teams/participants must sign a waiver. This event is coordinated by the Dixie Saloon and friends. The purse will be $1000.00 this year for first place.


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Thursday Feb 9th-Feb 12th 2017
The Labatt Blue U.P. Pond Hockey Championship

5 minutes from Mackinaw City. Hotels are Available in Mackinaw City. The Labatt Blue U.P. Pond Hockey Championship will be played on the Wild Ice of Moran Bay, Lake Huron, downtown St. Ignace, Michigan! We hope to have 160 teams competing for prizes! This is a MAHA sanctioned event - Sanction #: MIT1614292245.

We had only 27 teams at the first Labatt Blue UP Pond Hockey Championship in St. Ignace in 2007. In 2016 we had 201 teams! Our pond hockey tournament is played on the frozen ice of Moran Bay, Lake Huron. We are one of the few tournaments where our 'pond' is actually one of the Great Lakes! We create thirty 75' x 150' rinks and play over 300 games during our fun-filled weekend! We have a heated Labatt Blue Zone, and 'locker rooms' on the ice for the players. Teams representing 10 states competed in 2016 - Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.


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Saturday May 6th 2017
4th Annual Mackinaw City Magical Color Fun Run

Run or walk, Northern Michigan's most colorful & magical 5K, being held in Mackinaw City on May 6th 2017 {Rain or Shine}! Bring all your friends and family to run a color-blasted 5K, where you get showered in safe, Eco-friendly, plant-based cornstarch dye every kilometer; or you may also do the 1 mile walk. Then enjoy a colorful & magical party afterward immediately following, where you can Tie-Dye the Sky (not to mention all your friends!) in this ultimate celebration of life, friendship, fitness, and fun!

Pre-Register by April 12th 2017 to be guaranteed a white T-Shirt & Color Packet for the after party! Also, you will receive a discounted run fee for early registration.


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Friday May 12th-May 14th 2017
Troop Mackinaw

Mackinaw City Troop Mackinaw

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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Friday May 12th-May 14th 2017
Diva Days, Red Hat Extravaganza

Mackinaw City Diva Days, Red Hat Extravaganza

Ladies near and far join in for a weekend of live entertainment, sweet treats, fine dining and more! The two night package includes lodging, welcome reception, horse drawn carriage ride, lunch at the world famous Grand Hotel, trolley tour, and time to indulge your guilty pleasures with fudge sampling, shopping & slots! Don't miss this REDTACULAR event! Email MiDivaDays@gmail.com for more information


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Saturday May 20th-May 22nd 2017
28th Annual Zoo-De-Mackinac - Harbor Springs & Mackinaw City, MI

The Zoo-De-Mackinac is a weekend of fun with two huge parties and great bands, a lot of sunshine, one awesome island, a boat ride under the mighty Mackinac Bridge, and one of the most scenic bicycle rides in the country! This event attracts around 2,000 participants every year. Book your hotel accommodations early at Mackinaw City Hotels. www.mackinawreservations.com

THIS IS NOT A RACE!! The Zoo-de-Mackinac is a collection of outdoor enthusiasts (2,200+ last year) who want to enjoy a little physical exercise together in one of the most beautiful areas in the state of Michigan. The bike ride starts Saturday morning at Boyne Highlands Resort and spans 51 miles along Lake Michigan on a paved road with very little automobile traffic. Riders pedal through rolling countryside and trillium covered forests, along sandy beaches, and are surrounded by breathtaking views of Lake Michigan from 400' high bluffs. We stop approximately half way, at a unique place called the Legs Inn for a leisurely lunch and to swap stories. The ride continues on to Mackinaw City, where Arnold Ferry boats have been chartered for the ride over to Mackinac Island. As the evening wears on, the island comes alive with The Gatehouse (formerly The French Outpost), Pink Pony, and Horns hosting post ride parties with incredible live bands!


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Friday May 26th-May 28th 2017
Memorial Weekend Pageant

During this weekend in Mackinaw City: Over 400 cast members will re-create events that took place between the French, British and Indian tribes, on June 2, 1763. This historically rich event will take place for the 51st consecutive year. The Fort Michilimackinac Pageant is the longest running, free historical Memorial Day performance in the Nation. Visitors will meet famous Indian Chiefs: Miniavavan and Matchekewis of the Ojibwa tribe, and Wawatam who becomes a blood brother to Alexander Henry and later saves his life.

Come watch and see! Schedule of events for memorial weekend in Mackinaw City, MI there is no admission charge for the historical reenactment pageant or related events.

Saturday 1:00 pm - Grand Parade - Begins at Conkling Heritage Park and ends at Colonial Fort Michilimackinac. This is the largest Memorial Parade in the State of Michigan.

2:30 pm - Historical Reenactment Pageant - Colonial Fort Michilimackinac

Dusk: Fireworks Display

Sunday 2:30pm - Historical Reenactment - Colonial Fort Michilimackinac

Monday 2:30pm - Historical Reenactment - Colonial Fort Michilimackinac


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Saturday May 27th 2017
14th Annual Mackinaw Memorial Bridge Race

Put your running shoes on and meet us in Mackinaw City for the 14th Annual Mackinaw Memorial Day Bridge Race! This is a unique opportunity as only two times a year runners are allowed to run the "Mighty Mac" ! The other possibility, being the Fall Colors Bridge Run held in October 2017. Runners must register in advance and be able to run a minimum of 12 minutes per mile to race in the event. Time: 6:00am to 12:00pm


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Monday May 29th 2017
Memorial Day Observance

A brief and informal Memorial Day observance at Fort Mackinac Post Cemetery on Mackinac Island, to pay tribute to the soldiers who served at Fort Mackinac. Soldiers will assemble at 10:00 a.m. at Fort Mackinac. They will march to the cemetery, perform a short ceremony and salute, and return to the fort. Open to the public.


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Friday Jun 2nd-Jun 11th 2017
68th Annual Lilac Festival on Mackinac Island

The Lilac Festival on Mackinac island features days of activities and ends with one of the largest festival parades in Michigan.

See over 100 different species of lilacs throughout the splendor of the Island. A day on Mackinac Island during the Lilac Festival is the perfect Spring getaway.


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Friday Jun 2nd-Jun 4th 2017
Troop Mackinaw

Mackinaw City Troop Mackinaw

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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Friday Jun 9th-Jun 11th 2017
Big Mac Shoreline Scenic Bike Tours

Mark your calendar for two of the best Bike Tour opportunities around. Set your goal: 25, 50, 75 or 100 miles. Choose from several inland and shorelineroutes. Mackinaw City is proud to host the Spring and Fall Big Mac Shoreline Scenic Bike Tours. Register your plans to join hundreds of other riders from all over the country for these awesome tours. Early Saturday morning in both June September will find riders meeting at the Mackinaw City Reception & Conference Center to begin the day's excursion. Clearly marked routes point the way to your personally designed adventure. Mackinaw City supports your best efforts with SAG safety wagons patrolling the routes and designated rest areas. Whether you are pedaling for recreation, or personal challenge, you are rewarded with incredible scenery and a light cook-out lunch at the reception center upon the completion of your ride. On the Sunday following, riders over the age of 13 will climax their adventure with a ride across the magnificent Mackinac Bridge. Call 231-436-5574 for Tour regulations and registration information.


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Friday Jun 9th-Jun 11th 2017
Troop Mackinaw

Mackinaw City Troop Mackinaw

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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Sunday Jun 11th 2017
Lilac Parade - Mackinac Island

The Lilac Parade is one of Michigans Largest Festival Parades. - Mackinaw Island, Michigan, 15 minutes from Downtown Mackinaw City. Make sure to book your room early at a Mackinaw City hotel and enjoy!


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Friday Jun 16th-Jun 17th 2017
Antiques On The Bay Auto Show

5 miles from Mackinaw City. 20th Annual Antiques On The Bay Auto Show is the first of three auto-related events. This show features original and restored classic and antique vehicles on display along the downtown waterfront only minutes from Mackinaw City. Period clothing, entertainment, and a Mackinac Bridge rally add to the festivities.


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Friday Jun 23rd-Jun 25th 2017
Annual St. Ignace Car Show

5 miles from Mackinaw City. This internationally acclaimed event takes place Just 5 miles from Mackinaw City. This well known St. Ignace Car Show was formed in 1975 and the first show was held the last Saturday of June 1976. 134 vehicles were on display that year. The show continued to grow each and every year and by 2004, 2500 collector vehicles were on display with 100,000 spectators observing.

It's just a short trip from Mackinaw City.


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Saturday Jun 24th-Jun 25th 2017
Mackinaw City Arts and Craft Show

Beautiful Conkling Heritage Park on South Huron Avenue in Mackinaw City is where you will find this premier Arts & Craft show. The park is located on the waterfront next to the Best Western Plus Dockside.

The show will feature many artists from around the country. Exhibits to include paintings, woodwork, hand-crafted jewelry, hand-designed clothing, self published books, nature photography, gourmet dips and salsa, seasonal decor and much more. EventTime: 10:00 a.m. till 7:00p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00a.m. till 3:00p.m. on Sunday


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Wednesday Jun 28th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Sunday Jul 2nd 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Tuesday Jul 4th 2017
Mackinaw City Fourth of July

Celebrate an all American 4th of July in Mackinaw City.

Scheduled Events 1pm to 3pm - Enjoy games on the Marina Lawn (Fun for all ages). 9pm to Dusk - Straits Area Concert Band to perform at Conkling Heritage Park. At Dusk - the largest fireworks display in Northern Michigan


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Saturday Jul 8th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Saturday Jul 8th-Jul 10th 2017
Port Huron to Mackinac Island Yacht Race - Mackinaw City

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.

The fastest boats will usually finish Sunday evening


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Tuesday Jul 11th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Saturday Jul 15th-Jul 17th 2017
Chicago to Mackinac Island Yacht Race - Mackinaw City

The Chicago Yacht Club is proud to have a longstanding tradition of yachting excellence. The Club's most famous event is the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac, which is the longest annual freshwater sailing race in the world. Boats will pass under the Mackinac Bridge in Mackinaw City heading East. Perfect view from area hotels like Best Western Dockside, Hamilton Inn Select and Clarion Hotels in Mackinaw City.


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Saturday Jul 15th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Tuesday Jul 18th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Saturday Jul 22nd 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Tuesday Jul 25th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Saturday Jul 29th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Saturday Jul 29th 2017
Mackinaw Area Historical Festival

Free event. A Day of Historic Fun at Heritage Village.

The Mackinaw Area Historical Society invites everyone to an old-fashioned celebration of summer in Mackinaw City. The event will feature fun, food, music, vintage baseball, and tours of our restored one-room Freedom School and Pest House Infirmary in Mackinaw City. Close to Mackinaw City hotels.


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Tuesday Aug 1st 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Tuesday Aug 1st 2017
Mackinaw City Antique Show

Come join us in Mackinaw City for the Antique Show. Area Antique Shops display and sell antiques in Mackinaw City. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m. Antique Dealers interested in participating in this show and/or to request a contract online, please contact us.


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Friday Aug 4th-Aug 6th 2017
International Ironworkers Festival

The International Ironworker Festival is an annual event held each summer in Mackinaw City. It attracts Ironworkers from across the United States and Canada to compete in friendly competition. It is open to the General Public, although only Ironworkers and Retirees can compete in the skilled events. These events include knot tying, rod tying, rivet toss, spud throw, column climb (Field Event), and the World Championship Column Climb. Come join us for a fun filled weekend!


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Saturday Aug 5th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Monday Aug 7th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Saturday Aug 12th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Tuesday Aug 15th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The music is good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Saturday Aug 19th 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The musics good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Tuesday Aug 22nd 2017
Music in Mackinaw

Adjacent to Mackinaw City Hotels. Concerts in Conkling Heritage Park right next to the Mackinaw City Best Western Dockside Waterfront Inn. All Concerts are Free and located right next to Lake Huron and the new State of Michigan Marina in Mackinaw City. The musics good and best of all, it is absolutely FREE!!!


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Friday Aug 25th-Aug 26th 2017
Corvette Crossroads Auto Show

Mackinaw City is the place to be August 25th-26th for the Corvette Crossroads Auto Show! This annual event is hosted by the Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce and supported by the area businesses. It is definitely a must for Corvette vacationers. The Auto Show starts at 10:00 a.m on Saturday and the Corvette Parade across the Mackinac Bridge is Saturday evening at 7:00pm.


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Saturday Aug 26th-Aug 27th 2017
Mackinaw City Arts and Craft Show

Join us at Conkling Heritage Waterfront Park in Mackinaw City for this unique Arts and Craft Show.

The Show will feature many artists from around the country. Exhibits to include: paintings, woodwork, hand-crafted jewelry, hand-designed clothing, self published books, nature photography, gourmet dips and salsa, seasonal decor and much, much more. Time: 10:00 a.m. till 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. on Sunday Location: Conkling Heritage Waterfront Park, South Huron Avenue Mackinaw City.


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Sunday Aug 27th-Aug 29th 2017
Troop Mackinaw

Mackinaw City Troop Mackinaw

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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Monday Sep 4th 2017
59th Labor Day Bridge Walk

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

The Labor Day Bridge walk is recognized as "The World's Greatest Walking Event"! The walk brings over 70,000 people to the area. Buses are available for transportation to the North end of the bridge. Participants begin on the St. Ignace side of the bidge in the Upper Peninsula and walk south to Mackinaw City in the Lower Peninsula. At the finish line you are awarded a numbered certificate of completion. Make the LABOR DAY BRIDGE WALK a new tradition and join us in Mackinaw City this year.


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Friday Sep 8th-Sep 9th 2017
20th Annual Hopps of Fun Beer & Wine Festival

Join us in Mackinaw City for Hopps of Fun! On September 8th and 9th, 2017, Mackinaw Crossings will host "Historic Depot Happy Hour Hopps of Fun". This unique event will feature an extensive sampling of 50+ award winning Michigan micro brewed beers and over 40 wines from Michigan's four internationally recognized wine regions.

Food, wine, beer, entertainment and fun! Festival grounds are located at Mackinaw Crossings in Downtown Mackinaw City. Time: 5:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m. on Friday, and 1:00p.m. till 11:00 p.m. on Saturday


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Friday Sep 8th-Sep 9th 2017
10th Annual Antique Tractors Mackinac Bridge Crossing Parade

Come watch HUNDREDS of unique tractors in this year's Owosso Tractor Parts Antique Tractor Parade starting in Mackinaw City and crossing over the Mighty Mackinac Bridge to St. Ignace.


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Friday Sep 22nd-Sep 23rd 2017
Mackinaw City Micro Brew & Wine Festival

Beer & Wine Festival in Heritage Park featuring live music.


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Friday Sep 29th-Oct 1st 2017
Troop Mackinaw

Mackinaw City Troop Mackinaw

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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Be sure to check back soon as our Mackinaw City calendar is constantly updated.

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