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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May 25, 20182018-05-25T10:30:00-04:00Mackinaw City Fireworks
Mackinaw City FireworksMackinaw City Fireworks

Friday, May 25th, 2018

Come celebrate summer with Mackinaw City's Fireworks Display every Friday at dusk during the summer season!
May 26-28, 20182018-05-26T00:00:00-04:00Memorial Weekend Pageant
Memorial Weekend PageantMemorial Weekend Pageant

Saturday, May 26th-28th, 2018

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.
May 26, 20182018-05-26T06:00:00-04:00Annual Mackinaw Memorial Bridge Run
Annual Mackinaw Memorial Bridge RunAnnual Mackinaw Memorial Bridge Run

Saturday, May 26th, 2018

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
May 28, 20182018-05-28T00:00:00-04:00Memorial Day Observance
Memorial Day ObservanceMemorial Day Observance

Monday, May 28th, 2018

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.
Jun 1-3, 20182018-06-01T00:00:00-04:00Troop Mackinaw
Troop MackinawTroop Mackinaw

Friday, Jun 1st-3rd, 2018

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.
Jun 1, 20182018-06-01T22:30:00-04:00Mackinaw City Fireworks
Mackinaw City FireworksMackinaw City Fireworks

Friday, Jun 1st, 2018

Come celebrate summer with Mackinaw City's Fireworks Display every Friday at dusk during the summer season!
Jun 8-17, 20182018-06-08T00:00:00-04:0069th Annual Lilac Festival on Mackinac Island
69th Annual Lilac Festival on Mackinac Island69th Annual Lilac Festival on Mackinac Island

Friday, Jun 8th-17th, 2018

The Lilac Festival on Mackinac island features days of activities and ends with one of the largest festival parades in Michigan.
Jun 8-10, 20182018-06-08T00:00:00-04:00Troop Mackinaw
Troop MackinawTroop Mackinaw

Friday, Jun 8th-10th, 2018

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.
Jun 8, 20182018-06-08T20:30:00-04:00Mackinaw City Fireworks
Mackinaw City FireworksMackinaw City Fireworks

Friday, Jun 8th, 2018

Come celebrate summer with Mackinaw City's Fireworks Display every Friday at dusk during the summer season!
Jun 15, 20182018-06-15T22:30:00-04:00Mackinaw City Fireworks
Mackinaw City FireworksMackinaw City Fireworks

Friday, Jun 15th, 2018

Come celebrate summer with Mackinaw City's Fireworks Display every Friday at dusk during the summer season!
Jun 17, 20182018-06-17T00:00:00-04:00Lilac Parade - Mackinac Island
Lilac Parade - Mackinac IslandLilac Parade - Mackinac Island

Sunday, Jun 17th, 2018

The Lilac Parade is one of Michigans Largest Festival Parades. - Mackinac Island, Michigan, 15 minutes from Downtown Mackinaw City. Save by booking your room early in Mackinaw City!

Jun 22-23, 20182018-06-22T00:00:00-04:00Antiques On The Bay Auto Show
Antiques On The Bay Auto ShowAntiques On The Bay Auto Show

Friday, Jun 22nd-23rd, 2018

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.
Jun 22, 20182018-06-22T23:30:00-04:00Mackinaw City Fireworks
Mackinaw City FireworksMackinaw City Fireworks

Friday, Jun 22nd, 2018

Come celebrate summer with Mackinaw City's Fireworks Display every Friday at dusk during the summer season!
Jun 28-30, 20182018-06-28T00:00:00-04:00Annual St. Ignace Car Show
Annual St. Ignace Car ShowAnnual St. Ignace Car Show

Thursday, Jun 28th-30th, 2018

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.
Jun 29, 20182018-06-29T00:00:00-04:00Mackinaw City Fireworks
Mackinaw City FireworksMackinaw City Fireworks

Friday, Jun 29th, 2018

Come celebrate summer with Mackinaw City's Fireworks Display every Friday at dusk during the summer season!
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