JULY 4 @ 9:00 AM
This annual event held on the 4th of July! Professional stone skippers will bring their best skipping skills and compete for the much coveted trophy! There will also be a Gerplunking Division (age 5 & under), a Pebbles Division (ages 6-12), and an Open Division (age 13 & up).
2022 Dates: TBA
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting downtown on Main Street kicks off the 3-day Christmas Bazaar and ushers in the winter season on Mackinac Island. Gather at 5:30 p.m. across from the Star Line Dock #1 for caroling and good cheer.
A brief and informal Memorial Day observance to pay tribute to the soldiers who served at Fort Mackinac. Soldiers will assemble at 8:30 a.m. at the Fort Mackinac Avenue of Flags, march to the Post Cemetery, perform a short ceremony and salute, and return to the fort.
Originally constructed in the 1940s (with construction interrupted by World War II), the bridge itself is 147 feet above the Cut River, and a generous stairway with 230-plus steps provides access to several trails along the river and to the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Caddywampuson is the place to shop for eco-friendly gifts, hip home décor, paper goods, cool baby shower gifts and very funny books. Stretch those brain cells with our puzzles and games; re live your childhoods with our retro toys and enjoy all the products for fun in the kitchen and at the office.
Located on the waterfront overlooking the Straits of Mackinac just past the busy downtown area, Small Point offers a beautiful and quiet setting. Nestled beneath Mission Point and just a short walk from Arch Rock, this seven-room inn has low rates, continental breakfast, bike rentals, and friendly service.
June 3 -12, 2022
The Mackinac Island Lilac Festival is a 10-day celebration held each June. Festivities include the coronation of the Lilac Festival Queen, Lilac Festival 10K, horse-drawn carriage tours, numerous concerts, walking tours, Mackinac Island Dog and Pony Show, the Lilac Festival Grand Parade and so much more!
St. Ignace is the “Homeport to the Upper Peninsula”, where the great waters of Lake Huron and Lake Michigan meet. Enjoy an area filled with green forests, blue waters, sand dunes and incredible places of discovery.
Curtis Michigan in Mackinac County is located in the center of the Upper Peninsula's largest lake complex, which consists of: North Manistique Lake (also known as Round Lake), Big Manistique Lake, South Manistique Lake, Milakokia Lake, Lake Ann Louise, and Millecoquins Lake.
The jewel of the Great Lakes. Enjoy beautiful vistas, shopping, and carriage rides during the day, and watch the city transform at night with its happening music and bar scene. Mackinac Island has something for everyone.
The Les Cheneaux area lies east of the Mackinac Bridge along the northern shore of Lake Huron. Thirty-six islands provide sheltered channels and bays within the Straits of Mackinac – a historic harbor area for boaters and explorers.
The mission of the Les Cheneaux Islands Chamber of Commerce is to promote a diverse, year-round economy that will provide a high quality of life for our community while preserving our natural and cultural resources.
Lilac Tree Hotel is the only all-suite hotel located in the heart of downtown Mackinac Island. We offer a large variety of suites overlooking Main Street and Market Street. We are home to the Lilac Tree Spa, which offers a wide variety of Spa Treatments.
Chamberlin's Ole Forest Inn, nestled high on a bluff overlooking Big Manistique Lake in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. This incredible lakeside country inn offers charming Curtis Accommodations, Casual Fine Dining, Pub, Events and Entertainment, and great area Things to Do: Area Attractions and Itineraries/Activities.
Annual Mackinac Bridge Walk is always Labor Day. the Mackinac Bridge will be closed to public traffic form 6:30 a.m. to noon on Labor Day, to accommodate the Annual Bridge Walk.
There is no fee or registration required to participate in the walk.
Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce Welcomes You to the Annual Oktoberfest Celebration. Held in Curtis Michigan. Live Musical Entertainment, German Food and a beer tent. Enjoy Games, Food, Apple Dessert Bake-Off, Local Vendors, Best Dressed Bavarian Contest and Door Prizes
Saturday, August 13, 2022
The Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show is held in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the city of Hessel, Michigan. Founded in 1978, the event is held every year during the second week of August . The Les Cheneaux Islands Antique Wooden Boat Show is held each year in the beautiful Upper Peninsula town of Hessel, Michigan.
The original on Mackinac Island since 1887, Murdick's has been serving fresh homemade fudge, peanut brittle and confections from the finest ingredients. Bring the whole family and watch our expert fudge makers create over fifteen flavors of fudge and candies from fresh ingredients.
May’s is currently the oldest fudge shop on Mackinac Island. May’s fudge shop has been family operated for four generations. This summer season we’ll be offering French Vanilla, Amaretto Chocolate Chip, Butter Pecan, Peanut Butter, Chocolate Nut and Plain Chocolate as well as our famous English toffee, Monsters, Pecan Rolls and Clusters.
Joann’sauthentic Mackinac Island Fudge, made fresh daily with real cream, butter and only the finest natural ingredients. Joann’s offers 25 fantastic flavors as well as an assortment of hand-dipped chocolates and sugar-free candies. Gift packages, online ordering and shipping available. Several locations downtown.