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Mackinaw City, Michigan
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Annual Events


Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce sponsors several annual events throughout the year. Check out our event calendar for dates and times -- we'll see you there!

2015 Events

Our Winterfest, Spring and Fall Bike Tours, Corvette Show, Golf Outing, Fall Shoppers Fest and Christmas in Mackinaw are all fantastic reasons to visit us in Mackinaw City.

winterfest in mackinaw cityWinterfest
January 16-18, 2014
Come celebrate winter in Mackinaw City during the annual Winterfest. Enjoy amateur & professional snow carving, sleigh rides, poker walk, outdoor ice skating, euchre tournament, ice fishing tournament at Carp Lake and many more fun winter activities including games for kids, 'tweens and adults beginning at 11 AM.
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Mackinaw City Magical Color Fun Run
May 3, 2014
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.
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May 16-18, 2014
The Zoo-de-Mackinac is a weekend of huge parties with great bands, one of the most scenic bicycle rides in the country, a lot of sunshine, views of the mighty Mackinac Bridge, and one magical island. This event starts in Harbor Springs and ends in Mackinaw City, Michigan.
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Memorial Day in Mackinaw CityMemorial Weekend
May 24-26, 2014
One of the highlights of this start of the summer season is the Fort Michilimackinac Pageant and parade along with the annual footrace across the Mackinac Bridge. The historic re-enactment takes place on Saturday at 3:30 pm and again on Sunday & Monday at 2:30. The parade will be held Saturday at 1 pm. For more information visit
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Mackinaw City Bike TourBike Tours
June 14-15 & September 13-14, 2014
Bicycle enthusiasts fill the area mid June & mid September for a chance to pedal the area's scenic routes and infamous Mackinac Bridge during Mackinaw City's Annual Spring & Fall Shoreline Scenic Bike Tours.
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Music in Mackinaw
Mid June-August
Join us for the 2014 Concert Series in Conkling Heritage Park every Tuesday and Saturday evenings at 8 pm.
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Icebreaker Mackinaw 70th Anniversary
June, 2014
The United States Coast Guard ICEBREAKER MACKINAW WAGB-83,  known as the “Queen of the Great Lakes”, was built as part of the war effort during World War II to meet the heavy demands of war materials and transportation during the winter months. Decommissioned in 2006, she now resides at her namesake home of Mackinaw City, Michigan, and is open for public tours and group events.
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St. Ignace Car Show
June 26-28, 2014
One of the largest all-make, all-model shows in the country!  Hundreds of antique, custom, and celebrity automobiles take part in this internationally acclaimed event.
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4th of July Celebration
Celebrate an all American 4th of July in Mackinaw City.
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50th Anniversary of the Mustang
July 17-19, 2014
A Ford Mustang Car Show to celebrate its 50th Anniversary.  The party will include Mustangs from 1964 to 2014 on display, Detroit bands and local talent on stage, food/ drink, kids activities, a craft show and will be topped off with a parade of Mustangs across the Mackinac Bridge.
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Mighty Mac Golf OutingMighty Mac Golf Outing
Tuesday, July 29th, 2014  The Mackinaw Club 12:30pm Shotgun Start
Each summer our chamber supporters gather for a day of fun on the links for this outing that begins with a shotgun start with a scramble format. Women's, mixed and men's 4-person teams are welcome. Prizes include: Hole in One Award cash prize, a variety of golf games and door prizes for all.
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Fine Arts & Craft Show
June 28-29 and August 23-24, 2014
Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau to host the Mackinaw City Arts and Craft Show at Conkling Heritage Park on South Huron Avenue.
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kids-community-gardenMackinaw Area Historic Festival
August 1-2, 2014
The Mackinaw Area Historic Festival takes place at Heritage Village with Vintage 1880's Baseball, period clothed docents in each of the historic buildings, children's games, Native-American displays, and more.
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Rendezvous in Mackinaw
August 1-3, 2014
Rendezvous in Mackinaw 18th & 19th Century Trade Fair at Conkling Heritage Park
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Mackinaw Antique Show
August 5, 2014
The Mackinaw Women's Club presents the Annual Antique Show and Sale.
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International Ironworker FestivalInternational Ironworkers Festival
August 8-10, 2014
The International Ironworker Festival is an annual event held each summer in Mackinaw City, MI. located on the Straits of Mackinac overlooking the beautiful Mackinac Bridge.
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Corvette_Crossroads_Auto_Show_125Corvette Crossroads Auto Show
August 23, 2014
If you like cool cars, this is the event for you!corvette Hundreds of Corvette enthusiasts gather at this celebration of the Chevy Corvette held each August. This isn't your average car show, though. Those who attend can vote for their favorite car and enjoy a host of related entertainment and events.
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Mackinaw Bridge WalkMackinac Bridge Walk
September 1, 2014
Thousands gather to join the Governor of Michigan to make the annual Labor Day trek across the third longest suspension bridge in the world.
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Mackinac Bridge Antique Tractor Crossing
September 5, 2014
The Mackinaw City parade travels through town and get on the bridge right behind the bridge parade. The tractors for the 2014 event will travel over the Mackinac Bridge and into the city of St. Ignace, Michigan.
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Hopps of Fun
September 5-6, 2014
This unique event will feature extensive samplings of 50+ Award Winning Michigan Micro~Brewed beers and over 40 Wines from Michigan’s four internationally recognized wine regions.
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Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show
September 12-14, 2014
See these awesome semi-trucks with customized cabs, extraordinary paint/artwork and neon light displays.
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Fort Fright Night
October 10-11, 2014
French voyageurs tell eerie tales by campfire as you pass down the trail of lantern lights.  Werewolves howl over the palisade fort as you enter the gate patrolled by skeleton Redcoats.
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Fall Colors Bridge Race
October 11, 2014
Enjoy the breathtaking view from the top of the Mackinac Bridge and Michigan in all its Fall. 
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Fall Shoppers' Fest and Color ToursShop in Mackinaw City
October 10-19, 2014
Come out and enjoy fall savings and colors! The Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the Fall Shoppers' Fest and Color Tours. Many local merchants in Mackinaw City will have great sales on their merchandise and welcome you to stop in and have a look.
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santa125Christmas in Mackinaw

December 5-7, 2014
Share the spirit of the season in downtown Mackinaw.
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