Mackinaw City Events at a Glance
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 – January 20, 2018
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.
Mackinaw City Magical Color Fun Run – May 5, 2018
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.
A fun & affordable weekend dedicated to Girl Scouts exploring Mackinac Island. This event is the complete Mackinac Island Package for Girl Scouts! Hotel, Ferry, Grand Hotel Lunch Buffet, Carriage Tour & More! You won’t find another package at this price with this much included. Whether visiting with the whole troop or just mother & daughter you are sure to have a Grand time!
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.
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 www.fmpcfestival.org/
Bike Tours – June 9-10, 2018
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.
Music in Mackinaw – Mid June to August
Join us for the 2017 Concert Series in Conkling Heritage Park every Tuesday and Saturday evenings at 8 pm.
St. Ignace Car Show – June 21-23, 2018
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.
4th of July Celebration
Celebrate an all American 4th of July in Mackinaw City.
Annual Mustang Stampede
The party will include Mustangs from 1964 to 2016 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.
Mighty Mac Golf Outing
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.
Fine Arts & Craft Show – August 25-26, 2018
Mackinaw Area Visitors Bureau to host the Mackinaw City Arts and Craft Show at Conkling Heritage Park on South Huron Avenue.
Mackinaw Antique Show – June 15-16, 2018
The Mackinaw Women’s Club presents the Annual Antique Show and Sale.
Mackinaw Area Historic Festival – August 3-4, 2018
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.
Rendezvous in Mackinaw – August 2-5, 2018
Rendezvous in Mackinaw 18th & 19th Century Trade Fair at Conkling Heritage Park
International Ironworkers Festival – August 10-12, 2018
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.
Corvette Crossroads Auto Show – August 25, 2018
If you like cool cars, this is the event for you! 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.
Mackinac Bridge Walk – September 3, 2018
Thousands gather to join the Governor of Michigan to make the annual Labor Day trek across the third longest suspension bridge in the world.
Mackinac Bridge Antique Tractor Crossing – September 7, 2018
The Mackinaw City parade travels through town and get on the bridge right behind the bridge parade. The tractors for the event will travel over the Mackinac Bridge and into the city of St. Ignace, Michigan.
Richard Crane Memorial Truck Show – September 14-16, 2018
See these awesome semi-trucks with customized cabs, extraordinary paint/artwork and neon light displays.
Fort Fright Night
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.
Great Pumpkin Hunt
The Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in the Great Pumpkin Hunt!
Fall Colors Bridge Race
Enjoy the breathtaking view from the top of the Mackinac Bridge and Michigan in all its Fall.
Fall Fest and Color Tours
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.
Christmas in Mackinaw
Share the spirit of the season in downtown Mackinaw.
The Official Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce
707 N. Huron Avenue
Mackinaw City, Michigan 49701