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Nearby Activities & Attractions

Before planning on attending any event, we highly encourage you to confirm all events for cancellations or re-scheduled dates due to
Covid-19 changes 2022-2023 Winter.
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Starline Ferry Schedules
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Upcoming Events in the area

Twilight Turtle Trek, February 4, 2023 and March 4th, 2023 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Mackinac Island Turtle Trek – A lantern-lit ski and snowshoeing trek through some of Mackinac Island’s natural winter wonderland. The trail begins at Greany Grove (corner of Arch Rock Road and Huron Road) with a bonfire and hot chocolate. The trail is groomed, track set, lit by lanterns and approximately two miles long. This is a free event sponsored by Mackinac State Historic Parks, Mackinac Island Community Foundation and the Mackinac Island Ski Club. More information here.

47th Annual St.Ignace Auto Show, June 22-25, 2023

Join us for the 47th Annual St. Ignace Car Show Weekend! This ALL makes, ALL models show has taken over downtown St. Ignace the last weekend of June for 45 years! We’re especially excited to see the return of some perennial favorites that have been missing for the last two years as well some brand new activities.
More information here.

10th annual Mackinaw Mustang Stampede, July 15, 2023 from 10:00 – 4:00 pm

Join us for the 10th Annual Ford Mustang Car Show in Mackinaw City. This will include Mustangs from 1964 to 2021 on display. An Event not to be missed! Games, prizes and more. Cars will be on display 10am ~ 4pm.Parade across Mackinac Bridge will begin around 4:30.
More information here

July 4th Fireworks,2023 Begin at 10:00 p.m.

Fireworks begin at dusk! Grab a spot on the West side of the Island, near the boardwalk, Windermere Point or Mackinac Island Public School. Always a festive display!
More information here

W. T. Rabe Stone Skipping contest, Monday, JULY 4, 2023

Join us for this fun annual event held on the 4th of July! Professional stone skippers will bring their best skipping skills and compete for the much coveted trophy!
More information here

Annual Mackinac Island Memorial Horse Show, August, 2023 Not Scheduled Yet

Calling all riders to the 51st Annual Mackinac Island Memorial Horse Show at Turtle Park – trophies, ribbons, food & fun!

MACKINAC Bridge Antique Tractor Crossing & Show, Sep 8-10, 2023

This is the 14th year for this awesome event! Tractor parade begins in Mackinaw City, parades across the bridge, through downtown St. Ignace, and ends at the Little Bear Arena, located at 275 Marquette Street.
More information here.

A Must***The Annual Mackinaw Bridge Walk, September 4, 2023 , from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Mackinaw Bridge The Mackinac Bridge Authority, the St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce would like to make your Bridge walk as pleasant as possible and offer the following information:

Mackinac Island’s Halloween Weekend, October 27-29, 2023

Halloween comes earlier on Mackinac Island – the weekend of October 21-23! This weekend typically marks the last big weekend before most island businesses close for the season. Celebrate Halloween with the Great Turtle Trail Run, Haunted Trail & Maze, trick-or-treating for kids through downtown shops, and Halloween costume parties for adults throughout island establishments in the evening.
More information:here


Run, Walk and Bike Events

Boat Races

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We are 15 Miles from Cheboygan, Michigan where there is a  Wal-mart, Walgreens and 30 miles from Petoskey/Harbor Springs which have larger box stores like a Home Depot.