Friday May 16th-May 18th2014 25th Annual Zoo-De-Mackinac - Harbor Springs & Mackinaw City, MI
The Zoo-De-Mackinac is a weekend of fun with two huge parties and great bands, a lot of sunshine, one awesome island, a boat ride under the mighty Mackinac Bridge, and one of the most scenic bicycle rides in the country! This event attracts around 2,000 participants every year. Book your hotel accommodations early at Mackinaw City Hotels. www.mackinawreservations.com
Friday May 23rd-May 25th2014 Memorial Weekend Pageant
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 50th 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.
Saturday May 24th 2014 11th Annual Mackinaw Memorial Bridge Race
Put your running shoes on and meet us in Mackinaw City for the 11th 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 2014. 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 Location: Mackinaw City
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.
Mackinaw City is the perfect vacation destination at the base of the Mackinac Bridge on the shores of the Straits of Mackinac, where the Great Lakes Huron and Michigan meet. There is something for everyone in Mackinaw: Mackinaw City is rich in history and four historic Michigan state parks preserve Mackinaw City's heritage, while the natural beauty of Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island captivate your senses. Unique shops and restaurants can be found in downtown Mackinaw City to peak your interest and satisfy your appetite. Catch a ferry to Mackinac Island for the day to enjoy all it has to offer and return to Mackinaw City and experience our parks, relaxing sandy beaches, unique shopping, restaurants, golf courses, concerts in the park, and a free nightly Laser Light Show. All this and more await you when you visit Mackinaw City!
Mackinaw City Winter Fun And Commerce
Mackinaw City Has Many Winter Activities and a Thriving Commerce in the Winter Season.
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Mackinaw City winters are action packed, from mild family fun to wild alpine adventure, Mackinaw City winter activities revolve around the snow, sun, Commerce and crisp Great Lakes air. Skate with the Mackinaw City Skating Association
Easily accessible backcountry and seemingly endless cross country trails ensures Mackinaw City will always remain a cross country skiers' mecca.
Guides & Tours
Professionally guided tours in Mackinaw City focus on the dynamic intersections between the area's unique cultural history, commerce, and abundant natural wonders.
Kids Winter Fun
Mackinaw City has a 25,000 square-foot Indoor Water Park with slides, climbing ropes, water cannons, and much more. (Pirate's Adventure Indoor Waterpark) Mackinaw City is one of the most kid-friendly Winter Commerce towns in Mackinaw City.
When the Mackinaw City back country beckons, fire up a sled to play in deep alpine powder stashes and winding, compacted forest trails and ride in downtown Mackinaw City to the Dixie Saloon.
Work up an appetite the old-fashioned way by touring Mackinaw City's natural beauty on an exhilarating dog sled.
For low-impact, slow-and-steady exploration, try floating atop dry Mackinaw City snow by strapping on snowshoes and heading to one of countless trails.
Big Red Rides
Escape the crowds and ride in luxury to prime untracked powder stashes on an Mackinaw City Big Red tour.
Take a majestic horse-drawn sleigh ride in Mackinaw City and you'll understand why Santa Claus still prefers this ancient mode of transportation. Mackinaw City winters are action packed from mild family fun to wild back country adventure, Mackinaw City winter activities revolve around the snow, sun and crisp Great Lakes air and Business District Commerce
Be sure to fit some ice time into a Mackinaw City vacation because both indoor and outdoor ice skating options are available in Mackinaw City. mackinaw city hotels