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Thursday Jan 19th-Jan 22nd 2017
Mackinaw City Winterfest

Mackinaw City WinterfestParade, Chili Cook Off and Outhouse Parade and race at 2:00 p.m. Celebrate winter in Mackinaw City during our annual Winterfest. Enjoy a variety of fun outdoor events as our famous outhouse races, city wide poker walk, chili cookoff and more. Sign up for the ice fishing contest in Paradise Lake.


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Saturday Jan 21st 2017
Mackinaw City Winterfest Ice Fishing Tournament

Mackinaw City Winterfest Ice Fishing TournamentWinterfest Ice Fishing Tournament - Carp Lake Marina, only 7 miles from Downtown Mackinaw City. Contestants will meet at the DNR Boat Launch Access at Paradise Lake. All entry fees include a chance ticket valued at $5. The three categories to be judged are: heaviest pike, heaviest walleye and heaviest pan fish. Each category carries a $300 top prize. Application forms are available at Carp Lake General Store and Clyde's Bar until 3 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20. Participants may preregister from 3-6 p.m. on Jan. 20 in the headquarters trailer at the public access. Day of tournament registration is from 6:30-8 a.m. at the headquarters trailer.


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Saturday Jan 21st 2017
International Outhouse Race Mackinaw City

International Outhouse Race Mackinaw CityWinterfest's Biggest Attraction! Outhouse Racers Wanted! 
Create an Outhouse or register to a team race one of ours.


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Thursday Feb 9th-Feb 12th 2017
The Labatt Blue U.P. Pond Hockey Championship

5 minutes from Mackinaw City. Hotels are Available in Mackinaw City. The Labatt Blue U.P. Pond Hockey Championship will be played on the Wild Ice of Moran Bay, Lake Huron, downtown St. Ignace, Michigan! We hope to have 160 teams competing for prizes! This is a MAHA sanctioned event - Sanction #: MIT1614292245.


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Saturday Apr 1st-Apr 9th 2017
1st Annual Midwest Roller Derby Tournament

1st Annual Midwest Roller Derby TournamentApril 1st, 2nd & 3rd 2016 - Midwest Roller Derby Tournament April 7th, 8th & 9th 2016 - Renegades Revenge Tournament This is the largest event to hit Mackinaw City since the Bridge Walk. Women from teens to seniors from all over the Mid West will compete in the 1st Annual Midwest Roller Derby Tournament. Don't miss the racing, the crashes and the overall aggressive style of these ladies!


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Mackinaw City, Michigan

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 Winter Fun And CommerceMackinaw City Has Many Winter Activities and a Thriving Commerce in the Winter Season. Mackinaw City Hotels

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

Skiing
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.

Snowmobiling
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.

Dog Sledding
Work up an appetite the old-fashioned way by touring Mackinaw City's natural beauty on an exhilarating dog sled.

Snowshoeing
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.

Sleigh Rides
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

Ice Skating
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





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