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Mackinac Island Fudge Festival

Start:
August 22, 2014 12:00 am
End:
August 24, 2014 11:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Category:
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Venue:
Mackinac Island
Address:
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7274 Main Street, Mackinac Island, MI, United States

Mackinac Island Fudge Festival | August 22-24, 2014

While fudge was not invented on Mackinac Island, Mackinac Island’s fudge has become the most popular fudge in America. This festival celebrate the creamy goodness with events such as Dining Under the Influence of Fudge, Fudge on the Rocks, Michigan Craft Brew Beer Tastings Great Turtle Slow Ride and the coveted “Daddy, I Want the Golden Ticket” vacation giveaway.

For more information, click here www.mackinacislandfudgefestival.org or view the schedule below.

 

Daily

 

Fudge on the Rocks

Island bartenders create frothy fudge-ilicious concoctions to tickle your inner fudgie. Ongoing all weekend.

 

Friday, August 22

 

3pm-5pm Mackinac Island Beer Tasting at Pink Pony

Michigan’s own Arbor Brewing Company created Mackinac Island Fudge Stout especially for the festival. Try this amazing concoction alongside more of Michigan’s best craft beers at Pink Pony

 

6pm-9pm Mary’s Bistro Fudge Dinner-Ryba’s Fudge inspired dinner & desserts and don’t forget to get things started with their fabulous Ryba’s Fudge Martini!
Saturday, August 23th

 

 

1pm Fudge Making Demonstration at Sanders Fine Chocolates

2pm Fudge Making Demonstration at Joann’s

3pm Fudge Making Demonstration at Ryba’s

4pm Fudge Making Demonstration at Murdick’s

5pm Fudge Making Demonstration at May’s Candy
3pm-5pm Mackinac Island Beer Tasting at Pink Pony

Michigan’s own Arbor Brewing Company created Mackinac Island Fudge Stout especially for the festival. Try this amazing concoction alongside more of Michigan’s best craft beers at Pink Pony
6pm-9pm Mary’s Bistro Fudge Dinner-Ryba’s Fudge inspired dinner & desserts and don’t forget to get things started with their fabulously delicious Ryba’s Fudge Martini

 

Fun-Day Fudge- Day on a Sunday, August 24

 

10am Ryba’s Fudge Loompahs Golden Ticket Delivery

See the loompahs deliver the Golden Tickets to the select fudge shops on Main Street with Lars, the most magnificent Friesian Horse.

 

12:30pm Mackinac Island Fudge Giveaway!

First 100 kids to check in at Windermere Point receive a 1/2 lb box of fudge!

 

1pm – 3pm Draught House’s Beer and Fudge Tasting

Visit Mackinac Island’s first tap room for a Get Weird with Beer Tasting. 4 fudge inspired plated dishes will be available.

 

1pm Great Turtle Slow Ride

Hit the brakes! Go as slow as possible without setting a foot on the ground to balance. Prizes including an overnight stay at Windermere Hotel and Fudge Baskets! Windermere Point.
1:30 Sugar Relay

Teams of four compete at carrying bags of sugar on picturesque Windermere Point! Teams aged 15 and under will try to cross the finish line first with a 25 lb. bag of sugar while teams with participants 16 years old and up will carry a 50 lb bag of sugar.


2pm-4pm Daddy…I want the Golden Ticket!

Win a vacation by finding the Golden Ticket at select Island fudge shops. You may also fill out the entry form the Tourism Bureau on Main Street for your free chance to win the Golden Ticket. The last ticket will be drawn at the Tourism Bureau at 4pm (next to Mackinac Island Carriage Tours).

 

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