The following Summer 2020 Schedule includes the latest information about opening dates and operational details for the Mackinac Island Tourism members that help make those visits so memorable. This is just the latest information for businesses or events that have revised their dates. All other events are on schedule until further notice.  Please be sure to check back here for future updates


Our island bars and restaurants will not have to close because over 30% of their sales are for food. They remain at 50% capacity and of course face masks are required for entry or any movement inside the restaurants.


Mackinac County 911 & Emergency Management:

COVID-19 Update 7/10/2020 

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order EO 2020-147 Juy 10, 2020 requiring individuals to wear a facing covering in indoor public spaces and crowded outdoor spaces.  The executive order also requires any business that is open to the public to refuse entry or service to people who refuse to wear a face covering, with limited exceptions.  Businesses that are open to the public must refuse entry and service to individuals who fail to comply, and must post signs at all entrances instructing customers of their legal obligation to wear a face covering while inside.  People exempt from wearing a face covering in businesses include children younger than 5 years old, those who cannot medically tolerate a face covering, and those who are eating or drinking while seated at a food service establishment.

Violating the new order is a misdemeanor subject to a $500 criminal penalty, but no term of confinement may be imposed on individuals who violate the mask requirement.  Additionally, no one is subject to penalty under the order for removing a mask while engaging in religious worship at a house of religious worship.


Re-Scheduled Open Dates


Re-Scheduled Open Dates


Re-Scheduled and Canceled Events

Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac
Canceled for 2020

Detroit Policy Conference
Canceled for 2020

Eight Mile Run/Walk
Canceled for 2020

Fort 2 Fort Race
VIRTUAL Rescheduled for October 3, 2020

Governor’s Residence Tours
Canceled for 2020

Labor Day Bridge Walk
Canceled for 2020

Lilac Festival 10K
Canceled for 2020

Lilac Festival Public Events*
Canceled for 2020

*This includes:

Lilac Festival 10K Race
Lilac Festival Cornhole Tournament
Lilac Festival Grand Parade
Lilac Festival Dog & Pony Parade

Under repair but bicyclists are now able to ride the entire loop around the island. Down to one lane and gravel in some areas. Use caution.

Zoo-de-Mack Bike Ride
Rescheduled for September 19, 2020


Re-Scheduled Open Dates

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