Mackinac Island may be mostly a May-October destination, but you can still enjoy the flavors of Mackinac Island throughout the year. Keep your eyes peeled for these Mackinac Island foods and flavors in your local grocery store or online!
MACKINAC ISLAND FUDGE
Probably the most well-known Mackinac Island treat is, of course, world-famous Mackinac Island fudge! With 13 fudge stores on the Island, it’s no wonder Mackinac Island is the fudge capital of the world and celebrates the annual Mackinac Island Fudge Festival every August. You might find copycats trying to replicate this sweet treat, but to get the real thing you can order Mackinac Island fudge online throughout the year. (Pssst…this makes a GREAT holiday, birthday, or just saying hello gift!)
NUTELLA FEATURING MACKINAC ISLAND
2022 was a year of awards and recognition for beloved and historic Mackinac Island. Along with being named the #1 Island in the Continental U.S. by Travel + Leisure Magazine, Nutella, the creamy hazelnut cocoa spread, featured Mackinac Island and a Pannukakku recipe as 1 of 16 locations promoted in their “Breakfast Across America” campaign. Mackinac Island-themed jars have been found locally in Michigan and as far away as this one below in a San Rafael, California grocery store!
GUERNSEY FARMS DAIRY LEMONADE
The official lemonade of Mackinac Island is the perfect blend of tart and sweet. Produced by Guernsey Farms Dairy in Northville, Michigan, their lemonade can be found on Mackinac Island at Doud’s Market, the oldest family-owned grocery store in the U.S. as well as stores throughout Michigan.
MACKINAC ISLAND RUM
The team at High Five Spirits, located on the mainland just 45 minutes south of Mackinaw City in Petoskey, features a Mackinac Island Rum in four variations: Aged, Vanilla Cinnamon, Banana, and Coconut. Looking for more Michigan flavors? Try their Petoskey Stone Gin!
MACKINAC ISLAND FUDGE ICE CREAM
I scream, you scream, we all scream for Mackinac Island Fudge ice cream! Find your favorite Mackinac Island Fudge flavor in the ice cream aisle. We might be missing some, but here’s a list of ice cream brands carrying the Mackinac Island Fudge flavor, just to name a few! Cedar Crest, Dean’s, Guernsey Farms, Hudsonville, Our Family, Publix Premium, Purple Cow, and Stroh’s.
OTHER MACKINAC ISLAND FOODS
Find these other Mackinac Island foods locally and online! Pepperidge Farm Mackinac Oatmeal Milk Chocolate Cookies, Mackinac Island Lobster Mac & Cheese and Mackinac Island Fudge Chocolate Liqueur.