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Mackinac Island Twilight Turtle Trek

Trail Head at Arch Rock Bicycle Trail

Lantern-lit ski and snowshoe event through some of Mackinac Island State Park's trails - it's a winter wonderland! Trail begins at Greeney Grove (corner of Arch Rock Road and Huron Road) with bonfire and hot chocolate. Trail is groomed, track set, lit by lanterns and approximately 2 miles long. There is no charge to participate …

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Fort 2 Fort 5-Mile Challenge

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI

Join us for this fun race on Mackinac Island! Proceeds help support the Mackinac Historic State Parks! The race starts with a blast of the rifles at Fort Mackinac, takes a winding route up to Fort Holmes, and back down to a finish behind Fort Mackinac next to the scout barracks. Register and find more …

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Hardwood Nature Hike

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI

Explore Mackinac Island State Park's newest interpretive pathway, the Hardwood Nature Trail, with the park's Naturalist Kyle Bagnall. Hike begins at the Avenue of Flags, behind Fort Mackinac. Free event.

Memorial Day Observance

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI

A brief and informal Memorial Day observance to pay tribute to the soldiers who served at Fort Mackinac. Soldiers will assemble at 8:30 a.m. at Fort Mackinac, march to the cemetery, perform a short ceremony and salute, and return to the fort.

Lilac Festival 10K Run & Walk

Join Run Mackinac Saturday, June 10, 2023, to kick off the 74th Mackinac Island Lilac Festival!  This is a great morning race to enjoy the early season beauty on the Island.   The course will provide you with  the tree-covered paved roads through the center of the Island, and tremendous lake views with the Mackinac Bridge …

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Bayview Mackinac Race

Since the first Mackinac Race in 1925, Bayview Yacht Club has hosted this spectacular annual fresh water event which has attracted intrepid sailors from around the globe. The first fleet of only nine boats was battered by strong winds and only three finished. Today, Bayview hosts more than two hundred fifty racing yachts for the annual …

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Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac

The world’s longest freshwater sailing event and is recognized as one of the most prestigious sailing races in the world. Today, sailors from Maine to California make this race an invariable part of their summer. For more information please visit: www.cycracetomackinac.com

Vintage Base Ball with Mackinac State Historic PArks

Fort Mackinac 7125 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI

A vintage game of “base ball” as it was meant to be played, barehanded and by gentlemen’s rules on the old Fort Mackinac ball field behind Fort Mackinac, the oldest continually used ball field in Michigan! Learn an old-fashioned cheer, watch players fined for smoking cigars on the field, and enjoy a good old-fashioned rivalry! …

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6th Annual Wood Dock Music Festival

Coal Dock 7325 Main Street, Mackinac Island

6th ANNUAL WOOD DOCK Mackinac Island MUSIC FESTIVAL! Come on down to the coal dock for some great music, food & fun! Your favorite beverages are available for purchase at The Porthole Bar! Purchase tickets online at: www.sipnsailcruises.com

Eight Mile Run & Walk

Join us for this exciting, summer-ending event. You will experience Mackinac Island in one of the oldest and most scenic races in Michigan. The Island is a unique destination that can only be reached by ferry. Step back in time to a bygone era where travel is done by foot, bicycle, carriage or horse. With …

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