Schedule of Events

 

Friday, June 7, 2019

11:00 am – 6:00 pm:  FREE Family Playground, with bounce houses and more! Windermere Point

10:00 am – 5:30 pm: Mackinac Art Museum, Lilac Themed Projects in Kids Art Studio.  Adult Admission: $6.00, $4.50 for children  

11:00 am: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Fort Admission: $13.50, children:  $7.75

2:30 pm: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Fort Admission:  $13.50, children:  $7.75

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Fly Kites with Great Turtle Toys, Windermere Point

 

Saturday, June 8, 2019 

9:00 am – 6:00 pm:  FREE Family Playground, with bounce houses and more, Windermere Point

9:30 am:  10K Run & Walk, 11:00 am Lil’ Lilac Kids Race, begins at Windermere Point

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel, artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte, new works

11:00 am: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission:  $13.50, children: $7.75

1:00 pm:  Walking Tour with lilac expert Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth

2:30 pm: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Fort Admission: $13.50, children:  $7.75

3:00 pm:  Lilac Planting Seminar, with Jan Young, Ste. Anne’s Church Yard 

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Fly Kites with Great Turtle Toys, Windemere Point

4:15 pm Music by Grand Hotel Trio, for Queen’s Coronation

4:30 pm:  Coronation of the Lilac Festival Queen / Unveiling of the Lilac Festival Poster

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm:  Dancing on the Dock, with West Michigan BootScooters

6:30 pm:  Cannon Firing, Fort Mackinac

 

Sunday, June 9, 2019 

9:00 am – 6:00 pm:  FREE Family Playground, with bounce houses and more, Windermere Point

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel, artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte, new works

10:00 am – 5:30 pm: Mackinac Art Museum, Lilac Themed Projects in Kids Art Studio.  Admission: $6.00, $4.50 for children  

11:00 am: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

1:00 pm:  Walking Tour, with lilac expert Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth 

2:30 pm: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

3:00 pm:  Lilac Planting with lilac expert Jan Young, Ste. Anne’s Church Yard

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Fly Kites with Great Turtle Toys, Windermere Point

 

Monday, June 10, 2019 

10:00 am:  Grand Hotel History Lecture with Bob Tagatz, Grand Hotel. Admission is $10.00

10:00 am:  Walking Tour, with lilac expert Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth

10:00 am – 5:30 pm: Mackinac Art Museum, Lilac Themed Projects in Kids Art Studio.  Admission: $6.00, $4.50 for children

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel, artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte, new works

11:00 am: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

1:00 pm:  Walking Tour, with lilac expert Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth

2:30 pm: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

3:00 pm:  Lilac Planting, with lilac expert Jan Young, Ste. Anne’s Church Yard

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Fly Kites with Great Turtle Toys, Windermere Point

7:00 pm:  Lilac Festival Street Hockey Game, Windermere Point

 

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

10:00 am: Walking Tour with lilac expert, Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth  

10:00 am – 5:30 pm: Mackinac Art Museum, Lilac Themed Projects in Kids Art Studio.  Admission: $6.00, $4.50 for children

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel, artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte, new works

11:00 am: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

12:30 pm: Nature Tour with Trish Martin, starts at Bogan Lane Inn 

1:00 pm:  Lilac Planting, with Jan Young, Ste. Anne’s Church Yard

2:30 pm: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75.

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Fly Kites with Ben, of Great Turtle Toys, Windermere Point

6:00 pm: Walking Tour with lilac expert, Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth

6:30 pm: Lion’s Club Bingo (age 18 and older), Mackinac Island Community Hall

 

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 

9:30 am – 11:30 am:  Governor’s Summer Residence Tour

10:00 am:  Walking Tour, with lilac expert Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth

10:00 am – 5:30 pm: Mackinac Art Museum, Lilac Themed Projects in Kids Art Studio.  Admission: $6.00, $4.50 for children

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel, artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte, new works

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel, artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte, new works

11:00 am: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

2:30 pm: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

3:00 pm: Lilac Planting, with Jan Young, Ste. Anne’s Church Yard

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Fly Kites with Great Turtle Toys, Windermere Point

 

Thursday, June 13, 2019 

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel

9:30 am:  Walking Tour, with lilac expert, Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth

10:00 am – 5:30 pm: Mackinac Art Museum, Lilac Themed Projects in Kids Art Studio.  Admission: $6.00, $4.50 for children

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel, artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte, new works

11:00 am: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

11:30 am – 1:30 am:  Taste of Mackinac, Mackinac Island Community Center. Tickets may be purchased online only. To purchase tickets for this event, click here.

2:30 pm: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75.

3:00 pm: Lilac Planting, with Jan Young, Ste. Anne’s Church Yard

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm:  Fly Kites with Great Turtle Toys, Windermere Point

6:00 pm: Walking Tour, with lilac expert, Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth 

 

Friday, June 14, 2019 

9:00 am – 6:00 pm:  FREE Family Playground, with bounce houses and more, Windermere Point

10:00 am:  Walking Tour, with lilac expert, Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth

10:00 am – 5:30 pm: Mackinac Art Museum, Lilac Themed Projects in Kids Studio. Admission: $6.00, $4.50 for children

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel, artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte, new works

11:00 am: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

1:00 pm:  Walking Tour, with lilac expert, Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth  

2:30 pm: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

3:00 pm:  Lilac Planting, with Jan Young, Ste. Anne’s Church Yard 

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Fly Kites with Great Turtle Toys, Windermere Point

5:00 pm:  Feast of Epona, “Blessing of the Animals” Trish Martin, Little Barn, Trescott Avenue

 

Saturday, June 15, 2019

9:00 am – 6:00 pm:  FREE Family Playground, with bounce houses and more, Windermere Point

10:00 am – 5:30 pm: Mackinac Art Museum, Lilac Themed Projects in Kids Art Studio. Admission: $6.00, $4.50 for children

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel, artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte, new works

11:00 am: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

11:00 am: Dog & Pony Parade, Mackinac Island School to Windermere Point

11:30 pm – 2:00 pm:  Face painting, clowns, and lots of fun! Windermere Point

1:00 pm: Walking Tour, with lilac expert Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth

2:30 pm: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

3:00 pm:  Lilac Planting, with Jan Young, Ste. Anne’s Church Yard

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm: Fly Kites with Great Turtle Toys, Windermere Point

 

PARADE DAY!  Sunday, June 16, 2019

8:30 am:  Walking Tour, with lilac expert, Jeff Young, meet at the Tourism Booth

10:00 am – 5:30 pm: Mackinac Art Museum, Lilac Themed Projects in Kids Art Studio.  Admission: $6.00, $4.50 for children

10:00 am – 8:00 pm:  Local Artist Show, Murray Hotel, artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte, new works

11:00 am: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

2:00 pm: Glen Erin Pipe Band, Marquette Park 

2:30 pm: Special Tour, Fort Mackinac. Admission: $13.50, children: $7.75

3:00 pm: Scottville Clown Band, Marquette Park

4:00 pm: Grand Parade, with Fort Cannon to start Parade

5:30 pm:  Parade Winners and Raffle Party. Parade Winners – First Place is $5,000, Second Place is:  $3,000, Third Place is $2,000. Drawing is at 6:30 pm. Raffle tickets are: $100.