Mackinac Island Lilac Parade

Sunday, June 18th. Lineup begins at 3:00 pm, parade starts at 4:00 pm.
Considered a Local Legacy Event by the United States Library of Congress, this festival finale has marching bands, horse-drawn floats, the Lilac Queen and Court, clowns, various groups and other parade participants to help wrap up the end of our fabulous festival week!

LILAC FESTIVAL PARADE FAQ

WHEN IS THE PARADE?

Sunday, June 18th. Lineup begins at 3:00 pm, parade starts at 4:00 pm.

HOW DO I REGISTER FOR THE PARADE?

Click here to download the Lilac Festival Parade general rules.

Click here to download the Lilac Festival Parade application!

WHAT IS THE COST TO BE IN THE PARADE?

No cost! It is free to participate in the parade, but you must complete the application. If you arrange a dray or a carriage, there may be a fee to use these services.

WHAT IS THE PARADE ROUTE?

The parade begins at Mission Point Resort follows M-185 to Main Street and ends at Windermere Point.

HOW DO I PICK UP MY TICKETS IF I’M A PARADE PARTICIPANT?

Complimentary round-trip ferry tickets are provided for all parade participants. Tickets can be picked up from the ticket booth at the respective ticket office on the mainland.  Tickets will be arranged after your application is received and sent to steph@mackinacisland.org

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