2024 OPENING DATES

Mackinac Island is mainly a May through October destination. We are gearing up for  a wonderful 2024 season!

Below you will find opening date information for this season.

LODGING

Scheduled Opening Dates

SHOPPING

Scheduled Opening Dates

ATTRACTIONS & SERVICES

Scheduled Opening Dates

April 29, 2024

  • State Park Visitor Center Restrooms
  • Huron Road Pavilion Restrooms
May 3, 2024
 
 May 10, 2024
 
May 23, 2024
May 25 or 26, 2024
June 1, 2024
TBD

FERRY LINES

Scheduled Opening Dates

Open Year Round

April 21, 2024

TBD

RESTAURANTS

Scheduled Opening Dates

OPEN ALL YEAR

April 26, 2024

May 2, 2024
May 3, 2024
May 4, 2024
May 11, 2024
May 17, 2024
May 24, 2024
May 24 or 25, 2024
June 1, 2024
 TBD

BICYCLE RENTAL

Scheduled Opening Dates

CHURCHES

Scheduled Closing Dates

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Plaque Dedicated to Lewis Cass on Mackinac Island

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