It’s Opening Weekend and We Are Off to The Races! Head to Mackinac Island for Some Horsing Around. Ladies & gentlemen pack your derby day hats, dresses, & debonair duds for an evening of juleps & jockeys at Mackinac Island’s premier spring event. Take part in an all-American tradition. Cheer for your choice thoroughbred on your favorite equine-filled island. Live broadcast of the Kentucky Derby accompanied by music & commentary. Island House Hotel opens just in time for our annual Derby Day Soiree in the 1852 Grill Room. Dress to impress for a chance to win fantastic prizes for best hat, best dressed, and cutest couple. Fine food & fancy drinks with a Kentucky flair! Door prizes, open bar, and dinner buffet. Book your package today. Only 100 tickets will be sold!
Derby Deal | Arrival Friday, May 6 | Departure Sunday, May 8
* Accommodations in a room style of your choice for two nights
* Exclusive Admission to the 1852 Grill Room Derby Day Soiree | Must be 21+
* Round-trip Star Line Mackinac Island ferry tickets
* Luggage transfer to and from the hotel
* Access to all Island House Hotel amenities