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Doll's Paradise Lake Resort

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January


January 16- 19, 2014

Winterfest
Professional Snow Sculpting Competition.
Professional Snow Sculptors create a variety of amazing sculptors from a mere block of snow.
Next to Traverse Bay Wollen Co. on Huron Ave. both daily and night.
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce. 888-455-8100.

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February


February 8, 2014

Paradise Lake Ice Fishing Tournament
Carp Lake Launch Area
Carp Lake Mi
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100



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May


May 24 - 26, 2014

51st Annual Memorial Weekend Pageant
Features a re-enactment of the Indians capturing the Fort. Over 200 local residents participate.

Colonial Michilimackinac on Saturday 5/24 at 3:30pm, on Sunday 5/25 and Mon 5/26 at 2:30 p.m.
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100

May 24, 2014

10th Annual Mackinaw Bridge Race

May 24, 2014

51st Annual Memorial Weekend Parade
A colorful parade featuring a variety of floats and bands. Begins at the Mackinaw City Pier on South Huron at 1:00pm
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100

May 24, 2014

Memorial Weekend Fireworks
Fireworks shot off over the bay.
Over the Bay At Dusk.
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100

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June


June 6 - 15, 2014

Lilac Festival on Mackinac Island
65th annual festival features days of activities and ends with the largest festival parade in Michigan.
Various sites for each event.
Various times for each event.
Mackinac Island Chamber of Commerce 800-454-5227

June 14-15, 2014

Big Mac Shoreline Spring Bike Tour
Enjoy a 25,50,75 or 100 mile bike ride along the scenic shoreline of Lake Michigan.
Begins at the Mackinaw City High School on West Central Ave. 75, 100 milers at 7:30am / 25,50 milers at 8:00am
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100

June 15, 2014

Lilac Festival Grand Parade
Begins at Mission Point Resort and travels through the downtown area.
From Mission Point through downtown 4:00pm
Mackinac Island Chamber of Commerce 800-454-5227

June 15, 2014

Paradise Lake Bass Tournament
Two person per boat bass fishing tournament on Paradise Lake. Runs from 6:00 am until 2:00 pm. $65.00 entry fee and is limited to the first 60 teams only. First place prize is $1000.00
Cathy Freebairn 231-537-4874

June 14 - 15, 2014

Mackinaw Fudge Festival
The streets in Mackinaw City will be filled with sweet smells, with many flavors of fudge.
Throughout all Mackinaw City.
www.Mackinaw City Tourist Bureau 800-666-0160

June 20 - 22, 2014

Antiques on the Bay Vintage & Antique Car Show
St. Ignace
From Mission Point through downtown
St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce 800-338-6660

June 26- 28, 2014

Straits Area Antique Auto Show
Enjoy the largest car show in the nation including a parade of lights featuring cars of all years and makes.
On the Bay each day features different events and attractions.
St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce 800-338-6660

June 28- 29, 2014

Mackinaw City Fine Arts and Craft Show
Juried Art Show featuring artists from around the country.
Located on South Huron next to Traverse Bay Woolen Saturday 6/28 from 10:00am-7:00pm. Sunday 6/29 10:00 am - 5:00pm.
Rainbow Promotions 517-548-5450.

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July


July - September 1, 2014

Vesper Cruise
A non-denominational one and a half hour cruise every Sunday evening from mid June through Labor Day.
Begins at the Mackinaw City Pier every Sunday Evening at 8:00pm
Jerry Prior 231-436-5902

July 1 - August 31, 2014

Music in Mackinaw
This musical event features outstanding musicians Tuesday and Saturday July thru August.
In the Performance Shell located in Conkling Heritage Park 8:00pm
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100.

July 4, 2014

Mackinaw City Fourth of July Fireworks
Enjoy games on the Marina Lawn beginning at 1:00pm and ending with fireworks at dusk.
The Mackinaw City Pier located on South Huron Ave. beginning at 1:30 pm and continuing til dark.
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100.

July 5, 2014

Carp Lake "Summer Day in Paradise"
Events scheduled for downtown Carp Lake as well as on the waterfront.
Bob Smith 231-537-2182

July 11-13, 2014

28th Annual Blissfest
Music festival in Cross Village
www.blissfest.org.

July 19- 21, 2014

Chicago to Mackinac Yacht Race - Mackinaw Island
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100.

July 12 - 14, 2014

Port Huron to Mackinac Yacht Race - Mackinaw Island
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100.

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August


August 1 - 3, 2014

Battle for Michigan Territory...War of 1812 & Spirits of the North Trade Fair & Rendezvous.
An 18th century encampment where goods, such as jewelry and tools, from that time period are for sale.
Next to Traverse Bay Woolen Company. Runs daily throughout the day and evening.
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100

August 1 - 2, 2014

Mackinaw Area Historic Festival.
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100

August 6, 2014

Mackinaw City Antique Show
Area Antique Shops display and sell antiques.
Mackinaw City High School on West Central Avenue. 9:00am -6:00pm
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100

August 8 - 10 , 2014

International Ironworkers Festival
A festival where ironworkers from all over compete in various athletic competitions. Mackinaw City High School on West Central Avenue. Competition throughout the day.
Ken Dumas 616-962-8511


August 2, 2014

Les Cheneaux Antique Wooden Boat Show & Festival - Hessel, MI.
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100

August 22 - 23, 2014

Corvette Crossroads Auto Show
Features a parade of Corvettes on Friday night and visitor viewing and voting on Saturday.
The Mackinaw City Pier Parade begins at 7:00pm on Saturday.
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100

August 23 - 24, 2014

Mackinaw City Fine Arts and Craft Show
This juried art fair has various unique items for sale.
Next to Traverse Bay Woolen Co. on South Huron Ave Saturday from 10:00am-7:00pm and Sunday from 10:00am.
Rainbow Promotions 517-548-5450

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September


September 1, 2014

57th Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk
Enjoy the one and only day that people are allowed to walk on the spectacular Mackinac Bridge.
The north end of the Mackinac Bridge. Walkers are permitted to begin walking at 7:00am
Mackinac Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100

September 5 - 6, 2014

Hopps of Fun... A Festival of Beer and Wine
Enjoy sampling a variety of Michigan beers and wines along with musical entertainment.
Conkling Heritage Park from 5:00-10:00 pm and Saturday from 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm.
Mackinaw Area Tourist Bureau 800-666-0160.

September 5 , 2014

7th Annual Owosso Tractor Parts Antique Tractor Bridge Crossing 10 am.
St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce. 800-338-6660.

September 13, 2014

Annual Big Truck Show in St. Ignace
St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce. 800-338-6660.

September 13 - 14, 2014

Big Mac Shoreline Fall Scenic Bike Tour
Enjoy a 25,50,75, or 100 mile scenic bike tour along the sparkling shores of Lake Michigan.
Begins at the Mackinaw City High School on West Central Ave. 75 and 100 milers begin from 7:00am-8:00am. 25 and 50 milers at 8:00am - 9:00 am.
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100.

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OCTOBER


October 10 - 12 , 2014

Fort Fright. Colonial Michilimackinac
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce. 888-455-8100.

October 10- 19, 2014

Fall Shoppers Festival and The Great Pumpkin Hunt.

Weekend specials at most stores including cash prizes and prize drawings.
Area retails stores throughout Mackinaw City. Time varies according to store hours.
Mackinaw Area Chamber of Commerce 888-455-8100



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