Zoo de Mack Bike Bash

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The Zoo-de-Mackinac is a collection of outdoor enthusiasts (4,000 in 2014) who want to enjoy a little physical exercise together in one of the most beautiful areas in the state of Michigan. The bike ride starts Saturday morning at Boyne Highlands Resort and spans 51 miles along Lake Michigan on a paved road with very little automobile traffic. Riders pedal …

St. Ignace Rock & Run

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St. Ignace Rock & Run Half Marathon is a fun and new way of combining the love of running and the love of music.  Throughout the route you will be greeted by the sounds of music from local artists and DJ’s to Karaoke platforms.  You will also be cheered on by friends, family and many other individuals along the 5K and the 13.1 route.  All level of runners and …

Jeep™ The Mac

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Let’s show our Jeep™ pride!  Let’s beat the number of Mini-Coopers, ATVs and farm tractors that have crossed the mighty Mackinac Bridge as a group.  There will also be a welcome party, trails to ride, lunch on Drummond Island, and prizes. Jeeps™ only. Jeep™ must be licensed and street legal. Tire size cannot exceed 40″. Tentative Schedule: Friday, April 22 12:00-2:00 p.m. …

Fat Tire Bike Race

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Come experience the ice on Lake Huron in St. Ignace with a 16-mile and 32-mile bike ride know as the Fat Tire Bike Race.  A free shuttle to and from all local Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau members will be provided on Friday and Saturday.  We start with a beer tasting on Friday evening, race Saturday morning, soup buffet Saturday afternoon, …

UP Pond Hockey Championship

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Labatt Blue UP Pond Hockey Championship From Thursday night at 5:00 p.m., through Sunday morning, a free pub shuttle will be available for teams to be picked up/returned to their St. Ignace hotel/motel and transported to their favorite beverage establishments. If you are interested in getting a copy of the 2015 aerial photo, please contact Dave Kunze at Kunze Photography, …

Great Turtle Trail Run

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Great Turtle Trail Run This year marks the 20th running of the Great Turtle Trail Run, one of the most scenic trail events in the state. We have a capacity of 3,500 participants running and walking the inside trails of Mackinac Island during the last open weekend of the season. All who register will enjoy special race features – commemorative …

Trek The Mighty Mac

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Trek the Mighty Mac marks the first time in history for MX, ATV & 5 x 5 riders to cross the largest landmark in Michigan. Do not miss this chance to be a part of history. Thousands of ORV’s will be parading across the Mackinac Bridge and spending the weekend in St. Ignace.  Visit the chamber’s website for additional information.

Mackinac Island Eight Mile

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Mackinac Island Eight Mile Join us for the 45th running of this exciting, summer-ending event. You will experience Mackinac Island in one of the oldest and most scenic races in Michigan. The Island is a unique destination that can only be reached by ferry. Step back in time to a bygone era where travel is done by foot, bicycle, carriage …

Mackinac Bridge Walk

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Mackinac Bridge Walk Join us for the once-annual opportunity to walk the five-mile Mackinac Bridge.  St. Ignace hosts the start of the Mackinac Bridge Walk each year and transportation is available to return you to St. Ignace after this awe-inspiring walk.  Free parking and shuttle service to the starting line is available at Little Bear East Arena in St. Ignace. Labor …

Mackinac Island Fudge Festival

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Mackinac Island Fudge Festival While fudge was not invented on Mackinac Island, Mackinac Island’s fudge has become the most popular fudge in America. The Mackinac Island Fudge Festival celebrates the creamy goodness with events such as Dining Under the Influence of Fudge, Fudge on the Rocks, Michigan Craft Brew Beer Tastings, Great Turtle Slow Ride and the coveted “Daddy, I Want …