Candlelight Tours at Fort Mackinac

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Candlelight Tours at Fort Mackinac Experience Fort Mackinac’s 115 year history by candlelight. Walk through the beginnings of the fort during the American Revolution, through the War of 1812, fur trade era, and until the end of the soldier occupation during the Victorian era.  Visit with British military, American soldiers, and their families, all who lived within the forts walls.  Docents …

Mackinac Bridge

Mackinac Bridge As the link between lower and upper Michigan, the Mackinac Bridge is traveled by thousands of people each day.  It is also a highlight of not only the Upper Peninsula but the whole country.  If you do not drive across it on your way to the UP, make sure to visit and get a photo of this metal giant. This …

Bayview Mackinac Race

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Bayview Mackinac Race The Bayview Mackinac Race is one of the longest freshwater races in the world with over two hundred boats entering the race each year. There have been at least six changes to the course throughout the race’s history. All of the race’s courses start in the waters of Lower Lake Huron, 4.5 miles north of the Blue Water Bridge …

Fireworks Over The Bay

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Fireworks Over The Bay! Come and enjoy the fireworks over the bay in downtown St. Ignace! Every Saturday night from July 4th through September 12th, fireworks will decorate the sky over Moran Bay. Visitors can enjoy the display from the Huron Boardwalk, area restaurants and motels, or even just strolling through the business district. Saturdays at 10:00 p.m., come and join …

Midnight Ride

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29th Annual Midnight Ride When midnight strikes in Grand Rapids, the journey to downtown St. Ignace begins, with bikers joining the ride throughout the night enroute to the Mackinac Bridge.  Don’t miss Saturday evening’s Parade of Lights!  The annual ride raises money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. A little history…. Since 1986, members of chapter Mi-G of the Gold …

Annual Antiques on the Bay

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19th Annual Antiques on the Bay The first of three auto-related events features original and restored classic and antique vehicles on display along the downtown waterfront.   Entertainment and autos dating 25 years or older are all part of the fun.  Registration and a Mackinac Bridge Rally are slated for Friday, with autos on display in the City Marina parking …

Michigan Lighthouse Festival

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Michigan Lighthouse Festival Michigan Lighthouse Festival will be coming to St. Ignace on June 12-14, 2015 and feature the Wawatam Lighthouse in St. Ignace. June 12, 2015 Friday 10am-5pm – Vendors at Litte Bear East Arena 10am-11am – Bruce Lynn, from the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, will talk about the shipwreck museum and lighthouses (no admission fee) at Little Bear …

Mackinac Island Lilac Festival

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66th Annual Mackinac Island Lilac Festival The 10-day celebration is the first and largest summer event on the Island, attracting thousands of visitors. A celebration that blends the Island’s historic varieties of lilacs – many of which were brought here during the Colonial era; distinctive equestrian culture; fine food, drink and accommodations plus a range of other activities, the festival …

St Ignace Car Show

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40th Annual St. Ignace Car Show Weekend One of the largest all-make, all-model shows in the country!  Hundreds of antique, custom, and celebrity automobiles take part in this internationally acclaimed event. Parades, cruises, awards, and more welcome you at the St Ignace Car Show Weekend!  Car enthusiasts can examine vehicles up close and see them in action during Kewadin Casino …