Mackinac Island Lilac Festival

Monday, Jun 7, 2021 at 9:00am

Various Venues in Mackinac Island, MI
Mackinac Island, MI 49757

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It’s the first and largest summer event on the Island, attracting thousands of visitors. Festivities for the 10-day festival include the coronation of the Lilac Festival Queen and Court, Lilac Festival Run/Walk, Mackin-Paws Dog Celebration, the Lilac Festival Grand Stationary Parade and much more.


9:00 am - 8:00 pm: View the collection of all the Lilac Festival posters on display Mission Point Theatre

10:00 am - 8:00 pm: Local Artists Nicki Griffith and Pat Pulte new works Murray Hotel Lower Gallery

10:00 am: Grand Hotel History Lecture with Bob Tagatz Grand Hotel. Admission is $10

10:00 am: Walking Tour with Lilac Expert Jeff Young. Meet at northwest bench in Marquette Park

10:00 am - 5:30 pm: Complimentary admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Art Museum

11:00 am:Special Tour Fort Mackinac. Included with admission

Afternoon: Fly Kites with Great Turtle Toys Windermere Point. Weather permitting

1:00 pm:Walking Tour with Lilac Expert Jeff Young. Meet at northwest bench in Marquette Park

1:30 pm:Special Tour Fort Mackinac. Included with admission

3:00 pm: Lilac Planting Seminar with Lilac Expert Jeff Young. Ste. Anne’s Church Yard

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Great Turtle Sunset Voyage with Bedour and Bowen Sip N’ Sail Cruise. Tickets are $47


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