Mackinac Island Lilac Festival

Sunday, Jun 13, 2021 at 8:30am

Various Venues, 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.


8:30 am: Walking Tour with Lilac Expert Jeff Young. Meet at northwest bench in Marquette Park

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

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

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

10:45 am -  12:15 pm: Easy Like Sunday Mornin’ with DJ Mike Williford Sip N' Sail Cruise. Tickets are $40

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

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

1:00 pm -  4:00 pm: Grand Stationary Parade Green Space next to Mackinac Island Public School and Windermere Point

1:30 pm: Special Tour Fort Mackinac.

5:30 pm: Raffle Party Mary’s Bistro. Tickets are $100. First place is $3,000 and 2nd-7th place is $1,000 each. Drawing is at 6:30 pm

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