The King’s Birth-day Celebration

Colonial Michilimackinac Mackinaw City

An annual highlight for the British soldiers and civilians at Michilimackinac, King George III's official birthday on June 4 was marked by toasts, dinners and salutes. Join the interpretive staff at Michilimackinac as they celebrate this most British of holidays with artillery fire, drinks and treats, and other special programs. Included with regular Colonial Michilimackinac... Read more »


Michigan Governor’s Summer Residence Tours

Explore the Governor's Summer Residence on Mackinac Island on select Wednesdays June through August. Built in 1902 as a private summer cottage by Lawrence A. Young, it has served as the Governor's summer Residence since 1945. The residence was listed in the Michigan Register of Historic Places in October 1975. In November 1997, the house... Read more »

Lilac Festival Queen Coronation

Mackinac Island State Park Mackinac Island

Presented by the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau. Join us in beautiful Marquette Park at the Father Marquette statue for music from the Grand Hotel orchestra and for the crowning of the 2023 Lilac Festival queen. #thisismackinac #mymackinac