Dozens of the finest craft beer and wines will be served at Conkling Heritage Park, along the shores of Lake Huron, on Saturday, September 9 during the 2nd Annual Mackinaw City Beer & Wine Festival.
Festivities run from 1-10pm, with $5 admission including a tasting glass and 2 tasting drink tick… READ MORE
Michigan has more lighthouse than any other state (at nearly 120) and the Straits area is home to more than a dozen of these historic navigational aids. You’re invited to celebrate National Lighthouse Day (August 7) in the heart of the Great Lakes.
Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse: Constructed in 18… READ MORE
Michigan is the self-proclaimed “Great Beer State” and for good reason. There are nearly 300 microbreweries around the state, producing thousands of craft beers that are perfect for sampling no matter the season.
Mackinac Island Brewhouse & Winery, located inside Mackinaw Bay Trading… READ MORE
Each Labor Day, tens of thousands of pedestrians from Michigan and beyond gather in the Straits of Mackinac to take part in one of the state’s most significant annual events: The Mackinac Bridge Walk. This year’s event will take place on Monday, September 4.
2017 WALK DETAILS:
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By Scott Winters
As a child, one of my family’s favorite places to visit for vacation was the area around the Straits of Mackinac.
My father was one of those travelers that would have the station wagon packed the night before, and we’d get up in the middle of the night so that we could hit the… READ MORE
The Ford Motor Company rolled its first Mustang off the assembly line in 1964 and this classic muscle car remains one of the most iconic vehicles on the road today. More than 100 cars are expected to gather on Saturday, July 15 for the 4th Annual Mackinaw City Mustang Stampede to be held at Conkling Heri… READ MORE
A conversation with Mary Stewart Adams, Director – The Headlands Dark Sky Park
For visitors coming to the Mackinaw Area and may have never heard of a “Dark Sky Park,” what is it and what should they expect?
A Dark Sky Park is an area of land over which the night sky has been protected from light poll… READ MORE
With it is ties to Native American, British, French and even Spanish heritage (in the Niles area in Berrien and Cass counties), Michigan is full of city names that are difficult for many to pronounce and even spell. Yet, no two cities create as much confusion as Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island. The f… READ MORE
First held in 1962, the 55th Annual Memorial Pageant Weekend is recognized as the longest-running, free Memorial Day historical program in the United States. This year’s festivities run Saturday, May 27 through Monday, May 29. There is no admission charge for the historical reenactment pagea… READ MORE