Mackinaw City Pure Michigan

2021 Winter Festival

 

Come celebrate winter in Mackinaw City during this year’s 28th Annual Winter Fest January 23rd, 2021!! 

Please note Dates, Times & Events may change due to weather or any other unforeseen conditions beyond our control! 

 Outhouse Races at Shepler’s Dock, Kids sled races, winter fun obstacle course .  Enjoy the before, after and during party at the Dixie Saloon.  Saturday, January 23rd, 2021 ~ .  Many more Fun Winter Activities. 

Additional information is below on each of the 2021 WinterFest Activities & Events happening in Mackinaw City.  Come enjoy the winter fun!

*Please check often for updates!

 

Mackinaw Pepsi International Outhouse Races HAPPENING IN 2021

Outhouse Races: scheduled for Saturday at 2pm on the Shepler’s Lot located on Huron Ave and Central Ave. This novelty event starts with the parade of outhouses which proves to be creative, colorful and entertaining – a must see!

  • 1st Place Cash Prize ~ $500
  • 2nd Place Cash Prize ~ $200
  • 3rd Place Cash Prize ~ $100
  • $100 Cash Prize for “Best In Show

The races are open to Adult & Junior Teams.  Rules are as follows: The Outhouse must be 4x4x6 on skis.  Must have a 5 person team {1-must ride & 4-push or pull}.  The Outhouse must have a Toilet Seat and have Material to Wipe with. Entry must have a Name.  Entrants under 18 must have a parent’s signature and ALL teams and participants must sign a waiver.  For more information and registration visit: www.mackinawouthouserace.com or call 231-436-5493.

Music & Commentary for WinterFest by: G-Man Sound Productions ~ Gary Engle

Afterglow party and live music at O’Reilly’s Irish Pub & Dixie Saloon.

*Friday January 23rd 2021: DJ & Dancing – Racers Recption at the Dixie Saloon from 10:00pm – 2:00am

KIDS SLED RACES (PRIOR TO OUTHOUSE RACES AT SHEPLERS LOT) DETAILS COMING SOON!

WINTER OBSTACLE COURSE RUN WITH PRIZES TIME AND DETAILS COMING SOON!

Chili Cook Off Competition!  CANCELLD FOR 2021 

Chili Cook-Off Competition: begins at Mama Mia’s Pizzeria located at: 231 East Central Ave. from 11:00 am and runs till 1:00 pm.  Come early to taste and vote for your favorite recipe. To place an entry a registration form is needed and  registrations will be accepted until space is full. Tasting and people’s choice awards require a Winter Fest Button.  Rules and entry forms are available from the Chamber of Commerce 231-436-5574.

 

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