Mackinaw City Pure Michigan

Ironworkers Festival Mackinaw City

Ironworkers Festival in Mackinaw City
August 12th ~ 14th, 2016

The International Ironworkers Festival is an Annual event held each summer in Mackinaw City, MI on the Straits of Mackinac overlooking the beautiful Mackinac Bridge.  It attracts Ironworkers from across the United States and Canada to compete in friendly competition.  It is open to the general public, although only Ironworkers and Retirees can compete in the skilled events.  These events include Knot Tying, Rod Tying, Rivet Toss, Spud Throw, Column Climb all on Saturday and the World Championship Column Climb on Sunday.  The old-timers events are also held on Sunday.


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Schedule of Events

Ironworker’s Schedule of Events:  {PLEASE NOTE SUBJECT TO CHANGE}

FRIDAY {August 12th 2016}

  • Noon ~ 5:00pm: Registration & booth set-up
  • 6:00pm: Live band & Dancing

SATURDAY {August 13th 2016}

  • 10:00am: Parade
  • 11:00am: Kid’s events
  • NOON: Skilled Events
  • 6:00pm: Live Band/Dancing
  • 10:00pm: Raffle drawing

SUNDAY {August 14th 2016}

  • 10:00am ~ Old Timer’s Events
  • Followed by World Champion Column Climb
  • Awards Ceremony ~ approximately 2:00pm



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