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Mission Point Resort Dining – Photos

Mission Point Resort features five unique restaurants and eateries, including Chianti (Temporarily closed for the 2019 season), Round Island Bar & Grill, Bistro on the Greens, Reserve, Boxwood Coffeeshop & Cafe. Here’s our photo album to give you a glimpse of the wide-ranging dining options at Mission Point Resort.

Mission Point Resort Dining – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)
 

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Chianti - Traditional, house-made Italian pastas, sauces and fare are hallmarks of Chianti. Begin the evening with a cocktail in the Library then savor the lovingly prepared cuisine al fresco on the lake view porch accompanied by live piano entertainment.
Round Island Bar & Grill - The Round Island Bar & Grill is a family-friendly culinary hub featuring all-day dining, signature drinks from our cocktail garden and indoor and outdoor seating. Round Island Bar & Grill is a true Mackinac Island experience. Made to order omelets are featured on the breakfast buffet daily; burgers, sandwiches, salads and more can be enjoyed throughout the day.
Bistro on the Greens - Bistro on the Greens pairs great summer bistro dishes with extraordinary views. Overlooking the Greens of Mackinac, our picturesque 18-hole putting course, this popular spot features outdoor seating. We've added something truly special to our alfresco dining at Bistro on the Greens, a lounge area overlooking the straits complete with fire pits.
Reserve - Enjoy Champagne, chocolate and sweet treats at Reserve, Wine Bar. The newest addition to the Mission Point dining experience, Reserve features a wide selection of wines from the world's premier wine-growing regions, as well as thoughtfully curated charcuterie boards and artisan cheeses.
Boxwood Coffeeshop & Cafe -  Enjoy artfully crafted lattes made with Lavazza coffee and our made-from-scratch croissants or lemon bars. You will also find grab-and-go foods, Mission Point wines, and pasta sauces. Enjoy the views and take a moment to check your email using our free Wi-Fi.
Breakfast with a view at Round Island Bar & Grill.
Round Island Bar & Grill.
Bar seating at Round Island Bar & Grill.
Patio seating at Round Island Bar & Grill.
Chianti -
Chianti -
Chianti - Seared Whitefish - Tuscan Herb Crusted - Lemon Risotto - Seared Kale - Puttanesca Sauce
Chianti - Butternut Squash Bisque - Toasted Pumpkin Seed
Chianti - Sautéed scallops with a roasted tomato risotto and grilled asparagus, anyone? Indulge tonight in Chianti! Don't forget the glass of wine.
Bistro on the Greens offers lakefront dining and gorgeous views of the Straits.
Bistro on the Greens offers lakefront dining and gorgeous views of the Straits.
House-made burgers are the #1 seller at Bistro on the Greens.
Boxwood Coffeeshop & Cafe -  Enjoy artfully crafted lattes made with Lavazza coffee and our made-from-scratch croissants or lemon bars. You will also find grab-and-go foods, Mission Point wines, and pasta sauces. Enjoy the views and take a moment to check your email using our free Wi-Fi.
Boxwood Coffeeshop & Cafe -  Enjoy artfully crafted lattes made with Lavazza coffee and our made-from-scratch croissants or lemon bars. You will also find grab-and-go foods, Mission Point wines, and pasta sauces. Enjoy the views and take a moment to check your email using our free Wi-Fi.
Grab-and-go breakfast options are available at Boxwood Coffeeshop & Cafe.
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Mackinac Island Halloween Celebrations – October 27, 2018

Get ready for another epic, fun-filled Halloween celebration this Saturday, October 27, 2018, on Mackinac Island. Enjoy all of the Halloween decorations throughout the island. Dress the kids up in their favorite costumes and take them downtown for trick-or-treating from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm on Saturday. And then put on your favorite costume for some adult Halloween fun Saturday night at the Pink Pony and other bars and restaurants on the island. Here are some photos from this Halloween and Halloweens Past to get you in the mood.

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Mackinac Island Halloween Celebrations – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)

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That is one big BLACK CAT at the Metivier Inn: Bed &amp; Breakfast on Mackinac Island, Michigan
This Halloween witch dwells in the lobby of the Chippewa Hotel Waterfront - Mackinac Island, Michigan every October.
The guests who never leave.... (Photo via Main Street Inn and Suites)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Main Street Inn and Suites)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Caddywampus)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Poppins)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Caddywampus)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Joann&#039;s Fudge of Mackinac Island)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Joann&#039;s Fudge of Mackinac Island)
Downtown Mackinac Island Trick or Treating (Photo via Poppins)
Halloween decorations at the Cloghaun Bed &amp; Breakfast
Spiders taking over the outside of the Island House Hotel.
Spiders taking over the outside of the Island House Hotel
Three Blind Mice at the Pink Pony
Saturday night at the Pink Pony.
Don&#039;t forget to wear your best costume to the Pink Pony on Saturday night - 10:30PM &ndash; Judging begins for the COSTUME CONTEST. Winners will be announced at approximately 11:30. Cash prizes!!!
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Season Sales

Many island specialty shops are prepping for winter and bringing out the sale racks. Shop local and enjoy great deals throughout the island!

Trick-or-Treating

Children’s Trick-or-Treating down Main Street and Market Street. Businesses will be handing out candy Saturday the 27th, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm.

Live Entertainment

Nighttime entertainment at downtown bars

Costume Contests

You’re going to want to bring your Halloween costume and hit the town! Costume contests will be held at several establishments, including the Pink Pony and Gate House.

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Pink Pony – Halloween 2015 Photos

Another “Spooktacular” ending to an incredible season on Mackinac Island!

The Pink Pony does Halloween the right way! Photos via Pink Pony Photo Album on Facebook

 

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Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run – Photos

This year marks the 23rd running of one of the most scenic trail events in the state. We have a capacity of 3,000 participants running and walking the inside trails of Mackinac Island during the last open weekend of the season.

Photos from the Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run of 2018

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Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run – Photos From Instagram

Here are the latest photos of the Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run via instagram. If you have an instagram photo to share of your visit to a Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run, tag it with #greatturtlerace and your photos will appear in the photo stream below.

My turtle run running mate #greatturtlerun. ...

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Instagram post 17859758404007693 I never thought I'd do it, but I signed myself up for a half-marathon at end of October! And it's on Mackinac Island! Here's to staying committed and getting all my runs in, even on super warm days like today. #givemeallthewater #irun4lola

I never thought I'd do it, but I signed myself up for a half-marathon at end of October! And it's on Mackinac Island! Here's to staying committed and getting all my runs in, even on super warm days like today. #givemeallthewater #irun4lola ...

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Instagram post 17993074609037261 Made it to the ferry ⛴ Island bound!
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#swmiracers #greatturtlerun #michiganrunnergirl #runbuddies

Made it to the ferry ⛴ Island bound! . . . #swmiracers #greatturtlerun #michiganrunnergirl #runbuddies ...

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Instagram post 18054231517083861 I feel like a million bucks!! I went to runningfit_tcsouth today and got some new Brooks!  I’m an Asics girl but they were so comfortable!! The kids went biking and I pegged in a 2.5 mile run.  Running is something I used to do everyday but I let it slip away.  I’m setting my goals on a fall half marathon.  #beyou #bayshoremarathon #runner #pageant #runner #msmichigan #bikes #mom #maketime #fitfam #greatturtle #greatturtlerun  #endorphins #sohappy

I feel like a million bucks!! I went to runningfit_tcsouth today and got some new Brooks! I’m an Asics girl but they were so comfortable!! The kids went biking and I pegged in a 2.5 mile run. Running is something I used to do everyday but I let it slip away. I’m setting my goals on a fall half marathon. #beyou #bayshoremarathon #runner #pageant #runner #msmichigan #bikes #mom #maketime #fitfam #greatturtle #greatturtlerun #endorphins #sohappy ...

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Instagram post 17841751303051855 #tbt last Saturdays #halfmarathon professional photos came in! Photographer did a great job of capturing my death #bestlifeinitiative

#tbt last Saturdays #halfmarathon professional photos came in! Photographer did a great job of capturing my death #bestlifeinitiative ...

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On way Mackinaw half marathon #greatturtlerun ...

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Instagram post 17873799421107439 1st time I've ever registered for multiple events in one sitting 😛 AND they're back to back weekends 😬#GreatTurtleRun in Mackinac Mi. and #jthalf Looking forward to #running these races this fall 😃🍁🍂 Will any of you be at these events? #RunHappy #runnerscommunity #halfmarathon #thirteenpointone #vacationrunning 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻

1st time I've ever registered for multiple events in one sitting 😛 AND they're back to back weekends 😬#GreatTurtleRun in Mackinac Mi. and #jthalf Looking forward to #running these races this fall 😃🍁🍂 Will any of you be at these events? #RunHappy #runnerscommunity #halfmarathon #thirteenpointone #vacationrunning 🏃🏻‍♀️🏃🏻 ...

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#greatturtlerun #mackinacisland #runningmoms ...

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Instagram post 17841677956048073 We're bad at selfies. First run in my #greatturtlerun vest! Love it!! #mackinawisland #razzle #RUN #Instarunners

We're bad at selfies. First run in my #greatturtlerun vest! Love it!! #mackinawisland #razzle #RUN #Instarunners ...

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Instagram post 17864238160015906 Just finished my first half marathon. It was definitely not the easiest course (so many hills), but probably one of the most beautiful courses I'll ever run. #thegreatturtletrailrun #halfmarathon #mackinacisland #irun4lola

Just finished my first half marathon. It was definitely not the easiest course (so many hills), but probably one of the most beautiful courses I'll ever run. #thegreatturtletrailrun #halfmarathon #mackinacisland #irun4lola ...

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Instagram post 17844704059027674 Supporting my Mackinac Island runners! #GreatTurtleRun #mackinacisland asheralcum jenni_benni8

Supporting my Mackinac Island runners! #GreatTurtleRun #mackinacisland asheralcum jenni_benni8 ...

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Late-Summer Color Tour – Walkway Garden at Hotel Iroquois

JUST A REMINDER: While you are waiting for the fall color season to arrive, the late-summer color is spectacular on Mackinac Island. Here’s a late-summer glimpse of the walkway garden at the Hotel Iroquois on the Beach. (Bonus: the weather forecast for this weekend is looking great for a late-summer color tour of Mackinac Island.)

Walkway Garden at Hotel Iroquois – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)
 

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JUST A REMINDER: While you are waiting for the fall color season to arrive, the late-summer color is spectacular on Mackinac Island. Here&#039;s a late-summer glimpse of the walkway garden at the Hotel Iroquois on the Beach. (Bonus: the weather forecast for this weekend is looking great for a late-summer color tour of Mackinac Island.)
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
Late-summer color in the walkway garden...
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Lilacs and Early Summer Flowers on Mackinac Island – June 5, 2014

The 2014 Mackinac Island Lilac Festival starts on Friday, June 6, and goes through June 15. Some early lilacs are blooming, but look for the majority to blossom starting next week. In the meantime, here’s a view of some of the early summer flowers adding their color and beauty to June on Mackinac Island.

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Mackinac Island Turkey Trot – November 22, 2018

The 8th ANNUAL TURKEY TROT is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day!

This 5k event is not timed and you can run, walk, or bike your way from the corner of Main Street and Fort Street at 9:30 am to the finish at Mustang Lounge.

The entry fee is in the form of a non-perishable food item that will be donated to the Mackinac County Food Bank.

Also, Star Line Ferry will transport off island folks wishing to participate for a donation of three non-perishable food items. Ferry will be leaving the mainland at 8:30 am and the island at 1:00 pm.

This annual Thanksgiving event is focused on fun and giving! It will be great to see you there!

 
 

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