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Mackinac Island Lilac Festival – Photos

Celebrating Mackinac’s lilac collection began in 1949 after a conversation with Evangilene “Ling” Horn and Nurse Stella King who encouraged the then teen and today’s Mackinac Island Carriage Tours veterinarian Dr. Bill Chambers to have a parade on Lilac Sunday. The idea was to bring people to the Island to enjoy a great horse drawn parade amidst the lovely lilacs that fragrance the Island in June. What began as a one day event called the Mackinac Island Lilac Day has blossomed into a ten day festival.

More Info On this year’s Mackinac Island Lilac Festival – June 3 – 12, 2016

Lilac Bloom Updates From Barnwell Landscaping

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Mackinac Island Lilac Festival Photo Gallery (Click on photos for slideshow view)


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