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Mackinac Island Fudge Festival – August 18 – 20, 2017

Calling all Fudgies!!!

While fudge was not invented on Mackinac Island, Mackinac Island’s fudge has become the most popular fudge in America.

The Mackinac Island Fudge Festival celebrates the creamy goodness with events such as Dining Under the Influence of Fudge, Fudge on the Rocks, Michigan Craft Brew Beer Tastings, Great Turtle Slow Ride and the coveted “Daddy, I Want the Golden Ticket” vacation giveaway

The festival features a family-fun-fudge-related activities including:

  • Miss Michigan Sugar Appearances
  • Daddy…I want the Golden Ticket Vacation Giveaway
  • Great Turtle Slow Ride Bike Race
  • Fudge Making Demonstrations & Tastings
  • Fudge on the Rocks
  • Fudge infused cocktails at Island restaurants
  • Dining under the Influence of Fudge at Mary’s Bistro

TENTATIVE DAILY EVENTS for 2017

  • Fudge on the Rocks – Island bartenders create frothy fudge-ilicious concoctions

FRIDAY, AUG. 18, 2017

  • Mackinac Island Beer Tasting at Draught House: 2-6 p.m.
  • Mackinac Island Beer and Fudge Pairing at Pink Pony: 3-5 p.m.
  • Mary’s Bistro Fudge Dinner: 6-9 p.m.
  • Market Street Art Walk with Fudge Treats: 6-9 p.m.
  • Menu Specials in the Cudahy Chophouse and Fudge Themed Cocktails
  • Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Movie on the Lawn at Stonecliffe 8:00pm

SATURDAY, AUG. 19, 2017

  • Ryba’s Fudge Loompas Golden Ticket Delivery: 10 a.m.
  • Golden Ticket Giveaway and Fudge Demonstrations
    • 1:00pm Murdick’s Fudge Demo and Golden Ticket Giveaway
    • 2:00pm Ryba’s Fudge Demo and Golden Ticket Giveaway
    • 3:00pm Joann’s Fudge Demo and Golden Ticket Giveaway
    • 4:00pm May’s Fudge Demo and Golden Ticket Giveaway
    • 5:00pm Sander’s Fudge Demo and Golden Ticket Giveaway
  • Mackinac Island Beer Tasting at Draught House: 2-6 p.m.
  • Mackinac Island Beer and Fudge Pairing at Pink Pony: 3-5 p.m.
  • Mary’s Bistro Fudge Dinner: 6-9 p.m.
  • Menu Specials in the Cudahy Chophouse and Fudge Themed Cocktails

SUNDAY, AUG. 20, 2017

FUN-DAY FUDGE-DAY ON A SUNDAY AT WINDERMERE POINT

  • Mackinac Island Fudge Giveaway At Windermere Point: 12:30 p.m.
    • First 100 kids get a slice of free fudge
  • Great Turtle Slow Ride: 1 p.m.
  • Sugar Sack Relay Race: 1:30 p.m.
  • Mackinac Island Beer Tasting at Draught House: 2-6 p.m.

Stop by the Mackinac Island Information Center, next to Carriage Tours and across from Star Line Dock 1, for more information

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