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Fall On Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island Eight Mile Run and Walk – September 7, 2019
[ September 7, 2019; 9:30 am; ] End your Summer with the Mackinac 8 Mile Road Race Join us for the 49th running of this exciting, summer-ending event. You will experience Mackinac Island in one of the oldest and most scenic races in Michigan. The Island is a unique destination that can only be reached by ferry. Step back in time to a [...] more...

2019 Mackinac Island Wedding Show – Mission Point Resort – September 28, 2019
[ September 28, 2019; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] This popular wedding event is the perfect time to find everything you need to plan your special day! You will meet face to face with industry experts who will guide you through the details of the ceremony, flowers, music, photography, party favors, the wedding cake and so much more! You cannot afford to miss this [...] more...

Grand Hotel – Ballroom Dancing Weekend – October 2 – 4, 2020
[ October 2, 2020 to October 4, 2020. ] Ballroom Dancing Weekend is perfect for the experienced fox trotter or those looking to learn some new steps. Dance the night away in both the Theatre and Terrace Room to The Grand Hotel Orchestra led by Dr. Alex Graham, Grand Hotel Music Director, and a guest favorite – Jerry O’Hagan and his Orchestra. The Jerry [...] more...

Grand Hotel – Girlfriends Getaway Weekend – October 9 – 11, 2020
[ October 9, 2020 to October 11, 2020. ] Girlfriends Getaway Weekend is the perfect time of year to escape and relax with friends at a 4 diamond resort hotel on Mackinac Island. The fall season on Mackinac Island provides the solitude you need. Enjoy beautiful views while relaxing on the world’s longest porch. The package includes all fitness and wellness programs (Details coming soon!), [...] more...

Grand Hotel – Somewhere in Time Weekend – October 16 – 18, 2020
[ October 16, 2020 to October 18, 2020. ] Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Somewhere in Time Weekend Each year Somewhere in Time Weekend is one of our most popular and special events during the Grand Hotel season. The movie Somewhere in Time, directed by Jeannot Szwarc was filmed at Grand Hotel and on Mackinac Island in 1979 and the movie was released in 1980. The film [...] more...

Grand Hotel – Murder Mystery Weekend – October 23 – 25, 2020
[ October 23, 2020 to October 25, 2020. ] Consider yourself warned – not everything is how it seems at Grand Hotel during Murder Mystery Weekend. Join us in October for an interactive Murder Mystery Weekend brought to you by The Murder Mystery Company – founded in Michigan. The intrigue begins Friday night and the crime is solved Sunday morning. Announcing The 2020 Murder Mystery [...] more...

Mackinac Island Great Turtle Trail Run – October 26, 2019
[ October 26, 2019; 11:30 am; ] This year marks the 24th 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. All who register will enjoy special race features – commemorative medals, a race apparel in [...] more...

Grand Hotel – Halloween at the Grand – October 30 – November 1, 2020
[ October 30, 2020 to November 1, 2020. ] We are excited to announce Halloween Weekend at Grand Hotel is returning in 2020! In 2015 it was a spooktacular Grand time and you will not want to miss this unique opportunity to experience it again.  The ghoulish excitement will begin Friday evening at the Welcome Reception followed by dinner in the Main Dining Room. After dinner [...] more...

Grand Hotel – Close the Grand for the Season – November 1 – 2, 2020
[ November 1, 2020 to November 2, 2020. ] You’re invited to join in the unique experience as we close Grand Hotel’s doors for the winter months. This package includes a casual dinner buffet on Sunday evening and a continental breakfast Monday morning. Enjoy a laid back atmosphere as we clean out our pantries and wine cellar. Bob Tagatz, the hotel’s historian and concierge will do a [...] more...

Mission Point Resort – Fall Foliage, Food and Wine (2018)
One of the most beautiful places to experience Michigan’s iconic fall foliage is Mackinac Island. See the sights by horse and bike with this package that includes half day bike rentals and a private carriage ride along with delicious meals right at Mission Point. Package starts at $380.00 per adult based on double occupancy. Package Includes: Accommodations for [...] more...

Grand Hotel – Fall Weekend Packages 2018
Grand Hotel’s Labor Day Jazz Weekend – September 4 – 7, 2020[ September 4, 2020 to September 7, 2020. ] For your listening pleasure, you’re invited to enjoy the mastery of top jazz virtuosos during daytime concerts in the Tea Garden and evening performances in the Theatre. The package includes evening cocktail receptions, cookout luncheon [...] more...

Mackinac Island – Fall Color – October 13, 2016
The fall color is slowly emerging on Mackinac Island and peak color will be here soon. If you visit the island any time in the next two weeks, you’ll be able to treat yourself to a fantastic fall color tour. Mackinac Island – Fall Color – October 13, 2016 – Photo Gallery (Click on photos for [...] more...

Mackinac Island Fall Color Photos – October 3, 2012
Fort Mackinac, Mackinac Island – October 3, 2012 The fall color show on Mackinac Island is bursting forth this week with brilliant displays of gold and orange and crimson. There is still a fair amount of green but the splashes of color throughout the island are especially vibrant this year. Look for absolute peak sometime near [...] more...

Fall Color – Mackinac Island – October 7, 2010
Fall color is emerging on Mackinac Island and the weekend of October 9 – 10, 2010 should be a good peak weekend for a fall color tour visit. Most of the peak color right now is in the interior of the island on higher ground. Still a lot of green leaves near the water. Color [...] more...

Hotel Iroquois
Located on the waterfront at the western edge of town, the Hotel Iroquois is convenient to all the main-street attractions of Mackinac Island, yet far enough away to offer guests a bit of privacy from the downtown bustle. Stunning views of the Straits of Mackinac and the Mackinac Bridge are the hallmark of a stay [...] more...

Mission Point Resort
Mission Point Resort is located on Mackinac Island, one of the most unique island destinations in the world. Guests are enchanted by Mission Point’s relaxed atmosphere, award-winning cuisine, rustic fireside ambiance, rich culture, arts and activities, broad lawns and lush gardens that together create the perfect setting for renewal, inspiration and meaningful connections. Nestled on 18 acres [...] more...

Metivier Inn
A small lovely boutique country inn, the Metivier Inn offers 22 charming guest rooms for your stay on Mackinac Island, each including air conditioning and private baths. The rooms are uniquely and tastefully decorated in a blend of English and French country style. Most of our rooms are ideal for couples or solo travelers, as [...] more...

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