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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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We're working with We're working with Barnwell Landscape and Garden Services- A Mackinac I to bring you a bi-weekly Official Lilac Bloom Update now through the Lilac Festival, June 3-12. Follow the bloom with us! #FollowtheBloom #MackinacIslandLilacFestival ... See MoreSee Less

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Natalie Ann Springirth

Kaye Kros...'like' this page to get lilac updates!

Are you just following flowers in the gardens or wildflowers along the trails as well? Trout lilies were up two weeks ago while I was there.

How do you find the time?

How beautiful! I will get up there some day!!!

Philip Cochran, right back at ya!

I'm coming this weekend I was hoping to see them bloomed

My favorite place to visit ! See you soon !


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


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