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Calendar of Events

Make the Most of Your Unique Island Experience

Staying at The Inn at Stonecliffe gives you a front-row seat to the best events on Mackinac Island. From sporting events and food and wine festivals to holiday fireworks, garden shows, seasonal celebrations and more, Mackinac Island has an event for visitors of all ages and interests. When planning your stay at the Inn, please be sure to check out our event calendar to learn more about upcoming Mackinac Island happenings.

Mackinac's Got Talent

Round 1 of Mackinac's Got Talent. Experience the boundless creativity of Mackinac Island in Marquette Park.

Finals on Thursday, August 19th!

Music in the Park

Free concerts in Marquette Park presented by the Mackinac Arts Council. 

6:30pm - 8:30pm 

July 8th, July 15th, July 22nd, July 29th, August 5th, August 12th, August 26th, September 2nd 

Classic Concert Series

Join us for the Classic Concert Series presented by the Mackinac Arts Council! Full menu and drink specials will be available.

  • July 12th - Karen Beacom, soprano  - 4pm - 6pm
  • July 9th - Jamie Fiste, chello - 4pm - 6pm
  • July 26th - Soo Opera Theatre - 4pm - 6pm
  • August 2nd - Classical Guitar Concert - 4pm - 6pm
  • August 23 -  Durant Street Winds - 4pm - 6pm
Chicago to Mackinac Yacht Race

The Chicago to Mackinac Yacht Race is the longest freshwater sailing event and considered one of the most prestigious sailing races in the world, drawing mariners from Maine to California.

Port Huron to Mackinac Yacht Race

Considered one of the most challenging freshwater boat races in the world, the Port Huron to Mackinac Yacht Race includes approximately 250 participants braving big waves, high wind, swarms of black flies and insufferable heat to be the first to reach Mackinac Island. 

Fudge Festival

Mackinac Island fudge has been a beloved treat for more than a century. Celebrating all things fudge, this fun event includes fudge making demonstrations & tastings, family games at Windermere Point, a fudge egg hunt and fudge ball games, a wine sampling & fudge pairing, live concerts and more. 

8 Mile Run/Walk

Join over 2,000 runners and walkers for one of the oldest and most scenic races in Michigan on a course that covers some of the most scenic landscape on Mackinac Island. 

Detroit Regional Chamber Policy Conference

Book your accommodations for the Detroit Regional Chamber Policy Conference at The Inn at Stonecliffe. 

Halloween Weekend & Great Turtle Half Marathon

What better way to celebrate late fall on beautiful Mackinac Island than by joining more than 3,500 runners and walkers on the inside trails of Mackinac Island? Registered entrants enjoy commemorative medals, a race shirt in Great Turtle fashion, access to Halloween events for adults and kids and great end-of-season sales at local shops.