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Grand Garden Show Featuring Proven Winners®

Dates for this package have ended. Please browse our other 2014 packages.

Package Price:

$584.50 per couple, $509.50 single


The 2-night stay package is currently sold out. Call 1-800-33GRAND to be put on the waiting list. To purchase day tickets please see below.

Grand Hotel provides the perfect location for exciting hands-on demonstrations and presentations from some of the nation’s foremost garden design experts. Join us for the second annual Grand Garden Show.

Hear from Mackinac Island’s own award winning garden designer Jack Barnwell and PBS talk show host, gardening and lifestyle expert P.Allen SmithJon Carloftis, a Kentucky native and grand American gardener will also be joining us. Jon’s gardens have been featured in Southern Living, Country Living, and Martha Stewart Living. Special guest speakers from Proven Winners will present tips and tricks for successful gardening as well as some of their best kept secrets.


Join us as the world’s largest summer hotel and the world’s #1 plant brand Proven Winners bring you a garden show in a spectacular setting. To request a FREE Gardener’s Idea book from Proven Winners please click here.

If you have already made your reservation for the Grand Garden Show and are looking for daily schedule and carriage information for the private tours please visit



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Package Includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Full breakfast and five-course dinner daily
  • Sunday evening reception
  • Monday morning seminars
  • Monday afternoon exclusive tours of private Mackinac Island gardens
  • Free admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum
  • Special discount on ferry boat tickets
  • No tipping within Grand Hotel
  • **Currently the 2-night stay package, August 24 – August 26th is sold-out. Please call 1-800-33GRAND to be put on the waiting list or sign up for Grand Garden Show updates.**

*Worth 5 Master Gardener Educational Credit Hours

Grand Garden Show Day Tickets Available
To reserve your ticket call 1-800-33GRAND
For daily program information please click here.

Monday, August 25th
8:30am to 7:00pm
Includes cocktail reception with P. Allen Smith
Cost: $95

Tuesday, August 26th
8:30am to 5:00 pm
Cost: $65

Monday, August 25th and Tuesday, August 26th
Cost: $125

Subject to 2% Mackinac Island assessment, Michigan 6% sales tax and a $8.00 per person baggage handling charge. *Dates subject to availability.  Additional adult and child rates apply.