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Grand Garden Show Featuring Proven Winners®

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Package Price:

Standard: $1,365 per couple, $1,215 single
Lakeview: $1,715 per couple, $1,565 single

Announcing the 4th Annual Grand Garden Show, Sunday, August 28 – Tuesday, August 30, 2016. 

Every year keeps getting better and we hope you will join us as the world’s largest summer hotel and the world’s #1 plant brand, Proven Winners, bring you a one of a kind garden show in a spectacular setting. Whether you are a seasoned gardener or just starting out you will experience exciting hands-on demonstrations and presentations from some of the nation’s foremost garden design experts presented by Proven Winners.


Announcing 2016 presenting speaker, Keith Kirsten, “South Africa’s Favorite Gardener.”  Keith will join us for the Monday night Cocktail party and will be our Keynote speaker Tuesday morning. More information coming soon!

During this two day event you will also hear from Mackinac Island’s own award winning garden designer Jack Barnwell and PBS talk show host, gardening and lifestyle expert P.Allen Smith. Representatives from Proven Winners will also be available to present tips and tricks for successful gardening as well as some of their best kept secrets. This package includes a full breakfast and five-course dinner daily, evening receptions, garden tours and seminars- including private garden home tours around Mackinac Island.  View photos from last year’s event and video from the inaugural year.

To request a FREE Gardener’s Idea book from Proven Winners, please click here.

Extend your stay Saturday, August 27 and/or Tuesday, August 30 for $209 per room, per night.



SPECIAL EVENT Sunday, August, 28th 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. – All guests must register for this event separately directly with Proven Winners.

Learn how to design a High-Impact, Low Maintenance Flower Garden Featuring Remarkable Perennials, Flower Shrubs and Annuals – Presented by Kerry Ann Mendez, owner of Perennially Yours gardening services and an award-winning speaker and garden designer from Kennebunk, Maine. Topics include: site assessment, plant selection for continuous color spring through fall, design principles and techniques for sustainable beds, drafting a design to scale, building a plant list and more!  For more information this event and how to register click here >>

Can’t stay the night or just visiting for the day? Day tickets are available on the Grand Garden Show website >>



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Package Includes:

    • Accommodations
    • Full breakfast and five-course dinner daily
    • Sunday and Monday evening receptions
    • Monday and Tuesday morning seminars
    • Monday and Tuesday 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

*Worth 5 Master Gardener Educational Credit Hours

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.