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Lilac Festival Weekend

Available Friday, June 14 - Sunday, June 16, 2024


Something different, something traditional: Join us for Mackinac Island’s 76th annual Lilac Festival Weekend! Since its inaugural event in 1948, the Annual Lilac Festival on Mackinac Island has grown into a 10-day festival held in honor of the flower for which the Island is renowned. The lilac is a spectacular variety with a distinct history. In fact, some are more than 200 years old.

We invite you to celebrate and experience the splendor of the lilac, while they are in bloom throughout the Island.

Package Includes:

  • Grand Hotel Accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner daily
  • All Grand Hotel Amenities
  • $25 credit to Sadie’s Ice Cream Parlor (one credit per stay)
  • Garden Tour
  • Mackinac Island Activities
  • Complimentary admission to the Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum

This Grand Hotel Lilac Festival Package is available to book by calling Grand Hotel Reservations at 1-800-334-7263.

With our Grand Hotel Lilac Festival package, you’ll enjoy a garden and lilac tour given by a member of the Grand Hotel gardening staff. Meander through the Grand Gardens and learn all about the varieties and work that goes on behind the scenes. 

Enjoy all activities happening around Mackinac Island. Some of the featured events include the Lilac Festival Parade, featuring Mackinac Island Businesses and Community Members, the Lilac Festival 10K run/walk, Coronation of the Lilac Festival Queen, and the Mackin-Paws Parade. For more information about the Mackinac Island Lilac Festival and schedule, please visit the Mackinac Island website.

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*Subject to Michigan 6% sales tax, 3% Mackinac Island assessment,19.5% resort fee and a $15.00 per person, per stay, baggage-handling charge. Regular children’s rates apply. Extra charges apply for additional adults over double occupancy rates. Dates are subject to availability. A 30-day cancellation policy applies.

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Romance on Mackinac

Celebrate your special occasion at Grand Hotel, the perfect location to get away from it all for your anniversary, honeymoon or romantic getaway. Choose from two packages depending on your ideal vacation.

During a romantic two-night stay, take time for yourselves to sit back, relax, and indulge, while we take care of all the details with flowers, fudge and champagne, fine dining and more; plus add even more romance with a private horse-drawn carriage ride and Afternoon Tea, available on the longer length of stay package.