The Old-Fashioned Picnic In Michigan That Will Take You Back To The Good Old Days

Independence Day is right around the corner, which means that Michigan will soon come to life with all sorts of vibrant summertime celebrations. If you’re searching for a unique and exciting way to spend the 4th of July, there’s one event here in the Great Lakes State that promises to delight the entire family. Venture to Mackinac Island to enjoy the patriotic picnic of a lifetime.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:


7127 Huron Road, Mackinac Island, MI 49757

Event hours: 6:30 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.

Tickets to this one-of-a-kind Michigan event cost $64 for adults and $40 for children. To learn more about the American Picnic’s itinerary or to buy tickets, click here. Or, if you’d prefer to read more about Mackinac’s Grand Hotel, click here to check out our previous focus article.