Terrific Northern Michigan Events In May
on Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island vacation May Events are quite fun!

In early spring there are some wonderful northern Michigan events in May scheduled to begin your summer off with a bang! Read on and join in on the fun.

May 19, 2012 - A Bike Ride

Zoo de Mackinac Bike Bash on May 19 is a terrific bike ride that begins at Boyne Highlands which is just outside of quaint Harbor Springs, Michigan. Join just a few "thousand" other bike lovers wanting to bike to Mackinac Island in the early spring. This is not a race but a fun day to enjoy the beautiful scenery between Harbor Springs and Mackinaw City. The first stop to rest and have lunch is at historic Legs Inn in Cross Village.

For more information and to register for this one of a kind and one of the best northern Michigan Events in May called Zoo de Mack click here.

May 26, 2012 - Get Your Running Shoes On!

The 9th Annual Mackinac Bridge Race on May 26 is an exhilarating running experience. You won't forget this one of a kind unique running experience that begins in St. Ignace at 5:30 a.m. in the morning and ends in Mackinaw City. To learn more or to register for the Memorial Day Mackinac Bridge Run click here.

May 26 - May 27, 2012 The Fort Michilimackinac Re-enactment Pageant

What an exciting 3 day event to see and to participate in The Fort Michilimackinac Pageant in Mackinaw City. This year is the 50th consecutive performance of this event. Watch over 400 cast members re-creating significant historic events that took place between the French, British and Indian tribes, on June 2, 1763.

This is a free historical Memorial Day performance and one of its kind in the Nation. You and your children will meet famous Indian Chiefs: Miniavavan and Matchekewis of the Ojibwa tribe, and Wawatam who saved Alexander Henry and became blood brothers to him. There will be famous French and British officers and voyageurs walking and talking to you and re-enacting the events that took place in 1763.

To learn more about the detailed events of the Fort Michilimackinac Pageant click here.

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