What do you get when you celebrate a classic Bavarian festival – Mackinac Island style…. Macktoberfest!

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Friday, October 2, 2020

Kick-Off Party! Ceremonial keg tapping, beer & wine, appetizers, games, and gear from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Tent will be located on the Island House Hotel terrace.

Live Polka Band at Mary’s Bistro Draught House, 9 p.m. until Midnight.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

MACKTOBERFEST, the main event! Pack your dirndl and lederhosen for an evening of an old-fashioned stein hoisting, traditional German fare, games, gear, and singing and dancing to live festive folk music. Tents will be located behind the Island House Hotel.  Pre-purchased admission tickets include bottomless Bell’s Octoberfest beer, dinner, and a souvenir stein. Live music plays 6 – 10 p.m. The dinner buffet is open from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. Must be 21+ to enter.

Individual event tickets are for sale September 4-13 exclusively to 906 Rewards Club members. Pre-sale ticket sales for non-members open on September 14, 2020. $30 per person for Friday’s kick-off party. Tickets to Saturday’s main event are $65 per person until October 1, 2020.  Tickets purchased on October 2nd and 3rd are $75 per person. Limited tickets will be sold. To purchase tickets call 906-847-3347 or email info@theislandhouse.com

Macktoberfest | Arrive: Friday, October 2 | Depart: Sunday, October 4

* Accommodations in a room style of your choice for two nights

* Admission for two to Macktoberfest Friday Pre-Party & Saturday’s Main Event

* Round-trip Mackinac Island ferry tickets

* Luggage transfer to and from the hotel

* Access to all Island House Hotel amenities