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

Friday, October 4, 2019 

Kick-Off Party! Ceremonial keg tapping, beer & wine bar, 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 5, 2019

MACKTOBERFEST, the main event! Pack your dirndl and lederhosen for an evening of an old-fashioned stein hoisting, traditional German fare, Hammerschlagen, Snitzelbank, singing and dancing to live festive folk music. Tents will be located behind 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 4-12 exclusively to 906 Rewards Club members. Pre-sale ticket sales for non-members open on September 13, 2019. $30 per person for Friday’s kick-off party. Tickets to Saturday’s main event are $65 per person until October 3, 2019.  Tickets purchased on October 4th and 5th are $75 per person. Limited tickets will be sold. To purchase tickets call 906-847-3347 or email info@theislandhouse.com

Island House Hotel Macktoberfest Package – SOLD OUT!

  • Accommodations for two nights arriving Friday, October 4, 2019
  • Event tickets for the 2nd Annual Macktoberfest Kick-Off Party & Main Event
  • Round-trip Mackinac Island Ferry tickets
  • Sign up to earn 906 Club Rewards for dining and lodging credits
  • Luggage handling & baggage transfer