Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse to Open as Part of “Fall into Mackinaw” on October 13th

Mackinaw City will be a hive of activity on October 13, and Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse will be a part of it.

As part of Mackinaw City’s “Fall into Mackinaw” fall festival, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse will be open on October 13 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. leading up to the “Monster Mash Street Bash” taking place on Central Avenue.

The venerable old lighthouse will feature regular tours of the tower, all galleries, and exhibits, including the Straits of Mackinac Shipwreck Museum, and have its museum store open and staffed.

The cost to visit the lighthouse is $8.00/adults and $5.00/children (5-12). Tickets can be purchased the day of at the Fog Signal Store at Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse. More information about the lighthouse can be found at

About the Mackinac State Historic Parks

Mackinac State Historic Parks, a family of living history museums and parks in northern Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac, is an agency within the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Its sites—which are accredited by the American Alliance of Museums—include Fort Mackinac, Historic Downtown Mackinac, The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, and Mackinac Island State Park on Mackinac Island, and Colonial Michilimackinac, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse, and Historic Mill Creek Discovery Park in Mackinaw City. Mackinac State Historic Parks is governed by the Mackinac Island State Park Commission, established in 1895 to protect, preserve and present the parks’ rich historic and natural resources for the education and recreation of future generations. Visitor information is available at (231) 436-4100 or on the web at