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A Colonial Christmas

Saturday, December 11, 2021
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm A Colonial Christmas (Expired)
Colonial Michilimackinac
102 W Straits Ave
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 (231) 436-4100
Cost: Adults: $10; Child (5-12): $6; Under 4 and Mackinac Associates: Free
Contact & More Info
Contact: Dominick Miller
Email: mackinacparks@michigan.gov
Phone: (231) 436-4100

The sun sets on the Straits of Mackinac. Fires crackle in stone hearths. The smell of treats and warm beverages fill the crisp winter air. Laughter, conversation, and more can be heard emanating from inside the palisaded walls. It’s ‘A Colonial Christmas’ at Colonial Michilimackinac, where the traditions of the 17th and 18th century are alive for all to explore. 

Lanterns light the path in Michilimackinac where storytellers recount the various traditions of historic residents, a retelling of the first Christmas at Mackinac in 1679, and the church at Ste. Anne’s prepared for Christmas Mass as it would have been in the 18th century. Create crafts to take home and bring the family out on the Parade Ground for historic games. All the while, enjoy delicious holiday snacks located throughout the fort.