Because the Island prohibits automobiles, this weekend will also teach bridal parties how to move guests around the Island in Mackinac Island's unique horse drawn carriage community. Island wedding vendors will be on hand to meet and share their insight for creating the perfect Mackinac Island wedding at each of the locations, but in a relaxed low key manner. McGuire Slevin shares "We are very fortunateas the wedding specialists on Mackinac Island come with years of experience and insight to ensure a destination wedding on Mackinac Island will be a cinch for the bride and groom and their families."
The fee is just $25 per person and includes admission to all events, culinary samples, champagne tastings, etc. and is payable upon arrival at the Friday night registration at Historic Mission Church, one of the best examples of Puritan architecture in the Upper Midwest.
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About Mackinac Island
Nestled in the straits of Mackinac where the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan meet, Mackinac Island is a National Historic Landmark. American and Great Lakes history is rich on the Island with Native American, voyageur, missionary, military and the who's who of days gone by.
In 1898, the city of Mackinac Island prohibited the use of personal motorized vehicles to preserve it’s horse culture. Today, residents and visitors all enjoy leisurely horse drawn carriage tours, trail riding, biking, hiking or walking through town or in Mackinac Island State Park. Mackinac Island is also home to the largest horse and buggy livery in the world, Mackinac Island Carriage Tours, Inc.