Jan 20th-23rd 2018
Parade, Chili Cook Off and Outhouse Parade and race at 2:00 p.m on Saturday. Celebrate winter in Mackinaw City during our annual Winterfest. Enjoy a variety of fun outdoor events as our famous outhouse races, city wide poker walk, chili cookoff and more. Sign up for the ice fishing contest in Paradise Lake.
Jan 20th 2018
Winterfest Ice Fishing Tournament - Paradise Lake Marina, only 7 miles from Downtown Mackinaw City. Contestants will meet at the Paradise Lake Marina. All entry fees include a chance ticket valued at $5. The three categories to be judged are: heaviest pike, heaviest walleye and heaviest pan fish. Each category carries a $300 top prize. Application forms are available at Carp Lake General Store and Clyde's Bar until 3 p.m. on Friday. Participants may preregister from 3-6 p.m. on Friday in the headquarters trailer at the public access. Day of tournament registration is from 6:30-8 a.m. at the headquarters trailer.