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Rendezvous in Mackinaw


Event Date:

August 1st - August 3rd, 2014
Rendezvous in Mackinaw (Full Schedule)

Rendezvous in Mackinaw & 18th Century Trade Fair Conkling Heritage Park

18th & 19th Century life in Native American, Military & Civilian Encampment. The Fort Michilimackinac's intent is to present Native Americans, Americans, French & English as they mixed together in the 1700's & early 1800's in the Mackinaw Region.

The 18th Century Trade Fair will feature merchants & blanket traders with 18th & 19th Century crafts, clothing and accessories. There will also be Musket Firing, Cooking and other demonstrations. Hawk and knife, archery and other competitions. See below for a schedule of events.

2014 Rendezvous in Mackinaw Tentative Schedule of Events

Friday August 1st, 2014


Camp setup, Merchant area open to the public


Kids Games & Competitions


Camp Closes

Saturday August 2nd, 2014


Encampment & Merchant area open to the public


Hawk & Knife Competition


Musket firing demonstration


Looting of Merchant stores, Central Avenue & Mackinaw Crossings. Ending with a Skirmish in Mackinaw Crossings Performance Court with Native American Militia.


Fashion Show


Kids Games/Camp Competition


Public Auction of 18th & 19th Century items and blanket raffle. Mackinaw Crossings at the Performance Court.


Encampment and Merchant area closed.


Live band performing at The Depot in Mackinaw Crossings.

Sunday August 3rd, 2014


Encampment & Merchant area open to the public.


Looted items presented to Re-enactor’s and Merchants.


Skirmish in Performance Court in Mackinaw Crossings.


Encampments are closed to public.

** Times and Events are subject to change due to weather or other situations. Demonstrations will be going on throughout camp from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm.

Sponsored by the Fort Michilimackinac Pagent, Inc. and in Cooperation with the Village of Mackinaw City and the Mackinaw Crossings Shopping Center. Proceeds going towards 2014 & 2015 events in Mackinaw City.

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  • Local events are listed as a courtesy; local events are in no way sponsored by us (unless otherwise specified).
  • Please confirm events before planning to travel.
  • Please contact us to submit corrections and/or additions to our Mackinaw City area Calendar of Local Events.
  • Provided by Mackinaw Mill Creek Camping and Mackinac Lakefront Cabin Rentals

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