Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau

June 10, 2023
We kicked off the 75th annual Lilac Festival with a reception for the poster competition artists! It was a great event meeting artists, friends, and fans of Mackinac Island.
From there we moved to Marquette Park where we announced this year’s poster winner. A BIG congratulations to
1st Place: “Lilac Secrets” by Erynn Rice (middle)
2nd Place: “A Tranquil Getaway” by Kristy McNelly (right)
3rd Place: “West Bluff Abloom” by Kevin Barton (left)
Thank you to everyone who participated in this years Lilac Festival poster contest. We know we missed many of you in the photo but we appreciate you being here to celebrate!
But wait, we’re not done yet! The remaining 19 finalists are eligible for the People’s’ Choice Award! Vote here through the end of the festival. Winner announced Sunday, June 18th.
📷: Queen and poster winner photo credit: Grand Hotel Marketing