The Fort Michilimackinac Pageant
Rendezvous in Mackinaw
18th Century Trade Fair
SPONSORED BY THE FORT MICHILIMACKINAC PAGEANT, INC. AND IN COOPERATION WITH THE VILLAGE OF MACKINAW CITY AND THE MACKINAW CROSSINGS SHOPPING CENTER. Schedule of Events Please join us for the Rendezvous in Mackinaw and 18th Century Trade Fair. Held at the grounds of the Cronklin Park here in Mackinaw City. Experience the 18th & 19th Century life in Native American, Military and Civilian Encampment with re-enactors, merchants and voyagers alike. Witness the outstanding Trade Companies with 1700 to 1840 crafts, clothing, household goods, trinkets, jewelry and other accessories used in the day. There will be Cannon and Musket firing demonstrations along with a Hawk & Knife, archery and other competitions. Join us, plan to attend and support our public auction of 18th and 19th Century items to be held at Mackinaw Crossings. The event will be held in front of the performance court. All proceeds benefit the production of the Fort Michilimackinac Pageant Re-enactment and events check out our schedule of events below! Schedule of Events Our Sponsors ~ Thank you!
WE CORDIALLY INVITE YOU TO APPLY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EXCITING EVENT WHICH WILL BE HELD IN CONKLING HERITAGE PARK DIRECTLY ACROSS HURON AVENUE AND THE SITE OF PAST EVENTS. A VARIETY OF ACTIVITIES ARE PLANNED THIS YEAR WHICH WILL INCLUDE A SATURDAY EVENING POTLUCK DINNER FOLLOWED BY A FUN FILLED AUCTION AT THE MACKINAW CROSSINGS.
SET-UP SITES FOR MERCHANTS, BOTH NEW AND RETURNING WILL BE ASSIGNED A SITE LOCATION BASED ON LAST YEARS LOCATION WHILE ALL OTHER CAMPERS WILL BE LOCATED IN THE DIFFERENT HISTORIC CAMPS WITHIN YOUR TIME PERIOD.
THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS EVENT IS TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC AND IT IS OUR INTENT TO PRESENT THE NATIVE AMERICANS, AMERICAN, FRENCH AND ENGLISH PEOPLES AS THEY LIVED AND TRADED TOGETHER IN THE 1700"S AND EARLY 1800"S IN THE MACKINAW REGION.Contact Information: The Fort Michilimackinac Pageant Committee (FMPC) P.O. Box 312 Mackinaw City, MI 49701