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May 13 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Friday, May 12

  • 10AM-2PM – Participant packet pickup (no onsite registration available) at Little Bear East Arena, 275 Marquette Street in St. Ignace
  • 2:30 PM: Mandatory driver’s meeting outside at Little Bear
  • 3:00 PM: Jeeps begin Mackinac Bridge crossing from Little Bear
  • 4:00-7:00 PM: Meet and Greet at the Little Bear East Arena

Saturday, May 13 (keep your wristband on!)

Jeep the Mac participants; Drummond Island Tourism Association (DITA) has planned many family fun events throughout the day. These events can be viewed at their website: Visit Drummond Island!

  • Jeep Headquarters on Drummond will be the DITA office located at the four corners, 34974 S. Townline Road. The office will be open from 9am to 5pm with staff on hand to answer any questions.
  • Good News!  The Drummond Island Ferry will have two ferry boats running this year!
  • The Resort and Conference Center will be hosting Jeeps and Java in the Pins Bar & Grill parking lot for breakfast/lunch from 8am-11am.
  • Turtle Ridge Offroad Park will again be open with free admission all weekend to all registered Jeep the Mac participants.
  • We are hosting our 3rd annual Jeep the Mac Raffle Run with new destination points.  This event requires no off-roading. Each Jeep the Mac registrant will have 6 complimentary tickets included in their welcome packets. Extra tickets can be purchased at the Visitor’s Center for $25/book (includes 6 tickets), on the day of the event from 10am-1pm.  All tickets must be turned in by 3:00 pm at Mud Bog (Nicolette Bank Booth) entrance located ½ mile south of the four-corners on Warner Cove Road. Winners will be announced by 4:30pm.  Six prizes of $200 each.
  • Mud Bog: New this year, Michigan Mud Jam ( has lined up four of the top twenty trucks in the country to perform at the Mud Bog. This will be a great FAMILY ORIENTED event. At this time, they are scheduled to do their performance from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. It should be a great show for all, young and old. Gates will open at 11am. The fun starts at noon and will run until about 8:00 pm. All jeeps are welcome and encouraged to participate in the Mud Bog.  Entry fee ($25/vehicle) into the Mud Bog and signed waiver is all it takes to get in the pit.  Looking forward to EVERYONE having a great time and perhaps getting a little muddy!

2nd Annual St. Ignace Jeeps Lights Parade

  • 8:30 PM: Line-up at North Airport Rd. (just before the Mackinac County Airport) with your Light Parade decorated Jeep.
  • 9:30 PM: Parade departure through downtown St. Ignace ending at Family Fare grocery store.

Jeeps will be judged for Best Lit prizes:

  • 1st place: Free Hotel Stay
  • 2nd place: 2 Round-trip Ferry Boat Tickets to Mackinac Island
  • 3rd place: Gas Gift Card


May 13
9:00 am - 8:00 pm


Little Bear East Ice Arena
275 Marquette Street
St. Ignace, MI 49781 United States
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