Celebrate Fudge at the Mackinac Island Fudge Festival

August

Fudge! This wonderful, sweet, silky creation is known on Mackinac Island. And so it's time to celebrate. The Mackinac Island Fudge Festival celebrates this delight with music and activities. Plus fudge!

Friday
All Day Joann’s Fudge Enter a drawing for a gift bag of fudge, taffy, brittle and other goodies. Free Christmas tote bag with purchase of 3 fudge slices.
All Day Ryba’s Fudge Shop Stop in at any of the Ryba’s Fudge shops and place your best guess at how many taffies are in the jar for a chance to win a Best of Ryba’s Goodie Box. One lucky winner will be drawn from each store on August 30th. The lucky “fudgies” will be posted on Ryba’s social media.

Ryba’s Mackinac Island Getaway Giveaway Ryba’s Fudge Shop is giving away a Mackinac Island Getaway for two! Trip includes One Night at Island House Hotel, Best of Ryba’s Gift Box, and $100 906 Rewards Gift Card. Register for the 906 Rewards Club online at 906rewards.com before September 7th when one lucky winner will be drawn at random. Must be 18 years old to enter. Registration is free however must include a valid email address and have an activated 906 Rewards account. The winner will be contacted via email to arrange for prize delivery.
10am-1pm and 5-10pm Stop by Sanders Candies and spin the wheel of fudge fortune, everyone is a winner! Double your prize by posting a picture of you and your family having fun at Sanders facebook page.
10am-4pm Fudge Demonstrations, see how the island’s sweetest treat is made in island fudge shops at Joann’s, Kilwins, May’s, Murdick’s, Ryba’s, and Sanders.
2pm Live Show on May’s Candy shop Facebook page, with a bird’s eye view of flipping fudge followed by a Q&A Session with 4th generation fudge maker Heather May.
3pm Island History Series: Mackinac’s Sweet Souvenir presented by Mackinac State Historic Parks in Station 256 Conference Room.
4-6pm Glenn Allen & Karen Beacom ENCORE A special encore presentation by Glenn Allen and Karen Beacom will feature musical theatre hits by Rodgers & Hammerstein! Free to attend. Cash bar. Please note this is an outdoor event, held at the Promenade Deck at Mission Point Resort, and may be subject to inclement weather. Face masks and social distancing are required at this event.
SPECIALTY COCKTAILS
Mary’s Bistro Draught House, Ryba’s Fudge Infused Happy Hour, 3-4pm daily
Smokey Jose’s, Mackinac Island Mint and Fudge Martini available daily

Saturday
All Day Joann’s Fudge Enter a drawing for a gift bag of fudge, taffy, brittle and other goodies. Free Christmas tote bag with purchase of 3 fudge slices.
All DayRyba’s Fudge Shop Stop in and place your best guess at how many taffies are in the jar for a chance to win a Best of Ryba’s Goodie Box. Enter at any or all Ryba’s Fudge Shops. That’s three chances to win! One lucky winner will be drawn from each store on August 30th. The lucky “fudgies” will be posted on Ryba’s social media.

Ryba’s Mackinac Island Getaway Giveaway Ryba’s Fudge Shop is giving away a Mackinac Island Getaway for two! Trip includes One Night at Island House Hotel, Best of Ryba’s Gift Box, and $100 906 Rewards Gift Card. Register for the 906 Rewards Club online at 906rewards.com before September 7th when one lucky winner will be drawn at random. Must be 18 years old to enter. Registration is free however must include a valid email address and have an activated 906 Rewards account. The winner will be contacted via email to arrange for prize delivery.
9am-5pm Fudge themed scavenger hunt, throughout the downtown area, stop by the Tourism Bureau Information Booth for more details.
10am-12pm Family Photos with Island Photos, Marquette Park. Free family photos taken at the Peace Garden next to the Mackinac Art Museum.
10am-1pm and 5-10pm Stop by Sanders Candies and spin the wheel of fudge fortune, everyone is a winner! Double your prize by posting a picture of you and your family having fun at Sanders Facebook page.
10am-4pm Fudge Demonstrations, see how the island’s sweetest treat is made in island fudge shops at Joann’s, Kilwins, May’s, Murdick’s, Ryba’s, and Sanders.
12pm May’s Fudge Festival Flavor Reveal! May’s will reveal a brand new flavor made exclusively for this year’s festival. Social Media Contest! Like and Share the picture of May’s Fudge Festival Flavor from their Facebook Page, and you will be entered to win 1 ½ pounds of fudge. 3 winners will be picked on Sunday at 5pm. Buy one slice of May’s Fudge Festival Flavor, get a free bag of peanut brittle.
2pm Live Show on May’s Candy shop Facebook page, with a bird’s eye view of flipping fudge followed by a Question and Answer Session with Heather May, 4th generation fudge maker.
9pm Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Outdoor Movie, Fort Mackinac, free admission, feel free to bring bag chairs, blankets and snacks!
SPECIALTY COCKTAILS
Mary’s Bistro Draught House, Ryba’s Fudge Infused Happy Hour, 3-4pm daily
Smokey Jose’s, Mackinac Island Mint and Fudge Martini available daily

Sunday
All Day Joann’s Fudge Enter a drawing for a gift bag of fudge, taffy, brittle and other goodies. Free Christmas tote bag with purchase of 3 fudge slices.
All Day Ryba’s Fudge Shop Stop in at any of the Ryba’s Fudge shops and place your best guess at how many taffies are in the jar for a chance to win a Best of Ryba’s Goodie Box. One lucky winner will be drawn from each store on August 30th. The lucky “fudgies” will be posted on Ryba’s social media.

Ryba’s Mackinac Island Getaway Giveaway Ryba’s Fudge Shop is giving away a Mackinac Island Getaway for two! Trip includes One Night at Island House Hotel, Best of Ryba’s Gift Box, and $100 906 Rewards Gift Card. Register for the 906 Rewards Club online at 906rewards.com before September 7th when one lucky winner will be drawn at random. Must be 18 years old to enter. Registration is free however must include a valid email address and have an activated 906 Rewards account. The winner will be contacted via email to arrange for prize delivery.
9am-5pm Fudge themed scavenger hunt, throughout the downtown area, stop by the Tourism Bureau Information Booth for more details.
10am-12pm Family Photos with Island Photos, Marquette Park. Free family photos 10am-1pm and 5-10pm Stop by Sanders Candies and spin the wheel of fudge fortune, everyone is a winner! Double your prize by posting a picture of you and your family having fun at Sanders Facebook page.
10am-4pm Fudge Demonstrations, see how the island’s sweetest treat is made in island fudge shops at Joann’s, Kilwins, May’s, Murdick’s, Ryba’s, and Sanders.
12pm May’s Fudge Festival Flavor Reveal! May’s will reveal a brand new flavor made exclusively for this year’s festival. Social Media Contest! Like and Share the picture of May’s Fudge Festival Flavor from their Facebook Page, and you will be entered to win 1 ½ pounds of fudge. 3 winners will be picked on Sunday at 5pm. Buy one slice of May’s Fudge Festival Flavor, get a free bag of peanut brittle.
2pm Live Show on May’s Candy shop Facebook page, with a bird’s eye view of flipping fudge followed by a Question and Answer Session with Heather May, 4th generation fudge maker.
9pm Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Outdoor Movie, Fort Mackinac, free admission, feel free to bring bag chairs, blankets and snacks!
SPECIALTY COCKTAILS
Mary’s Bistro Draught House, Ryba’s Fudge Infused Happy Hour, 3-4pm daily
Smokey Jose’s, Mackinac Island Mint and Fudge Martini available daily

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