Those looking for a charming, romantic or energetic way to spend their Labor Day weekend will easily be able to find everything they're hoping for at the Grand Hotel Labor Day Jazz Weekend Festival.
The old world charm of Mackinac Island mixes with the stellar showcase of jazz for the perfect combination to keep anyone wanting more. Previous festivals included prestigious musicians such as The Count Basie Orchestra, The Kurt Ellington Trio, and Pancho Sanchez. At this festival, guests are sure to enjoy the nightly receptions, the cookout luncheon, and all the musical performances.
The Grand Hotel embraces history while keeping up with modern times. The hotel is preserved in its natural architecture and charm, but guests enjoy the modern amenities offered during their stay. Cars are replaced by horse and carriage and bicycles as the preferred modes of transportation. Mackinac Island's relaxed atmosphere also adds to the hotel's overall ambiance.
While you're not enjoying the jazz music put on at the festival, enjoy a variety of activities at the hotel and around the island. Golf, tennis, swimming, horseback riding, and bicycling are just a few of the many fun things to do on the island. The gardens at the Grand Hotel are a great place to take a romantic stroll with your significant other. With programs designed just for the kids, including Duck Pin bowling, a tour of the hotel's horse stables, and Putt-Putt, the Grand Hotel and Mackinac Island make sure everyone enjoys their stay.