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Considered a Local Legacy Event by the United States Library of Congress, this festival finale is led by the family of Don Andress, Carl Andress & Jamie Andress-Islanders and direct descendants of Chief Mackinac along with Don and Darold Keith, descendants of Chief Pontiac and Chief Okemos. The Lilac Festival Grand Parade is one of the longest running horse hitch parades in the world!
The parade starts on Main Street, near Ste. Anne’s Church and continues downtown to Windermere Point.