Upper Michigan Legal Institute 2019

Guest Activites
Upper Michigan Legal Institute

June 14–15
Grand Hotel | Mackinac Island

Pre-registration is required for guest activities. You may register guests HERE.

Many Upper Michigan Legal Institute attendees bring their families, friends, and colleagues to experience the hospitality of the Grand Hotel and explore the island during the conference. The Grand Hotel offers many activities—visit Sadie's Ice Cream parlor for a treat, tour the world-class gardens, swim in the Esther Williams pool, or relax at Astor's salon and spa—all right at the hotel!

There is no cost for guest registration at the conference. Guests may choose to purchase the following optional event tickets:

Prohibition & the Roaring 20's at Grand Hotel Lecture

Friday June 14, 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Adults $30, Children 12 and under $15

Learn how the hotel kept the good times flowing during prohibition. Hear some of the fascinating stories about the hotel's "back of the house" entertainment taking place in its very own Speakeasy. Meet some of the heroes and villains of this outrageous time and the part they played in keeping the doors open even after the stock market crash of 1929.

Grand Reception

Friday June 14, 6:00–7:00 p.m.
Adults $40, Children 12 and under $18

Friday night would not be complete without a grand reception on the Grand Hotel's historic front porch. Join us for as we mingle to network and watch the sunset with dramatic views of the Mackinac bridge.

The Art, Antiques, and Interior Design of Grand Hotel Tour

Saturday June 15, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Adults $30, Children 12 and under $15

Who chose these colors? Get the inside scoop on the design philosophy of Carlton Varney of Dorothy Draper & Co. Learn about the eclectic mix of antiques throughout the hotel. The tour will visit the Art Gallery to interpret a couple of significant works and also the hotel's Resident Artist Marlee Brown's vivid art gallery. This tour requires walking with some stairs.

Pre-registration is required for these activities. Register guests HERE.
You may also register guests at the end of your own registration.