Hessel Antique Boat Show – A Unique Event

Hessel, Michigan can be found on the beautiful shores of the Les Cheneaux Islands in the Upper Peninsula, and this Saturday, antique boats will take to the waters in the Straits of Mackinac during the Hessel Antique Boat Show & Festival of Arts, one of the largest of its kind in the nation.

Entries arrive each August from as far away as California and Florida to show their dinghies, rowboats, canoes, launches, sailboats, utilities, runabouts and large cruisers. Restored boats dating back to the early 1900’s are registered for this very unique show.

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