About Us





Mackinac Event Planning

Mackinac Event Planning is the premier wedding and event coordinating company on Mackinac Island, Michigan. Our passion is creating unique, personalized events no matter what the occasion. From classic, black tie formal events to casual beach weddings, one of a kind rehearsal dinners and everything in between, we strive to stand out and exceed expectations through our innovative approach to the industry, attention to detail and our unparalleled commitment to our clients. We take time to carefully listen and understand what’s important to you in order to create the most unforgettable event possible. We are full time Island residents and know how to get it done. These qualities, combined with our prompt, professional dealings with vendors and venues, will remove all stress and worry from the planning process so you can relax and enjoy your special day!

What Makes Us Different

  • Creative
  • Cost Effective
  • Personalized
  • Committed
Hiring you was the best decision we made! Minus getting married of course! You took so much stress off of us and made the entire weekend so much more enjoyable.


Our Team

Jack Armstrong

Jack has been an Island resident since 1998 and lives on the west shore of the Island. He is active in the community as a State of Michigan DNR instructor, Snowmobile instructor, and elected School Board Member. Jack has extensive knowledge of Wedding Planning and operates Mackinac Island Tuxedo, supplying tuxedos for weddings and special occasions on the island since 2009.

Jack has also coordinated weddings and hay ride rehearsal dinners on the Island, and arranged catering for special events with groups of up to 250 guests.

As a full time Island resident and business owner, Jack has an in-depth knowledge of how the Island works with regard to transportation, lodging, weddings and catering, and enjoys a great rapport with all Island venues.


Allison Tilton

Allison is a graduate of the University of Toledo with a degree in Marketing and Event Planning. While in college Allison was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority and was event coordinator for many sorority and charitable events in the greater Toledo area.

A three-year summer resident of Mackinac Island, Allison is completely familiar with all of the venues on the Island and has a passion to help create your perfect event. With her catering experience and event planning know-how Allison will work to bring you exactly what you envisioned to life.

When Allison is not working she is an avid golfer and enjoys swimming and other outdoor activities. She is also a buyer in the fashion industry.