Place:Mackinaw, Tazewell, Illinois, United States

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NameMackinaw
TypeVillage
Coordinates40.534°N 89.359°W
Located inTazewell, Illinois, United States
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Mackinaw is a village in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States, best known for its Mack-Ca-Fest Farm Days Festival. Mack-Ca-Fest takes place annually during the end of every June. Festival events include: the Little Miss Mack-Ca-Fest Pageant, a tractor pull, and cornhole tournament.

Mackinaw's population was 1,950 at the 2010 census and is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area. Despite its small size, Mackinaw is home to a range of unique local businesses such as Area 52 Paintball, Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, and its first ever bar—Haynes on Main. Since 1933 Mackinaw has been an alcohol free town, but that changed in 2013 when residents voted to allow the sale of alcohol.

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