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September 9-11, 2018

Kehillat Hatzav Hagadol is pleased to announce a holiday program for Rosh Hashanah, 5779. The holiday begins at sundown on Sunday, September 9th, 2018, and runs until sundown Tuesday, September 11th.

Services will be led by Chabad Rabbi Dovid Shepherd and held at the Grand Hotel, historically famous and award winning hotel. Services are welcoming to all!

For those wishing to have kosher catered food for the holiday, a kosher meal package is available for Sunday evening until Wednesday morning. Kosher supervision and services will be led by Chabad Rabbi Dovid Shepherd. All meals will be catered by chef Cari which is under the council of orthodox rabbis of Detroit.

Pre-reservations for hotel rooms at the Grand are now closed, releasing our room block to general reservations. Therefore, for those wishing to stay at the Grand Hotel, you may contact the hotel directly (800) 334-7263. If you are planning to get kosher food rather than use the Grand for meals, this will affect the rate and should be mentioned.

While staying at the Grand Hotel is not required to attend the event, we recommend this incredible hotel for an unforgettable experience. Some people may be interested in attending, but seeking more economical accommodations. There are many hotels, condos and other accommodations on the island where you my be able to find suitable rooms. Take into account the walk or getting to the Grand for services, if you will not be staying there. Visit www.mackinacisland.org for a list of accommodation options and special packages.

Steps to ticket purchasing:

1 – Choose number of attendees for event. Services fees are required for participation. 

  • Single Adult Service - $500 for entire event
  • Couples (2 adults) Service - $600
  • Children Under 12 - $100

2 – Reserve your Kosher Catering package. A kosher meal package available Sunday evening until Wednesday morning. Delicious meals prepared by Chef Cari of which is under the council of orthodox rabbis of Detroit.

  • Adult - $515 per person
  • Children Under 12 - $350 per child

3 – Reserve your stay at the Grand Hotel. While staying at the Grand Hotel is not required to attend the event, we recommend this incredible hotel for an unforgettable experience. Please select your reservation per night or for the entire holiday.

  • Standard Room (up to two people) - $455/night (before July 31)
  • Lakeview Room (up to two people) - $671/night (before July 31)

 

After your reservation is made, be sure to begin planning your travel itinerary to Mackinac Island. Please note that ferry boats to and from the Island are on a timed schedule. As there are no automobiles on the island, horse-drawn transportation and bicycles are available. Horse-drawn shuttle and taxi service the Grand Hotel but may require an additional reservation if you are not staying at the Grand. Information about these topics and more general info about Mackinac can be found at www.mackinacisland.org.