The Island Blog

Sage Run Golf Course Opens on Sweetgrass Anniversary!

Harris, Mich. –  It was 10 years ago that the Island Resort & Casino, located in Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula just outside of Escanaba, developed the award-winning Sweetgrass golf course and began a journey toward becoming a leading golf destination. This week the Hannahville Indian Community, led by its Tribal Chairman Ken Meshigaud, Island Resort General […]

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Events & Promotions – July 2018

The new Island Resort & Casino app

Summertime is oh-so-fine! With lots to do at the Island this summer, you’ll never be bored! Your New Island Experience Well done if you guessed it right! We are introducing a brand new Island Mobile App in August! Stay tuned for more information. Win Your “Way”finder Cash! The Island is proud to offer two state […]

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Ask the Dealer: What Does “Split” and “Double Down” Mean in Blackjack?

Ask the Dealer About Poker

Blackjack is one of the most popular and exciting card games in the casino. It’s easy to learn how to play and how to bet. So, this month in our Ask the Dealer column, we’re featuring blackjack and how to play it. Here, our dealers will expertly answer your most-asked questions about how to play […]

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Eric Burdon and The Animals Will Rock the Island Resort & Casino in October

Eric Burdon at the Island Showroom

Fifty records in 50 years is something every musician dreams about. For Eric Burdon, it is his reality. Hailed by The Rolling Stone as one of the Top 100 Greatest Voices of All Time, Burdon is known for making new waves in the industry, as well as topping the charts throughout the past five decades. […]

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Big & Rich to Deliver a Big and Rich Time at the Island Resort & Casino

Big & Rich at the Island Showroom

Big & Rich—they’re the whole package. Big Kenny and John Rich have toured the country, guitars blazing, gathering up several hits along the way. With a triple-platinum debut album under their belt buckles, they have managed to show that country and rock n’ roll go hand in hand. Big & Rich will bring their talent […]

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Hall-of-Famers, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, to Rock Their Roots in the Showroom

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Plays the Island Showroom

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has been influencing the country rock and American roots music genres for an amazing 52 years. Complete with numerous Top 10 hits and multi-platinum and gold records, Nitty Gritty has learned how to get down and dirty with music success. The band will take the stage at the Island Resort […]

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Father’s Day at the Island – 2018

Celebrate dad this year with a day at the Island on Sunday, June 17! Featuring a grand buffet, a gift, a slot tournament and spa features. Father’s Day Buffet June 17 at 12 PM EST to 5 PM EST Join us at the Island Convention Center for the annual Father’s Day Buffet! All attendees can […]

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Multi-Platinum Alt Rock Geniuses, the Goo Goo Dolls, to Hit the Island Showroom

Goo Goo Dolls at Island Resort & Casino Showroom

The Goo Goo Dolls—John Rzeznik and Robby Takac—have spent the last 30 years topping the charts and garnering love from fans around the globe. John and Robby are set to take the stage at the Island Resort & Casino for two live shows on Friday, September 14th, and Saturday, September 15th. The Goo Goo Dolls […]

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Firekeeper’s Ignites a New Menu on June 4

As the weather starts to heat up, so do things in Firekeeper’s kitchen. Executive Chef Marco Arteaga and his team are constantly striving towards creating new dishes that will set your taste buds off just in time for the summer! We emphasize summer because Firekeeper’s will be open 7 days a week for dinner starting June 4! Known […]

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Symetra Tour – Road to the LPGA at Sweetgrass

The Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass is now in it’s 8th year as part of the LPGA’s officially designated developmental tour, Symetra Tour – “Road to the LPGA”. Every summer we welcome women golfers from around the world to compete at one of Island Resort & Casino’s championship-level golf courses. The golfers are rising professionals […]

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