Michigan's Upper Peninsula Calendar of Events

Winter, spring summer or fall - you are sure to find something to do in Michigan's Upper Peninsula! Have an event that is not listed on our calendar? You can Add Your Event to our calendar.

This calendar of events has been compiled from information provided to the Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association from local Chambers of Commerce, Tourist Associations and tourist related facilities. Please check local areas for detailed and updated information on dates and locations.


Apr 4 - May 31, 2015

Smithsonian Exhibit - The Way We Worked

Shows & Events
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Ironwood
The Way We Worked Smithsonian Exhibit is located in the historic Downtown Art Place. Visitors can see the exhibit along with many other exhibits and historically inspired art, a Longyear mini-exhibit on loan from the Marquette Regional History Center and it's all FREE and open to the public.
Contact Information: Sandy Sharp
Phone: 906-364-1296
May 1 - 31, 2015

9th Annual Keweenaw International Bird Migratory Festival

Annual Events
Location: Copper Harbor
Phone: 906-289-4588
May 4 - Aug 29, 2015

Marquette Regional History Center presents: Woodland: Suzan Pitt

Shows & Events
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
Explore the old growth primal forest through an artist’s eyes. An award winning animator and instructor at the California Institute for the Arts, Suzan has spent the last 15 summers at her woodland cabin in Marquette County. Recently she has turned her focus to the adjacent forest and created watercolors, large acrylics and a 24’ mural for the exhibit. Please visit marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571

Be sure to attend some of the Woodland Offshoots summer long programming in conjunction with this exhibit. Location details to come.
Contact Information: Jo Wittler
Phone: 906-226-3571
May 14 - Jun 18, 2015

Bonifas Membership Show

Annual Events
Location: William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-3833
May 28, 2015

Twilight Tours at Seney National Wildlife Refuge

09:00 PM
Location: Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney
Phone: 906-586-9851 ext 10
May 28, 2015

Fourth Thursday in History: Lost Hancock

Shows & Events
07:00 PM
Location: Scott Building, Hancock
The presentation consists of pre-1940 images of Hancock focusing on structures that no longer stand today. Join John Haeussler for an illustrated history of this historic town. John is the author of Hancock (Arcadia Publishing, 2014), released in Arcadia's Images of America series.
Phone: 906-337-3168
May 28 - 30, 2015

Calumet Players presents: "Anne of Green Gables" at Calumet Theatre

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Calumet Theatre, Calumet
Phone: 906-337-2610
May 29, 2015

2015 Sault Chamber Challenge Golf Scramble

Annual Events
09:00 AM
Location: Wild Bluff Golf Course, Brimley
Phone: 906-632-3301
May 29, 2015

Norway Speedway Racing

Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
May 29 - 30, 2015

30th Annual Krusin' Klassics Fun Run

Annual Events
06:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Rib Fest Barbque ribs contest and car parade on Friday for car show participants. Also dance and dinner for car show entrants. Gates to car show open a 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 30th for the 30th Annual Krusin' Klassics Fun Run. Cars, vendors, music, contests for kids, and awards at 4:00. Dance for public at 7:00 until 11:00. Raffle prizes awarded at 10:00 p.m. and someone will win a 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu Convertible. Check out the website at krusinklassics.net for full details and to buy raffle tickets online! 50's attire is encouraged.
Contact Information: Terri Belongie
Phone: 906-786-3638
May 30, 2015

Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

09:00 AM To 01:00PM
Location: Marquette Commons, Marquette
This is a weekly, outdoor market that features fresh produce, small farm raised meat and eggs, flower bouquets, plant starts (early in the season), tasty baked goods, jams, personal care items and gift quality handcrafted artisan products and more. The vendor mix varies some each week, so come often and see who is at the market. Music weekly from 10-1. See you at the market.
Phone: 906-362-3276
May 30, 2015

Keweenaw Roller Girls v. Mad Rollin Dolls Team Unicorn

Shows & Events
06:00 PM
Location: Houghton County Arena, Hancock
May 30, 2015

KI Sawyer Farmers & Flea Market

Location: KI Sawyer Community Center, Gwinn
K.I. Sawyer Farmers & Flea Market is on Saturdays from 11am-4pm thru the end of October. We have Farmers and local gardeners, Artists and crafters, and more
Phone: 906-236-9159
May 30, 2015

Trout Creek Country Fair

Location: Town Square, Trout Creek
This fair is an opportunity to buy, sell or barter animals, produce and more.
May 30, 2015

Fumee Lake Spring Wildflower Walk

08:00 AM
Location: Fumee Lake Natural Area, Quinnesec
The Fumee Lake Commission invites the public to participate in their annual guided Wildflower walk at the Fumee Lake Natural Area. Trilliums, Wild Ginger and Orchids are some of the flowers that may be seen. This is an easy walk at a slow pace on easy terrain. Walking distance is just over 1 mile and will last 2-3hrs. Meet at the East parking lot off the Upper Pine Creek Rd (off US2 between Quinnesec and Norway). Participants should dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. A flower guide is suggested. Photographers are encouraged to bring their cameras. There is no charge to participate and a County park sticker in not required.
Phone: 906-774-5868
May 30 - 31, 2015

9th Annual Lake Gogebic Area Chamber of Commerce Spring Walleye Fishing Tournament

Annual Events
08:00 AM
Location: Lake Gogebic
1st Place Prize - $1,000.00 with prizes thru 10th place. Entry fee $40.00. Register day of tournament at most businesses on Lake Gogebic or call 1-888-464-3242 and leave message.
Contact Information: LGACC
Phone: 906-827-3842