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.


May 24, 2017

Indian Lake Jack Pine Open Golf Tournament

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
May 26, 2017

Lost & Found: Legacy of the USS Largarto - documentary

Arts &Theater
07:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Crystal Theatre, Crystal Falls
“Lost & Found” is the story of a town, a submarine and families intertwined who show that it is never too late to honor those who've gone The Crystal Theatre will again recognize Memorial Day weekend by bringing an unusual documentary with regional ties and its producer to the Theatre, Friday, May 26 at 7:00 pm. "Lost & Found: The Legacy of The USS Lagarto" " is a three time Emmy-Award winning documentary which recounts the story of the WWII U.S. Navy submarine, one of 28 submarines built by the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company in Manitowoc, WI. The Lagarto sank just weeks before the end of World War II with 86 seamen aboard. Sixty years later it was the first of the sunken WWII submarines to be discovered. Producer Harvey Moshman will be available for discussion after the screening.
Contact Information: Angela Dohl
Phone: 9068753280
May 26 - 28, 2017

Ride The Keweenaw Weekend

Annual Events
Location: Keweenaw Peninsula
May 27, 2017

John Jarvi Jr Memorial Run

09:30 AM
Location: Suffolk/Lowell, Ironwood
Phone: 906-932-0932 ext 217
May 27, 2017

Opening Day - Smallmouth Bass Season

Annual Events
Location: Upper Peninsula of Michigan
May 27, 2017

Craft Beer Festival

Shows & Events
02:00 PM To 07:00 PM
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
May 27, 2017

14th Annual Mackinac Memorial Bridge Run

Location: Mackinac Bridge
May 27 - 28, 2017

6th Annual Native American Festival

Location: Museum of Ojibwa Culture, St Ignace
Please join us as we celebrate our Native Heritage. This 6th Annual event will be hosted on the on the grounds of the Museum of Ojibwa Culture. The festival schedule offers a variety of ceremonies, workshops, and traditional entertainment free of charge. Ojibwa artists will demonstrate the making of black ash baskets and the tanning of hide using traditional methods. Teachings will include topics like the significance of the sacred pipe, sacred medicines, and Ojibwa regalia.
Contact Information: Museum of Ojibwa Culture
Phone: 906-643-9161
May 29, 2017

Run For Joe 5K

Annual Events
Location: Lions Club Pavillion, Rapid River
Phone: 906-474-9001
May 29, 2017

Fort Mackinac Memorial Day Observance

Annual Events
08:30 AM
Location: Fort Mackinac, Mackinac Island
A brief and informal Memorial Day observance to pay tribute to the soldiers who served at Fort Mackinac. Soldiers will assemble at 8:30 a.m. at Fort Mackinac, march to the cemetery, perform a short ceremony and salute, and return to the fort.
May 29, 2017

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Memorial Day Program

Shows & Events
Location: Fort Wilkins Historic State Park, Copper Harbor
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park is having it's annual Memorial Day Program.
Contact Information: Bonnie Harrer, Office Support
Phone: 906-289-4215
May 29, 2017

Lake Superior Trail Run

08:00 AM
Location: Lake Superior Trailhead, Silver City
Phone: 906-285-4711