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.

 

Jan 16 - Feb 24, 2015

Sharon Schmeltzer Exhibit at Besse Gallery

Arts &Theater
Location: Besse Gallery, Escanaba
Jan 19 - Apr 25, 2015

The Marquette Regional History Center presents the Special Exhibition: Let’s Tie the Knot

Shows & Events
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: The Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
Discover the origins of our wedding traditions and view beautiful and unique gowns and their stories from the Center’s extensive collection. Many of our traditions date back only 100-150 years. Glimpse local brides in period gowns and some unique dresses made from unusual materials such as a gown made from a WWII parachute. Open during regular museum hours. Please visit marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571 for more info.
Contact Information: Jessica "Red" Bays
Phone: 906-226-3571
Jan 26 - Feb 1, 2015

Ski Brule - Salute to Troops

Outdoor
Location: Ski Brule, Iron River
Join us for our Salute To Troops on January 26-February 1, 2015! Serving men and women in our armed forces can show their ID and will receive a lift ticket for $36! A $10 savings!
Contact Information: Kristin
Phone: 906-265-4957
Jan 29, 2015

Munuscong Walleye Jamboree

Annual Events
Location: Pickford
Contact Information: Wilderness Treasures
Phone: 906-647-4002
Jan 29, 2015

Jonathan Rundman Concert at Besse Theater

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Besse Theater, Escanaba
Phone: 906-241-4045
Jan 29, 2015

Sunburns to Snowstorms Fundraiser

Shows & Events
07:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Kaufman Auditorium,, Marquette
We all talk about the weather so let’s really get into it! Meteorologist and author Karl Bohnak and photo historian Jack Deo are combining their stories and images to illustrate the wide range of weather extremes we experience living in the U.P. View famous weather events from the last 150 years: forest fires, lightning, tornados, floods and of course snow. Lots of snow! There’s shipwrecks, car wrecks, train wrecks and all sorts of mayhem caused by weather. See some of the greatest snowstorm and weather images from the Marquette Regional History Center and the Superior View collection. Sponsored by Northern Michigan Bank and Trust. Tickets for this fund-raiser are $15 in advance; $18 at the door. Purchase online at marquettehistory.org
Contact Information: Jessica "Red" Bays
Phone: 906-226-3571
Jan 30 - 31, 2015

3rd Annual IronLine Sled Dog Race/Fatbike Race

Annual Events
Location: Iron River
Contact Information: Josh Brindle
Phone: 906-284-2592
Jan 30 - 31, 2015

10th Annual Snowfest Snowmobile Ride-In

Annual Events
Location: Houghton
This event is a gathering of snow-lovers for the purpose of having a good time in the snow and raising money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan. Final year!
Jan 30 - 31, 2015

Randy Houser at Island Resort & Casino

Music
08:00 PM
Location: Island Resort & Casino, Harris
Phone: 877-ISL-SHOW
Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2015

Winter Carnival

Festivals
Location: Paradise MI
Embrace the snow and join us in a wide variety of winter activities: Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, Winter Swap Meet, Snow Sculpture Contest Snowshoe Softball, Guided Snowshoe Hikes, Sled Dog Rides, Lantern Cross-Country Ski Trails, Our schedule is posted at this link:
Contact Information: Nikki Craig
Phone: 906-492-3266
Jan 30 - Feb 1, 2015

Mites to Men Pond Hockey Tournament

Annual Events
Location: Ludington Park, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-4141
Jan 31, 2015

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Park - Guided Snowshoe Hike

Outdoor
01:00 PM To 03:00 PM
Location: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Silver City
Snowshoers on this hike can ride the ski lift up the hill then snowshoe down the east side of the ski area. We'll stop at East Vista for the view then bust through virgin snow on our way back down. Bring a camera on this picturesque hike. All experience levels welcome. Snowshoes can be borrowed from the park if needed, just arrive a few minutes early. The hikes is 2 hours and of moderate difficulty. Meet at the log shed between the ski hill and the open slope.
Phone: 906-885-5275
Jan 31, 2015

Frosty 5K & Merry Mile

Annual Events
10:00 AM
Location: Iron Mountain Senior Center, Iron Mountain
Phone: 906-774-2256
Jan 31, 2015

Lake Antoine Dig It and Jig Ice Fishing Tournament

Annual Events
07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Lake Antoine
Dickinson Area Jig It - January 31st. - This event will have a traditional format!

Lake Antoine "Dig it & Jig it"

(NOT the same as Delta Jig It Format)

New Tournament Format! Fish anywhere on the lake.

Registration 6am-9am

Lake Antoine County Park

Tournament 7am-3pm

Pre Registered participants will be in drawing for Portable Ice Shelter

Adult Top Door Prize-Ice Auger

Prizes given out 1st-3rd place - Northern, Walley, Perch and other (all other lega species)



$25.00 Registration Fee to fish in the tournament!
Phone: 906-789-0060
Jan 31, 2015

Jonathan Rundman/Erik Koskinen/Charlie Parr at Kaufman Auditorium

Music
07:00 PM
Location: Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette
Phone: 906-227-1032
Jan 31 - Feb 1, 2015

Ski Brule - Super Bowl Bash

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 09:00 PM
Location: Ski Brule, Iron River
Special events and fun activities all weekend long! During the game Sunday join us at the Main Lodge for our Tail Gate Party! Be sure to stay for the game and be part of the Half-Time Party! A free snack bar will be offered for our guests! Also during half time be sure to take part in our raffles and prize giveaway! It’s sure be a good time for friends and family to enjoy some football along with good company! Super Bowl Bash Weekend is filled with fun activities for everyone!
Contact Information: Kristin
Phone: 906-265-4957