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 19 - 21, 2018

Forest Roberts Theatre presents: "Tarzan"

Arts &Theater
Location: Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette
Thursday, April 19th at 7:30pm Friday, April 20th at 7:30pm Saturday, April 21st at 1:00pm Saturday, April 21st at 7:30pm Based on Disney's animated musical and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, this classic comes to life! Washed up on the shores of West Africa, an infant boy is taken in and raised by gorillas. He struggles with his animal upbringing clashing with his human instincts. The FRT is proud to present Tarzan as a part of their "green season" of re-purposed costumes. Audiences can also enjoy a dramaturgical lobby display on the rainforest of Tarzan produced in partnership with NMU Zoology and Environmental Science students.
Apr 19 - 22, 2018

Soo Theatre Project presents: The Lion King

Arts &Theater
Location: Soo Theatre Project, Sault Ste Marie
Phone: 906-632-1930
Apr 20 - 21, 2018

Chris Janson at Island Resort & Casino

Music
08:00 PM
Location: Island Resort & Casino Convention Center, Harris
Phone: 877-ISL-SHOW
Apr 20 - 22, 2018

96th Annual Single District 10 Lions Club Convention

Shows & Events
Location: Island Resort & Casino, Harris
Apr 20 - 22, 2018

3rd Annual Jeep on the Mac

Annual Events
Location: Mackinac Bridge to Drummond Island
Let's show our Jeep pride! Let's beat the number of Mini-Coopers, ATVs and farm tractors that have crossed the mighty Mackinac Bridge as a group. There will also be a welcome party, trails to ride, lunch on Drummond Island, and prizes. Coming soon will be more details and registration so check back!
Contact Information: St. Ignace Events Committee
Phone: 1-800-338-6660
Apr 20 - 22, 2018

Jeep the Mac - St. Ignace to Drummond Island

Annual Events
Location: Mackinac Bridge to Drummond Island
Well, Jeep the Mac participants sure did show their Jeep pride! We had 679 Jeeps registered for 2017! It was an amazing display of Jeep pride to see all the Jeeps make the Mackinac Bridge crossing. We hope to see you in 2018! Jeeps™ only. Jeep™ must be licensed and street legal. Tire size cannot exceed 40"
Contact Information: Drummond Island Tourism Association
Phone: 9064935245
Apr 21, 2018

SISU Shuffle

Outdoor
11:00 AM
Location: UP Health System - Portage, Hancock
Join us for a fun 5k run/walk. The shuffle is a fun event for people of all ages and all skill levels. We encourage you to complete the course in anyway you see fit — walk, run, jog, skip or shuffle!
Phone: 906-483-1153
Apr 21, 2018

Superior Wind Symphony presents: Right Now at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Superior Wind Symphony performs music by contemporary composers, people you could meet today!
Phone: 906-487-2073
Apr 21, 2018

2018 Norway Spring Classic

Annual Events
Location: Norway
Apr 21, 2018

Marquette Symphony Orchestras Spring Concert at Kaufman Auditorium

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette
Apr 26, 2018

Kraig Kenning Concert at Bonifas Center

Music
08:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Bonifas Arts Center, Escanaba
Singer/songwriter/guitarist Kraig Kennings returns to the U.P. and to the Bonifas Arts Center, 700 – 1st Avenue South in Escanaba. He will perform from 8 – 10 p.m. Eastern. Tickets are $12 and are available at the Bonifas or at the door. Call 906-786-3833 for more information or go to www.bonifasarts.org. www.kraigkenning.com
Contact Information: Wendy Pepin
Phone: 906-786-6420
Apr 26, 2018

Marquette City Band Spring Concert

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette
Contact Information: Fran Darling
Phone: 9062491514
Apr 27, 2018

Erickson Center for the Arts North of 45 Writer's Read

Arts &Theater
07:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis
The Erickson Center for the Arts welcomes you to join the staff of the North of 45 Retreat for Writers as they read some of their own work. The reading will be held Friday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m. $5 per person at the door. For more information contact ECA office 906.586.9974, or Kelly Chamblerlin 906.586.6000.
Contact Information: Rachel Bonacorsi
Phone: 9065869974
Apr 27 - 28, 2018

Miss Upper Peninsula and Miss Teen UP Pageant at Forest Roberts Theatre

Music
Location: Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette
Apr 27 - 29, 2018

Players de Noc presents: Dinner With Friends at the Bonifas

Arts &Theater
Location: Bonifas Arts Center, Escanaba
Karen and Gabe have been friends with Beth and Tom for over a decade, since introducing the two at their summer house on Martha’s Vineyard. During what was to be a normal dinner with friends, Beth, attending alone, announces their breakup. This sends Tom into a fury since he was unable to defend himself, despite being the one that left for another woman. The twists and turns from the past, present, and five months later leave Karen and Gabe as well as the audience questioning their own situation.
Apr 27 - 29, 2018

Calumet Players Present: Treasure Island

Arts &Theater
Location: Calumet Theatre, Calumet
Phone: 906-337-2610
Apr 28, 2018

6th Annual Wakefield-Marenisco Craft/Vendor Spring Fling

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Wakefield-Marenisco School Gym, Wakefield
6th Annual Craft/Vendor Fair with Scholastic Book Fair Many different RAFFLES
Contact Information: Teri Giuliano
Phone: 906-224-7211
Apr 28, 2018

Marquette Choral Society presents: "The Night Psalms" Spring Concert at Reynolds Hall

Music
Location: Reynold's Recital Hall, NMU, Marquette
Apr 28, 2018

Hermansville Hustle (5K Run & Walk) in memory of Sheila Sanville

Annual Events
08:00 AM
Location: North Central Elementary School, Hermansville
Apr 28, 2018

3rd Annual SpringFlingSing

Music
03:00 PM To 05:30 PM
Location: Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette
This year's show features our local Barbershop Chorus, two fabulous quartets and the Gwinn MS/HS Choir. There will be an afterglow at the Gwinn VFW at 6:00 p.m. There will be a light meal for performers and anyone else who wants to attend. Tickets are available at upperyoopers.org. Tickets are $15 for the show, AfterGlow tickets are also $15. Save by getting both for $20!
Contact Information: Pete Stephens-Brown
Phone: 906-361-8308
Apr 28, 2018

Marquette YMCA Run/Walk 2018

Annual Events
Location: YMCA of Marquette County
The course runs along beautiful Lake Superior, starting and finishing at the YMCA of Marquette County and promises to be a fun fitness event for the whole family. The event is open to all and includes a 10 mile, 10k, 5k and a 5K non competitive walk, one mile youth run and a toddler trot. Family fun, activities and refreshments will be provided throughout the morning. Registration for this event will be taken at either YMCA of Marquette County. For more information, please call or email Race Director, Jenna Zdunek, at 227.9622, jzdunek@ymcamqt.org. If you would like to volunteer, please call the YMCA 227.9622.
Contact Information: Jenna Zdunek
Phone: 9062279622
Apr 28, 2018

Tchaikovsky's Fifth at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra continues its symphonic tour of the great “fifth” symphonies by performing Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 in E minor. The orchestra will perform this work on their Midwest concert tour in April 2018.
Phone: 906-487-2073
Apr 28, 2018

Roller Derby: Dead River Derby vs Chippewa Valley Roller Derby

Recreation
Location: Lakeview Arena, Marquette
Contact Information:
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Apr 28, 2018

Big John's MMA 2018 "Northern Comeback" at the Kewadin Shores

Shows & Events
06:00 PM
Location: Kewadin Shores Casino, St Ignace
Phone: 800-KEWADIN
Apr 28 - 29, 2018

30th Annual Whitefish Point Bird Observatory Spring Fling

Annual Events
Location: Whitefish Point Bird Observatory
The Observatory welcomes recreational bird watchers from around the world to Whitefish Point during Spring Fling. Birders can expect excellent birding along with opportunities to learn more about avian migration and conservation in the Great Lakes. Attendees will learn from fellow birders, field trip leaders, and guest speakers.
Apr 29, 2018

George Thorogood & The Destroyers - Rock Party Tour at Kewadin

Music
Location: DreamMakers Theater, Kewadin Casino, Sault Ste Marie
Phone: 800-KEWADIN
Apr 29, 2018

Finlandia University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: Paavo Nurmi Center, Hancock
Phone: 906-487-7348