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 1, 2017

Orchid Ensemble & conScience at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
The Vancouver-based Orchid Ensemble (erhu, zheng, and percussion) will present a concert of contemporary and traditional Chinese music. conScience: Michigan Tech Chamber Singers will join the ensemble for the second half of the concert for performances of music for traditional Chinese instruments and chorus.
Phone: 906-487-2073
Apr 1, 2017

Cor PowerSports XC Series Round 9 at Blackjack

Outdoor
Location: Blackjack Ski Resort, Bessemer
Apr 1 - 2, 2017

MESC Hillclimb/Hillcross at Blackjack

Outdoor
Location: Blackjack Ski Resort, Bessemer
Apr 4, 2017

34th Annual Lake Gogebic Ice Fishing Derby

Annual Events
06:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Lake Gogebic
Lorngest running ice fishing contest in the Western U.P. Over $5000.00 awarded in cash and prizes
Contact Information: Don / Brian Berquist
Phone: 9068423321
Apr 7 - 9, 2017

Calumet Players presents: "Blithe Spirit" at Calumet Theatre

Arts &Theater
Location: Calumet Theatre, Calumet
Phone: 906-337-2610
Apr 13 - 15, 2017

West Side Story at Rozsa Center

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Houghton
West Side Story changed the very nature of American Musical Theatre. With music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by a young Stephen Sondheim, the play was grounded in a distinctively modern sound with a passionately poetic statement: A place where everyone can grow beyond the confines of hate and poverty, a safe and beautiful place, a place for us.
Apr 20, 2017

En Fuego! at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Houghton
The bands of Michigan Tech perform music with heat and warmth.
Apr 21, 2017

Bon Voyage: South Africa! at Rozsa Gallery

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for Performing Arts, Houghton (Outside)
The Michigan Tech Concert Choir presents a concert of music prepared for its international concert tour to South Africa in May 2017.
Apr 22, 2017

Cirque Mechanics: Pedal Punk at Rozsa Center

Shows & Events
07:00 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Cirque Mechanics, Pedal Punk is a Steampunk inspired performance where the audience can experience the excitement, artistry and thrill that occurs when a wacky bike shop mechanic interacts with cyclists and bikes and he repairs more than broken pieces. He creates wondrous machines and inspires the cyclist in all of us to become a Pedal Punk.
Phone: 906-487-2073
Apr 27, 2017

15th Annual History Smackdown at Calumet Theatre

Arts &Theater
Location: Calumet Theatre, Calumet
Phone: 906-337-2610
Apr 29, 2017

Michigan Tech University Commencement

Annual Events
10:30 AM
Location: Michigan Technological University, Houghton
Apr 30, 2017

Finlandia University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: Paavo Nurmi Center, Hancock
Phone: 906-487-7348
May 6, 2017

37th Annual Chassell Country Western Show at Calumet Theatre

Annual Events
03:00 PM & 07:00 PM
Location: Calumet Theatre, Calumet
Phone: 906-337-2610
May 12, 2017

Gogebic Community College Commencement

Annual Events
06:30 PM
Location: Ironwood
May 13, 2017

International Migratory Bird Day

Annual Events
Location: Copper Harbor
Phone: 906-289-4588
May 26 - 28, 2017

Ride The Keweenaw Weekend

Annual Events
Location: Keweenaw Peninsula
May 27, 2017

John Jarvi Jr Memorial Run

Outdoor
09:30 AM
Location: Suffolk/Lowell, Ironwood
Phone: 906-932-0932 ext 217
May 29, 2017

Lake Superior Trail Run

Outdoor
08:00 AM
Location: Lake Superior Trailhead, Silver City
Phone: 906-285-4711
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
Jun 2, 2017

The Highwayen Live - Tribute at Calumet Theatre

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Calumet Theatre, Calumet
Phone: 906-337-2610
Jun 10, 2017

12th Annual Baraga County Lake Trout Festival

Annual Events
Location: Waterfront Park & Marina, L'Anse
Baraga County has been named the Lake Trout Capital of the Great Lakes and the free (no admission charge) festival will combine the Keweenaw Classic Fishing Tournament with family-oriented events such as kids’ carnival, "Little Miss Superior" contest, Kids’ Fishing Pond, Pie-Eating contest, Beach Volleyball tournament, Pequaming Run and 1/2 marathon, Junk Art contest, Cribbage tournament, Tour de L’Anse Bike Race sponsored by the Fitness Center of Baraga County Memorial Hospital, and the firemen’s street dance on Saturday night. 1/2 marathon, 8 mile run, 8 mile walk, Family 5K, 52 mile bike race and 22 mile leisure bike ride.
Jul 14 - 15, 2017

Upper Peninsula Championship Rodeo

Outdoor
Location: Iron County Fairgrounds, Iron River
Contact Information: Bernadette Coates
Phone: 906-284-9680
Jul 15, 2017

End of the Road Keweenaw Tour and Car Show

Annual Events
Location: Copper Harbor
Contact Information: Matt
Phone: 906-337-3884
Jul 15, 2017

42nd Annual Canal Run

Annual Events
07:30 AM To 11:00 AM
Location: McLain State Park, Hancock
The Canal Run was started in 1975, and is the premier running event in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Following the rolling hills along the Portage Lake Shipping Canal, the Canal Run offers three distances for runners and walkers of all levels, including a half marathon, 10-mile run, 10-mile walk, 5-mile run and 5-mile walk.
Contact Information: Angela Luskin
Phone: 906-483-1153
Jul 21 - 23, 2017

39th Annual Maawanji'iding Powwow

Annual Events
Location: Ojibwa Park Road, Baraga
2017 marks the 39th Annual Maawanji'iding Traditional Powwow. Our powwow features traditional singing, dancing and food. There are over 50 vendors that sell both food and traditional crafts, as well contemporary clothing and artwork. The KBIC powwow is open to the public
Contact Information: Gary Loonsfoot, Jr
Phone: (906) 353-4108
Jul 28 - 30, 2017

5th Annual Copper Harbor Ladies Weekend

Annual Events
Location: Copper Harbor
The 5th Annual Copper Harbor Ladies Weekend will be 2.5 days of on the trail learning, skill and educational sessions, and social events. Copper Harbor will once again be a featured stop on the Liv Ladies AllRide MTB Skills Clinic calendar of events. This is a must attend event for ladies of all ages and skill levels!
Aug 4 - 6, 2017

Baraga County Fair

Shows & Events
Location: Baraga County Fair Grounds, Pelkie
Contact Information: Fair Grounds
Phone: (906) 353-6542
Sep 2 - 3, 2017

Bell's Beer Copper Harbor Trails Festival

Annual Events
Location: Copper Harbor
Contact Information: Copper Harbor Trails Club
Phone: 906-289-4303
Sep 9, 2017

12th Annual First National Bank of Wakefield Marathon

Annual Events
08:00 AM
Location: Sunday Lake Pavilion, Wakefield
Phone: 906-285-4711
Oct 20 - 21, 2017

Alpha Haunted House

Shows & Events
Location: Alpha School, Alpha
The Alpha Haunted House is a multi level haunted house with four sets of stairs to go up and down each level. We have smoke machines and strobe lights going to help with the scare effects in the rooms. The haunted house is not handicap accessible. Any age is welcome to go through the haunted house. It's up to the parents and guardians discretion.
Dec 16, 2017

Michigan Tech University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: Michigan Tech University, Houghton
May 5, 2018

Michigan Tech University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: Michigan Tech University, Houghton