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.

 

Jun 17 - Sep 8, 2017

10th Annual North of the 45th Parallel Juried Exhibition

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Location: DeVos Art Museum - NMU, Marquette
Aug 23, 2017

Manistique Farmers Market

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04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2017 is our 8th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 24-September 27, at Little Bear West Arena,180 N. Maple Street, Manistique. Come join us at the happiest place in Manistique. Facebook.com/MSTQFarmersMkt A sample of what you can expect (based on local seasonal availability) to find: •Honey •Eggs •Fruits and Vegetables - from Asparagus to Strawberries to Tomatoes to Zuchinni •Wine •Maple Syrup •Fresh Lake Michigan Whitefish •Beef •Cottage Foods (baked goods, jams, jellies) •Fantastic Music •... and so much more!
Phone: 906-341-5010
Aug 24 - 26, 2017

8th Annual Michigan Paranormal Convention

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06:00 PM
Location: Kewadin Casino, Sault Ste. Marie
The 8th Annual Michigan Paranormal Convention will bring the biggest names of the paranormal industry to Sault Ste. Marie, MI (Michigan’s Oldest City). On August 24-26th at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan’s Kewadin Casinos Dream Makers Theater, experts and television stars will be on hand to cover such topics as paranormal investigating, psychic powers, demonology, and UFOlogy, and attendees will be able to meet some of their favorite television paranormal investigators. Come see the biggest names speak on today’s hottest topic...THE PARANORMAL!
Contact Information: The Sault Events
Phone: 1-800-647-2858
Aug 24 - 27, 2017

Houghton County Fair

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Location: Houghton County Fairgrounds, Hancock
Exhibits, carnival, demolition derby, moto-cross, logging show, draft horse pull and much, much more.
Contact Information: Carol Saari
Phone: 906-482-6200
Aug 25 - 27, 2017

Harborfest 2017 - Marquette

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Location: Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette
Aug 25 - 27, 2017

12th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

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11:00 AM To 10:00 PM
Location: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park Winter Sports Complex, Silver City in Ontonagon County
Come to the Porkies for our 12th Annual Music Festival, with two stages, bands all weekend, a children's tent and activities, and a hot food concession. The festival will take place, under a big top canopy, rain or shine so bring an umbrella or poncho just in case. The average temperature in the area at this time of year is a high of 76 F and a low of 64 F, so dress for warm weather but bring a sweatshirt for the evening. The Porcupine Mountains Music Festival will be held at the Winter Sports Complex located within Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. Temporary, canopy covered stages will be set up at the base of the hill and several acres of open slope will be mowed and ready for your blankets and lawn chairs. Attendance is limited therefore a bad seat will not be found. Workshops will be conducted upon the event grounds and also inside the 20,000 square foot ski chalet. The restaurant located inside the ski chalet will offer a varied menu and will be open throughout the event. Absolutely no pets allowed - assistance/service dogs welcome.
Contact Information: Cheryl Sundberg
Phone: 906-231-1589
Aug 25 - 27, 2017

11th Annual Rendezvous at the Straits Powwow

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Location: Father Marquette National Memorial, St Ignace
A Rendezvous at the Straits French Voyager Reenactment and Powwow, a family event celebrating the history of the St. Ignace area, will take place at the Father Marquette National Memorial, just off US-2 west of I-75 in St. Ignace. Admission is $4.00 for elders, children 5 and under are free, and $5.00 for everyone else. This is really two events in one -- part French voyager re-enactment and part traditional Powwow. Visit the French encampments, watch demonstrations, visit vendors displaying authentic wares, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Native dancing and drumming ceremonies. Traditional Native American food will be available. Topping off Saturday’s activities will be fireworks over the bay at 10:00 p.m. in downtown St. Ignace!
Phone: 906-643-8717
Aug 26, 2017

Keweenaw Brewfest 2017

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01:00 PM To 05:00 PM
Location: Ray Kestner Waterfront Park, Houghton
Phone: 906-482-9673
Aug 26, 2017

Off the Vine 5k race/walk

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Location: Bark River
5k run/ walk fundraiser by Heart of the North Lions Club, proceeds to Diabetes Awareness and other health related issues. Mixed terrain course to include the Bark River Off Road Race Track, pavement, and vineyard. Participants to receive appetizers and those 21 or over 2 free wine tastings.
Contact Information: Susan Anthony
Phone: 906-399-9212
Aug 26, 2017

6th Annual End of Summer Blues Fest

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11:00 AM To 09:00 PM
Location: Pavillion, Alpha
Aug 27 - Sep 4, 2017

Chippewa County Fair

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Location: Chippewa County Fairgrounds, Kinross
Aug 28, 2017

Sweetgrass 3 Woman Scramble

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10:00 AM
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Phone: 800-682-6040 ext 2251
Aug 30, 2017

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2017 is our 8th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 24-September 27, at Little Bear West Arena,180 N. Maple Street, Manistique. Come join us at the happiest place in Manistique. Facebook.com/MSTQFarmersMkt A sample of what you can expect (based on local seasonal availability) to find: •Honey •Eggs •Fruits and Vegetables - from Asparagus to Strawberries to Tomatoes to Zuchinni •Wine •Maple Syrup •Fresh Lake Michigan Whitefish •Beef •Cottage Foods (baked goods, jams, jellies) •Fantastic Music •... and so much more!
Phone: 906-341-5010
Aug 31 - Sep 4, 2017

Dickinson County Fair

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11:00 AM To 11:00 PM
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
Phone: 906-563-8840
Sep 1, 2017

8th Annual Kewadin Labor Day Weekend Car Show

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02:00 PM To 07:30 PM
Location: Kewadin Casino, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5510
Sep 1 - 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 1 - 4, 2017

42nd Annual UP Steam and Gas Engine Show

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Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
From its humble beginnings in 1975, our annual Labor Day show has grown into one of the best events in the region. Exhibitors come from near and far, bringing an ever-changing display of tractors, gas engines and vintage farm equipment. The Heritage Village provides a charming old-fashioned backdrop for a variety of traditional handicrafts from local artisans. Be sure to see our working sawmill and stop by the Agricultural Museum to browse an eclectic collection of antiques and artifacts. There is also a large flea market, as well as a knife and gun expo. And if you’re hungry, there is plenty of good food on the grounds. While we hope that you enjoy our show, our purpose is not simply to entertain you. As part of our efforts to preserve our past heritage, we strive to educate current generations about the machinery our forefathers used.
Sep 2, 2017

Rock Lions 74th Annual Labor Day Celebration

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11:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: 14454 Highway M35, Rock
The Rock Lions 74th annual Labor Day Celebration begins with the parade at 11 a.m. followed by games, concessions, and activities for all ages.
Contact Information: JOAN KITIUK
Phone: 906-356-6505
Sep 2, 2017

2017 SISU Challenge

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08:00 AM
Location: Raymond Kestner Waterfront Park, Houghton
Sep 2, 2017

Horn's Bar Labor Day Regatta

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Location: Mackinac Island Yacht Club, Mackinac Island
Phone: 906-847-3363
Sep 2, 2017

Rock Lions Labor Day Celebration

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11:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: Rock Lions Club, Rock
ROCK LIONS ANNUAL LABOR DAY CELEBRATION features a parade starting at 11 a.m.; activities and games for the whole family; lots of food and drink; and all-day music.
Contact Information: JOAN KITIUK
Phone: 906-356-6505
Sep 2, 2017

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

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08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 2, 2017

8th Annual Marquette Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, Kids Run

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Location: Ishpeming to Marquette
This is the 8th annual Boston Qualifying Full Marathon, 1/2 Marathon and Relay along with a kid's race the night before.
Phone: 906-236-2902
Sep 2, 2017

Rock Lions Labor Day Celebration

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11:00 AM
Location: Rock Lions Club, Rock
The 74th annual Rock Lions Labor Day Celebration will take place on Saturday, September 2nd with the parade at 11am. The theme is “UP Summers”. Grand Marshals for this year’s parade are Jeff and Cheryl Patrick of Rock. Cash prizes will be awarded in several categories. $200 top prize. For Parade info call or text Carly Hansen (906) 399-7403. Following the parade there will be activities for all ages. Music, mechanical bull, bounce houses, pony rides and petting zoo, kids tractor pulls, horseshoe tournament, bingo and cowpie bingo, flea market, pasties, burgers, brats, and beer at the Rock Lions Clubhouse grounds. M-35, Rock, MI. Free vision screening for school-age children. The event is sponsored by the Rock Lions, a non-profit service organization that provides funding for charitable organizations and local needs.
Contact Information: Carly
Phone: 906-399-7403
Sep 2, 2017

Miners Day Picnic

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11:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Iron County Historical Museum, Caspian
Sep 2, 2017

Pickett-Grooms Annual Fly In

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Location: Prickett Grooms Airfield, Sidnaw
Phone: 248-761-5615
Sep 2 - 3, 2017

Arts & Crafts Dockside

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09:00 AM
Location: City Marina, St Ignace
Over 100 exhibits of original and unique arts and crafts along the beautiful waterfront at the St. Ignace Public Marina. Music, food, and fun add to the festivities! Show Hours: Saturday, September 3 - 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, September 4 - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Contact Information: St Ignace Visitors Bureau
Phone: 800-338-6660
Sep 2 - 4, 2017

46th Annual UP Hardball Championship Tournament

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Location: Felch
Phone: 906-246-3227
Sep 3, 2017

14th Annual Grand Marais Triathlon

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Location: Grand Marais
Phone: 906-494-2700
Sep 3, 2017

Nahma Annual Lumber Days Celebration

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11:00AM
Location: Nahma
includes parade, live music, lumberjack games, and more
Sep 4, 2017

60th Annual Labor Day Mackinac Bridge Walk

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07:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Mackinac Bridge
Join thousands of walkers and make the five-mile trek across the Mighty Mackinac Bridge! This annual trek occurs on Labor Day, the only day of the year pedestrians are allowed on the bridge. Walkers begin in St. Ignace at the north end of the Bridge and walk south. The walk is one-way, and bus transportation is available to return you to St. Ignace until 2:30 p.m. The walk begins at 7:00 a.m. No one will be permitted to start walking after 11:00 a.m.





To alleviate some of the parking congestion at the Bridge View Park area, the Mackinac Bridge Authority, in cooperation with the St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce, is providing FREE shuttle service from Little Bear East Arena, 275 Marquette Street in St. Ignace, to the bridge walk start line. Shuttles will make continuous circuits from Little Bear East Arena to the Bridge View Park and back between 6:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. For more information visit www.stignace.com
Contact Information: St. Ignace Visitors Bureau
Phone: 800-338-6660
Sep 4, 2017

Labor Day Festival

Annual Events
11:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Ishpeming
On September 4th, the Marquette Alger Community Labor Council and U.P. Regional Labor Federation will host the 28th annual Labor Day Festival in Ishpeming. The event is for everybody! It gives all working men and women a chance to celebrate our achievements and walk in solidarity.



The Festival begins at 11:00 am with a PARADE along Euclid Street, Main Street, Division Street and Lakeshore Drive. This year’s Parade Marshall will be Carolyn Hietamaki, newly retired from MNA. After the parade, there will be a PICNIC and RALLY from 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Lake Bancroft Park on Lakeshore Drive and Euclid Streets. Lunch tickets are priced at $6, and will give attendees the choice of either a pasty or two hot dogs and chips, along with dessert and pop or milk. Tickets for adult beverages will also be available for $3 each. There will be music and plenty of children’s activities. In addition, the Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum will be offering free tours from noon to 2 p.m.
Contact Information: Tony Ghiringhelli
Phone: (906) 236-3889
Sep 4, 2017

Portage Health Bridge Walk 2017

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Location: Kestner Waterfront Park, Houghton
Phone: 906-483-1149
Sep 6, 2017

Manistique Farmers Market

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04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2017 is our 8th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 24-September 27, at Little Bear West Arena,180 N. Maple Street, Manistique. Come join us at the happiest place in Manistique. Facebook.com/MSTQFarmersMkt A sample of what you can expect (based on local seasonal availability) to find: •Honey •Eggs •Fruits and Vegetables - from Asparagus to Strawberries to Tomatoes to Zuchinni •Wine •Maple Syrup •Fresh Lake Michigan Whitefish •Beef •Cottage Foods (baked goods, jams, jellies) •Fantastic Music •... and so much more!
Phone: 906-341-5010
Sep 7 - 9, 2017

112th Annual Chippewa County Stalwart Agricultural Fair

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Location: Stalwart Fairgrounds, Stalwart

Since 1907, features fun for the entire family, including livestock competitions and exhibits, a wide variety of food and attractions. Come out and enjoy the rich agricultural history of the area.

Phone: 906-632-4203
Sep 8 - 9, 2017

Lake Gogebic Chamber of Commerce Fall Walleye Tournament

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08:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: Lake Gogebic
Catch & Release Walleye Tournament. Registration $50 ($75 after Aug. 31 1st place prize $1000, 2nd place $500, 3rd place $200 up to 10th place. Daily prized for Largest Smallmouth Bass, Perch and Northern. Free fish fry on Sunday evening for participants. Mail name, address,email, phone to LGACC, P.O. Box 114, Bergland, MI 49910
Contact Information: Mary Lou Driesenga
Sep 9, 2017

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 9, 2017

12th Annual First National Bank of Wakefield Marathon

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08:00 AM
Location: Sunday Lake Pavilion, Wakefield
Phone: 906-285-4711
Sep 9, 2017

9th Annual UP Fall Beer Festival

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01:00 PM
Location: Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette

This event will showcase more than 150 beers from microbreweries and brewpubs throughout the UP and lower peninsula, offering enthusiasts a taste test of the states finest brewed beers.

Sep 9, 2017

Just Cruizin' Car Club presents, "Automania" 2017 Car Show

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10:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
"Automania 2017" features Classic Cars, trucks, motorcycles, antique tractors, swap meet, craft show vendors/flea market, food, music, prizes. Activities include: Slow Drag Race, Blower Belt Toss and the Time Challenge-Engine Blowup Car.
Contact Information: Event Information: Jeff
Phone: (906)774-6599
Sep 9 - 10, 2017

Indian Lake Couples Golf Tournament

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Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Sep 10, 2017

2017 Iron County Community Run

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08:30 AM
Location: Chicaugon Lake, Iron River
Sep 11, 2017

Island 2 Man Senior Bestball Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Phone: 800-682-6040
Sep 13, 2017

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2017 is our 8th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 24-September 27, at Little Bear West Arena,180 N. Maple Street, Manistique. Come join us at the happiest place in Manistique. Facebook.com/MSTQFarmersMkt A sample of what you can expect (based on local seasonal availability) to find: •Honey •Eggs •Fruits and Vegetables - from Asparagus to Strawberries to Tomatoes to Zuchinni •Wine •Maple Syrup •Fresh Lake Michigan Whitefish •Beef •Cottage Foods (baked goods, jams, jellies) •Fantastic Music •... and so much more!
Phone: 906-341-5010
Sep 15 - 16, 2017

Bewabic State Park - Harvest Festival

Annual Events
Location: Bewabic State Park, Crystal Falls
Come to Bewabic State Park's Harvest Festival for a great weekend of campsite decorating, pumpkin carving and trick-or-treating. There will also be a costume contest. Participants should meet at the pavilion in the day use area.
Phone: (906) 875-3324
Sep 15 - 17, 2017

Baraga State Park - Harvest Festival

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Location: Baraga State Park, Baraga
Trick-or-Treat! Activities include Face Painting, Kids Craft Activities and Games, Campsite Decorating, Trick-or-treating, Bobbing for Apples, Costume Contests, prizes and more.
Phone: (906) 353-6558
Sep 16, 2017

28th Annual Parade of Nations

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11:00 AM
Location: Michigan Technological University, Houghton
"Think Globally, Celebrate Locally"
Sep 16, 2017

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 16, 2017

Ford Airport Day

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08:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Ford Airport, Iron Mountain
Flights available in the Ford Tri-Motor; Young Eagle flights for Youth 8-17; car show; breakfast 8am-10am and lunch 11:30am-2pm.
Contact Information: Will Kroeger
Phone: 906-241-9070
Sep 16, 2017

Paul Mitchell-XTERRA Lake Superior Shore Run

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08:00 AM
Location: Little Presque Isle, Marquette
Phone: 906-361-5111
Sep 16, 2017

Tahquamenon Wilderness Canoe Race

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10:00 AM
Location: Paradise
The GREAT RACE from the Lower Falls to Lake Superior; Start the morning with this 17 1/2 mile, two-person professional canoe race as the paddlers brave the waters of the Tahquamenon River from the Lower Tahquamenon Falls to Lake Superior. A shorter (6 1/2 mile) one-person race begins at 3:30 at the mouth of the Tahquamenon River. A fun run for amateur paddlers is also offered. MCRA members conclude the event with a banquet and awards program.
Contact Information: Jody Laub
Phone: 906-420-5757
Sep 16 - 17, 2017

Bay de Noc Kennel Club Fall Agility Trials

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Location: Bay de Noc Kennel Club, Escanaba
Sep 19, 2017

L'Anse 3 Man Senior Scramble Golf Tournament

Annual Events
Location: L'Anse Golf Course, L'Anse
Phone: 906-524-6600
Sep 20, 2017

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2017 is our 8th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 24-September 27, at Little Bear West Arena,180 N. Maple Street, Manistique. Come join us at the happiest place in Manistique. Facebook.com/MSTQFarmersMkt A sample of what you can expect (based on local seasonal availability) to find: •Honey •Eggs •Fruits and Vegetables - from Asparagus to Strawberries to Tomatoes to Zuchinni •Wine •Maple Syrup •Fresh Lake Michigan Whitefish •Beef •Cottage Foods (baked goods, jams, jellies) •Fantastic Music •... and so much more!
Phone: 906-341-5010
Sep 21, 2017

9th Annual Senior Citizen Fall Color OHV Tour

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Location: Adventure Mountain, Greenland
Hosted/Sponsored by MI-Trale
Phone: 906-827-3208
Sep 22 - 23, 2017

3rd Annula Marji Gesick 100

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Location: Ishpeming
Sep 23, 2017

Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Hike Between da Falls

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09:00 AM To 01:00 PM
Location: Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Paradise
Bring your hiking boots and enjoy the most popular trail in the park, the 4-mile River Trail. A free shuttle will transport participants from the Lower Falls to the trailhead at the Upper Falls. The local North Country Trail chapter will be on-hand to answer questions and provide nature activities. The River Trail is rated difficult and includes stairways, exposed roots and steep inclines. For more information call 906-492-3415.

Contact Information:
Phone: 906-492-3415
Sep 23, 2017

Mighty Mac Bridge Run

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: St. Ignace
Phone: 906-643-8717
Sep 23, 2017

Sault International Festival of Races

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07:15 AM
Location: Norris Center, LSSU, Sault Ste. Marie
Join up to 500 runners as part of the 8th Annual Sault International Festival of Races on Saturday, September 23, 2017! This Festival of Races provides runners with a unique opportunity to experience the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge like never before and run alongside the St. Mary's River, all set against the backdrop of beautiful fall foliage and cool E.U.P. temperatures.
Contact Information: The Sault Events
Phone: 906-632-3366
Sep 23, 2017

Oktoberfest - Iron Mountain

Annual Events
08:00 AM
Location: Downtown, Iron Mountain
Join us for the Annual Oktoberfest! Enjoy German food, beer, activities, and more in the heart of our Downtown.
Phone: 906-774-8534
Sep 23, 2017

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 23, 2017

Lumberjack Breakfast

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07:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Tahquamenon Logging Museum, Newberry
Come out for a great breakfast of eggs, sausage, pancakes, bacon and American fries cooked over an authentic wood stove and served in the Cook Shack as it was done 100 years ago.
Phone: 906-293-3700
Sep 27, 2017

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2017 is our 8th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 24-September 27, at Little Bear West Arena,180 N. Maple Street, Manistique. Come join us at the happiest place in Manistique. ManistiqueFarmersMarket.com and Facebook.com/MSTQFarmersMkt A sample of what you can expect (based on local seasonal availability) to find: •Honey •Eggs •Fruits and Vegetables - from Asparagus to Strawberries to Tomatoes to Zuchinni •Wine •Maple Syrup •Fresh Lake Michigan Whitefish •Beef •Cottage Foods (baked goods, jams, jellies) •Fantastic Music •... and so much more!
Phone: 906-341-5010
Sep 30, 2017

3rd Annual Harvest & Haunt Fall Festival

Annual Events
03:00 PM
Location: Iron County C of C, Iron River
Sep 30, 2017

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Oct 6 - 8, 2017

MTU Family Weekend

Annual Events
Location: Houghton

Michigan Tech welcomes family and alumni for the annual MTU Homecoming and Family Weekend activities.

Contact Information: COMPASS
Phone: 906-487-3558
Oct 7, 2017

4th Annual Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest

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03:00 PM To 08:00 PM
Location: Baraga Avenue, Marquette
Phone: 906-228-9475
Oct 13 - 14, 2017

The Haunted Trail

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07:30 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Sawmill Creek Township Park, Whitefish Point Road, Paradise, MI
Kick off your family Halloween events right! Hike the Haunted Trail as ghouls, goblins, and gremlins dance among the pumpkins, pines, and pitchforks. Admission is $5.00. Souvenirs, snacks, and beverages are available on sight for additional costs. Have a spookin’ good time!
Contact Information: Sonny Skeans
Phone: (906) 492-3219
Oct 13 - 14, 2017

Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Harvest Festival

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 07:00 PM
Location: Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Newberry
Participate in our annual Lower Falls autumn camping experience! Events include pumpkin carving, campsite decorating, chili cook-off, costume contests, trick-or-treating and more. Families, groups and couples have made camping during Harvest Fest a tradition. Cap off your evening by visiting the Haunted Trail in Paradise for a spooky good time!
Phone: 906-492-3415
Oct 14, 2017

7th Annual Whitefish Point Run For the Light

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Location: Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Whitefish Point
K & 10K Fun Run and Walk. All proceeds to benefit the Motor Lifeboat House restoration at The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.
Oct 14, 2017

3rd Annual St Agnes Fall Festival

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09:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Iron River
Oct 20 - 21, 2017

Lake Superior Performance Rally

Annual Events
Location: Houghton

One of the meanest, toughest performance rallys in North America.

Oct 27 - 28, 2017

Quincy Haunted Mine Tours

Annual Events
Location: Quincy Mine & Steam Hoist, Hancock
Phone: 906-482-3101
Nov 3, 2017

HIT Idol Season 7 at Ironwood Theatre

Annual Events
07:00 PM
Location: Ironwood Theatre, Ironwood
Phone: 906-932-0618
Nov 10, 2017

Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Service

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07:00 PM
Location: Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Whitefish Point
Phone: 800-635-1742
Nov 11, 2017

14th Annual Honoring our Anishinabe Veterans Powwow

Annual Events
Location: Kinross Recreation Center, Kinross
Phone: 906-635-6050
Nov 17 - 18, 2017

Menominee Old World Christmas Market

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Location: Menominee
European-style holiday market. Two days. Nov. 17, 5-8 p.m. and Nov. 18, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For sale: decorations, gifts, holiday food, traditional crafts. Held in connection with Downtown Historic Waterfront District Open House. Sponsored by the Menominee Farm & Food Exchange.
Contact Information: Mary Johns
Phone: 715-923-2198
Nov 25, 2017

Christmas in Paradise

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10:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Whitefish Township Community Center, Paradise
Shop for Unique Handcrafted Christmas Gifts! Lunch and Refreshment Counter.
Contact Information: Sherri McLellen
Phone: 906-492-3560
Dec 1, 2017

Annual Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade & Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

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06:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Marquette
Phone: 906-228-9475
Dec 8 - 9, 2017

Hometown Christmas - Crystal Falls

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Location: Crystal Falls
Dec 8 - 10, 2017

TV6 Christmas Craft Show

Annual Events
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
This an annual event put on by TV6. All items are hand crafted by each vendor
Phone: 906-202-1978
Dec 16, 2017

Northern Michigan University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
Dec 16, 2017

Michigan Tech University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: Michigan Tech University, Houghton
Dec 31, 2017

2017 Sobriety Powwow

Annual Events
Location: JKL Bahweting Anishnabe Academy, Sault Ste Marie
Phone: 906-203-4977
Dec 31, 2017

New Year's Eve Ball Drop

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11:45 PM
Location: Downtown Marquette
Every New Year’s Eve the intersection of Washington St and Front St in Downtown Marquette becomes the location where locals and visitors to the area come together in a large crowd to welcome in the New Year. On the 12th strike an illuminated ball is lowered from the historic Savings Bank Building. This year will mark the 27th anniversary of the Downtown Marquette New Year’s Eve Ball Drop!
Phone: (906) 228-9475
Jan 26 - 27, 2018

Downtown Winter Ice Festival

Annual Events
Location: Downtown Sault Ste. Marie
If you are looking for a thrilling event that will send chills down your spine, we have found it for you! In January, an Ice Carving Challenge will be brought to town. Join us throughout the day to watch as the businesses compete for the best ice sculpture in Sault Ste. Marie, MI and see some amazing pieces of ice art being created before your eyes.
Contact Information: The Sault Events
Phone: 906-632-3366
Feb 3, 2018

50th Annual International 500 Snowmobile Race

Annual Events
10:00 AM
Location: I-500 Snowmobile Race Track, Sault Ste. Marie
Come join us for the 50th Annual International I-500 Snowmobile Race and experience all the thrills of NASCAR on a one-mile oval ice track. The I-500 is the BIGGEST event in the Upper Peninsula and in the entire snowmobile-racing world.
Contact Information: Sault CVB
Phone: 906-632-3366
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
May 5, 2018

Northern Michigan University Commencement

Annual Events
10:30 AM
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
May 5, 2018

Lake Superior State University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: LSSU Norris Center, Sault Ste Marie
May 5, 2018

Michigan Tech University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: Michigan Tech University, Houghton
Jun 18 - 24, 2018

Symetra Golf Tour Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass

Annual Events
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Jun 22, 2018

69th Annual UP History Conference

Annual Events
Location: St Ignace
Jun 29, 2018

2018 Soo Locks Engineer's Day

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Soo Locks, Sault Ste. Marie
It’s the event that started it all – the one day when you can walk across the mighty Soo Locks walls and explore the buildings and special exhibits open only on this day: the last Friday in June. Engineer’s Day festivities are held from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The gates are open to allow visitors across the Locks and into historically important structures (the Davis Building and the Administration Building) used solely for the work of one of the world’s busiest Lock systems.
Contact Information: Sault CVB
Phone: 906-632-3366
Jun 30, 2018

2018 International Bridge Walk

Annual Events
09:30 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: LSSU Norris Center, Sault Ste. Marie
Stroll the 2.8-mile scenic crossing to Canada and leave the U.S. behind as you cross over the Soo Locks and the St. Mary’s River on your way to Sault, Ontario. This leisurely-paced walk can be enjoyed by all. Bus transportation is required for your return trip. Please contact the Sault Area Chamber of Commerce at 906-632-3301 for more details.
Contact Information: Sault Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 906-632-3301
Dec 15, 2018

Northern Michigan University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: NMU Superior Dome, Marquette
May 4, 2019

Northern Michigan University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: NMU Superior Dome, Marquette
Jun 28, 2019

70th Annual UP History Conference

Annual Events
Location: Escanaba
Dec 14, 2019

Northern Michigan University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: NMU Superior Dome, Marquette
May 2, 2020

Northern Michigan University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: NMU Superior Dome, Marquette