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 25 - 27, 2014

19th Annual SSA Superior Dome Soccer Tournament

Annual Events
06:30 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
Phone: 906-362-7612
Apr 26, 2014

34th Annual Norway Spring Classic

Annual Events
Location: Norway
Apr 26, 2014

Bay de Noc Spring Gardening Conference

Annual Events
08:00 AM
Location: Besse Center, Bay College, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-0831
May 3, 2014

Northern Michigan University Commencement 2014

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10:30 AM
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
Website: www.nmu.edu
May 9, 2014

Marquette Male Chorus Spring Concert

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07:30PM
Location: Redeemer Lutheran Church, Marquette
May 9 - 11, 2014

TV6 Mother's Day Craft Show

Annual Events
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
May 10, 2014

Hermansville Hustle (5K Run & Walk)

Annual Events
10:00 AM
Location: North Central Elementary School, Hermansville
Website: www.uprrc.org
Phone: 906-399-8775
May 12, 2014

Sweetgrass 3 Man Senior Scramble

Annual Events
Location: SweetGrass Golf Course, Harris
May 15 - 19, 2014

Bonifas Membership Show

Annual Events
Location: William Bonifas Fine Arts Center, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-3833
May 17, 2014

38th Annual Big Bay Relay

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Location: Marquette to Big Bay
Big Bay Relay. Relay teams from Marquette to Big Bay. In the past the race has brought in 50+ teams comprised of elite runners to a team of friends that just like to get out and have an adventure together. Divisions include: All female, all male and mixed team divisions, as well as a junior division. Race begins at River Sports Complex, Marquette, and ends at Perkins Park, Big Bay.
Contact Information: Nicole DeWald
Phone: 906-235-6861
May 17, 2014

UP To The Challenge Charity Martial Arts Tournament

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10:00 AM To
Location: Gladstone High School, Gladstone

The "The U.P. To The Challenge" participants will leave the event with great memories, new friends and trophies. Feedback offered by families who attended our prior tournaments indicated it celebrated the athletes and was very family friendly. Sponsors play a big part in making these events a huge success.
The sponsors and promoters of "U.P. To The Challenge" MA Tournament will provide a quality experience to martial artist of all ages, styles and schools. Our Vision is to share the indomitable spirit of martial artist with everyone in the community.

Contact Information: Tina M Fuller
Phone: 906-360-9055
May 17 - 18, 2014

Munising Trout & Salmon Fishing Tournament

Annual Events
Location: Munising Bay, Munising
Phone: 906-387-3540
May 17 - 18, 2014

5th Annual Bay de Noc Kennel Club Dog Agility Trials

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Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
May 18, 2014

Michigan Iron Industry Museum Open House with White Water

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12:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee

Continuing a Museum Open House tradition that began more than a decade ago, the group White Water performs at 1 and 2:30 p.m. The family band, known for its high quality musicianship, tight vocal harmony and engaging style, offers this concert featuring traditional string music from Michigan's immigrant past. Seating is limited.

Phone: 906-475-7857
May 23 - 25, 2014

UPHA Horse Show

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Location: Marquette County Fairgrounds, Sands Township
Website: www.upha.net
Phone: 906-360-7069
May 24, 2014

Wells State Park - Memorial Day Weekend Celebration

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Location: JW Wells State Park, Cedar River
Join the Wells State Park crew as they welcome back campers for the 2014 camping season and celebrate Memorial Day weekend! What better way to do both than to sit back and relax at one for your favorite state parks? With a parade in the works and a potluck for all our family and friends, be sure to stop in and bring a dish to pass. Happy Camping!
Phone: 906-863-9747
May 24, 2014

Bay de Noc Home Run

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09:00 AM
Location: Escanaba

The event features a competitive 10 and 5K run, a 5k non-competitive walk and a 200 and 400 meter kid’s dash. The event also features a food tent and a free bounce tent for young kids. This is a family event. All proceeds will be used to help support local agencies and groups focused on caring for homeless individuals. Both the 10k and 5k courses have been professionally measured for USA Track & Field certification and are PR eligible. USAT&F 10k course #MI07005DM and USAT&F 5k course #MI07006DM

Contact Information: Bobbie Stacey
Phone: (906) 786-1477
May 26, 2014

7th Annual Memorial Day Run/Walk

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09:00 AM
Location: Lion's Club Pavilion, Rapid River
Website: www.uprrc.org
Phone: 906-474-9001
May 26, 2014

Run For Joe 5K

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Location: Lions Club Pavillion, Rapid River
Phone: 906-474-9001
May 29, 2014

12th Annual Habitat for Humanity Golf Outing

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12:30PM
Location: Timberstone Golf Course, Iron Mountain
Phone: 906-779-5377
May 30 - 31, 2014

Kruisin Klassics Fun Run

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Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
May 30 - Jun 1, 2014

17th Annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman Summer Program

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Location: Bay Cliff Health Center, Big Bay
Contact Information: Sharon Pitz
Phone: 906-228-6561
Jun 1, 2014

5th Annual Ride for Joe

Annual Events
Location: Rapid River
Jun 5, 2014

15th Annual Lake Superior Community Partnership's Annual Golf Outing

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Location: Greywalls Golf Course, Marquette
Jun 5, 2014

Delta County Chamber Golf Classic

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Location: Gladstone Golf Course, Gladstone
Phone: 906-786-2192
Jun 6 - Aug 3, 2014

7th Annual North of the 45th Parallel Juried Exhibition

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Location: DeVos Art Museum - NMU, Marquette
Website: nmu.edu/devos
Contact Information: Melissa
Phone: 906-227-2235
Jun 9, 2014

Indian Lake Two-Man Golf Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jun 12 - 15, 2014

Blaney Park Rendezvous Motorcycle Rally

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Location: Blaney Park
Phone: 906-586-3477
Jun 13 - 14, 2014

39th Annual Off-Road Champion Races (TORC)

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Location: Bark River International Speedway, Bark River
Jun 13 - 15, 2014

15th Annual Splash-In on the Bay

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Location: Grand Marais

Grand Marais Pilots Association will host the 15th Annual Splash-in on Grand Marais Bay on behalf of the National Seaplane Pilots Association. Seaplanes from all over the US and Canada are invited to attend this three day festival with arrivals on Friday, activities and competitions throughout the day on Saturday and departures on Sunday morning.
The public is invited to attend this colorful event; get a close up look at the many sea planes, talk with pilots, and enjoy a beautiful day on the beach. Bring lots of suntan lotion and plan to spend Saturday with us.

Phone: 906-494-2700
Jun 13 - 15, 2014

Great Lakes Rodeo

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Location: Marquette County Fairgrounds, Marquette
Marquette County Fairgrounds, M-553. Watch professional cowboys and cowgirls compete in bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, Barn Dance, Vendors, camping and more. Times vary.
Contact Information: Jesie Melchiori
Phone: 906-360-7069
Jun 14, 2014

Wells State Park - "Crafty Campers" Craft Show

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Location: JW Wells State Park, Cedar River
Looking to hit the craft shows early? Wells State Park has you covered! Whether you are a buyer or a seller, this park has it all. Pitch a tent or a camper and you are in business! Sellers are allowed to bring their arts and crafts right onto their campsite. For those looking for that special item, feel free to stop in and stroll through the campground to browse the amazing and unique selection of items. Each year has an original assortment, so don't miss your chance!
Phone: 906-863-9747
Jun 14, 2014

Fayette Historic Townsite - Surfin Into Summer

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11:00AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Fayette Historic Townsite, Garden
Phone: 906-644-2603
Jun 14, 2014

Indian Lake Susan Komen BC Awareness Golf Tournament

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Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jun 15, 2014

25th Annual Iron, Steel and the Automobile Antique Car Show

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Noon To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
Jun 15, 2014

Bay de Noc Young Angler Fishing Tournament

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07:00 AM
Location: Ludington Park, Escanaba
Sponsored by Bay de Noc Great Lakes Sportsfisherman
Over $7,000 in Prizes- Fishing Lake Michigan Waters in Delta & Menominee Counties- Tshirt & Cookout for all participants
Phone: 906-420-0022
Jun 21, 2014

Marquette Mountain Mud Run

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Location: Marquette Mountain, Marquette
Marquette Mountain Mud Run hosted by Marquette Mountain Ski Patrol. 5K of 14 different obstacles over and around Marquette Mountain property.
Phone: 906-225-1155
Jun 21, 2014

Mansfield Music Festival

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12:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Mansfield Township Hall, Mansfield (Near Sagola)

2804 State Highway M69, Crystal Falls
Bring Your Instrument, lawn chair and a friend
Open jamming outside under tents from 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Entertainment on the inside stage starting at 12:00 PM
Featuring The Fairland Bluegrass Band 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Food and refreshments available - no carry ins

Contact Information: Joe Dishaw
Phone: 715-589-2839
Jun 21, 2014

Van Riper State Park - Yuletide in the Park

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Location: Van Riper State Park, Champion

Join the Van Riper Friends Group in this joyous occasion. We will 'Tis the Season' in June with a visit from Jolly St. Nick himself, take part in the silent auction, and decorate your campsite for the weekend.

Phone: 906-339-4461
Jun 21 - 22, 2014

Indian Lake Four-Man Golf Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jun 25 - 26, 2014

2014 UP Celebrity Golf Classic

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Location: Marquette Golf Club, Marquette
Presented by the Mariucci Family Foundation. The UP Celebrity Golf Classic is two days of fun, food, parties and ... GOLF!
Jun 27 - 29, 2014

4th Annual Island Resort Championship

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Location: SweetGrass Golf Course, Harris
Symetra Tour 2014
Phone: 906-466-2941
Jun 27 - 29, 2014

Grand Marais Offshore Challenge Fishing Tournament

Annual Events
Location: Grand Marais
Phone: 906-494-2447
Jun 27 - 29, 2014

4th Annual Island Resort Championship LPGA Symetra Tour

Annual Events
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Phone: 877-ISL-GREEN
Jun 28, 2014

4th Annual Nahma Music Fest

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12:00 PM To 08:00 PM
Location: Nahma

4 great bands, wonderful food, raffles, arts & Crafts and great adult beverages. This is our 3rd Annual Musicfest and a great time will be had by all!

Contact Information: Laurie MacIntosh
Phone: 906-644-2486
Jun 28, 2014

10th Annual Pioneer Days

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10:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Pioneer Park, Manistique

Schoolcraft County Historical Society celebrates Pioneer Day with Vendors, Bake Sale, Tours of the Historic Water Tower, Antique presentations, Local U.P. Authors (TBA), used book sale, & entertainment.

Contact Information: Vonciel LeDuc
Phone: 906-341-5045
Jun 28 - 29, 2014

TCHA Benefit Horse Show

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Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
Jun 29, 2014

4th Annual UP Northwoods Triathlon

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Location: Lake Antoine Park, Iron Mountain
Phone: 906-774-4076
Jun 29, 2014

19th annual Art For All - Menominee

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10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Menominee Marina, Menominee

One day art show and sale. Offering variety of artists from all over the midwest. Rain or shine. Beautiful setting along shores of Green Bay in historic downtown Menominee,Michigan.
Entertainment and food vendors.

Contact Information: Wendy Suchovsky
Phone: 906-792-9705
Jun 29, 2014

Menominee River Century Bike Ride

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Location: Menominee/Marinette
Jul 3 - 4, 2014

Ishpeming Fourth of July Celebration

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Location: Ishpeming
Firecracker 5K Funrun, Blue Notes Concert, Flag raising, Children's Parade, 35th Annual 4th of July Parade, Community picnic with alumni softball, children's games and bounce houses, live entertainment and food booths. Fireworks at dusk and a golf tournament on the weekend.
Contact Information: Karl Lehmann
Phone: 906-485-1614
Jul 3 - 6, 2014

UP Quarter Horse Summerfest

Annual Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Website: www.upqha.net
Jul 4, 2014

4th of July Celebration - Gwinn

Annual Events
11:00AM
Location: Peter Nordeen Park, Gwinn
Jul 4, 2014

Marquette 4th of July Parade/Fireworks

Annual Events
Location: Marquette
Contact Information: Denise
Phone: 800-544-4321
Jul 4, 2014

Grand Marais Fourth of July Celebration

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Location: Grand Marais

There's nothing like a Fourth of July in Grand Marais! The day starts with a parade, followed by food, games, and a street dance, and ends with a glorious fireworks display over the harbor. This is one of the year's highlights!

Phone: 906-494-2447
Jul 4, 2014

Van Riper State Park - 4th of July Jubilation

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10:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: Van Riper State Park, Champion
Celebrate the red, white, and blue at Van Riper State Park this year! There will be bike decorating, a bike parade, popsicles, minnow races... this will be an Independence Day celebration you won't want to miss!
Contact Information: Melanie Brand
Phone: 906-339-4461
Jul 5, 2014

Manistique Independence Day Celebration

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12:30 PM To 11:30 PM
Location: Manistique

Parade starts on Deer Street traveling through to downtown Cedar Street at 12:30pm. Community Lake Effect Arts- Art & Craft Fair starts at 10:00am-4:00pm at the Manistique Central Park located near the Little Bear West Arena. Fireworks at dusk approximately 10:30.

Contact Information: John Wood
Phone: 906-341-8189
Jul 6 - 12, 2014

2014 Negaunee Pioneer Days

Annual Events
Location: Negaunee
Alumni Softball, Community Picnic & Fireworks, Music, Old Towne Festival, Parade and more.
Jul 11 - 12, 2014

25th Annual Manistique Folkfest 2014

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05:30 PM To 12:30 AM
Location: Manistique

Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce 25th Annual Folkfest 2014 is a celebration of life that takes place the 2nd Saturday in July on the main street of Manistique. Art & Craft Booths display their diverse wares over two blocks while the aromas of Multicultural Food Booths tempt the participants down the street. The central stage provides ethnic music & entertainment with the Beer Garden close by. The Children have their own street, which supplies the young with extra fun. Folkfest is truly an event for everyone. Friday night Pet Parade(5:30pm), then Street Dance, Beer Garden, some food vendors until 12:30 am. Saturday starts at 10am opening ceremony, then all day into the evening until 12:30 a.m. Great Fun!

Contact Information: Connie Diller
Phone: 906-341-5010
Jul 13, 2014

Ron Rubick Memorial Golf Outing

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09:00 AM
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jul 16, 2014

Indian Lake State Savings Bank Two-Woman Golf Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jul 16 - 20, 2014

Great Lakes Sea Kayak Symposium

Annual Events
Location: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Grand Marais
Jul 19 - 20, 2014

24th Annual Republic Sportsmens Club Annual Fishing Derby

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06:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Michigamme River, Republic

An annual fishing derby is held on the Michigamme River each year on the third weekend of July. It a family fun event with camping, food, entertainment. This year is the 24th anniversary with fireworks and live entertainment.

Phone: 906-376-8882
Jul 19 - 20, 2014

Bark River Off Road Races - 39th Annual UP Off Road 100

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Location: Bark River International Raceway, Bark River
Jul 23, 2014

Turn-N-Burn TCHA Horse Show

Annual Events
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
Jul 23, 2014

PMMF presents: David C Jonies Organ Recital

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Iron Mountain
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jul 23, 2014

PMMF presents: An Evening of Cabaret with Lucy Thrasher & Friends

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07:30 PM
Location: Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jul 25, 2014

PMMF presents: UPstarts: Featuring emerging professional musicians from the UP

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: First Presbyterian Church, Kingsford
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jul 25, 2014

PMMF presents: David C Jonies Organ Recital

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: St Paul's Episcopal Church, Marquette
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jul 25 - 26, 2014

Wells State Park - Hook, Line and Sinker

Annual Events
Location: JW Wells State Park, Cedar River
Ever wish you could celebrate the holidays during the warmer season? Here is your chance to get the best of both worlds! It is Christmas in July at Wells State Park on July 25th and 26th, 2014. With a full list of activities, what are you waiting for? Santa is even coming! Ho-ho-hope to see you there!
Phone: 906-863-9747
Jul 25 - 26, 2014

Schoolcraft County Fair

Annual Events
Location: Manistique
Phone: 906-286-9185
Jul 26, 2014

PMMF presents: UPstarts: Featuring emerging professional musicians from the UP

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: First Presbyterian Church, Escanaba
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jul 26, 2014

Ishpeming Italian Fest

Annual Events
Location: Al Quaal Recreation Area, Ishpeming

Italian Fest is a day-long family event. There is free entertainment (live bands, music), pony rides and games for children. There are also "games of chance" and Bingo as well as a "greased pole" event and food vendors. The highlight is Diamonte, an Italian/American group of performers out of Chicago. Their performance is at the end of the day and has been a favorite part of many of the attendees for the last several years.

Phone: 906-486-4919
Jul 26, 2014

29th Annual Gwinn Fun Daze

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10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Peter Nordeen Park (M35), Gwinn
This is an old fashioned family outing day with every group in the Gwinn area participating. Fun, food, and family! Parade begins at 10:00 am. Park events 11:00 a.m. Peter Nordeen Park, M-35, Gwinn. Band concerts right after parade - bingo, crafters, food vendors, games, rubber duckie races, Tae Kwon Do demonstration, and stuffed animals galore - cotton candy. Antique car, truck and tractor show: 11:00 a.m.
Phone: 906-346-9666
Jul 26, 2014

Indian Lake Ken Pond Three-Man Golf Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jul 26, 2014

Grand Island Trail Marathon & Half Marathon

Annual Events
Location: Grand Island National Recreation Area
Phone: 715-701-0360
Jul 26, 2014

Grand Marais Garden Tour

Annual Events
Location: Grand Marais

Join us for a day of fun wandering the lovely gardens of Grand Marais! A Silent Auction, door prizes, and food will round out the fun.

Phone: 906-494-2447
Jul 26 - 27, 2014

Outback Art Fair

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Picnic Rocks, Marquette
Phone: 906-869-1395
Jul 26 - 27, 2014

Art on the Rocks

Annual Events
Location: Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette

This popular annual art show features the works of 200 artists. Art on the Rocks has twice been named in Sunshine Artists Magazine as one of the top 200 shows in the USA.

Contact Information: Cindy Deo
Phone: 906-225-0254
Jul 27, 2014

13th Annual Blueberry Festival

Annual Events
10:00 AM
Location: Marquette
Phone: 906/228-9475
Jul 28, 2014

PMMF presents: UPstarts: Featuring emerging professional musicians from the UP

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: St Paul's Episcopal Church, Marquette
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jul 28, 2014

Island 2 Man Senior Bestball Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Phone: 800-682-6040
Jul 30, 2014

PMMF presents: UPstarts: Featuring emerging professional musicians from the UP

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: Falling Rock Cafe & Bookstore, Munising
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jul 30, 2014

PMMF presents: Bergonzi String Quartet

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: Immaculate Conception Church, Iron Mountain
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jul 30, 2014

PMMF presents: The Italian Lesson

Annual Events
Location: Reynolds Recital Hall, Marquette
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jul 30, 2014

PMMF presents: The Italian Lesson

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: Reynolds Recital Hall, Marquette
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Aug 1, 2014

PMMF presents: Bergonzi String Quartet

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: Reynolds Recital Hall, Marquette
Website: www.pmmf.org
Phone: 906-482-1542
Aug 1 - 3, 2014

Alger County Fair & Chatham Homecoming

Annual Events
Location: Alger County Fairgrounds, Chatham
Phone: 906-439-5114
Aug 2, 2014

Ishpeming Renaissance Festival & Art Faire

Annual Events
Location: Lake Bancroft Park, Ishpeming

A one day event featuring renaissance era costumes, music, entertainment, and food. Also featuring daily living demonstrations as well as combat re-enactments.

Aug 2, 2014

Bay Art Association Waterfront Art Festival

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Ludington Park, Escanaba
Art, food and music, in Ludington Park. Look for the Young Artists' Market while you're there for some amazing work from artists 18 and under.
Contact Information: Jan Watson
Phone: 906-428-4074
Aug 2, 2014

39th Annual UP Gem & Mineral Show

Annual Events
Location: Ishpeming Elks Club, Ishpeming
Mineral Show Gem Show with dealers, demos, kids area, silent auction, and more.
Phone: (906) 228-9422
Aug 2 - 3, 2014

67th Annual MI/WI Tennis Tournament

Annual Events
Location: Ludington Park, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-4141
Aug 7 - 10, 2014

2014 Menominee Waterfront Festival

Annual Events
Location: Menominee
Aug 7 - 10, 2014

Marquette County Fair

Annual Events
Location: Marquette County Fairgrounds, Sands
The Marquette County Fair is a fun-filled family event with lots to offer! * Livestock shows,
* 4-H livestock and small animal auction, * Tractor pullls, * Mud drags, * Go cart races, * Horse Shows, * Dog show, * Firemen races, * Antique car show, * Wide variety of concessions, * T.J. Schmidt and Co. Amusements, * Exhibits of hand-crafted and home-grown delights, ...and MUCH more!
Aug 8 - 10, 2014

33rd Annual Grand Marais Music & Arts Festival

Annual Events
Location: Grand Marais

Join us for a weekend of great music, all sorts of vendors and crafts, and terrific food!

Phone: 906-494-2447
Aug 9, 2014

Fayette State Park - Fayette Heritage Day

Annual Events
Location: Fayette Historic Townsite, Garden
This annual event celebrates the "hey-day" of Fayette as a bustling iron smelting company town. Activities for the day include period displays, food, music & a historic Base Ball game 1860's style (yes, you are invited to play!).
Phone: 906-644-2603
Aug 9, 2014

Indian Lake Three-Woman Golf Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Aug 9, 2014

Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic

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Location: Negaunee to Marquette

Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic. 48 mile and 24 mile point-to-point mountain bike race in Marquette.

Contact Information: Nicole DeWald
Phone: 906-235-6861
Aug 9, 2014

Van Riper State Park - Smokey In The Park

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11:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Van Riper State Park, Champion
Stay for the day or camp for the weekend and enjoy our family friendly fire safety messages from local firefighters and Smokey the Bear!
Contact Information: Melanie Brand
Phone: 906-339-4461
Aug 9, 2014

13th Annual Buzz the Gut Car Show & Parade

Annual Events
Location: Cliffs Shaft Mining Museum, Ishpeming
Phone: 906-485-1234
Aug 11, 2014

Sweetgrass 3 Woman Scramble

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 01:00 PM
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Phone: 800-682-6040 ext 2251
Aug 11 - 17, 2014

UP State Fair

Annual Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Aug 15 - 16, 2014

6th Annual Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon

Annual Events
Location: Marquette

The course consists of a 50 kilometer and 50 mile event. Also, new this year the course will include a loop from the new start-finish area (NTN-Forestville Trailhead) to Tourist Park (the old start-finish area) on new single-track. The course is mostly single-track climbing the 4 peaks: Sugarloaf, Top-of-the World, Bareback, and Hogsback outcrops. All the peaks have views of Lake Superior and some of the trail runs along the lake. Most of the trail is easy to moderate running with a few significant climbs and technical areas.
Also new this year is the Ultramarathon Relay - form a team and run the trails Friday before the solo event on Saturday, more details on our website.

Aug 15 - 17, 2014

11th Annual Ladies of the Lake Sea Kayak Symposium

Annual Events
Location: Munising
The biggest paddling event of the year. On Water Instruction - Trips - Clinics/Workshops - Slideshows - Werner Paddles - Oscar Party.
Phone: 906-226-7112
Aug 16, 2014

8th Annual Iron Mountain Italian Fest

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12:00 PM To 11:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
8th Annual Italian Fest in downtown Iron Mountain celebrating the local Italian heritage. Activities include childrens inflatables, childrens games, bocce ball, live music, and local Italian food.
Contact Information: Jonathan L Ringel
Phone: (906) 774-8530
Aug 16, 2014

3rd Annual Manistique Paul Bunyan Triathlon

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09:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Manistique

City of Manistique Recreation Department is proud to present the 3rd Annual Manistique Paul Bunyan Triathlon. The race will consist of a 400 meter swim in the Quarry, a 15 mile bike ride, and a 5k run. All portions of the race will be within the city limit. All participants who finish will receive a Finisher's Medal. The awards to be presented will be 1st & 2nd place- top male, top female, age groups (by 10 yrs). Teams are encouraged consisting of 2-3 members- all male, all female or both. Come out for the challenge or to cheer on your favorite team or person.

Contact Information: Bill Pohlman
Phone: 906-341-2290
Aug 21 - 23, 2014

4th Annual Harbor Fest - Marquette

Annual Events
Location: Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette

Thursday night is the 4th annual waterfront gala, Friday is the concert on the harbor and Saturday is a family fun day.

Aug 27 - Sep 1, 2014

104th Annual Dickinson County Fair

Annual Events
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
Aug 29 - 30, 2014

SCCC Motorcycle Show - Manistique

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 05:30 PM
Location: Manistique

Schoolcraft County Chamber of Commerce presents the 2014 Motorcycle Show & Poker Run. Sponsored by the Manistique Area Tourist Council. Welcome to ALL motorcycles from everywhere to our County... We are located at the Top of Lake Michigan in the Upper Peninsula...Come join us for an awesome weekend of fun, short ride on Friday night... show your Bike on Saturday,then ride our Poker Run after the show Saturday later afternoon with Drawings, Awards,Door Prizes, Raffles & 50/50 drawings. Trophies will be given in TWO Divisions,Ride-In and Trailered. Classes: Antique, Classic, Stock, Custom. Award for peoples choice, longest distance ridden. For pre-registration call the Chamber for application or register 8am to 10 am morning of event.

Contact Information: Connie Diller
Phone: 906-341-5010
Aug 29 - 30, 2014

5th Annual Marquette Marathon & Half Marathon

Annual Events
Location: Ishpeming to Marquette
This is the 5th annual Boston Qualifying Full Marathon, 1/2 Marathon and Relay along with a kid's race the night before.
Phone: 906-360-4930
Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2014

39th 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.
Contact Information: Richard Dutton
Phone: (906) 474-9247
Aug 30 - 31, 2014

Grand Marais Triathlon Weekend

Annual Events
Location: Grand Marais
Phone: 906-494-2447
Aug 30 - Sep 1, 2014

39th Annual Marquette Kennel Club Annual Dog Show

Annual Events
Location: Lakeview Arena, Marquette
Aug 31, 2014

Wells State Park - Cedar River Bridge Walk

Annual Events
Location: JW Wells State Park, Cedar River
Cedar River Bridge Walk, anyone? Wells State Park hosts their annual bridge walk at Cedar River State Harbor (near Wells State Park) to provide support to the local volunteer fire department. Come out to support these brave individuals! Activities will follow the bridge walk at Cedar River.
Phone: 906-863-9747
Sep 6, 2014

6th Annual UP Fall Beer Festival

Annual Events
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.

Contact Information: Mona Lang
Phone: 906-228-9475
Sep 6 - 7, 2014

Indian Lake Couples Golf Tournament

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Sep 9, 2014

United Way Soup'r Chili Challenge

Annual Events
05:00 PM To 07:00 PM
Location: Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-3736
Sep 12 - 13, 2014

Wells State Park - 2nd Annual Yooper Days

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Location: JW Wells State Park, Cedar River
Are you a "Yooper"? Attend the annual Yooper Days at Wells State Park and you'll start to feel like one! Some activities include: scavenger hunt, chili cook-off, wagon rides, photo booth, bonfire and the crowning of the Yooper King and Queen (based on most "yooper-like" appearance)! What a way to spend the final days of summer. Schedule your camping trip today!
Phone: 906-863-9747
Sep 12 - 13, 2014

20th Annual XTERRA Marquette Off-Road Triathlon

Annual Events
Location: Tourist Park, Marquette
Phone: 906-362-8979
Sep 13, 2014

Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival

Annual Events
12:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Van Riper State Park, Champion
Come have a spooktacular good time at Van Riper State Park. Enjoy spooky stories, crafts, trick-or-treating, costume contests, and our ever popular haunted trail.
Contact Information: Matena Coron
Phone: 906-339-4461
Sep 13, 2014

Great Lakes Race

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08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Marquette
Great Lakes Recovery Centers will be holding their 7th Annual Great Lakes Race on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The Great Lakes Race takes place at the Lakeshore Parking Lot on the corner of Lakeshore Blvd and Spring Street in Marquette. Participants can choose between a 5K walk or a 10K run with registration starting at 8AM and the race starting at 9AM. Entry fees are as follows: Youth (0-12) $5, Teen (13-17) $10, Adult (18+) $20, UPRRC members receive a $2 discount. Registration gets you a t-shirt, light refreshments, and a chance to win door prizes. Proceeds benefit the GLRC Foundation that supports treatment and prevention services for substance abuse and mental health disorders in the UP. Contact Andy Chosa at achosa@greatlakesrecovery.com to register early.
Contact Information: Andy Chosa
Phone: 906-228-9699
Sep 13, 2014

Indian Lake Three-Man Golf Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Sep 20, 2014

Van Riper State Park - Harvest Festival

Annual Events
12:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Van Riper State Park, Champion
Come have a spooktacular good time at Van Riper State Park. Enjoy spooky stories, crafts, trick-or-treating, costume contests, and our ever popular haunted trail.
Contact Information: Matena Coron
Phone: 906-339-4461
Sep 21, 2014

Delta County Century Ride

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Location: Gladstone High School, Gladstone
Family bike ride that includes routes for all endurance levels; 13km, 40km, 78km, and 100km. Ride includes expert SAG service and great rest stops where the only thing better than the view is the food! Put a team together to build camaraderie.
Phone: 906-786-2192
Sep 26 - 27, 2014

NMU Homecoming

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Location: Marquette

Join NMU and the Marquette community on Third Street for the parade and cheer on the NMU football team as they play Saturday in the Superior Dome. Check out www.nmu.edu/alumni for a list of events for you and your family.

Contact Information: Robyn Stille
Phone: 906-227-2627
Sep 27, 2014

Xterral Lake Superior Shore Run

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Location: Little Presque Isle, Marquette

Challenging terrain and scenic vistas, Top of the World and Bareback Mountain offer premiere trail running courses for the Half-Marathon, 5k and 1k kids' race. Kids race for free.

Oct 17 - 19, 2014

NMU Family Weekend 2014

Annual Events
Location: Northern Michigan University, Marquette

NMU Family Weekend is a time for you to feel a part of your student's college experience at Northern Michigan University. The schedule of events includes a variety of activities for your family to enjoy and it also allows for informal time with your son or daughter.

Phone: 906-227-2439
Nov 7, 2014

Escanaba Rotary Vino at the Casino

Annual Events
07:00 PM To 09:30 PM
Location: Island Resort & Casino, Harris
Contact Information: Cheryl
Phone: 906-786-9212
Nov 8, 2014

The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Museum After Dark

Annual Events
07:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: The Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
A weird and wonderful family adventure and each year has a different theme. Yes,

exhibits do come to life after dark! Bring your flashlight for our third after dark adventure. You will have encounters with historical figures, see rare artifacts and hunt for others, become a part of history – put on a costume and have your photo taken, snacks and unique activities. Full of surprises. Designed for ages 7 and up. Visit www.marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571 for more info.
Contact Information: Jessica "Red" Bays
Phone: 906-226-3571
Nov 13, 2014

Annual Marquette Ladies Night

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04:00 PM
Location: Downtown Marquette

A fun-filled happening that provides women a Night on the Town to shop and dine in Marquette's Downtown District. Visit participating merchants and register to win valuable prizes.

Contact Information: Emily Lanctot
Phone: (906) 228-9475
Nov 13, 2014

Girls Night Out - Iron Mountain

Annual Events
05:00 PM
Location: Iron Mountain
Phone: 906-774-8530
Dec 13, 2014

NMU Commencement

Annual Events
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
Website: www.nmu.edu
Dec 31, 2014

New Year's Eve Ball Drop

Annual Events
11:30 PM
Location: Downtown Marquette
Celebrate the new year and watch the annual ball drop from the Savings Bank Building. Corner of Washington and Front Streets.
Phone: (906) 228-9475
Feb 19 - 23, 2015

UP 200 and Midnight Run

Annual Events
Location: Marquette to Grand Marais

The UP200 is one of America's premier 12-dog, mid-distance sled dog races and draws mushers from around the United States and Canada. The UP200 is an Iditarod qualifying race.






Coinciding with the UP200 is the eight-dog Midnight Run, a race from Marquette to Chatham. The Midnight Run, or MNR, draws premier teams wanting to test their skill on a technically challenging trail.






The JackPine 30 rounds out the weekend’s fun with a six-dog, 30-mile sprint from Gwinn, Michigan to Marquette.













Jul 5 - 11, 2015

2015 Negaunee Pioneer Days

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Location: Negaunee
Aug 17 - 23, 2015

UP State Fair

Annual Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba