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 3 - Aug 7, 2016

9th Annual North of the 45th Parallel Juried Exhibition

Annual Events
Location: DeVos Art Museum - NMU, Marquette
Jul 30, 2016

117th Annual Ishpeming Italian Fest

Annual Events
12:00 PM To 09:00 PM
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 30 - 31, 2016

Outback Art Fair

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Picnic Rocks, Marquette
Phone: 906-869-1395
Jul 30 - 31, 2016

Bark River Sportsman Off-Road Races

Annual Events
Location: Bark River International Speedway, Bark River
Jul 30 - 31, 2016

31st Annual Manistique Trout & Salmon Derby

Annual Events
Location: Manistique Marina, Manistique
Contact Information:
Phone: 906-286-0234
Jul 30 - 31, 2016

Bark River Off Road Races - 41st Annual UP Off Road 100

Annual Events
Location: Bark River International Raceway, Bark River
Aug 1, 2016

Indian Lake Three-Woman Golf Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Aug 4 - 7, 2016

2016 Menominee Waterfront Festival

Annual Events
Location: Menominee
Phone: 906-863-2656
Aug 4 - 7, 2016

23rd Annual Woodtick Music Festival

Annual Events
Location: Hermansville
The Woodtick Music Festival is a home-grown, Upper Peninsula style shindig featuring a variety of regional and not so regional bands who all have one thing in common....they're darn good!
Aug 5 - 7, 2016

Alger County Fair & Chatham Homecoming

Annual Events
Location: Alger County Fairgrounds, Chatham
Phone: 906-439-5114
Aug 6, 2016

Lake Antoine Classic 5-mile/15K

Annual Events
09:00 AM
Location: Lake Antoine Park, Iron Mountain
Phone: 906-776-5918
Aug 6, 2016

Bay Art Association Waterfront Art Festival

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10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Ludington Park, Escanaba
Join us in Ludington Park for the 2016 Waterfront Art Festival! Some of the region's best will have their work on display and available for purchase. The event also features a young artists market, exhibitions and workshops as well as food and live music.
Phone: 906-786-3833
Aug 6, 2016

41st Annual UP Gem & Mineral Show

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09:30 AM
Location: Ishpeming Elks Club, Ishpeming
Mineral Show Gem Show with dealers, demos, kids area, silent auction, and more.
Phone: 906-458-5534
Aug 6, 2016

Keyes Lake Summerfest

Annual Events
Location: Keyes Lake Park, Florence, WI
You won't want to miss the Annual Keyes Peak SummerFest and Pig Roast. This event features great food, live music by the lake, and fireworks. If it's hot, bring your suit and swim at the beach. There are kids games as well. Proceeds help buy equipment for Keyes Peak Ski Hill. The Steenos perform from noon-3pm at the Pavilion, Wiskey Stil (country/classic rock) plays on a lighted stage by the water from 3pm-7pm and the band OZ rocks from 7pm – 11pm.
Phone: 715-528-3272
Aug 7, 2016

Discover Sawyer Family Fun Day

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08:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Sawyer International Airport, Gwinn
Fun-filled community event featuring helicopter rides, rotary pancake breakfast, free young eagle flights(ages 8-17), show & shine car show, kid zone, equipment displays and a variety of vendors.
Contact Information: Ashley Hernandez
Phone: 9063614000
Aug 7, 2016

3rd Annual Discover Sawyer Day

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Location: Sawyer International Airport, Gwinn
Aug 10, 2016

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2016 is our 7th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 18-September 21, 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
Aug 11 - 14, 2016

13th Annual Ladies of the Lake Sea Kayak Symposium

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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 11 - 14, 2016

Marquette County Fair

Annual Events
Location: Marquette County Fairgrounds, Gwinn
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 12 - 14, 2016

35th 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 13, 2016

Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic

Annual Events
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 13, 2016

15th Annual Buzz the Gut Car Show & Parade

Annual Events
Location: Cliffs Shaft Mining Museum, Ishpeming
Phone: 906-485-1234
Aug 13, 2016

Kitchi Miniss Munising Annual Powwow

Annual Events
Location: Bay Furnace Campground, Christmas
Phone: 906-202-0026
Aug 13, 2016

Fayette Historic State Park - Fayette Heritage Day

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11:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Fayette Historic State Park, Garden
Celebrate the history of Fayette as a bustling iron smelting company town. Activities for the day include period displays, food, music, and a historic Base Ball game 1860's style (yes, you are invited to play!).
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Aug 13, 2016

Friends of Indian Lake State Park Annual Fishing Tournament

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08:00 AM To 05:15 PM
Location: Indian Lake State Park, Manistique
Rules And Regulations 1. There will be a $10 entry fee for the adult division. No entry fee for youth 14 yrs. & under. Youth 15 & 16 yrs. old must compete in the adult division. All Adults 17 yrs. or older must have a current Michigan fishing license except youth under 17 yrs. All participants must observe all Michigan fishing rules & regulations. (NO EXCEPTIONS) 2. There will be 4 categories for adults & youth: (Walleye – Bass – Northern Pike - Panfish). All fish registered will be judge by total length. Undersized fish will be disqualified. All fish must be checked in by 5:15 p.m. No fish will be judged after 5:15. 3. Registration will begin on August 12 at the camp host site with final registration at 8 a.m. on August 13 at the tournament headquarters located at the boat launch. There will be a short meeting at 7:45 a.m. prior to start time along with all boats no matter where they have been launched will be inspected. Any participants who leave with their boat must notify the tournament officials. If returning to re-enter the tournament, re-inspection of boat will be required. Trophies will be awarded to the first place winners in each category, along with prizes for 2nd- 3rd place winners. Each adult will be given a free ticket for a chance at a number of raffle prizes that will be available. There will be a special raffle for the youth division. Each participating youth will receive a free ticket. Additional tickets may be purchased prior to the raffle drawing for the adult raffle. Awarding of Prizes will be at 5:30 p.m. Free coffee will be available all day, provided by the campground host and members of the Friends of Indian Lake and Palms Book State Parks. The Michigan Recreation Passport is required for State Park entrance. For further information or to register, call Ralph R. Lundquist at 906-630-2550. This tournament is Co- Sponsored by: RAPID RIVER KNIFEWORKS of Rapid River / BINKS COCA COLA of Escanaba.
Phone: 906-630-2550
Aug 15 - 21, 2016

UP State Fair

Annual Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Aug 17, 2016

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2016 is our 7th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 18-September 21, 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
Aug 19 - 20, 2016

10th Annual Iron Mountain Italian Fest

Annual Events
12:00 PM To 11:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
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.
Phone: (906) 774-8530
Aug 19 - 20, 2016

8th Annual Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon

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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.

Phone: 906-236-2007
Aug 20, 2016

Tour de Dickinson Bike Ride

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08:00 AM
Location: Iron Mountain
2016 marks the 10th anniversary of this popular, scenic UP ride. Whether You are a Hardcore, Serious Rider or Just Someone Who Loves to Ride a Bike, You Will Have a Great Time Riding Down Scenic Roads and Soaking in the Sights of Rivers, Country Land, Natural Water Springs and Much More. Join us on one of the six non-competitive routes: 5.5 mile, 11 mile, 20 mile, 25 mile, 42 mile or 62 mile with rest stops and SAG support. All routes begin at the base of Pine Mountain ski jump, continue through downtown Iron Mountain and out into the countryside passing through cool forests, green farm lands and beautiful northwood lakes. Entry to Italian Fest in Iron Mountain is included with registration fee.
Contact Information: Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 906-774-2002
Aug 24, 2016

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2016 is our 7th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 18-September 21, 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
Aug 25 - 26, 2016

6th Annual Harborfest - Marquette

Annual Events
Location: Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette
Aug 29, 2016

Sweetgrass 3 Woman Scramble

Annual Events
10:00 AM
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Phone: 800-682-6040 ext 2251
Aug 31, 2016

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2016 is our 7th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 18-September 21, 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
Aug 31 - Sep 5, 2016

Dickinson County Fair

Annual Events
11:00 AM To 11:00 PM
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
Phone: 906-563-8840
Sep 2, 2016

Kewadin Classic Car Show

Annual Events
03:00 PM
Location: Kewadin Casino, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5010
Sep 2 - 4, 2016

45th Annual UP Hardball Championship Tournament

Annual Events
Location: Felch
Phone: 906-246-3227
Sep 2 - 5, 2016

40th Annual UP Steam and Gas Engine Show

Annual Events
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 3, 2016

7th Annual Marquette Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k, Kids Run

Annual Events
Location: Ishpeming to Marquette
This is the 7th annual Boston Qualifying Full Marathon, 1/2 Marathon and Relay along with a kid's race the night before.
Phone: 906-236-2902
Sep 3, 2016

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 3, 2016

Rock Lions 73rd Annual Labor Day Celebration

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11:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Location: 14454 Highway M35, Rock
The Rock Lions 73rd 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 3, 2016

6th Annual Manistique Chamber of Commerce Motorcycle Show

Annual Events
09:30 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Manistique
Contact Information: Connie Diller
Phone: 906-341-5010
Sep 3, 2016

13th Annual Grand Marais Triathlon

Annual Events
Location: Grand Marais
Phone: 906-494-2447
Sep 4, 2016

Nahma Labor Day Celebration

Annual Events
11:00AM
Location: Nahma
includes parade, live music, lumberjack games, and more
Sep 7, 2016

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2016 is our 7th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 18-September 21, 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 9 - 11, 2016

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 10, 2016

8th Annual UP Fall Beer Festival

Annual Events
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 10, 2016

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 10, 2016

Off The Vine 5k Run/Walk

Annual Events
06:00 PM
Location: Bark River Off Road Race Track, Bark River
5k run/walk combines trails and road. The last mile of the race is through the Northern Sun Vineyard right before harvest. All participants will receive a t-shirt, finish line food and beverages, and awards based on placement. Participants over the age of 21 will be treated to samples of Northern Sun Wines. Socializing after the event is encouraged
Contact Information: Gina Zanon
Phone: 906-789-1296
Sep 10, 2016

Just Cruizin' Car Club presents, "Automania" 2016 Car Show

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 03:30 PM
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
Classic Automobile,Truck & Motorcycle Show, 21ft.Annual. Saturday Show Time 10:00am. Trophy's at 2:00pm. Registration:9:00am. Vehicle Registration Fee:$10.00 (Free Spectator Admission) Refreshments and food on the grounds. (ARTS and CRAFTS,over 20 Booths)
Contact Information: Event Information: Jeff
Phone: (906)774-6599
Sep 10 - 11, 2016

Indian Lake Couples Golf Tournament

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Sep 13, 2016

United Way Soup'r Chili Challenge

Annual Events
05:00 PM
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
This community-wide United Way campaign kickoff features a soup and chili cook-off, Agency Fair, raffles, free pop and ice cream. We also will be collecting non-perishable food items for local food pantries.
Phone: 906-786-3736
Sep 14, 2016

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2016 is our 7th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 18-September 21, 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 16 - 17, 2016

U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame & Museum 2016 Enshrinement Ceremonies

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 10:00 PM
Location: Ishpeming
The annual U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame & Museum present the Class of 2015 Enshrinement along with a special 60th-anniversary campus improvement and "Passion to Fly" ski jumper statue unveiling and more.

Full Schedule of Events

FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2016 - U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum

"Passion to Fly" Statue Unveiling 4:30 - 5:00 pm

Ski Jumper Reunion Cocktail Party and Dinner 5:00 - 6:00 pm

Class of 2015 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony 6:00 - 9:00 pm



SATURDAY, Sept. 17, 2016

Kiwanis Breakfast 8:00 - 11:00 am | KD Hall Downtown Ishpeming

Golf Outing Registration and Sign-In with Lunch from BWW 11:00 - Noon | Wawanowin G.C.

Hall of Fame Golf Outing Noon Shotgun Start | Wawanowin G.C.

Golf Outing Awards and Silent Auction 5:00 - 6:00 pm | Wawanowin G.C.

Class of 2015 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Banquette 6:00 - 9:00 pm | Wawanowin G.C.
Contact Information: Olga Herman
Phone: 9064856323
Sep 16 - 17, 2016

Munising Bay Car Show

Annual Events
05:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Downtown Munising
This is our annual car cruise / car show held the 3 rd week end of September ever year. This years event starts Fri nite Sept 16th @ 5pm with a cruise around Alger county . We leave the shopko parking lot in Wetmore , go threw Munising , down M-28 along Lake Superior to AuTrain , around AuTrain lake to hwy M-94 back to Munising , ending at Sydney's resturant for an evening of music & food . Drinks are byo There will be a small cover charge, There will be door prizes given away. The following day is the car show. Show starts at 10am and will go to 4 pm. The first 100 registered cars received a goodie bag full of great items and a great gift supplied by the local merchants and automotive suppliers. There will be music, activities, food and displays through out the day. This is a paid entrance fee show, with judging by the car owners. Our show benefits our local vets and the WWP. We are a non profit organization.
Contact Information: Gary Bovan
Phone: 906-387-5121
Sep 16 - 18, 2016

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 17, 2016

Munising Bay Classic Car Show

Annual Events
Location: Munising
Spectators have free admission and are able to view 100 plus classic cars on Munising's downtown Superior Street. Local businesses and a variety of vendors will be available for food and merchandise. Cars will be judged with awards and prizes given to conclude the show. Proceeds from this event go to support the Wounded Warriors Project and All Veterans Memorial Fund.
Contact Information: Gary Bovan
Phone: 906-387-5121
Sep 17, 2016

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 17, 2016

Au Sable Day 2016

Annual Events
11:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Au Sable Lighthouse, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore announces Au Sable Day, Saturday, September 17, 11 am - 4 pm. The day includes free disabled accessible bus shuttle service to the lighthouse from the lower Hurricane River Campground, tours of the light station and fog signal building, and refreshments.
Visitors riding the free ALTRAN shuttle bus should board at the Hurricane River bridge or lower campground parking lots. Hurricane River Campground is 12 miles west of Grand Marais, MI on Alger County H-58.
The Au Sable Light Station was constructed in 1874, and has shone its light to guide mariners for over 138 years.
Au Sable Day also celebrates Public Lands Day, an annual appreciation of federal lands open to all for a variety of recreation, renewal, and education. Join us for a beautiful fall color day looking out over Lake Superior!

Contact Information: Gregg Bruff
Phone: 906-387-3700
Sep 18, 2016

Delta County Century Ride

Annual Events
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 20, 2016

Island 2 Man Senior Bestball Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Phone: 800-682-6040
Sep 21, 2016

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2016 is our 7th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 18-September 21, 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 23 - 24, 2016

NMU Homecoming

Annual Events
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.

Phone: 906-227-2627
Sep 23 - 25, 2016

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 24, 2016

Oktoberfest

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 10:00 PM
Location: Downtown, Iron Mountain
Phone: 800-236-2447
Sep 24, 2016

9th Annual Great Lakes Run for Recovery

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Lakeshore Parking Lot, Marquette
Join us for a 10k run or a 5k walk along beautiful Lake Superior in Marquette on Saturday, September 24th; all proceeds to benefit the Great Lakes Recovery Centers Foundation. Hero’s Challenge: $15 Entry Fee for Police, Firefighters and other first responders and public safety workers! Best Time takes home the Heroes Trophy!
Phone: 906-228-9699 ext 1011
Sep 24, 2016

22nd Annual XTERRA Lake Superior Shore Run

Annual Events
Location: Little Presque Isle, Marquette
Phone: 906-361-5111
Sep 24, 2016

Oktoberfest - Iron Mountain

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 10:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Fun event for all ages. Numerous bands. Great food. Prizes. Oktoberfest is a great time for all.
Contact Information: Mike Nicometo
Phone: 906 396 2106
Sep 24, 2016

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Sep 24, 2016

Marquette Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Jacobetti Complex, Marquette
Contact Information: Jeff
Phone: 906-362-2888
Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2016

Michigan Iron Industry Museum - Iron Ore and the Civil War

Annual Events
09:30 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
Civil War Artillery Encampment featuring military camp life; cannon and small arms demonstrations; cooking demonstrations; period music; children's games and activities. An educational event for the entire family.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Oct 1, 2016

Fayette Historic State Park - Fall Fest

Annual Events
Location: Fayette Historic State Park, Garden
Join us for our 11th Annual Fayette Fall Fest! Activities will include hay rides, Halloween style fun, campsite decorating and kid's activities – that adults will enjoy too! All campers and day visitors are welcome to join in on the fun. The theme for 2016 is Superheroes!
Phone: 906-644-2603
Oct 1, 2016

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Oct 1, 2016

Iron Ore and the Civil War at Michigan Iron Industry Museum

Annual Events
09:30 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee
Civil War Artillery Encampment featuring military camp life; costumed interpreters; cannon and small arms demonstrations; cooking demonstrations; period music; children's games and activities.
Contact Information: Gretchen McDonnell
Phone: 906-475-7857
Oct 8, 2016

3rd Annual Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest

Annual Events
03:00 PM To 08:00 PM
Location: Baraga Avenue, Marquette
Phone: 906-228-9475
Oct 22 - 23, 2016

Bay de Noc Kennel Club presents 4UKC Agility Trials

Annual Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba

Sponsored by the Bay de Noc Kennel Club

Phone: 906-280-2267
Nov 5, 2016

14th Annual Rotary Vino at the Casino

Annual Events
Location: Island Resort & Casino, Harris
The 14th Annual Rotary Vino at the Casino sponsored by Bink's Wines and Beverages will be held on Saturday, November 5th. Enjoy 20 different Wines and great food, There will also be a Silent Auction, Raffles and 50/50. Get your tickets in advance from Gus Asp, the YMCA or any Rotarian. All proceeds to benefit Rotary Projects throughout the year
Phone: 906-280-2358
Nov 25, 2016

Old Fashion Christmas

Annual Events
Location: Gladstone
Contact Information: Amber Hanson
Phone: (906) 280-5169
Dec 2 - 4, 2016

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 10, 2016

Northern Michigan University Commencement

Annual Events
10:30 AM
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
Jan 27, 2017

128th Annual Suicide Hill Ski Tournament

Annual Events
06:00 PM
Location: Suicide Hill, Ishpeming
Phone: 906-204-0520
May 6, 2017

Bay College Commencement

Annual Events
Location: Escanaba
May 6, 2017

Northern Michigan University Commencement

Annual Events
10:30 AM
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette