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.

 

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

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

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

Oktoberfest

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

22nd Annual XTERRA Lake Superior Shore Run

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

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
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
Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2016

NMU Family Weekend 2016

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: 906-227-1032
Oct 1, 2016

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

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

Harris Twp Fire Department 1st Annual 5K Harvest Run/Walk

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 11:00 AM
Location: Getzloff Corn Maze, Wilson
Registration is $30 until 8:30 am on October 1, 2016. T-shirts will be available for purchase. Packet pick-up:7-8:30 am EST on the day of the race. Race Start Time: 9:00 am EST. Race starts at the Getzloff Corn Maze County Road 551 Wilson, MI.
Contact Information: Jeff Yagodzinski or Matt Larson
Phone: 906-399-2857
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 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 8 - 15, 2016

National Wildlife Refuge Week

Annual Events
Location: Seney National Wildlife Refuge
Celebrate National Wildlife Refuge Week October 8th to 15th. Visit your National Wildlife Refuge and see what it has to offer. The Visitor Center is open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Marshland Wildlife Drive is open from dawn to dusk. The Mission of the National Wildlife Refuge System is to administer a national network of lands and waters for the conservation, management, and where appropriate, restoration of the fish, wildlife, and plant resources and their habitats within the United States for the benefit of present and future generations of Americans.
Oct 15, 2016

DCHS Diabetes Support and Awareness Walk/Run and Diabetes Vendor Fair

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 11:00 AM
Location: Northern Lights YMCA, Iron Mountain
The DCHS Diabetes Center is organizing the Step it Up, Stomp it Out event to raise awareness about diabetes, its impact and how to prevent and manage the disease. The event will take place at the Northern Lights YMCA at 9 am. There will also be a free diabetes vendor fair to the community during the event. The diabetes vendor fair will be held in the YMCA gymnasium from 9-11 am.



The DCHS Diabetes Center hopes to raise funds to help provide support services for our community members that have limited access or no access

to services such as education, nutrition counseling, diabetes supplies, and free community risk screenings.
Contact Information: Laura Van Guilder
Phone: 906-776-5366
Oct 15, 2016

Silver Creek Zombie Trail Run

Annual Events
04:00 PM
Location: Marquette
Phone: 906-249-5437
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 5, 2016

11th Annual Daily News Big Holiday Craft Show

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Kingsford Middle School, Kingsford
Phone: 906-774-2772
Nov 17, 2016

Annual Marquette Ladies Night

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 08:00 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.

Phone: (906) 228-9475
Nov 19, 2016

16th Annual Holiday Art Sale

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Marquette Arts & Culture Center, Marquette
Phone: 906-228-0472
Nov 25, 2016

Old Fashion Christmas

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

Annual Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade & Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Annual Events
06:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Marquette
Phone: 906-228-9475
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 3, 2016

Christmas in Lights Arts & Crafts Fair - Iron River

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: Windsor Center, Iron River
Christmas arts and crafts at the Windsor Center on US-2 -- held in conjunctions with Iron River's Christmas in Lights events.
Phone: 906-367-5218
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
Feb 15 - 19, 2017

Michigan Ice Fest

Annual Events
Location: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Munising
Ice Climbing at it's best. If you are a novice or an expert, this is one event you do not want to miss.
Phone: 906-226-7112
May 6, 2017

Northern Michigan University Commencement

Annual Events
10:30 AM
Location: Superior Dome, Marquette
May 6, 2017

Bay College Commencement

Annual Events
Location: Escanaba
Jun 30 - Jul 8, 2017

2017 Negaunee Pioneer Days

Annual Events
Location: Negaunee
Alumni Softball, Community Picnic & Fireworks, Music, Old Towne Festival, Parade and more.
Phone: 906-486-8084