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 2, 2016

Ontonagon Lighthouse 150th Anniversary

Festivals
05:00 PM
Location: Ontonagon Lighthouse, Ontonagon
Phone: 906-884-6165
Sep 3, 2016

Harbour House Museum Harvest Fest

Festivals
10:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Harbour House Museum, Crystal Falls
Phone: 906-875-6219
Sep 5, 2016

Labor Day Festival

Festivals
11:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum & Lake Bancroft Park, Ishpeming
THE 27th Annual LABOR DAY FESTIVAL **Bridging Generations of Labor** Sponsored by the Marquette Alger Community Labor Council & U.P. Regional Labor Federation, AFL-CIO September 5, 2016 ISHPEMING, MI Parade Start – 11:00 AM Euclid Street, Main Street, Division Street and Lakeshore Drive Picnic – 12 noon to 4:00 pm LAKE BANCROFT PARK & CLIFF’S SHAFT MUSEUM FOOD, ENTERTAINMENT, SPEAKERS GAMES FOR KIDS
Contact Information: Tony Ghiringhelli
Phone: 906-236-3889
Sep 24, 2016

Oktoberfest

Festivals
11:00 AM
Location: Downtown Sault Ste. Marie
Downtown Sault Ste. Marie’s Oktoberfest will take place, starting at noon and continuing well into the night. Highlights include beer barrel relay races, a tug-o-war competition, and of course beer, bratwursts and other specialty foods and beverages. Restaurants and pubs including Moloney’s Alley, Soo Brewing Company, The Palace Restaurant & Saloon, the Satisfied Frog, Subway, Frank’s Place, and Zorba’s will be selling specialty food and beverages throughout the day, and providing outdoor seating. Oktoberfest will also include a farm and craft market, polka dance classes at the polka stage, and live music late into the night at the Soo Brewing Co., and Moloney’s Alley.
Contact Information: The Sault Events
Phone: 906-632-3366
Sep 24, 2016

Brimley State Park - Harvest Festival

Festivals
Location: Brimley State Park, Brimley
Join us for a Fangtastic day at Brimley State Park's Harvest Festival! Events will be happening throughout the day including a pancake breakfast, pumpkin painting/carving, a chili cook-off, and of course a costume contest and trick or treating! After dark we will have a campsite decorating contest, you won't want to miss this event! Additional details will be available closer to the event date, you may contact the park at 906-248-3422
Contact Information: Corey Butcher
Phone: 906-248-3422
Sep 24, 2016

Curtis Oktoberfest!

Festivals
12:00 PM To 08:00 PM
Location: 1 block north of Main St, Curtis
Chamber sponsored Beer & Wine Tent. 3 Bands, music all day! Chicken Dinners with sides by Three Lakes Area Fireworks Council, Soft Pretzels w cheese, popcorn, pie sale, vendors and LOTS of Fun!!!
Contact Information: Curtis Area Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 906-586-3700
Oct 1, 2016

Brimley State Park - Harvest Festival

Festivals
Location: Brimley State Park, Brimley
Join us for a Fangtastic day at Brimley State Park's Harvest Festival! Events will be happening throughout the day including a pancake breakfast, pumpkin painting/carving, a chili cook-off, and of course a costume contest and trick or treating! After dark we will have a campsite decorating contest, you won't want to miss this event! Additional details will be available closer to the event date, you may contact the park at 906-248-3422
Contact Information: Corey Butcher
Phone: 906-248-3422
Oct 1, 2016

The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Lake Superior Fiber Festival

Festivals
10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
In conjunction with local guilds, the Marquette Regional History Center will be hosting a Fiber Festival, featuring 10 demonstration sessions including weaving, quilting, embroidery and knitting. There will be a fine works display from each guild and items for sale as well. The Center will show a selection of fiber artifacts from the permanent collection. Door prizes and a kids corner with hands-on make-and-take activities, too. Great for all ages! This event is included with regular Museum admission, $7.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors, $3.00 for students, and $2.00 for children 12 and under. For more information visit marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571.
Contact Information: Jessica Bays
Phone: 9062263571
Oct 1, 2016

Beerfest

Festivals
01:00 PM To 05:00 PM
Location: L'Anse Waterfront Park, L'Anse
Phone: 906-524-7444
Oct 8, 2016

11th Annual UPtoberFest

Festivals
02:00 PM To 07:00 PM
Location: Municipal Dock, Escanaba
UPtoberFest is the U.P.'s longest-running beer and wine festival, which is now in its 10th year! 100% of the proceeds benefit The United Way of Delta County.
Contact Information: Josh Marenger
Phone: 906-420-0779
Jan 27 - 29, 2017

Paradise Winter Carnival

Festivals
Location: Paradise
Embrace the snow and join us in a wide variety of winter activities: Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, Winter Swap Meet, Snow Sculpture Contest Snowshoe Softball, Guided Snowshoe Hikes, Lantern Cross-Country Ski Trails, Our schedule is posted at this link:
Contact Information: Nikki Craig
Phone: 906-492-3266
Feb 24 - 26, 2017

Paradise Ice Festival

Festivals
Location: Paradise
Join us this weekend to celebrate ICE! Don't miss the opportunity to win the ICE Fishing Contest, Pancake and Sausage Breakfast, join the ICE Sculpture Contest, attend the ICE Swap Meet, Sled Dog Rides, and oh yea, a Polar Plunge. Are you game? The Polar Plunge is a fund raiser for our local EMS, Whitefish Township EMS so come out and jump in. Be sure to print out our schedule and invite your friends.
Contact Information: Nikki Craig
Phone: 906-492-3266