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.

 

Oct 1, 2016

Beerfest

Festivals
01:00 PM To 05:00 PM
Location: L'Anse Waterfront Park, L'Anse
Phone: 906-524-7444
Oct 1, 2016

Fortune Lake Fall Fest

Festivals
09:30 AM
Location: Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp, Crystal Falls
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 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
Oct 15, 2016

Archaeology Fair

Festivals
12:00 PM To 03:00 PM
Location: Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
International Archaeology Day is celebrated throughout the world on this day. Spend a fun afternoon learning all about archaeology through hands-on activities, demonstrations, artifacts and displays at many interactive booths throughout the entire museum. Meet regional experts and see what is being discovered in the Upper Peninsula region. New booths and activities for 2016! 
Fair included with the cost of general admission. 
A great event for families, clubs, scouts, and all ages. Museum admission prices: adults: $7, seniors: $6, students: $3, youth 12 and under: $2.
Contact Information: Betsy Rutz
Phone: 9062263571
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