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.


Aug 1 - 14, 2015

2nd Annual Sustainable Practices Symposium

Location: Centennial Hall, Ewen
We will gather to make art, share skills and ideas, build community, and examine sustainability in life and in artistic practice. People of all creative backgrounds, experience levels, and fields of practice are encouraged to apply.
Phone: 906-988-2026
Aug 8, 2015

Marina Fest - Escanaba

10:00 AM
Location: Escanaba Municipal Marina, Escanaba
Phone: 906-786-2192
Aug 13 - 16, 2015

Gogebic County Fair

Location: Gogebic County Fairgrounds, Ironwood
Contact Information: Tina Romosz, Secretary
Phone: 906-663-4045
Aug 20 - 23, 2015

St Ignace History Week

Location: St. Ignace
St. Ignace is calling you home….. Whether you’ve been a life-long resident or not, St. Ignace area heritage and family is the focus of History Week. Established in 1671, St. Ignace is more than 340 years old. Whether you are a life-long resident, have relocated away from this area, or an occasional visitor, St. Ignace carries your spirit here and you are considered part of our community. History-related and genealogy activities at Fort de Buade, the Museum of Ojibwa Culture and regular weekly St. Ignace events will be held throughout the week.
Phone: 906-643-8717
Aug 21 - 23, 2015

Wild Blueberry Festival

09:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Whitefish Township Community Center, Paradise

Each year during the third weekend in August Paradise celebrates a part of their local heritage, wild blueberries. An art fair, strolling and stage entertainment, and wonderful local food are part of the festivities. The celebration also showcases informative programs of music, nature, and local history lore. Join us at the Arts and Crafts Fair, enjoy the unique entertainment, partake in the local food specialties, and enjoy the Blueberry Jamboree!

Contact Information: Sue Anway
Phone: 906-492-3776
Sep 4, 2015

Michigan Beer Fest

Location: Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
Sep 12, 2015

Trout Creek Country Fair

Location: Town Square, Trout Creek
This fair is an opportunity to buy, sell or barter animals, produce and more.
Sep 19, 2015

Fall Leaves Festival

10:00 AM To 11:00 PM
Location: Newberry
The Fall Leaves Festival will have something for all members of your family. Looking to see a great country band, Saving Savannah will be playing that night!
Contact Information: Kristen Christiansen
Phone: 906-293-5562
Sep 26, 2015


10:00 AM
Location: Downtown Sault Ste. Marie
Downtown Sault Ste. Marie’s 13th annual 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 DDA
Phone: (906) 635-6973
Dec 31, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

New Year's Eve and Weekend

Location: St. Ignace
Come join us for a weekend of fun! Our activities range from a Murder Mystery, fireworks at midnight on New Year's Eve, pub crawl to Mackinac Island (weather permitting), bus trip to Tahquamenon Falls, plus other fun things to do. Free shuttle for the whole period to and from Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Bureau businesses.
Contact Information: St. Ignace Events Committee
Phone: 1-800-338-6660
Jun 24 - 26, 2016

Ontonagon Copperfest

Location: Ontonagon
Jul 1 - 4, 2016

Amasa 125th Celebration

Location: Amasa