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.
Native American Festival
Experience History! Come and honor the first Native Americans and the Anishinaabe culture in a historic celebration of traditional drumming, dancing, food, music and cultural demonstrations on the Museum of Ojibwa Culture grounds Memorial Day Weekend.
The day will begin with a Sunrise Ceremony at 6:30 a.m. on the Kiwanis Beach (across the street from the Museum).
Festival participants include: Mukkwa Giizhik, Men's Drum Group; Grandmother Moon Singers, the Metis Dancers from Sault Ste. Marie, Canada, Hoop Dancer, Rita de Voy, and much, much more!
Cultural demonstrations include Brain Tanning, Black Ash Basket Making, Quill Work Demonstration, and more!
Pictured Rocks Day
Festival to be in conjunction with "Free Yooper Day" with Pictured Rocks Cruises. Activities will be held at Bayshore Park and will include a breakfast, music and bands beginning at 11:00 a.m. and going until 10:00 p.m., vendors, food, demonstrations, and shows/presentations that will highlight the natural resources and activities in the area (e.g., wildlife, outdoor activities, etc.).
Scandinavian Midsummer Festival - Marquette
Alpha Centennial Celebration
St Ignace Fish Feast
Bring your appetite and your fun spirit to the St. Ignace Marina pier, where live music, food, and beverages are offered. They don't call us the 'Home of the Great Lakes Fish Fry' for nothing. Sample fish delicacies prepared by local restaurants, let the kids enjoy a variety of games or try their luck in the Kid's Trout Fishing Pond. We top it off with fireworks over the bay at dusk!
Admission is $3.00 per adult 21 years of age or older; $2.00 per person under the age of 21; and FREE for 5 and under!
Wild Blueberry Festival
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!
5th Annual Moosic & Arts Festival
Fayette Historic State Park - Fall Fest
Come to Fayette Historic State Park for Halloween themed activities, hay rides, ghost hunting, campsite decorating and kid's doings - that adults will enjoy, too!! All campers and day visitors are welcome to join in on the fun. Each year we choose a theme, this year we celebrate the CLASSIC MOVIE MONSTER, yes we want to see your favorite movie character; Dracula, Frankenstein, Freddie Krueger or the Terminator.