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.

 

May 26 - Sep 1, 2018

The Marquette Regional History presents the Special Exhibit: 100 Artifacts

Shows & Events
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
As part of the History Center’s 100th Anniversary, explore 100 artifacts from our permanent collection—from an historic birch bark canoe model to a vintage hat or two, to a beautiful music box. We collect the whimsical, mundane, archaic and awe inspiring. Learn more about the permanent collection and some of the amazing donations we have received over the years. Opening Reception: May 30, 5:00-7:00pm, light refreshments will be served. Free, donations appreciated.
Contact Information: Jessica Bays
Phone: 9062263571
Jun 18 - 24, 2018

Symetra Golf Tour Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass

Annual Events
Location: Sweetgrass Golf Club, Harris
Jun 19, 2018

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market

Outdoor
04:00 PM To 07:00 PM
Location: Bayshore Park, Munising
Phone: 906-202-3030
Jun 20, 2018

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2018 is our 9th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 16-September 26, at Little Bear West Arena,180 N. Maple Street, Manistique. Come join us at the happiest place in Manistique. Facebook.com/MSTQFarmersMkt A sample of what you can expect (based on local seasonal availability) to find: •Honey •Eggs •Fruits and Vegetables - from Asparagus to Strawberries to Tomatoes to Zuchinni •Wine •Maple Syrup •Fresh Lake Michigan Whitefish •Beef •Cottage Foods (baked goods, jams, jellies) •Fantastic Music •... and so much more!
Phone: 906-341-5010
Jun 20, 2018

Seney Wildlife Wednesdays

Outdoor
07:00 PM
Location: Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney
Tourists and locals alike love this tour! Join us Wednesday evenings in June, July and August for an evening guided auto tour of the refuge backcountry. The tour begins at 7 p.m. and lasts approximately two hours. We’ll be on the lookout for a variety of wildlife while sharing Refuge history and management practices. Please meet inside the Visitor Center to coordinate vehicles, pick up binoculars, and begin the tour. The Visitor Center reopens at 6:30 p.m. on tour days to accommodate guests.
Jun 20, 2018

PMMF presents: Bergonzi String Quartet

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: Reynolds Recital Hall, NMU, Marquette
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jun 20, 2018

PMMF presents: A Taste of Carmen

Annual Events
03:00 PM
Location: Iron Mountain High School, Iron Mountain
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jun 21, 2018

Concerts in the Park - Menominee: The Sapphires & Jeff

Music
06:30PM To 08:30 PM
Location: Menominee Waterfront Park, Menominee
Jun 21, 2018

Summer Concert Series in the Park - Gladstone

Outdoor
Location: VanCleve Park, Gladstone
Phone: 906-428-9222
Jun 21, 2018

PMMF presents: Bergonzi String Quartet

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: Immaculate Conception Church, Iron Mountain
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jun 21, 2018

Out to Lunch - Local Brew

Outdoor
11:45 AM To 01:15 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
The annual “Out to Lunch” summer entertainment series with the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) on Thursdays at the intersection of Hughitt Street and Iron Mountain Street. Live entertainment for this year will include jazz, army band, bluegrass string, story telling troubador, chorus singing, swing, folk music, circus themed band, and more. Food vendors onsite, bring your chair and enjoy the shows.
Jun 22, 2018

PMMF presents: A Taste of Carmen

Annual Events
07:30 PM
Location: Reynolds Recital Hall, Marquette
Phone: 906-482-1542
Jun 22, 2018

Norway Speedway Racing

Outdoor
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
Jun 23, 2018

Art for All - Iron Mountain

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Location: City Park, Iron Mountain
Nearly 60 artists and craftsmen from across the country will exhibit at this juried art show, now in its 46th year. There will be live entertainment all day as well as food and beverage vendors. A hands-on craft area will be available for children and adults. The event, held rain or shine, will offer the chance to win door prizes and it is free to the public.
Jun 23, 2018

14th Annual Manistique Pioneer Day

Annual Events
Location: Pioneer Park, Manistique
Schoolcraft County Historical Society celebrates Pioneer Day with Vendors, Bake Sale, Tours of the Historic Water Tower, Antique presentations, Local U.P. Authors (TBA), used book sale, & entertainment.
Contact Information: Vonciel LeDuc
Phone: 906-341-5045
Jun 23, 2018

29th Annual Kids Fishing Day at Seney National Wildlife Refuge

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney
Join us for Children's Fishing Day - Catch the Excitement! Saturday, June 23rd, 2018, the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Seney Natural History Association, invites you to participate in the 29th Annual Children’s Fishing Day. On the day of the event young anglers are required to register at the Visitor Center before fishing. Fish entries will be accepted between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center. Fishing stations will be set up along the Refuge’s Fishing Loop. A limited amount of fishing poles and bait are available for participants to use at these stations. Fishing is allowed from the shore along designated fishing pools and show pools. Lead sinkers are not allowed. Activities and games for the whole family begin at 12:00 p.m. in the Visitor Center and include arts and crafts, games, and activities. Certificates will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners for largest perch and pike in four age categories. Prizes, provided by local businesses, will be awarded by random drawing. A complimentary fish dinner for all participants and their families will be held at 3:00 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony.
Phone: 906-586-9851 x15
Jun 23, 2018

Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

Outdoor
09:00 AM To 01:00PM
Location: Marquette Commons, Marquette
This is a weekly, outdoor market that features fresh produce, small farm raised meat and eggs, flower bouquets, plant starts (early in the season), tasty baked goods, jams, personal care items and gift quality handcrafted artisan products and more. The vendor mix varies some each week, so come often and see who is at the market. Music weekly from 10-1. See you at the market.
Phone: 906-362-3276
Jun 23, 2018

Menominee Historic Downtown Farmers' Market

Outdoor
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: 1st St, Menominee
Jun 23, 2018

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Outdoor
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Jun 23 - 24, 2018

Indian Lake 4-Man Golf Scramble

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake Golf & Country Club, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5600
Jun 23 - 24, 2018

Grand Marais Trout & Salmon Fishing Tournament

Annual Events
Location: Grand Marais
Phone: 906-494-2447
Jun 23 - 24, 2018

TCHA Open Horse Show

Annual Events
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
Jun 23 - 24, 2018

Gladstone Golf Club Couples Tournament

Outdoor
Location: Gladstone Golf Club, Gladstone
Jun 24, 2018

43rd Annual Pictured Rocks Road Race

Annual Events
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Munising
The 43rd Annual Pictured Rocks Road Race will be held Sunday June 24, 2018 in the picturesque town of Munising, Michigan, the gateway to the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. The race features a 1/2 marathon and 10k route that travel along a combination of paved roads and two-track trails. The race starts and ends in the heart of Munising at Bay Shore Park on the southern shores of Lake Superior. From the start you head west out of town on the road towards Tourist Park Campground, at which point you head south onto a two-track road that brings you up onto the hill that overlooks the west side of town. The 10k route cuts back down the hill towards town and Bay Shore Park while the 1/2 marathon continues atop the hill weaving through the surrounding forest until returning back to town down St. Martin's Hill. The 1/2 Marathon course continues across town to Cemetery Hill and tours through the east end of Munising until returning to Bay Shore Park.
Contact Information: Natalie Kentner
Phone: (906) 387-2820
Jun 24, 2018

23rd Annual Art for All - Menominee

Annual Events
10:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Menominee Marina Waterfront, Menominee
Art Show and Sale featuring over 50 Midwest artists. Enjoy a great day on the waterfront , beautiful art, music, entertainment by First Street Academy of Dancing. Food booths and children's art area.
Contact Information: Wendy J Ihler
Phone: 7159230608
Jun 24, 2018

Leowstrong Bike Ride

Annual Events
Location: Menominee/Marinette
Phone: 715-735-4200 ex 3116
Jun 24, 2018

16th Annual Antique Car Show & Log Cabin Days

Annual Events
12:00 PM To 04:00 PM
Location: Main Street, Michigamme
Jun 24, 2018

UPAWS Rainbow Bridge Memorial Walk

Outdoor
11:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Negaunee
Iron Ore Heritage Trail (199 Tobin Street Negaunee, MI 49866) Registration - 11:00 - 12:00pm Service - 12:00pm 1.5 mile walk immediately after Activities - 12:00-2:00pm Registration fee = $25 and includes the walk and walker swag. Help us reach our goal by asking your friends and family to to contribute towards your Memorial, or join as a team to name something larger at the New Shelter! Memorial stones vary in size and will help us to reach our campaign goal! *Memorial Opportunities Include Registration & Walker Swag* Start your tribute today! CREATE YOUR OWN FUNDRAISING PAGE and reach out to your family/friends to help you reach your Memorial Goal! https://www.firstgiving.com/event/upaws/rainbow-bridge-memorial-march
Contact Information: Amber Wetton
Phone: 906-475-6661
Jun 24 - 26, 2018

Marquette Trails Festival

Outdoor
Location: Noquemenon Trail Network, Marquette
Phone: 906-235-6861
Jun 25 - 30, 2018

Marquette Art Week

Annual Events
Location: Marquette
Sponsored by the Marquette Downtown Development Authority, the City of Marquette is excited to present “Art Week,” June25 through July 1, 2017. A celebration of rich and diverse culture of Marquette, featuring exhibits, performances, receptions, studio tours, bike tour, demonstrations, and street performers. Highlighted Events Studio Tours Exhibits and Installations Evening Art Stroll Special Promotions
Contact Information: City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center
Phone: 9062280472
Jun 25 - 30, 2018

Missoula Children's Theater Presents: "The Princess and the Pea""

Arts &Theater
Location: Marvin Fredrickson Auditorium, Manistique
Jun 26, 2018

Munising Farmers & Artisans Market

Outdoor
04:00 PM To 07:00 PM
Location: Bayshore Park, Munising
Phone: 906-202-3030
Jun 27, 2018

Manistique Farmers Market

Annual Events
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Little Bear West Arena, Manistique
2018 is our 9th season of providing fresh locally grown and produced foods at the Manistique Farmers’ Market. We are open from 4-6pm on Wednesdays May 16-September 26, at Little Bear West Arena,180 N. Maple Street, Manistique. Come join us at the happiest place in Manistique. Facebook.com/MSTQFarmersMkt A sample of what you can expect (based on local seasonal availability) to find: •Honey •Eggs •Fruits and Vegetables - from Asparagus to Strawberries to Tomatoes to Zuchinni •Wine •Maple Syrup •Fresh Lake Michigan Whitefish •Beef •Cottage Foods (baked goods, jams, jellies) •Fantastic Music •... and so much more!
Phone: 906-341-5010
Jun 27, 2018

Seney Wildlife Wednesdays

Outdoor
07:00 PM
Location: Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Seney
Tourists and locals alike love this tour! Join us Wednesday evenings in June, July and August for an evening guided auto tour of the refuge backcountry. The tour begins at 7 p.m. and lasts approximately two hours. We’ll be on the lookout for a variety of wildlife while sharing Refuge history and management practices. Please meet inside the Visitor Center to coordinate vehicles, pick up binoculars, and begin the tour. The Visitor Center reopens at 6:30 p.m. on tour days to accommodate guests.
Jun 28, 2018

Summer Concert Series in the Park - Gladstone

Outdoor
Location: VanCleve Park, Gladstone
Phone: 906-428-9222
Jun 28, 2018

Marquette City Band

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Marquette Commons, Marquette
Jun 28, 2018

Out to Lunch - Iron Daisy

Outdoor
11:45 AM To 01:15 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
The annual “Out to Lunch” summer entertainment series with the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) on Thursdays at the intersection of Hughitt Street and Iron Mountain Street. Live entertainment for this year will include jazz, army band, bluegrass string, story telling troubador, chorus singing, swing, folk music, circus themed band, and more. Food vendors onsite, bring your chair and enjoy the shows.
Jun 28, 2018

Irish Oaks Golf Course Women's Big Cup

Outdoor
Location: Irish Oaks Golf Course, Gladstone
Phone: 906-428-2616
Jun 29, 2018

Norway Speedway Racing

Outdoor
Location: Dickinson County Fairgrounds, Norway
Jun 29, 2018

Van Riper State Park - Archery 101

Outdoor
Location: Van Riper State Park, Champion
We are hosting two Archery 101 clinics on June 29th, one at 10:00 am and one at 1:00 pm. If you are interested in learning the basics of archery, this will surely be a great event to do just that, certified archery instructors will be on hand to teach you the basics of this great sport. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present. There is no cost to attend this event however any vehicle entering a Michigan State Park must have a Recreation Passport.
Contact Information: Debra Gill
Phone: 906-339-4461
Jun 29 - Jul 1, 2018

Fresh Coast Plein Aire Painting Festival

Outdoor
Location: Marquette
Fresh air. Fresh water. Fresh paint. Artists stationed along the shoreline create works inspired by Lake Superior. Take a stroll through inspiration in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Jun 30, 2018

Van Riper State Park - Archery 101

Outdoor
Location: Van Riper State Park, Champion
We are hosting two Archery 101 clinics on June 30th, one at 10:00 am and one at 1:00 pm. If you are interested in learning the basics of archery, this will surely be a great event to do just that, certified archery instructors will be on hand to teach you the basics of this great sport. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian present. There is no cost to attend this event however any vehicle entering a Michigan State Park must have a Recreation Passport.
Contact Information: Debra Gill
Phone: 906-339-4461
Jun 30, 2018

UPIR Racing

Outdoor
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba
Jun 30, 2018

Nahma Music Fest & 5K Walk/Run

Annual Events
Location: Nahma
5 great bands, wonderful food, raffles, arts & Crafts and great adult beverages. This is our 6th Annual Musicfest and a great time will be had by all!
Contact Information: Laurie MacIntosh
Phone: 906-644-2486
Jun 30, 2018

Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

Outdoor
09:00 AM To 01:00PM
Location: Marquette Commons, Marquette
This is a weekly, outdoor market that features fresh produce, small farm raised meat and eggs, flower bouquets, plant starts (early in the season), tasty baked goods, jams, personal care items and gift quality handcrafted artisan products and more. The vendor mix varies some each week, so come often and see who is at the market. Music weekly from 10-1. See you at the market.
Phone: 906-362-3276
Jun 30, 2018

Dead River Derby vs Small Town Outlaws

Shows & Events
Location: Lakeview Arena, Marquette
Jun 30, 2018

Nahma Music Fest & 5K Run/Walk

Outdoor
Location: Nahma
Phone: 906-450-7175
Jun 30, 2018

Iron Mountain Farmer's Market

Outdoor
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Iron Mountain
Jun 30, 2018

8th Annual Northern Lights YMCA-UP Northwoods Triathlon

Annual Events
07:00 AM
Location: Lake Antoine Park, Iron Mountain
Phone: 906-774-4076
Jun 30, 2018

Menominee Historic Downtown Farmers' Market

Outdoor
08:00 AM To 12:00 PM
Location: 1st St, Menominee
Jun 30 - Jul 8, 2018

UPQHA Summerfest Series Horse Show

Shows & Events
Location: UP State Fairgrounds, Escanaba