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.


Jan 26 - 28, 2017

The Fringe Festival at Forest Roberts Theatre

Arts &Theater
Location: Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette
January 26 at 7:30 PM (Proof) January 27 12 at 7:30 PM (Myths & Bricks, Painted Rain, In a Mason Jar) January 28 13 at 1:00 PM (Myths & Bricks, Painted Rain, In a Mason Jar) January 28 at 7:30 PM (Proof)Four different theatrical pieces performed, produced, and directed by the students of the theatre and entertainment arts program at NMU switch back and forth every evening! Come to more than one show to get the experience of a fringe fest!
Jan 27, 2017

128th Annual Suicide Hill Ski Tournament

Annual Events
06:00 PM
Location: Suicide Hill, Ishpeming
Phone: 906-204-0520
Jan 27, 2017

Cabaret: Made in Michigan

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Bonifas Arts Center, Escanaba
+ Google Map Enjoy live entertainment with some of your favorite local performers and new faces in our romantic studio atmosphere. Bring your sweetie or come solo to enjoy the entertainment and entrees! Light snacks will be provided, and guests are welcome to bring their beverage of choice. Tickets are available at the Bonifas, Leigh’s Garden Winery on Ludington Street, Pat’s Foods in Gladstone
Jan 27 - 28, 2017

Dwight Yoakam at Island Resort & Casino

Shows & Events
08:00 PM
Location: Island Resort and Casino, Harris
Phone: 877-ISL-SHOW
Jan 28, 2017

Fayette Historic State Park - Lantern Lit XC Ski/Snowshoe/Hike

06:00 PM To 08:00 PM
Location: Fayette Historic State Park, Garden
Our unique Bluff Trail will be lit with kerosene lanterns (approx. 1.5 miles of trail) for an evening of snow fun. The right side of the trail is track-set for the classic style XC Skier and to the left is groomed & packed for the snowshoer or hearty hiker. A warm bonfire marks your beginning and ending points right behind the park contact station, marshmallows & hot chocolate will be provided. You will want to dress warm and bring your own equipment, we may have a few pairs of snowshoes for event participants to borrow. For information regarding the event please contact the park at 906-644-2603.
Contact Information: Randy Brown
Phone: 906-644-2603
Jan 28, 2017

Noquemanon Ski Marathon

Annual Events
Location: Marquette
UP Health System Noquemanon Ski Marathon and mBank Half Noque. Events include 50K Classic, 50K Freestyle, 50K Classic Touring, 50K Team Relay, 24K Clasic, etc. Race is from Ishpeming to Marquette.
Phone: 866-370-7223
Jan 28 - 29, 2017

30th Annual Indian Lake Ice Fishing Derby

Annual Events
Location: Indian Lake, Manistique
Phone: 906-341-5241
Jan 31, 2017

130th Annual Ski Jumping Tournament

Annual Events
06:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Location: Suicide Hill Ski Bowl, Ishpeming
Ishpeming, Michigan – Hosting the longest consecutive ski jumping tournament in the United States the Ishpeming Ski Club will hold its 120th annual ski jumping competition on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the famous Suicide Hill ski jump. The event will start at 6pm. This tournament will feature some of the top United States jumpers as well as international jumpers in the Central Division Five Hill Tournament/U.S. Cup.
Phone: 906-204-0520