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 14 - Mar 13, 2019

Marquette Regional History Center presents: Special Exhibit “Women’s Work is Never Done”

Shows & Events
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette
This exhibit looks at specific women in our community from the past and present, both housewives and servants, telling their tales in their own words. It explores a pioneer in the mid-1800s, a Victorian in Marquette in the late 1880s, a farmer’s wife during the Depression and more. Artifacts on display will include a variety of household appliances and tools as well as elegant and everyday handwork from the 1850s to the 1970s.
Contact Information: Jessica Bays
Phone: 9062263571
Feb 15 - 23, 2019

NMU WinterFest

Recreation
Location: NMU, Marquette
Phone: (906) 227-1622
Feb 21 - 23, 2019

Tech Theatre presents: Agnes of God at Rozsa Center

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Feb 22, 2019

Copper Country Community Arts Center Annual Parade of Confections

Annual Events
06:00 PM
Location: Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock
Phone: 906-482-2333
Feb 22 - 23, 2019

Justin Moore at Island Resort & Casino

Music
09:00 PM
Location: Island Resort & Casino, Harris
Phone: 877-ISL-SHOW
Feb 22 - 23, 2019

13th Annual Antique Snowmobile Run for Fun

Annual Events
Location: Copper Harbor
The 13th Annual Antique Snowmobile Run for Fun includes a bonfire, social, antique sled rides, live music, the Iron Man Run and more.
Phone: 906-369-0627
Feb 22 - 23, 2019

Medieval Dinner Theatre

Arts &Theater
05:00 PM
Location: Marquette Masonic Building, Marquette
Stage combat and good food come together in the Marquette Masonic Building as a fundraiser for the Forest Roberts Theatre. Enjoy dashing sword fights with your meal in an outstanding evening of entertainment supporting students at the FRT!
Feb 22 - 24, 2019

18th Annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman Winter Program

Outdoor
Location: Bay Cliff Health Camp, Big Bay
The BOW program is sponsored by the DNR and offers instruction in more than a dozen different types of indoor and outdoor activities, including cross-country skiing, archery, winter shelter building, ice fishing, photography, wilderness first aid, wood burning, snowshoe and more. Instructors provide basic and advanced teaching that is tailored to each participant's individual ability. Special evening programs also are offered during the weekend. BOW participants stay and take classes at the Bay Cliff Health Camp, a universally accessible facility overlooking Lake Superior, which is situated about 30 miles north of Marquette near Big Bay. Participants will be housed in a dorm-style facility with amenities, including a sauna and hiking trails with access to northern hardwood forests and Lake Superior. The $195 registration fee includes all food and lodging as well as most equipment and supplies, except as noted in the registration materials. Scholarships also are available on a limited basis.
Phone: 906-228-6561
Feb 23, 2019

Ojibwa Casino Winternationals Hillclimb

Outdoor
Location: Whealkate Bluff, South Range
Phone: 906-884-9101
Feb 23, 2019

26th Annual Trenary Outhouse Classic

Annual Events
Location: Trenary
Contestants build outhouses out of wood or cardboard and mount the structures on a pair of skis. The object is to be the fastest two-person team to push an outhouse 500 feet down the street. Registration through 1:00 p.m. Race, 2:00 p.m.
Phone: 906-446-3210
Feb 23, 2019

Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park - Lantern Lit Skiing & Snowshoeing

Outdoor
06:00 PM
Location: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Ontonagon
Phone: 906-885-5275
Feb 23, 2019

Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Guided Snowshoe Hike

Outdoor
02:00 PM To 03:00 PM
Location: Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Paradise
Kick off Michigan State Park's centennial celebration with a guided snowshoe hike through the forests of the Upper Falls lead by the park naturalist. You will learn tips and tricks for staying upright in your snowshoes, while also learning about winter ecology during this fun one mile off-trail excursion. No pre-registration is required and there will be a limited number of snowshoes available to borrow. The fun begins at the Upper Falls Fact Shack near the bonfire. Event only cancelled in extreme weather, windchill -10 or below. Please check the park facebook page for updates: www.fb.com/TQFalls
Contact Information: Theresa Neal
Phone: 906-492-3415
Feb 23, 2019

Marquette Symphony Orchestra: Under Mountains of Ocean at Kaufman Auditorium

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette
Feb 23, 2019

Midwinter Roots Music Festival

Festivals
10:00 AM To 07:00 PM
Location: Marquette
This will be a day full of folk and roots music, dance and workshops for all ages, spread around downtown Marquette at 3 different venues, and culminating with a full Marquette Symphony Orchestra performance with a regional string band presenting an arrangement of folk music. This is an event made for the whole family and came out of a deep desire for a winter music festival and to bring everyone out of hibernation!
Contact Information: Susan Divine
Phone: 906-226-8575
Feb 23, 2019

Flannel Fest

Annual Events
06:00 PM To 11:00 PM
Location: Bonifas Arts Center, Escanaba
Contact Information: Kate Oman
Phone: (906) 786-3833
Feb 23, 2019

Millecoquins Lake Winter Carnival

Festivals
08:00 AM To 07:00 PM
Location: Millecoquin Lake, Engadine
Annual Winter Carnival Event on Millecoquins Lake in Engadine, MI. Ice Fishing Contest, Polar Eagle Plunge, Big Mac and Cheese Cook Off, Photo Contest, Fish Decoy Competition, Snowshoe Hike, Concessions, Raffles, Games Inside and Outside.
Contact Information: Amy Petrie
Phone: 906-477-6592
Feb 23, 2019

The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra presents: The Planets at Rozsa

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Houghton
The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra presents Gustav Holst’s The Planets, an epic orchestral suite in which each movement represents a planet in the solar system and its astrological character. Soprano Lara Neves also sings Berlioz’s intimate orchestral song cycle, Les nuits d'été: A colorful work that traces the progress of youthful love, from joy to loss to renewal.
Phone: 906-487-2073
Feb 23, 2019

Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Lantern Lit Snowshoe Trail

Outdoor
06:00 PM To 08:30 PM
Location: Tahquamenon Falls State Park, Paradise
Kick off Michigan State Park's centennial celebration with a hike/shoe on the one mile lantern-lit trail at the Upper Falls! The trail is illuminated with over 70 kerosene lanterns and loops through the beautiful winter forest. The trail begins and ends near the Upper Falls trail head located at the end of the Upper Falls parking area, there will be a limited number of snowshoes available to borrow and there is no pre-registration required. Please no winter boots as they poke holes in the packed trail. This event may be canceled if temperatures/wind chills are -10 degrees or below. Check our Facebook page for day of event updates www.facebook.com/TQFalls.
Contact Information: Theresa Neal
Phone: 906-492-3415
Feb 23, 2019

Paradise Ice Festival

Festivals
08:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Paradise, Michigan
Join Paradise as they embrace winter
Contact Information: Nikki Craig
Phone: 9064923266
Feb 23, 2019

Snowburst 2019 - Winter Carnival

Annual Events
12:00 PM To 08:00 PM
Location: Porcupine Mountains Winter Ski Complex, Silver City
A day of fun for the entire family! Kids games, Snowshoe Fun Run, Wheel Barrow Race, GIANT Slalom Race, Food, Live Music, Dancing, Torch Light Parade and FIREWORKS!! Join us!
Phone: 906-885-5275
Feb 23 - 24, 2019

NCAA Central Regional Skiing Championships

Outdoor
Location: Houghton
Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2019

Big John's MMA 2019 at the Kewadin Shores

Shows & Events
06:00 PM
Location: DreamMakers Theater, Kewadin Casino, Sault Ste Marie
Phone: 800-KEWADIN
Feb 28 - Mar 2, 2019

Tech Theatre presents: Agnes of God at McArdle

Arts &Theater
Location: McArdle Theatre, Houghton