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.

 

Nov 29 - Dec 16, 2018

BachFest Marquette

Shows & Events
03:00 PM
Location: Marquette Arts and Culture Center, Marquette
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday Only
Dec 12 - 16, 2018

"Scrooge!" at Forest Roberts Theatre

Arts &Theater
Location: Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette
A return of a tradition rings in the holiday season! The Dickens classic is brought to life once again by NMU students and faculty along with locals from the Marquette community. A musical retelling of “A Christmas Carol,” Scrooge! shows us the journey of a bitter old miser's discovery of the true meaning of Christmas, courtesy of good folks and strange ghosts. Join the FRT in celebrating one of our traditional shows! Thursday, December 15th at 7:30pm Friday, December 16th at 7:30pm Saturday, December 17th at 1:00pm Saturday, December 17th at 7:30pm
Contact Information: FRT Box Office
Phone: 906-227-2553
Dec 13, 2018

Trombone Choir at Rozsa

Music
07:00 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Dec 14, 2018

Superior Wind Symphony presents: A Celebration of Lights at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Phone: 906-487-2073
Dec 14 - 15, 2018

Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers Country & Christmas at Island Resort & Casino

Music
08:00 PM
Location: The Island Resort & Casino, Harris
Phone: 800-682-6040
Dec 15, 2018

Northern Michigan University Commencement

Annual Events
Location: NMU Superior Dome, Marquette
Dec 15, 2018

Michigan Tech University Commencement

Annual Events
10:30 AM
Location: Michigan Tech University, Houghton
Dec 15, 2018

Hometown Christmas - Crystal Falls

Annual Events
Location: Crystal Falls
Dec 15, 2018

Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

Outdoor
09:00 AM To 01:00 PM
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
Dec 15, 2018

Snowmobile the Mighty Mac

Outdoor
Location: Mackinac Bridge, St Ignace
Phone: 906-643-8717
Dec 15, 2018

Winter Festival Craft and Vendor Show

Shows & Events
09:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Delta Plaza Mall, Escanaba
Delta Plaza Mall will be hosting a Winter Festival Craft and Vendor show on Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 9am-5pm. It will be the perfect one stop shop for all of your last minute Christmas and holiday needs. Santa will be making an appearance from 11am-7pm!
Contact Information: Josie Goddard
Phone: 906-786-2784
Dec 15, 2018

Snowmobile the Mighty Mac

Outdoor
10:00 AM
Antique snowmobiles cross the Mackinac Bridge
Phone: 800-338-6660
Dec 15 - 16, 2018

MTU CXC CUP - CCSA

Outdoor
Location: Houghton
Dec 15 - 16, 2018

Marquette Choral Society

Music
07:30 PM Saturday 03:00 PM Sunday
Location: St Peters' Cathedral, Marquette
Dec 16, 2018

Rock Lions Breakfast Buffet

Annual Events
09:00 AM To 01:00 PM
Location: Rock Lions Club, Rock
The Rock Lions monthly THIRD-SUNDAY, ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT breakfast buffet will take place on the third Sunday of every month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rock Lions Club on Hwy. M-35 in Rock. The buffet includes scrambled eggs, omelets made to order, bacon, sausage, ham, hash brown potatoes, biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, French toast, English muffins, cereal, a variety of fruits, dessert items, and coffee, tea, milk and juice. Adults $8, ages 6-12 $5, ages 5 and under eat free. The monthly breakfast is held at the Rock Lions Clubhouse. The facility is available for rent by calling Jerry at 356-6475. The Rock Lions Club is a non-profit service organization that provides funding for charitable organizations and local needs.
Contact Information: Jason
Phone: 906 356-6368
Dec 19, 2018

Muffin Runners Santa Run

Outdoor
10:00 AM
Location: Marquette Commons, Marquette
Phone: 906-361-5059
Dec 21, 2018

The Red Jacket Jamboree, a New old-time radio variety show

Arts &Theater
07:00 PM To 09:15 PM
Location: Calumet Theatre, Calumet
The Red Jacket Jamboree is a New Old-time radio variety show featuring music, songs, stories and history from Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Performed/Recorded in front of a live audience at the historic Calumet Theatre in downtown Calumet. Two hourlong radio episodes are recorded per performance. Join us for two great shows celebrating Winter Solstice and Christmas. Special Guests include singer-songwriter Robin Lee Berry and extraordinary musical stylings of Younce Guitar Duo! The show if hosted by Lena Dorey and features music by the Copper Cats, poetry by Marty Achatz and humorous sketches by the Red Jacket Actors. There's fun for the entire family! Students 17 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.
Contact Information: Rebecca Glotfelty
Phone: 2318386460
Dec 26, 2018

Holiday Luminary Ski

Outdoor
06:00 PM
Location: Maasto Hiihto Trails, Hancock
A candle lit skiing evening on the Maasto Hiihto trails, 6pm-8pm starting at the Four Seasons Chalet trailhead, fun bonfire, hot drinks and snacks!
Dec 29, 2018

Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park - Lantern Lit Skiing & Snowshoeing

Outdoor
06:00 PM
Location: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Ontonagon
Phone: 906-885-5275
Dec 29, 2018

Ironwood Snowmobile Olympus - Pro Vintage Snowmobile Race

Outdoor
Location: Ironwood
Dec 31, 2018

New Year's Eve on Mackinac Island

Annual Events
04:00 PM
Location: Mackinac Island
Ring in the New Year on Mackinac Island with countless opportunities for outdoor recreation. With cars banned, walk or snowshoe though a peaceful downtown Mackinac Island to one of the six accommodations, a restaurant and America’s Family Owned Oldest Grocery Store, Doud’s Market. Several shops also open their doors for guests.
Dec 31, 2018

New Year's Eve Ball Drop Bash

Annual Events
11:45 PM
Location: Downtown Marquette
Every New Year’s Eve the intersection of Washington St and Front St in Downtown Marquette becomes the location where locals and visitors to the area come together in a large crowd to welcome in the New Year. On the 12th strike an illuminated ball is lowered from the historic Savings Bank Building. This year will mark the 27th anniversary of the Downtown Marquette New Year’s Eve Ball Drop!
Phone: (906) 228-9475
Dec 31, 2018

2018 Sobriety Powwow

Annual Events
Location: JKL Bahweting Anishnabe Academy, Sault Ste Marie
Phone: 906-203-4977