Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Calendar of Events

Due to Covid-19, many events are cancelled. Please check with event coordinators on status of events before making plans to attend.

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.

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Friday August 7

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Saturday August 8

Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic

2020 ( Occurring 08/08/2020 - 08/09/2020 )
City: Marquette
Location: Negaunee to Marquette - Lakeview Arena
The O2S is a point-to-point race, with riders gearing up at the start line in Negaunee, where iron ore was first discovered in the Superior region in 1844. The long-

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Sunday August 9

Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic

2020 ( Occurring 08/08/2020 - 08/09/2020 )
City: Marquette
Location: Negaunee to Marquette - Lakeview Arena
The O2S is a point-to-point race, with riders gearing up at the start line in Negaunee, where iron ore was first discovered in the Superior region in 1844. The long-

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Monday August 10

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Tuesday August 11

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Wednesday August 12

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 

Van Riper State Park - Meteors and S'mores

9:30 pm - 10:30 pm ( 08/12/2020 )
City: Champion
Location: Van Riper State Park
Celebrate the night sky with Van Riper State Park
Thursday August 13

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Friday August 14

Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon

2020 ( Occurring 08/14/2020 - 08/15/2020 )
City: Marquette
Location: Noquemenon Trail Network Marquette
The Marquette Trail 50 consists of a 50-kilometer and 50-mile event held on Saturday, starting and finishing from the NTN Forestiville Trailhead. The course is most

Grand Marais Music & Arts Festival

2020 ( Occurring 08/14/2020 - 08/16/2020 )
City: Grand Marais
Location: Grand Marais
Join us for a weekend of great music, all sorts of vendors and crafts, and terrific food!

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Saturday August 15

Marquette Trail 50 Ultramarathon

2020 ( Occurring 08/14/2020 - 08/15/2020 )
City: Marquette
Location: Noquemenon Trail Network Marquette
The Marquette Trail 50 consists of a 50-kilometer and 50-mile event held on Saturday, starting and finishing from the NTN Forestiville Trailhead. The course is most

Grand Marais Music & Arts Festival

2020 ( Occurring 08/14/2020 - 08/16/2020 )
City: Grand Marais
Location: Grand Marais
Join us for a weekend of great music, all sorts of vendors and crafts, and terrific food!

Classics on Third Car Show

10:00 am - 4:00 pm 2020 ( 08/15/2020 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette
Set in Marquette’s Downtown District on North Third Street, the show takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., followed by awards at 3:00 p.m. If you plan to enter a

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 

Tour de Dickinson and the Dirty Thirty Bike Ride

11:30 am - 1:30 pm 2020 ( 08/15/2020 )
City: Iron Mountain
Location: Iron Mountain
Whether You are a Hardcore, Serious Rider or Just Someone Who Loves to Ride a Bike, You Will Have a Great Time Riding Down Scenic Roads and Soaking in
Sunday August 16

Grand Marais Music & Arts Festival

2020 ( Occurring 08/14/2020 - 08/16/2020 )
City: Grand Marais
Location: Grand Marais
Join us for a weekend of great music, all sorts of vendors and crafts, and terrific food!

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Monday August 17

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Tuesday August 18

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Wednesday August 19

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Thursday August 20

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 
Friday August 21

Marquette Regional History Center presents Special Exhibit: “The Great Outdoors: The History of

10:00 am - 5:00 pm ( Occurring 07/20/2020 - 01/23/2021 )
City: Marquette
Location: Marquette Regional History Center
Encounter the first hand stories of the local pioneers in outdoor recreation including skiers, bicyclists, rock climbers, and ice climbers. 

Van Riper State Park - Read with a Ranger

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm 2020 ( 08/21/2020 )
City: Champion
Location: Van Riper State Park
Join a Park Ranger for a night of reading outdoor related stories
Please read!

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