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.

 

Oct 19 - 20, 2018

Field of Terror Haunted Corn Maze

Annual Events
08:00 PM To 10:30 PM
Location: Baraga
Field of Terror Haunted Corn Maze.
Contact Information: Joe
Phone: 906-201-1264
Oct 19 - 20, 2018

Howl-O-Scream Haunted House

Shows & Events
07:00 PM To 10:30 PM
Location: Meadowbrook Arena, L'Anse
Oct 19 - 20, 2018

Backstage Jazz at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Join us in Club Rozsa featuring the Jazz Lab Band and the Research & Development Big Band. The stage of the Rozsa is transformed into an historic jazz club with vintage atmosphere. The concerts are a "Jazz Buffet" with something for everyone - swing, funk, blues, Latin, fusion and originals.
Oct 20, 2018

Lake Linden Farmers Market

Outdoor
10:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Lake Linden Village Park, Lake Linden
The Farmers Market of Lake Linden runs every Saturday (10AM-2PM) until October featuring Live Music! Located in the Lake Linden Park that features a playground & a back drop of the Lake, on HWY 26 in Lake Linden. This family friendly market showcases farm fresh produce, delicious prepared foods, local entertainment, local community causes and local information about the area. Come join in on the fun. Bring a blanket and enjoy the goods and the music.
Phone: 906-296-9911
Oct 23, 2018

Ironwood Township Farmer's Market

Outdoor
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Airport Park, Ironwood
Oct 25 - 27, 2018

Quincy Haunted Mine Tours

Annual Events
Location: Quincy Mine & Steam Hoist, Hancock
Phone: 906-482-3101
Oct 26 - 27, 2018

Howl-O-Scream Haunted House

Annual Events
07:00 PM To 10:30 PM
Location: Meadowbook Arena, L'Anse
Oct 26 - 27, 2018

Alpha Fear Factory Haunted House at the Alpha Porter School

Shows & Events
07:00 PM To 12:00 AM
Location: Alpha
Oct 27, 2018

Lake Linden Farmers Market

Outdoor
10:00 AM To 02:00 PM
Location: Lake Linden Village Park, Lake Linden
The Farmers Market of Lake Linden runs every Saturday (10AM-2PM) until October featuring Live Music! Located in the Lake Linden Park that features a playground & a back drop of the Lake, on HWY 26 in Lake Linden. This family friendly market showcases farm fresh produce, delicious prepared foods, local entertainment, local community causes and local information about the area. Come join in on the fun. Bring a blanket and enjoy the goods and the music.
Phone: 906-296-9911
Oct 27, 2018

Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park - Hiking 101

Outdoor
09:00 AM To 04:00 PM
Location: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Ontonagon
This introductory hiking program is perfect for those who want to begin hiking, but don’t know where to start. We will cover hiking gear, clothing, nutrition, map and compass use, and minimal-impact techniques. We will also spend a little time on backpacking equipment, camp stoves, shelters and other backpacking-related techniques for those who are also interested in backpacking. The last half of the day will be a 4-mile guided hike in the Porkies. The hike will be moderately difficult, with terrain that will include muddy trails, elevation and uneven surfaces. This will be trail hiking!
Phone: 906-885-5206
Oct 30, 2018

Ironwood Township Farmer's Market

Outdoor
04:00 PM To 06:00 PM
Location: Airport Park, Ironwood
Oct 31, 2018

Huskies Pep Band: Yalloween: Day of the Striped at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Nov 1 - 4, 2018

13th Annual 41 North Film Festival at the Rozsa

Annual Events
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Nov 8, 2018

Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra Chamber Recital

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Portage Lake United Church, Houghton
Nov 9, 2018

Superior Wind Symphony presents: Wisdom from Experience at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Houghton
Phone: 906-487-2073
Nov 10, 2018

Pinocchio at the Rozsa Center

Arts &Theater
02:00 PM & 07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Houghton
Pinocchio, a magical theatrical production from Tout à Trac, takes us on another amazing journey into the heart of childhood and imagination. Following the internationally acclaimed Alice in Wonderland, Tout à Trac revisits Collodi’s tale about the world’s most famous puppet: Pinocchio.
Phone: 906-487-2073
Nov 22, 2018

Turkey Trot

Outdoor
09:00 AM
Location: UP Health System - Portage, Hancock
Join us for a 5k Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning. This is a great event for the entire family! Participants will meet at the front lobby of UP Health System - Portage in Hancock to register. Walkers and runners will head out on Portage Dr, then east onto Ingot to connect with the Hancock/Calumet trail. Participants will continue on the trail until Tomasi Rd where they will loop around to finish at the hospital. Snacks and refreshments will be served in the hospital lobby following the Turkey Trot.
Nov 30 - Dec 1, 2018

The Nutcracker at Rozsa Center

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Experience the timeless holiday magic of the Nutcracker, presented by The Minnesota Ballet and Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra, joined by young dancers from the Superior School of Dance. Set to Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, the tale of Clara and her Nutcracker prince, filled with mischievous mice, twirling treats, and shimmering snowflakes, The Nutcracker ballet promises special Christmas memories.
Dec 1, 2018

Jack Frost Festival of Lights Parade

Outdoor
06:00 PM
Location: Ironwood
Dec 2, 2018

TUBACHRISTMAS at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Dec 5 - 8, 2018

Tech Theatre presents: On the Verge at McArdle

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: McArdle Theatre, Houghton
Dec 7, 2018

Aspirus Foundation Christmas Concert at Ontonagon Theater

Music
07:00 PM
Location: Ontonagon Theatre, Ontonagon
Phone: 906-884-2313
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
Jan 5, 2019

Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park - Introducing Downhill Skiing

Outdoor
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Ontonagon
Phone: 906-885-5206
Jan 12, 2019

Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park - Introductory Snowboarding

Outdoor
10:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Location: Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, Ontonagon
Phone: 906-885-5206
Jan 20, 2019

New Music For a New Year: Music of the UP at McArdle Theatre

Arts &Theater
3:00 PM
Location: McArdle Theatre, Houghton
A festival of contemporary music written by composers either from or who have lived in the Upper Peninsula featuring MIT Composer and UP Native Elena Ruehr
Jan 25 - 26, 2019

Backstage Jazz at the Rozsa

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Houghton
Join us in Club Rozsa! The stage of the Rozsa is transformed into an historic jazz club with vintage atmosphere. The concerts are a "Jazz Buffet" with something for everyone - swing, funk, blues, Latin, fusion and originals.
Feb 15, 2019

Superior Wind Symphony presents: The Mechanics of Music at Rozsa Center

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Houghton
Phone: 906/487-2073
Feb 16, 2019

Les Ballets Trockadero at Rozsa Center

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Houghton
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the all-male comedy ballet company beloved internationally since 1974, sacrifice comfort to perform en pointe, tutus and all. Confirming why audiences flock to see them year after year, the “Trocks” are witty, fun, and above all, masterful in the art of ballet.
Feb 21 - 23, 2019

Tech Theatre presents: Agnes of God at Rozsa Center

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
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 28 - Mar 2, 2019

Tech Theatre presents: Agnes of God at McArdle

Arts &Theater
Location: McArdle Theatre, Houghton
Mar 9, 2019

Great Bear Chase

Recreation
Location: Calumet
The UP Health System Great Bear Chase Ski Marathon has something for everyone and enough snow to go around, even in March! Skiers can choose from the 50 km skiathlon (limited to the first 100 entries), freestyle and classic 50k races, or freestyle or classic 25 km or 10 km distances. The Great Bear Chase has earned a reputation as a skier-oriented weekend that allows skiers of all experience levels to finish their season with a high quality event.
Contact Information: Angela Luskin
Phone: 9064831153
Mar 22, 2019

Don Keranen Memorial Jazz Concert at Rozsa Gallery

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for Performing Arts, Houghton (Outside)
Michigan Tech was one of the pioneering Jazz Ensemble programs in the Midwest. The late Associate Professor Don Keranen was a visionary educator that not only added jazz to the fines arts curriculum but also developed the Huskies Pep Band by putting them in stripes and giving them the scramble band format. This concert will feature the resident Research & Development Big Band, the Jazz Lab Band, and the fantastic, audience favorite the MTU Alumni Jazz Lab Band. Music will highlight the great repertoire from the last 50 years of Jazz at MTU. Guest artists will also perform.
Phone: 906-487-2073
Mar 23, 2019

Air Play at Rozsa Center

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites floating over the audience, and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen! AIR PLAY is a modern spectacle that brings to life the air we breathe: A circus-style adventure of two siblings journeying through a surreal land, transforming the ordinary into objects of uncommon beauty
Phone: 906-487-2073
Mar 30, 2019

Reduced Shakespeare Company at Rozsa Center

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Houghton
Join these madcap men in tights as they weave their wicked way through 37 Plays in 97 Minutes! London’s longest-running comedy, “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]” is a fast-paced romp through the Bard’s plays. The show has been seen at the Kennedy Center, Off-Broadway, and from sea to shining sea. PG-13.
Phone: 906-487-2073
Apr 11 - 13, 2019

Tech Theatre presents: Sunday in the Park with George at Rozsa Center

Arts &Theater
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Apr 20, 2019

The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra presents: Rhapsody in Blue at Rozsa

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Apr 26, 2019

A National Pastime at Rozsa

Music
07:30 PM
Location: Rozsa Center, Houghton
Jul 20, 2019

Canal Run

Recreation
Location: Hancock
Started in 1975, the Canal Run is the premier running event in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. Following the rolling hills along the Portage Lake Shipping Canal, the Canal Run offers five events for runners and walkers of all levels:



HALF MARATHON

10 MILE RUN & WALK

5 MILE RUN & WALK

2 MILE FUN RUN

KIDS DASH AFTER RACE
Contact Information: Angela Luskin
Phone: 9064831153
Jul 22 - 27, 2019

Wakefield Outboard Nationals

Outdoor
Location: Eddy Park, Wakefield