There are great events and festivals happening year round in the Western Upper Peninsula.
“Light Up the Night” Christmas Tree Burning Event, Norrie Amateur Sports Club, at 7:00 p.m.
There’s no better place to celebrate a snow-filled winter than the Porcupine Mountains. And every February that celebration has a name: the Snowburst Winter Carnival.
Snow-loving adventurers of all ages come together for this fun event at the Porcupine Mountains Winter Sports Complex, where they can enjoy all kinds of winter bliss—snowshoeing, downhill skiing, lantern-lit expeditions on the trails, live music, fireworks and much more.
Previous events have included:
**Giant slalom race
**Lantern-lit ski and snowshoe
For more information, contact:
Snowburst Winter Carnival at The Porcupine Mountains Sports Complex
Michigan Highway 107
Ontonagon, MI 49953
(906) 885 – 5275
Come with your most glowing self! Enjoy an evening snowshoe walk, hot cocoa, bonfires and more!
Northern Iron County Engaged Residents (NICER) is again offering a Hygee Hike snowshoe walk. If you don’t have your own snowshoes, there will be options to borrow. Just be sure to check ahead of time by following the information on the site here: https://www.nicer715.com/projects-events/2023-hygge-hike
The suggested donation is $10 per family.
Yes! You read that right! The XC Snowmobile National Championship for Cor PowerSports is in Ironwood.
Come out and watch these phenomenal athletes on March 18 and 19, 2023 at Mt. Zion on the campus of Gogebic Community College in Ironwood.
The Ironwood Tourism Council is sponsoring this event and offering FREE gate fees to all spectators.
Racing starts at 9:000 am. both days.
- Mar. 18: XTRA – 3-6:30pm
Come one, come all! In celebration of Jackson Creek’s last weekend open for the 22/23 season, we are holding the 1st annual Silly Slalom on the Voyagers Hwy headwall. We encourage all participants to dress up and make it as silly as you can. Prizes will be awarded to crowd favorites. Yard games, bonfires, and more will be at the finish line at Creekside.
*Tentative date* The Slush cUP is back! Come out to Black River Basin on one of the last remaining days of the ski season to test your skills in pond skimming. This event is always a crowd favorite, with many participants dressing up in fun outfits. Please stay tuned for possible date changes.
The Pat O’Donnell Civic Center in Ironwood is hosting a Cabin Fever Craft Show on Saturday, April 15, 2023 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Come out to support local crafters and vendors.
If you would like to be featured in the show, you can reserve a spot by contacting the Civic Center by email at email@example.com or by phone at 906-932-0602 or 906-364-4564.