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Events

There are great events and festivals happening year round in the Western Upper Peninsula.

Jul
17
Wed
Festival Ironwood @ Ironwood Historic Depot Park
Jul 17 – Jul 20 all-day

Festival Ironwood 2019 will be JULY 17 (Wednesday), 18, 19, and 20th. Everything from the World’s Largest Duck Pick to great food, games, and outstanding live music: four days of summer fun!

Wednesday July 17th:

  • 6:00pm: Giant Moonwalk Jumper
  • 6:00pm: Fat Tire Club Ride
  • 10:00pm: Daily 50/50 Raffle Drawing

Thursday July 18th:

  • 8:00-5:00pm: Stormy Kromer Summer tent Event (at Stormy Kromer)
  • 9:30-11:00am: Stormy Kromer Summer Tent Event Factory Tour
  • 12:00-1:00pm: Brown Bag Lunch Concert
  • 4:00pm: Festival Ironwood Opening ceremonies and Blessing
  • 4:00-8:00pm: Polka Fest; live polka music (free admission)
  • 4:00pm: Yooper Style Wood Fire Grilled Chicken Feed
  • 4:15pm: World’s Largest Duck Pick
  • 4:15pm: Giant Moonwalk Jumper
  • 8:00-10:00pm: Music by Vanderhagen Ray (free admission)
  • 7:00-10:00pm: Move & Popcorn
  • 10:00pm: Daily 50/50 Raffle Drawing

Friday July 19th:

  • 8:00-5:00pm: Stormy Kromer Summer tent Event (at Stormy Kromer)
  • 9:30-11:00am: Stormy Kromer Summer Tent Event Factory Tour
  • 10:00am: Worlds Largest Duck Pick
  • 10:00am: H.O.P.E Animals at Depot Park
  • 10:00am: Range Art Association Master’s Art Show
  • 10:00-3:00pm: Trout Pond: catch & release or have your fish cleaned on site
  • 10:00-3:00pm: Kids Activity: ACA Jumps 50′ obstacle course
  • 10:00-3:00pm: Kids ID program, Ironwood Masonic Lodge #389
  • 10:00-12:00pm: Kids Karate (11:00am); Adult Karate (12:00pm)
  • 11:00-2:00pm: Fun E Business with face painting & Happy Daze/Slow Poke Da Clown
  • 12:00-1:00pm: Brown Bag Lunch Concert
  • 12:00-1:00pm: Trike & Bike Kids Show
  • 12:00-3:00pm: Festival Photo Booth
  • 1:00pm: Kids Woodchip Scramble under the pavilion
  • 1:00-3:00pm: Pie Social & White Elephant Sale
  • 1:20-3:00pm: Stormy Kromer Summer Tent Event Factory Tour
  • 1:30-2:30pm: Watermelon Eating Contest
  • 2:00pm: Sand Castle Building
  • 2:00-11:30pm: Free Admission: Live Music Under the Big Top. 1:30-3:30pm – Dorothy & The Boys, 5:30-8:15pm – Red Higgins & Yankee Train, 8:30-11:30pm – Black Rive Blues Band
  • 4:00-6:30pm: Ironwood Famer’s Market at Lahti’s Parking Lot
  • 4:00-5:00pm: Bethany Ann Hellen Studios Dance Showcase
  • 4:00-8:00pm: Fish Fry
  • 5:30pm: Bean Bag Toss Tournament
  • 6:00-10:00pm: Outdoor Pool Tournament
  • 11:00pm: Daily 50/50 Raffle Drawing

Saturday July 20th:

  • 7:00am: Walk, Run, Roll
  • 8:00-10:00am: Big Top Pancake Breakfast
  • 8:15am: Honor Guard: “Star Spangled Banner” Ceremony
  • 9:00-3:00pm: Stormy Kromer Summer Tent Event Factory Tour
  • 9:00am: Volleyball Tournament
  • 9:00am: Outdoor Pool Tournament
  • 9:00-3:00pm: Old Depot Car Show
  • 9:00-12:15pm: Lake Effect Band
  • 10:00-10:30am: Dedication to Pabst Mine Mural
  • 10:00-4:00pm: Arts and Crafts Show and Sales
  • 10:00am: Range Art Association Master’s Art Show
  • 10:00am: World’s Largest Duck Pick
  • 10:00am: Fun Castle Moonwalk Jumper
  • 10:00am: H.O.P.E Animals at Depot Park
  • 11:00-2:00pm: Fun E Business with face painting & Happy Daze/Slow Poke Da Clown
  • 11:00-3:00pm: Free Admission: Live Music Under the Big Top. 9:00-12:15pm – Lake Effect Band, 12:15-1:30pm – Gogebic Range Band,  1:30-2:45pm – Ironwood Dance Company
  • 11:00-3:00pm: Strawberry Social
  • 3:00pm: Old Depot Car Show Trophy Presentation
  • 3:30pm: Leonard Street Reunion
  • 4:00-6:30pm: DJ under the Big Top
  • 6:00pm: Old Depot Card Show Cruise Begins
  • 6:30pm: Marty’s Goldenaires Perfomr
  • 8:00-12:00am: Live Music: XTRA
  • 11:00pm: Daily 50/50 Raffle Drawing
Jul
18
Thu
Stormy Kromer Annual Tent Sale @ Stormy Kromer
Jul 18 @ 8:00 am – Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm

Join us for fun with refreshments, family friendly games, and our biggest shopping event of season. Special deals on factory seconds, discontinued items, one-of-a-kind samples, blow-out pet beds and more. Plus take a free factory tour to see American made in action!

July 18, 8 am – 5 pm (Tours at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm)
July 19, 8 am – 5 pm (Tours at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm)
July 20, 9 am – 3 pm

Jul
19
Fri
Summer Sky Bar Live Music @ Indianhead Mountain
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Live Music at the Sky Bar with Scott Kirby on the deck (weather permitting), 6pm-9pm $2 Domestic Beer and $2 rail drinks, 4pm-9pm!
Friday Fish Fry, summer menu and drinks…with a beautiful scenic overlook and the sounds of Scott Kirby… this can’t be missed!