Top Ten Winter Events

Scrooge 

December 14-17, 2017

Adapted from Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” you don’t want to miss FRT’s Scrooge, a musical retelling of a miserly old man who detests the holidays, until he’s taken on staggering trip through time amidst ghosts of the past, present, and future.

Tickets are $15 for General Public, $10 Students and $5 for NMU students

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Ball Drop Bash

December 31, 2017

Ring in the New Year with a bang at the Ball Drop Bash in downtown Marquette, brought to us by Double Trouble DJs. Make a night most people don’t remember, into one you’ll never forget, as we takeover Washington St. for an NYE celebration and countdown, featuring music, drinks, laser lights, dancing and more.

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Heikki Lunta Winter Festival

January 19-20, 2018

Last year Heikki Lunta came out of hiatus, and this year it’s going to be bigger and better than ever. Festivities include fireworks, winter sports, bonfires, food/drink, and more. Have we mentioned that Heikki Lunta hooked up with Stormy Kromer to make a limited, special edition cap just for this year’s festival? Yeah, stay tuned…

Abominable Beer Fest

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Double Trouble is at it again, this time bringing us a whole new celebration of what we love most—craft beer—just in time to help us stay warm for the winter. Saturday, January 20, Double Trouble will be serving up some tasty brews and tunes all through the afternoon at the Masonic Center.

Suicide Ski Jump Tournament

January 23, 2018

The 131st Annual Ski Jump Tournament returns Tuesday, January 23rd for an evening of energy and excitement. Warm up by the bonfire with food, beer and fireworks hosted by the Ishpeming Ski Club.

Noquemanon Ski Marathon

January 26-28, 2018

The Noque is back in 2018 for its 20th Anniversary, January 26-28. Whether you sign up to XC ski, snow bike, snowshoe or skijor, it’s going to be a good weekend for sure.

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Honey Bear Classic Cross Country Ski

February 10, 2017

Come out and enjoy the hot cider and cool weather. Saturday, February 10th, Ski or snowshoe the Noquemanon trails with family, friends, and friendly faces. This event is not a race but there will be timers if you’d like to take on the 12k challenge.

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U.P. 200

February 15-19, 2018

12 dog sled teams. 230 miles of snowy trail. Hundreds of volunteers. Thousands of spectators. February 15-19, we’re off to the races. Watch all of the excitement from the starting line right here, on Washington Street.

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Polar Roll

February 17, 2018

In Marquette County winter means serious snow, serious fat biking, and serious fun. The Polar Roll is a 25 mile fat tire bike race featuring tons of awesome riders, excellent terrain, and a Bacon & Hugs Aid Station. Followed by an epic after party at Marquette Mountain.

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Brew-Ski

March 10, 2018

Brew-ski: A happy hour ski tour of the Forestville trails. Saturday March 10th, ski the groomed and scenic terrain on the NTN Forestville ski trails. Sip on your favorite and new brews from Black Rocks, Ore Dock, Cognition, KBC and Upper Hand Brewing.

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