Newberry, Michigan
Upper Michigan Attractions and Lodging

The Newberry Area Tourism Association welcomes you to Newberry, Michigan and the Eastern Upper Peninsula. Our pristine area, also known as Tahquamenon Country, offers a wide variety of Upper Michigan attractions and activities that are family friendly, affordable and adventurous. You will also find a great line-up of Upper Michigan events in our interactive calendar for you and your family to enjoy. There is so much to experience all within one hour of Newberry, Michigan.

"Where can I find great Newberry Michigan Attractions?"
We have an incredible line of of attractions all within an hour away from Newberry MI.  If you like wildlife, tours, waterfalls, historic sites, lighthouses, and outdoor adventure, this is the place to be.

Our featured Upper Peninsula attractions include the historic Lower Tahquamenon Falls and Upper Tahquamenon Falls, Oswald’s Bear Ranch, the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum and Lighthouse, Tahquamenon Falls Wilderness Excursion & Toonerville Trolley Wilderness Train Ride, Tahquamenon Logging Museum, and Crisp Point Lighthouse.

Upper Peninsula Attractions and Lodging

EUP Interactive Map
Our new Interactive Map can help you locate, learn and plan your next UP Vacation itinerary. Browse our Eastern Upper Peninsula region from Seney to Mackinac Island. The map offers some useful tools that allow you to zoom, pan, and select your icons of choice. The map icons highlight: EUP Featured Attractions, Waterfalls, Lighthouses, and Newberry MI Lodging.

♦ View our Eastern Upper Peninsula Interactive Map.

Newberry Active Adventure ATVing, ORVing, Snowmobiling

Active Adventure
Newberry, MI has the terrain, lakes, forests and four seasons to deliver Active Adventure like no one else. Newberry ranks #5 in the Nation for snowmobiling by America's Best Online and #3 by Lake Superior Magazine! We offer the superior setting for Upper Michigan snowmobiling, ATV / ORVing, hunting, boating, jet skiing, and dog sledding. Plan your active adventure with us and surround yourself with the beauty of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

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Canoe and Kayaking in Newberry MI on the Tahquamenon River and Manistique River

Soft Adventure Activities
Newberry is surrounded by many great year-round activities. Soft adventure enthusiasts will enjoy our pristine forests that make up the “heart” of the U.P. Visitors enjoy fishing, Michigan morel mushroom picking, bird watching, hiking, biking, photography, snowshoeing, skiing, kayaking, canoeing, workshops, and golfing. We are located near Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, rivers, streams, and the Manistique Lakes – Upper Michigan’s largest lake complex.

Learn more about Newberry's Soft Adventure.

Oswald's Bear Ranch

Attractions with Special Events
The Tahquamenon Falls Logging Museum serves up a real lumberjack breakfasts on scheduled days, Oswald's Bear Ranch has spring and summer opportunities to have your picture taken with the cubs, and the Tahquamenon Falls Wilderness Excursion & Toonerville Trolley Wilderness Train Ride offers a very unique trip throughout the Tahquamenon area.

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The Tahquamenon Falls State Park has many year-round events to check out that all ages will enjoy: Hike Between Da Falls, bird watching, interpretive programs, and their seasonal boat rental, just to name a few. Nature lovers will enjoy the Seney Wildlife Refuge. They hold many special events that are both educational and exciting.
Where your vacation begins “Naturally”! 

Upcoming Events

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Free Community Fellowship Meal

Every Third Thursday from 21 Jan. 2016 to 15 Dec. 2016.

A Free Community Meal is provided at First Presbyterian Church Newberry. No need to cook, it is done for you. Come enjoy good food and community fellowship.
This is a dine in dinner, sorry no carry outs.
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Music In the Park

On Wednesday from 15 Jun. 2016 to 10 Aug. 2016.

The Erickson Center for the Arts will be kicking off their “Music in the Park” series with” Open Mic Night” featuring John Latini, on Wednesday, June 15th from in the band shelter in the ECA Park. This free, outdoor music event will be held every Wednesday night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. through August 10th. Donations accepted. Picnic dinners are welcome, please bring a chair or blanket to sit on. In the event of inclement weather,” Music in the Park” will be moved indoors to the Erickson Center.
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Community Tye Dye & Picnic

Every Second Wednesday from 15 Jun. 2016 to 10 Aug. 2016.

Giant blow up slide, bounce house, tye dye
Sponsored by the Link, Children's Trust Fund, Bruce Klusmeyer, Kiwanis & Your Caring Community.
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Songwriters' Weekend

On Sunday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday from 16 Jun. 2016 to 26 Jun. 2016.

The Erickson Center for the Arts presents their 9th Annual Above the Bridge Songwriters' Weekend(s) in two sessions over the course of two consecutive weekends in June.
Weekend Session 1 - Director John Latini is joined by participant favorite Jamie-Sue Seal, along with returning staffer Jan Krist and newcomers Josh Rose, Dan Hall, and Kitty Donohoe.
Weekend Session 2 - ATB veterans Janmie-Sue Seal, Jo Serraperre and Dave Boutette, along with director John Latini, are joined by Dana Cooper and Mike Latini
These weekends are offered to songwriters, musicians and music lovers alike.
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Third Thursday

Every Third Thursday from 16 Jun. 2016 to 18 Aug. 2016.

Have fun downtown with all sorts of activities for the family. Activities may include bounce house, live music, face painting and many other activities. In July there will be a hot dog eating contest so make sure to sign up. Stores are open late!
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Saturday Night Music in the Park

On Saturday from 18 Jun. 2016 to 25 Jun. 2016.

The award-winning Above the Bridge Songwriter’s staff including John Latini, Jamie-Sue Seal, Jan Krist, Josh Rose, Dan Hall, and Kitty Donohoe will showcase their talents at this special Saturday night outdoor concert. Donations are welcome.
Award winning Above the Bridge Songwriter’s John Latini and Jamie-Sue Seal are joined by artists Jo Serraperre, Dave Boutte, Dana Cooper, and Mike Latini to showcase their talents at another special Saturday night outdoor concert. Donations are welcome.
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Cooking Class for kids

On Monday from 20 Jun. 2016 to 1 Aug. 2016.

4-H Iron Chef Challenge will be a weekly class held at the LINK. Please register by June 1st and must be done online through Firefox or Chrome. If you are not a 4-H participant yet, you can sign up for 4-H for $10 which is for the year and participate in the class.
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St. Gregory's Parish Rummage Sale

24 Jun. 2016

There is a whole room of 25 cent items, lots of Christmas items, kids clothing,
furniture, framed art, exercise equipment and lots more.
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Project Homeless Connect Bake Sale

24 Jun. 2016

The Project Homeless Connect bake sale will take place at IGA. The proceeds will go toward the cost of the food truck from Feeding America
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Curt Knierim Memorial Run/Walk

25 Jun. 2016

8th Annual Curt Knierim Memorial Run.
All are welcome for the run and fun! Events include a 1 mile kids run, 1 mile walk, 5K walk, 5K Run, 8K Run and awards at the end.This memorial event gives back to our young athletes in this town. Support a great event! Visit for registration options or to make a donation.
For more information or to register online visit or call/email Kevin Knierim at (248)259-7898
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Lumberjack Breakfast

25 Jun. 2016

Lumberjack Breakfast-All you can eat!
Adults: $8.00 Children 6-12: $5 Children 5 & under are free.
At the Tahquamenon Logging Museum.
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Seney Wildlife Refuge Kids Free Fishing Day

25 Jun. 2016

Seney, Michigan - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Seney Natural History Association, invites you to participate in the 27th annual Children’s Fishing Day Saturday, June 25th at Seney National Wildlife Refuge.
Anglers age 1-16 should register at the Visitor Center before fishing. The registration table will open at 9:00 a.m. Fish entries will be accepted between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center. Fishing with non-lead tackle is allowed from the shore along the Fishing Loop, Show Pools, at C-3 Pool, and in designated rivers. Fishing stations will be set up along the Refuge’s Fishing Loop. A limited amount of fishing poles and bait are available for participants to use at these stations. Activities and games for the whole family begin at 12:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center including arts, crafts, games, and more. Certificates will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners for largest perch and pike in four age categories. Prizes, provided by local businesses, will be awarded by random drawing. A complimentary fish dinner for all participants and their families will be held at 3:00 p.m., followed by the awards ceremony.
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Summer Cardboard Classic

26 Jun. 2016

Do you think you can turn a cardboard box into a boat using only cardboard, tape, glue and paint? If so this is for you! Head on out to the Luce County Park. There are many classes and prizes. This is great for everyone! $5/boat entry. For more info contact Nic Greenwood at
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Art of Gail Stanek

29 Jun. 2016

The new exhibit, “What Comes Naturally” The art of Gail Stanek, by artist Gail Stanek will be on display at the Erickson Center for the Arts Waterfront Gallery from June 6th through September 3rd. Come in and meet this award winning artist as we hold her artist reception Wednesday, June 29th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Both events are open to the public free of charge.
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4th of July Kiddie Parade

2 Jul. 2016

This will take place in Naubinway. Kids games to follow inside the pavilion.
Line up is at 6:30 at the Naubinway Pavilion
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Curtis 4th of July

3 Jul. 2016

The Curtis Parade will take place on July 3rd and go through downtown Curtis starting at 12:30.
You will find craft vendors starting at 10:00am and look for the chicken dinner. Fireworks start at dusk.
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4th of July Parade

4 Jul. 2016

The Newberry 4th of July Parade will be fun for all. The theme this year is "Symbols of Freedom". Registration and line-up will take place at the American Legion for those participating in the parade.
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34th Black Bear Run

4 Jul. 2016

This run is 12k, 6k run & walk that takes place in Engadine. For more information visit
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Naubinway Fireworks

4 Jul. 2016

Fireworks at dusk. Find a spot on the water and enjoy the show.
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Blessing of the Fleet

4 Jul. 2016

This will take place at the Naubinway Marina in memory of Donald Frazier.
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3rd Annul Ride Against Domestic Violence

9 Jul. 2016

H-58 Fun Run starting in Newberry Mi.
Help bring awareness to domestic violence and raise money for Women's Shelters.
Registration from 9:00am - 10:30am at the American Legion Post 74.
Driver Cost $20.00 Passengers Cost- $20.00 to play
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A Night of Comedy

15 Jul. 2016

A Night of Comedy- Headliner Act/ Steve Iott and Opening Act/ Steve Lind at the Erickson Center for the Arts (ECA)
Comedy comes to Curtis! This premier comedy event at the ECA features comedian Steve Iott. He is an embattled veteran comic who has seen it all, and has plenty to say about it. A master of improvisation, Steve takes the audience along as he spins his tales of ridiculous life experiences. No topic is safe, and no two shows are ever the same. Advanced reserved tickets available at the ECA office. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door. Content rated PG13. Tickets $15.
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Crisp Point Light Historical Society Summer Conference

16 Jul. 2016

20th Annual Summer Conference. The conference will be held at the Whitefish Township Community Center just south of Paradise, MI.
Breakfast treats, coffee and juice will be available.
The event is opt to the public with a $5/person or $15(max)/family (must be member of the same immediate family)
As part of your admission fee, lunch will be offered in the early afternoon.
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Lumberjack Breakfast & Country/Polka Music Festival

23 Jul. 2016

Country Music Festival and Polka Band
Lumberjack Breakfast both days. All you can eat. 7:00-noon.
Adults: $8.00 Children 6-12: $5 Children 5 & under are free
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