February 17-20 - Les Cheneaux SnowsFest - Cedarville
Play in “The Snows” area of the Eastern UP on the long Presidents Day weekend packed with cardboard sled races, chili cook-off, fishing contests and Ice Hole Two-Man Golf Scramble.
February 17-22 - UP 200 & Midnight Run - Marquette
Watch exciting sled dog action with 40 teams in the 12-dog UP 200 Sled Dog Championship between Marquette and Grand Marais, and the 8-dog Midnight Run between Gwinn and Wetmore, near Munising. The 240-mile UP 200 is a qualifying race for the Iditarod. Gwinn is the start for the challenging 6-dog Jack Pine 30.
February 18-19 - Antique & Vintage Snowmobile Show & Ride - Naubinway
Classic sleds hit the trails and are on display during the 19th annual event, which also features the Hus-Ski Hustle, hot dogs at the bonfire and a visit to Top of the Lake Snowmobile Museum.
February 18-19 - Mardi Gras De Snow - Paradise
Bring the family for two full days of wintertime fun including Radar Run, Slalom Race, kiddie games, Friday night Parade of Snowmobiles and hot dog roast at the bonfire.
February 18-20 - 3rd Frost Bite Winter Festival - Harrison
Yes, Frost Bite can be a good thing--if it includes golf on the frozen Budd Lake, a fishing derby and snowmobile races.
February 18-20 – Munising Winterfest
Have fun in the snow at events tied to the UP 200 and Midnight Run dogsled races. Festivities include games, food and Saturday evening’s Snow Ball.
February 19 - Winter Carnival - Curtis
South Manistique Lake is the setting for ice fishing and ice golf, turkey bowling, fun for the kiddies, plus a chili cook-off, bake sale, and music, capped by fireworks.
February 19-20 - Statewide Free Fishing Weekend
An ice time to try fishing! One of two weekends a year when all Michigan fishing license fees are waived on inland and Great Lakes waters (fishing regulations apply).
February 19-21 - Shiver by the River - Frankfort
Warm up to winter with outdoor games, ice sculpture display, parade and exciting Snowmobile SnoX races.