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Jibba Jabba: Freestyle Snowboarding in Houghton

Bundle up and join us for the 2024 Jibba Jabba Rail Jam in downtown Houghton on Saturday, Feb. 17 @ 6 p.m. What is a rail jam? A rail jam is a winter event in which a special course is created with rail-like features and objects that skiers/snowboarders can perform tricks on. A unique rail jam…

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INSIDER’S GUIDE TO MICHIGAN TECH WINTER CARNIVAL

In a place that regularly averages over 200 inches of snow a year, playing in the snow has become a skill that the Keweenaw has honed to utter perfection. Michigan Technological University’s Winter Carnival, full of snow and ice sculptures, music, and outdoor sports, celebrates the incredible…

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Insider's Guide to Attending Heikinpäivä

Heikinpäivä, a mid-winter Finnish-American celebration, returns to downtown Hancock this January. This event is planned intentionally during a quiet time of year and celebrates the Hancock and Copper Country's Finnish heritage. This lively festival reminds of us of the many ways that winter can be…

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Local Guide to Christmas in the Keweenaw

Updated for 2023 - See our EVENTS CALENDAR for additional event details. If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, the Keweenaw Peninsula certainly delivers. Colorful lights and merry décor line our historic streets and each community is bustling with holiday cheer. Our charming small towns are full…

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Keweenaw Fall Farm Experiences

Crisp autumn air, corn mazes, and pumpkins galore. Fall is not only the season of harvest, but it is also time to get outside for some family-friendly fall activities. Learn to make fresh apple cider, visit a farmers market, or pick out the perfect pumpkin from our local pumpkin patches. Here are…

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Summer Live Music in the Keweenaw

The Keweenaw is a place that draws and inspires artists of every kind with her wild weather, deep and mysterious woods, joyful waters and the awe inspiring gravity of her history. The communities here celebrate their local musicians, and there’s no shortage of live music and festivals here in the…

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4th of July in the Keweenaw

From celebrations of independence taking place in communities throughout the region, to awe-inspiring natural beauty and rich cultural heritage to explore... the Keweenaw Peninsula offers a unique and unforgettable 4th of July experience. Join us as we enjoy the warmth of long summer days, the smell…

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Insiders Guide to Ride the Keweenaw

The Keweenaw Peninsula is home to not one, not two, but FIVE mountain bike trail systems! With so many miles to cover, it’s hard to know where to start. Lucky for you, there’s an event designed to help people discover their next favorite trail in the Copper Country: Ride the Keweenaw. Held annually…

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