Paradise Spring Business Show

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A showcase of Paradise area businesses and services. If you are interested in sharing information about your business to area residents and guests, don’t hesitate to contact us. If you are interested in learning more about our community, please join us.

Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race

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TAHQUAMENON COUNTRY SLED DOG RACE (TCSDR) was founded in 1999, operated by volunteers to promote, conduct and support mid-distance sled dog racing in the Midwestern United States and Canada.  The race attracts mushers from all over the United States, as well as Canada, South Africa and New Zealand.

Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Ceremony

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Edmund Fitzgerald Memorial Ceremony – 40th Anniversary On November 10, 1975, the 729-foot steamer Edmund Fitzgerald was lost in an infamous Lake Superior storm near Whitefish Point, Michigan with her entire crew of 29 men. The Fitzgerald’s story has become a popular legend through a song by Canadian folksinger Gordon Lightfoot – and the cause of her loss remains a …

Run For The Light

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5th Annual Whitefish Point: Run For The Light All proceeds will benefit ongoing restoration of the Whitefish Point Lighthouse. Voted “Best road race of 2014” by The Upper Peninsula Road Runners Club! All participants will receive a Whitefish Point: Run for the Light Dri-FIT T-Shirt with Race Packet and receive special admission Group Visit rate of $9 (regularly $13) to …

Seney Fall Color Float

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Take a beautiful float down the Manistique River and see the fall colors.  Join refuge staff for a 4-5 hour canoe/kayak trip October 3rd, 2015. Early October is a beautiful time to visit the refuge as the leaves will be changing color. Pack a lunch, dress for the weather (could be warm or cool), and remember to pre-register so we …

Fall Leaves Festival

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Fall Leaves Festival Enjoy a family festival in beautiful Newberry at the Luce County Fair Grounds. The band Saving Savannah will be preforming in the evening to wrap up Fall Fest. More details to follow so please continue to visit. Save the date today!

Wild Blueberry Festival

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Wild Blueberry Festival Each year during the third weekend in August we celebrate a part of our local heritage, wild blueberries with the Wild Blueberry Festival. An art fair, entertainment, and wonderful local food are part of the festivities. The celebration also showcases informative programs of music, nature, and lore all featuring local history. Wild blueberries thrive in the area, …

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum is located north of Paradise, Michigan along the coast of Lake Superior at the Whitefish Point Light Station.  This museum features the many famous shipwrecks that have happened across the Great Lakes.  The museum is currently maintained and operated by the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society. The Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum opened its …

Tahquamenon Falls State Park

Tahquamenon Falls State Park Tahquamenon Falls State Park is a large park covering a total of almost 50,000 acres across 13 miles.  Most of the park is undeveloped without any roads, buildings or power lines. Tahquamenon Falls State Park gets its name for the Tahquamenon River that flows through the heart of the park.  The Tahquamenon Falls are one of the …

Whitefish Point Marathon

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Whitefish Point Marathon Details: The Whitefish Point Marathon is a USA Track & Field Certified Course north of Paradise Michigan located in the eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The road race meanders along Whitefish Point Road, traveling along the edge of Whitefish Bay, crossing the Betsy River, kissing the shores of Lake Superior, passing by the Whitefish Point Light Station, …