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17th Annual Rapid River Relic Ride

Friday January 27th 2023 - Saturday January 28th 2023

9:00am - 9:00am

Main Street
Rapid River, MI

Directions

Cost:  (See Below)

VisitEscanaba | Relic Ride in Rapid River

Friday January 27th, 2023 ~ Relic RideRegistration at 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Departing at 12:00 PM
Bring non-perishable food item or cash donation for local food pantries
No trail permit required for sleds 25 years & over
There will be a bon fire afterwards (approx. 4:30 PM)

Saturday January 28th, 2023 ~ Show & Swap
Registration inside the Lions Club 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$5 Sled Registration Fee ~ Free Swap Site
Trophies awarded at 3:30 PM with can raffle drawings to follow

** RAFFLE TICKET GRAND PRIZE: 1969 Alouette

We are a non-profit organization.
Check us out on FB! Rapid River Relic Riders

For more information contact:
Mary Zar (906)399-1955
David Shope (906)280-6630

Annual events in Escanaba

Are you uncertain when to plan your trip to the Bays de Noc? Check out some of our popular annual events and come during your favorite! 

Rapid River Relic Ride

Each year, this vintage snowmobile ride, show and swap happens in the last weekend of January. Do you have an older sled yourself? Come join the fun! The group also makes announcements on their Facebook page

The Big Freeze Ice Fishing Derby

In February, this ice fishing derby invites anglers to the Walleye capital of the world. The bigger your catch, the better the prize! Find updated information as the event nears on our Big Freeze Ice Fishing Derby page

Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day Celebrations

Spend your long weekend in the Bays de Noc and celebrate our country with us! Plan for parades, picnics, live music, fireworks, food and more. Search the event calendar for these specific weekends to find each municipality’s plans. 

Kruisin' Klassics

As June approaches, the classic cars cruise into the Bays for the Kruisin’ Klassics Car Show and Swap Meet at the U.P. State Fair Grounds. Peruse the vehicles on display, see who wins best in show awards, test your own speed in a fun run and stick around for the grand finale — a parade!

Fayette Heritage Days

This August event at Fayette Historic State Park and Townsite celebrates the “hey-day” of Fayette as a bustling iron smelting town. Activities include period displays, food, music and a historic baseball game —1860’s style. And you will be invited to play! 

U.P. State Fair 

Since 1928, the Upper Peninsula State Fair has delighted folks from all over as they experience and celebrate the unique culture of Michigan’s U.P. It’s seven days of thrilling rides, enthralling grandstand shows and lots of blue ribbon fun. 

Yooper Fest

Celebrating Yoopers! Each September, join others on Ludington Street in downtown Escanaba as they visit vendors, play games, eat delicious food and enjoy live music and more. 

Holiday Events

Plan your winter trip around these annual holiday events

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