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A Paranormal Event

Friday September 16th 2022 - Saturday September 17th 2022

Fayette Historic State Park
13700 13.25 Lane Garden, MI


Cost:  Free Admission

Ever wonder what a paranormal investigator does? Does the thought of apparitions give you a chill or a sense of wonder?
 Come join us for two full nights of unearthly surprises and learning! Learn how to become a member of a paranormal team and participate in a real investigation. 

 Investigations will occur at various times each night from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Pre-registration is required. Registration is available online.
 Registrants should meet promptly at the historic townsite. Please dress for the weather as the event will occur rain or moonshine!
You may want to bring a flashlight to navigate the park in the dark. 

 It's recommended that visitors wear face masks when inside any enclosed public building for your safety and the safety of others. 

For more information, please call the park.A Recreation Passport is required for vehicle entry into Michigan state parks.
To make a camping reservation, visit or call 1-800-447-2757. 

Please call the park to confirm dates/times prior to your arrival. 

 Contact: Randy Brown, Unit Supervisor (906)644-2603 or

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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