Visit Escanaba Homepage Link
VisitEscanaba | Rapid River LIghts

Rapid River: Light Up The Park

Saturday December 3rd 2022

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Masonville Township Park (US-2)
Rapid River, MI

Directions

Cost:  Free Admission

Tel:  Bobbi (906)399-1748 *Text Only

Rapid River LIghts Join us on December 3, 10, & 17 from 6:00-8:00 PM in Rapid River (behind the ball fields).
Santa will be onsite all 3 nights, food, music, and plenty of opportunities to make some special memories! 

What to look forward to this year:
DECORATING CONTEST w/ CASH PRIZES!
1st place $500
2nd place $300
3rd place $100

Anyone can enter starter kit includes: some lights & extension cords from RRBA.
The rest is up to you & your creative minds! 🎄✨🎅🏼❄️☃️

ENTRIES DUE BY NOV. 12, 2022.
Contact Bobbi at 906-399-1748 (TEXT ONLY)
Set-up & Take-down folks are encouraged to call.

Donations of lights & decorations that will survive outside and cash for more lights are always welcome!
We look forward to another spectacular season. Thanks, from all RRBA members.


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

Stay in touch
Subscribe

Sign up to receive information about upcoming events, trip planning advice and compelling stories from VisitEscanaba. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails.