The inaugural event will kick off with a parade at 11 a.m. and folks, this isn't your typical parade.
Anyone displaying UP pride will be able to join the parade and march down to Lower Harbor.
Parade details will be released leading up to the event.
Yooper of the Year
Who would you like to see as the 'Yooper of the Year'?
Message us on our facebook page or email with the individual's
name and reason you believe they deserve the 'Yooper of the Year' award.
We will narrow the nominees down, share their story and then allow people to vote.
Serious entries only please, your roommate doesn't deserve the award just because they finally did the dishes.
People of the U.P. Presentation
U.P. Troops Tribute
Veterans and Military of the Upper Peninsula will be honored.
More details to come.
'All dressed U.P.' Contest
Start picking out your outfit because it just may land you some gift cards from U.P. businesses!
The top 3 people displaying the most UP pride will win gift cards from local businesses.
First place will take home "Da' All Dressed U.P." Trophy.
Entertainers from all around the Upper Peninsula will be at the Harbor keeping the party going.
The full Line-U.P. coming soon!
Pasty Eating Contest
Contestants will compete to see who can fill their face with the most Pasty's in 10 minutes.
Top three will win gift cards from local businesses.
First place will also take home a Pasty Trophy.
Think you have what it takes to win? If so, we'd like to hear from you.
Email us for more information. Please feel free to brag about your eating talents.
Sure, pasties from around the U.P. will be served but that's not all. Restaurants from all over the U.P. will be there to fill you U.P.
mmm... U.P. beer.....
Marquette Harbor Cruises will be altering their regular schedule to get as many Yoopers and Yooper Wannabes on-board as possible.
The York Cruise Ship will be pulling into the Harbor August 10th as well.
Keep the Lil' Yoopers happy and let em jump around
If anyone knows of a Bouncy Sauna please contact us!
Easy way to show your U.P. pride.
........not only for the children!
You haven't been lucky enought to spot YOOPY around town?
Well, he's a moose....you don't get to see a moose everyday.
You're guaranteed to see him August 10 at the Harbor!
Aww shucks! You forgot your camera.
Well don't fret, we are rolling out the orange carpet and taking pics!
You will want proof that you attended the 1st ever Yooper Day.