2016 Events

December 17th, 2016 1pm-5pm

Your U.P. Rainbow Pride offered snacks and a wide selection of games for guests to enjoy. Unfortunately because of the weather turnout was low for this event.

An event for all ages

Visit our Facebook event page HERE.

November 20th, 2016 2pm-5pm

Fellowship and food, what could have been better?


We also had for purchase raffle items, Pride T-shirts, and UP Rainbow Pride Bumper Stickers.


Visit the facebook event page HERE.

October 27th, 2016 9pm-11pm

The Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette showed The Rocky Horror Picture Show movie in the Upstairs Community Space. Visit Their Official Event Page. There was no cover charge, and there was free popcorn.

We did not hosting the event, but we had a table there on which we sold bumper stickers with our new logo and our leftover Pride Fest 2016 Tshirts. Several members of our board of directors were available to answer questions about our nonprofit organization. Visit Our Facebook Event Page!

September 10th, 2016 11am-10pm

Our 3rd annual Pride Fest, held at Tourist Park in Marquette, MI, drew people from all across the region. Many vendors had to pack up early because of severe wind gusts, but even with the wind and rain a steady stream of people came in to enjoy this years entertainment. 

View the Facebook Event Page or go to the Pride Fest 2016 Page on this site.

September 2nd-September 4th, 2016

David's Cabin Getaway - This family-friendly rustic campout takes place every year in the late-summer at the camp of one of our board members along the Escanaba River in Gwinn. This year we had a smaller attendance than last year's campout, but everyone still had fun! There were games, a bonfire, fishing, and even a swimming hole to splash around in!


View the facebook event page HERE.

Saturday, August 20th, 2016 

This Drag Show Fundraiser brought lots of entertainment and raised over $500 toward Pride Fest. 


View the facebook event page HERE.

Monday, July 4th, 2016 

We marched as a group in the 4th of July Parade in Marquette. View the facebook event page HERE.

Saturday, June 25th, 2016 

Dance Party Fundraiser - Over $700 worth of door prizes, bucket draws, silent raffles, and More! This event took place at the Wild Rover with music provided by Double Trouble DJ's, and drew a crowd of about a hundred people. Click HERE to go to the Facebook event page. 

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Candle Light Vigil for the Victims of the Orlando Massacre - Over a hundred people showed up to light candles, mourn and embrace after the tragedy in Orlando. Click HERE to go to the Facebook event page. TV6 did a news story on the vigil HERE.

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Spring Formal Dance 
Click HERE to go to the Facebook event page. 

Saturday, March 26th, 2016 

Coco's Shuffle Drag Bingo at Coco's Restaurant in Marquette, Michigan. 
Click HERE to go to the Facebook event page. 

Friday, January 15th, 2016

New Year's Pride Dance Party, at Coco's Restaurant in Marquette, Michigan. Click HERE to go to the Facebook event page.