At a Glance



The Arts


Island Resort and Casino

The Island Resort and Casino is your one stop for entertainment; weather you are hosting an event or attending one. Their $2 million convention center expansion and renovation project is providing high quality venues for conference and sport events. Their Headline entertainment includes a variety of artists and singers.  The resort has a hotel, restaurant, casino, Bar, and a Golf Course.  Their 18 hole Golf Course has won numerous awards since it was built, and hosts the LPGA Futures Tour.  For more information visit:
Golfweek-"Best Courses You Can Play" 2011
Golfweek - "Best Casino Courses" 2010
Golf Magazine - #13 "Best Courses You Can Play"  in Michigan 2010

Bays de Noc Convention & Visitor’s Bureau

This is the one stop to find out more about what to do in the area, where to stay, and where to eat.  The Convention and Visitor's Bureau supports many of the area's Sports events.  For more information please visit:

Upper Peninsula State Fair
This year marks the fifth year that the UP State Fair operates independent of State funding. The fair is now governed by the Upper Peninsula State Fair Authority with representatives from all fifteen counties in the Upper Peninsula and the Hannahville Indian Community. The “Fair” remains as unique and wonderful as the people and places found across this marvelous peninsula. The fail includes agriculture and animal exhibitions, carnival, and musical entertainment.  For more information please visit: