Iron County Lodging Association

Annual U.P. Championship Rodeo & Bass Fest

2 Events, 1 Weekend and we're a proud sponsor of both!

Join us for the:


This weekend is fun for ALL AGES. From cowboys/gals and horses to softball/volleyball games, Run Your Bass off run, horseshoes, parades, raffles, cash prizes, music, food, and dancing! Oh, there is much much more, but you'll have to join us in the fun to see it all!

Don't forgot to book your stay!
Lodging options are filling up fast!
55th Annual
U.P. Championship Rodeo

Runs Friday to Saturday night. The schedule promises two jam-packed days throughout the Iron River area. Three rodeo performances will put the cowboys to the test: 7 p.m. Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Check out the 2023 Rodeo details/schedule for more on event times, admission, parking, parade route - make your plans today! 

58th Annual
Bass Fest

Runs Friday to Sunday night. Bass Fest has something for everyone - volleyball, softball, horseshoes, music, drawings, parade, food/drink, and the annual Run Your Bass off race!  And don't forget the sunscreen!

Check out the 2023 Bass Fest schedule for more on event times and daily activities. Trust us, this is a fun one - you won't want to miss out! 

Iron County Lodging Council is happy to be an official sponsor
of this year’s U.P. Championship Rodeo & Bass Fest!

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Iron County is one of the Upper Peninsula’s best kept secrets. From camping to fishing, hunting to canoeing, mountain biking to forest bathing – no matter your interests, the great outdoors and clear crisp air await you here.