The Official Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce
Your Tahquamenon Gateway

Welcome to Newberry, Michigan the "Official Moose Capital of the Michigan".  Newberry offers a wide variety of attractions, lodging, restaurants, business opportunities, along with incredible year-round activities and events.  Make your plans here to visit one of the best places to hike, explore, golf, snowmobile, get your picture taken with the cubs, take a tour by rail and river, along with many other wonderful attractions and activities.  We invite you to experience "Your Tahquamenon Gateway".  

"The mission of the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce is to enhance and contribute to the economic well-being of the community by supporting and promoting a diversity of tourism, business and industry."

Tahquamenon Falls, Upper Tahquamenon Falls, Lower Tahquamenon Falls

We Are "Your Tahquamenon Gateway"
We welcome you to Tahquamenon Country and the Tahquamenon Falls, attracting more than 750,000 visitors per year. The Legendary Tahquamenon Falls was made famous in the Longfellow poem Hiawatha. According to Indian lore, the origin of the name Tahquamenon is attributed to the water's amber color, which is the result of leaching of tanic acid from the cedar and hemlock swamps that feed the river. The Tahquamenon Falls is special in many ways. One little known fact is that it is the second largest waterfall east of the Mississippi, with Niagara being the largest. The Tahquamenon Falls are open year-round.

Newberry, Michigan "Things to See"
The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to experience Tahquamenon.  Located within the heart of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, we have large array of spectacular Things to See.  Family friendly and fun for all ages, our attractions itinerary includes Oswald's Bear Ranch, The Tahquamenon River Logging Museum, Luce County Historical Museum, Upper Tahquamenon Falls, Lower Tahquamenon Falls, Tahquamenon Falls Wilderness Excursion / Toonerville Trolley, The Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum and Whitefish Point Light Station, Whitefish Point Bird Observatory, Garlyn Zoo, along many other points of interest.  Newberry also has the incredibly ornate, mural rich, Tahqualand Theatre located in downtown Newberry, something you'll definitely want to see during your visit.

Newberry, MI "Things to Do"
When it comes to Things to Do, we surely have you covered.  Being situated in one of America's most pristine areas, with forests, rivers and lakes all around us, you are sure to have an adventurous and memorable time.  Every direction of our Tahquamenon Country can deliver great activities for all who seek adventure.   Here's a Quick Glance for those who need info fast:

Warm Season Activities Winter Activities
  • Luce Country ATV / ORVing
  • Fishing - Our many river, streams and Lakes
  • Hunting - Prime State Land
  • Golfing - At the all NEW Newberry Country Club
  • Rock Collecting - Along Lake Superior
  • Mushroom Picking
  • Farmer's Market - Every Thursday (Please check the Community Calendar)
  • Birding
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Snowmobiling
  • Dog Sledding - Nature's Kennel
  • Down Hill Skiing
  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice-Skating - At the Barn in Newberry
    • The Tahquamenon Outdoor Recreation Complex has plans for a new rink which will be the first recreation complex with NHL-sized synthetic ice rink in the United States, visit their site for more information and fundraising: www.torcitup.com
  • Sledding
  • Fat Bike Riding
  • Visit the Upper Tahquamenon Falls - Park is Open Year-round
  • Shopping
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The Newberry Michigan Area offers a great amount of Things to See.  Visit Tahquamenon Country and plan your visit to Michigan's Upper Peninsula with us.

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We have a long list of Things to Do here in and around Newberry.  Many of these include our incredible natural surroundings.  Great family fun awaits!

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Business Exposure and Growth
If you are thinking of moving your existing or new business to Newberry or perhaps you are a current business seeking expansion, we can help.  Membership with the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce is very affordable and brings many benefits: Website Exposure, Web Advertising Opportunities, Brochure Distribution, Newsletter, Yearly Chamber Dinner, Insurance Discounts & Helping to Create Economic Growth in Our Area.

Along with membership with our Chamber, the Luce County EDC has many services that can help with your business expansion.   Location is key to success and assistance is available for researching an investment in industrial, commercial, retail properties.  Our Industrial Park has sites available and offers 298 acres of property, close to the airport and rail way.  For more information on how to begin moving forward with your business, please their website:  www.edclucecountymi.webs.com

 

 


Upcoming Events

Free Community Fellowship Meal

Every Third Thursday from 21 Jan. 2016 to 15 Dec. 2016.

A Free Community Meal is provided at First Presbyterian Church Newberry. No need to cook, it is done for you. Come enjoy good food and community fellowship.
This is a dine in dinner, sorry no carry outs.
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19th Annual Senior Citizens Dinner

27 Sep. 2016

This dinner is free to all senior citizens and is held at the LINK. There is a full menu and many items to choose from.
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3rd Annual Veterans Community Service Banquet

1 Oct. 2016

The banquet will be held at the American Legion #74 in Newberry. Space is limited. Please RSVP to the Veterans Services Office by September 16th. (906)293-4890.
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Legislative Luncheon

7 Oct. 2016

The 11th Annual Legislative Luncheon will be held at Zellar's Village Inn. If you would like to hear from our legislators and have a chance to ask a question in the structured Q&A, come on out and enjoy lunch with our legislators and get to know them and let them hear what you have to say.
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Homecoming Pig Roast

7 Oct. 2016

The Homecoming Football game will be held at the HS Football field off of McMillan Ave. Prior to the game there will be a Pig Roast Tailgate. Come cheer on your team, and help raise money for sports boosters while having delicious food. $10 gets you bbq, sides, beverage and dessert. Take out is available. Pig Roast will be available until 8:00pm or when it is gone.
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Fall Fest 2016

8 Oct. 2016

Fall Fest will be in downtown Newberry! Come check out our vendors at the Elks in the upper room, activities for kids and adults, food booths and much more. Spend the day in Newberry with activities continuing after 4:00pm in the Elks.
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Wing Buffet and Beer Tasting

8 Oct. 2016

Enjoy a wing buffet and beer tasting at the Elks from 4:00pm until 7:00pm
Live music at the Elks 7:00pm
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Under the Harvest Moon

8 Oct. 2016

The Erickson Center for the Arts invites you to spend an evening out on the town at the “Under the Harvest Moon” Dinner & Dance. Start the night out with cocktails, enjoy dinner and have a laugh with comedian Mike Ridley. Later, dance the night away with The Doc Woodward Trio. Celebrate the end of a wonderful summer and the beginning of beautiful autumn at the Erickson Center for the Arts. Tickets are $35 and available at the Erickson Center Office, Chamberlin’s Ole Forest Inn, and Curtis Service.
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Engadine Color Run

8 Oct. 2016

Engadine Schools will be having a color run to help raise money for elementary field trips. Wear as much white as possible and get splashed with color each time around. This will be held at the Engadine track. Register by 9/28/16 to ensure your t-shirt size. Registrations require a $10 pledge minimum.
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