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Phil Returns to Pocket Park on Washington St.

The Phil A. Niemisto statue has returned to the Phil A. Niemisto Pocket Park on W. Washington St. in Downtown Marquette. The statue was removed late last fall so the
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July Newsletter Now Available

The July issue of Downtown Marquette’s Building Blocks newsletter is now available. Check it out here:

2020 Local Events Updates and Cancellations

A lot has changed when it comes to event in and around Downtown Marquette in 2020. Click here to find out the status of events initially scheduled for summer, fall,
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MDDA Announces Second Round of Downtown Facade Improvement Grant Program

In 2018, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority (MDDA) received a Facade Restoration Initiative Grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) in the amount of $300,000. The MDDA Board of
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Places to Stay

When you finally lay your head down for the night, you'll slumber in total comfort and style. From historic hotels and comfortable Inn’s Marquette knows how to make you feel at home.

Food & Drink

Indulge in authentic flavors that'll make your mouth water and send your taste buds soaring. Marquette is known for its food and locally brewed ales that you can't get anywhere else.


Whether you're looking for live music or a family day at the park, there's always a way to have fun in Marquette. Enjoy a bike ride along Lake Superior, discover hands-on kids' museums, or see what's playing at the local theater. With so much to see and do, you might just have to stay a little longer.


Year-round outdoor activities are sure to satisfy everyone - from leisure lovers to sports enthusiasts, and everyone in between. Explore our historic streets and shorelines. There is always a way to enjoy the four seasons in Marquette.


Browse boutiques for clothes, shoes, handbags and more. Peruse chic home furnishing stores and antique shops. Or pick up some unforgettable souvenirs at one of the many gift shops in Downtown Marquette for friends and family

History & Culture

From museums and historic tours to art galleries and theater performances, you can fill your days with plenty of one-of-a-kind experiences for all ages. Walk through our streets and see what inspires you, or head straight for the places on your personal must-see list.

Downtown Marquette is Lake Superior's gateway to the rustic splendor of Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Historic brownstone buildings, trees, benches and street lamps line Washington and Front Streets providing a picturesque setting anytime of year.

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