Blueberry Festival Vendor Registration now available

The 2016 Blueberry Festival, set for July 29, is now accepting applications for vendors. Read More...

Blueberry Festival Vendor Registration now available

Available Downtown District Properties

Outgrowing your current office? Looking to bring a new business to Downtown Marquette? Check out our updated listing of properties for sale and for lease in Marquette’s Downtown District. Read More...

Available Downtown District Properties

Help support Marquette Area Fourth of July Celebrations

Rotary Club of Marquette is offering a 50/50 raffle to support the Marquette Area Fourth of July Celebrations. the Drawing will be held on July 4, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at Mattson Lower Harbor Park.

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DDA Offices Closed May 23 to 27


The Marquette DDA office will be closed Monday, May 23 through Friday, May 27 so the staff can attend the National Mainstreet Conference in Milwaukee, WI. The office will reopen
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Recent News
Marquette DDA Welcomes Shelafoe Designs

On Thursday, May 19, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority presented Shelafoe Designs, located at 130 W. Washington Street in Downtown Marquette, a certificate welcoming their business to Marquette’s downtown district.
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Vote for Your Favorite Entry!

The 2016 Blueberry Festival Poster Contest is now underway. Between Monday, May 9 and Friday, May 27, cast your vote online here or in person at the Marquette Arts and Culture
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2016 Farmers Market Applications Now Accepted

Plans are underway  for another spectacular season of the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market. The season opens May 21 and runs every Saturday through December 17 at the Marquette Commons, 112
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Upcoming Events
June 4th
Iron Range Roll

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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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