Large Masted Ships are coming to Marquette!

August 26-28

Large Masted Ships are coming to Marquette!

The Final Music on Third of 2016

On Thursday, September 15, from 6 - 8 p.m., Music on Third returns to Third Street for the final event of the summer. Read More...

The Final Music on Third of 2016

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

Visit Harbor Fest in Lower Harbor August 26 & 27!


Visit Harbor Fest in Lower Harbor August 26 & 27!

Music On Third Returns to Marquette’s Downtown District


Thursday, June 16 will kick off the first Music On Third event of the summer in Marquette’s Downtown District. From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., musicians will line North Third
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Music on Third Returns for the August Edition!

Music on Third returns for its third installation this summer on August 18. We have 15 musicians that will be stationed all along N. Third Street for your listening enjoyment.
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Marquette DDA Trials New Parking Meter Technology

The Marquette DDA is working with IPS Group to test smart meters in the City’s downtown district.  The new meters accept coins and credit cards. The test meters are located
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Road Closures in Downtown Marquette- August 4 and August 5

For more information:
City of Marquette Engineering Department– 228-0440
Ryan Engle, Ahmed Shriners Parade Coordinator– 228-1157

Beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 4, Washington Street from McClellan Avenue to Third Street and
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Harbor Fest

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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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