Holiday Events in Downtown Marquette


Holiday Events in Downtown Marquette

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Ring in the New Year in Downtown Marquette!

Ring in the New Year with the annual New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Downtown Marquette. This decades old tradition is a great way to celebrate with family and friends.
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December Newsletter Hot Off the Press

Read all about the holiday happenings throughout Marquette’s Downtown District in the December issue of our Building Blocks newsletter:

Holiday Parade Traffic Re-route

For Immediate Release
November 28, 2017
For More Information:
Engineering Department: 228-0440

Holiday Parade

Beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, December 1, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority will be hosting the annual Holiday
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“Winter Snow Fun” Holiday Parade  & 42nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony  

The Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade & 42nd annual Tree Lighting Ceremony is scheduled for Friday, December 1. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Fair Avenue and will venture down
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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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