2017 Blueberry Festival

The 16th annual Blueberry Festival will take place on Friday, July 28 in Downtown Marquette. Find details here! Read More...

2017 Blueberry Festival

Music on Third Returns for Summer 2017


Music on Third Returns for Summer 2017

Farmers Market is Open for the Season!

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Marquette is open for the season Saturdays through December 16, 2017. Read More...

Farmers Market is Open for the Season!

Available Downtown Properties

Looking for property to buy or rent? Check out our list of available downtown properties. Read More...

Available Downtown Properties

New Parking Meters Installed in Downtown Marquette

New on-street parking meters are being installed curbside throughout Downtown Marquette, as the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) begins implementing the next phase of our strategic parking management plan. The goal
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Recent News
Music on Third Cancelled for August 17

Due to the projected weather forecast, Music on Third for Thursday, August 17 is cancelled. There is no makeup date for this event, however, the final Music on Third event
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Classic Cars on Third set for August 19

Preparation is underway for the first annual Classic Cars on Third Car Show on Saturday, August 19, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on North Third Street in Downtown Marquette,
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Hot Off the Press – the August Edition of the Building Blocks Newsletter

Summer fun continues throughout Marquette’s Downtown District! Check out what’s happening in the August edition of our Building Blocks newsletter:

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Upcoming Events
August 26th
Harbor Fest

September 2nd
Marquette Marathon

September 16th
Strut Your Mutt

September 21st
Music on Third St.

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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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