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Blueberry Festival 2018 Vendor Registration is now Available


Blueberry Festival 2018 Vendor Registration is now Available

Available Downtown Properties

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

Available Downtown Properties

DDA Introduces Downtown Facade Improvement Grant Program

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is pleased to introduce the Downtown Façade Improvement Grant Program. The program is designed to provide financial support for property and business owners within the
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Recent News
May Newsletter Available

The May issue of our Building Blocks newsletter is hot off the press and filled with exciting news from throughout the Downtown District! Catch up on the latest happenings here:

Enter Eagle Mine’s Mining Lego(R) Giveaway!

Eagle Mine is giving away mining-themed LEGO® sets! They have an online giveaway and a community-wide giveaway!

As part of the giveaway, Eagle Mine is featuring five of their engineers who
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Tea Off Team Registration is Now Open!

The fifth annual Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off, an indoor miniature golf tournament, will be held on Saturday, April 28 in Marquette’s Downtown District. Proceeds from the event will benefit
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Upcoming Events
August 16th
Music on Third St.

September 20th
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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