Ladies, treat yourselves!

Enjoy a night of shopping and pampering on Thursday, November 14. Read More...

Ladies, treat yourselves!

Available Downtown Properties

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

Available Downtown Properties

Celebrate the Holiday Season!

December 6, 2019

Celebrate the Holiday Season!

MDDA Offices Closed Nov. 6-8

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority Offices will be closed Wednesday, November 6 through Friday, November 8 so that the staff can attend the Michigan Downtown Association Annual Conference in Holland,
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November Newsletter Available Now

Check out all the great things happening in Downtown Marquette and catch up on the latest news in the November issue of our Building Blocks newsletter.

MDDA Seeks Part-time Maintenance Worker

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority currently seeks a part-time maintenance worker, 25-30 hours per week. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including weekends. Pay is $12/hr.

Maintenance Worker Job
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October Issue of Building Blocks Newsletter Now Available

October in Downtown Marquette is packed with fun and exciting autumn activities. Check out October happenings here:


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Upcoming Events
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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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