Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade Registration is now open!

Register your entry for the Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade on Friday, December 2 at 6:00 p.m. Read More...

Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade Registration is now open!

Holiday Events in Downtown Marquette

Celebrate the season in Downtown Marquette!

Holiday Events in Downtown Marquette

Available Downtown Properties

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

Available Downtown Properties

New Year's Eve Ball Drop is Back!

In a new location at 128 W. Washington St., the NYE Ball Drop in Marquette is back! Read More...

New Year's Eve Ball Drop is Back!

DDA Donates Ladies Night Proceeds to Women’s Center


On Wednesday, November 23, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority presented the Women’s Center a check for $2,200, along with numerous paper goods and non perishable food items. The monetary donation
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December Issue of “Building Blocks” Newsletter Now Available

The holiday season is a busy one throughout Marquette’s Downtown District! Check out what’s happening in the December issue of our “Building Blocks” newsletter:

November Edition of “Building Blocks” Newsletter Now Available

The latest issue of the Building Blocks newsletter is packed with information about November’s events throughout Marquette’s Downtown District. From Ladies Night to the Small Business Saturday, Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting, November brings
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Winter Parking Ban Goes Into Effect November 1

Marquette City residents, NMU students, and visitors are reminded that the City of Marquette’s winter parking ban will take effect on November 1, regardless of snowfall amounts.. The winter parking
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Upcoming Events
December 13th
Wet Burritos

December 29th
Kid Biz Open House

December 31st
The Elementary Ball

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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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