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
Downtown Businesses- Register for Summer Sidewalk Sales Event

The Marquette DDA will sponsoring a “Summer Sidewalk Sales” event for this summer.  The event will begin the week of July 24th and will run Wednesday through Sunday until November 1, 2017. Because this will be considered
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July Building Blocks Newsletter Available Now

July brings exciting events and activities to Marquette’s Downtown District! See what’s happening in the July newsletter:

Donations Sought for Statue Honoring Phil Neimisto

“I cannot imagine Marquette without Phil, and I cannot imagine Phil without Marquette” That sentiment by local high school teacher and journalist, Eric Hammerstrom in his recent article featuring Phil
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Upcoming Events
July 29th
Art on the Rocks

August 17th
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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