Available Downtown Properties

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Available Downtown Properties

Music on Third Returns!

Thursday, June 20 will see the first Music on Third of 2019. Read More...

Music on Third Returns!

MDDA Announces New Brand Implementation

Starting May 2019, the Marquette Downtown Development Authority (MDDA) will begin the process of implementing their new brand identity. The brand was created by Arnett, Muldrow and Associates after several
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Recent News
Blueberry Festival Poster Contest Winner Announced

The winner of the 2019 Blueberry Festival Poster Contest is:

Entry 14

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MDDA Seeks Operations Administrator

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is currently seeking a part-time operations administrator, 25-30 hours per week. Potential for full-time. This position is responsible for management of the downtown parking system,
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June 2019 Building Blocks Newsletter Available

Check out June happenings in Downtown Marquette.

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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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