DDA Updates Downtown Parking System


DDA Updates Downtown Parking System

DSRJ is Back!

The Downtown Showdown Rail Jam returns to Downtown Marquette on February 4, 2017. Sign up today! Read More...

DSRJ is Back!

Noquemanon Ski Race Pasta Specials

On January 27, Eastside Originals Restaurants will offer pasta dinner specials for Noquemanon racers and their families. Read More...

Noquemanon Ski Race Pasta Specials

UP200 & Midnight Run- February 17-19, 2017

The U.P. 200 and Midnight Run will start on Washington Street in Marquette's Downtown District on February 17 at 7:00 p.m. Read More...

UP200 & Midnight Run- February 17-19, 2017

Available Downtown Properties

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

Available Downtown Properties

Marquette Downtown Ski and Snowboard Rail Jam Call for Participants

The streets of Downtown Marquette will be covered with snow Saturday, February 4 as Range Bank, Ore Dock Brewing Company, and Marquette Mountain present the 5th annual Downtown Showdown Rail
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Blueberry Festival Vendor Registration Now Available

Vendor registration for Blueberry Festival is now open, and will remain open through May 26, 2017. Blueberry Festival will take place on Friday, July 28, 2017.

Blueberry Festival Registration

DDA Updates Downtown Parking System

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is upgrading downtown’s parking system technology to provide more flexible stay-times and convenient payment options. Key to these efforts is the introduction of smart parking
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January Issue of “Building Blocks” Newsletter Now Available

What’s happening in the New Year throughout Marquette’s Downtown District? Check out the January edition of our “Building Blocks” newsletter for all the latest news and upcoming events.


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Upcoming Events
February 3rd
Guardians of WOW!

February 10th
School of Rock

February 14th

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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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