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COVID-19 Reopening Guidance for Downtown Marquette Businesses

COVID-19 Reopening Guidance for Downtown Marquette Businesses
The Marquette Downtown Development Authority has compiled information relevant to businesses in Downtown Marquette related to limited business reopening on Friday, May 22 at
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City of Marquette Permits and Info for Outdoor Seating, Sales

City of Marquette Permits, Summer 2020
City of Marquette Permit Suspension Information
City of Marquette Sidewalk Cafe Permit Info (COVID-19)
City of Marquette Declaration of Emergency
Required form for businesses placing seating/tables/temporary structures on
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TIME SENSITIVE: Match On Main Potential Grant Funding Opportunity

We are pleased to share that the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has announced the Match on Main – COVID-19 Response Program, which provides the Marquette DDA the opportunity to
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For Immediate Release

May 7, 2020

For More Information:

City Manager’s Office / 228-0435 /


Due to Executive Order 2020-21, the May 14 DDA meeting will be held virtually
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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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