2020 Local Events Updates and Cancellations

The COVID-19 crisis and subsequent business shutdowns have caused many events in and around Downtown Marquette to be canceled or postponed. Below is a list of events initially scheduled to take place this year, and their current statuses. This list is subject to change.

Event  Date(s) Status
Marquette Art Week June 22-27 Canceled
Marquette City Band Concert June 25 Continuing as planned
Lake Superior Theatre Various, July-August Canceled
International Food Festival July 2-4 Canceled
Downtown Marquette Farmers Market Various, July-December Continuing as planned (Saturdays only)
Fourth of July Parade July 4 Canceled
Fourth of July fireworks July 4 Canceled
Art on the Rocks July 25-26 Canceled
Blueberry Dance Festival July 29-30 Canceled
Blueberry Festival July 31 Canceled
Downtown Drive-In Various, August-October Continuing as planned
Ore to Shore Bike Race August 8 Canceled
Classic Cars on Third St. Car Show August 15 Canceled
U.P. CityFest August 15 Continuing as planned
Music on Third August 20 Canceled
Harbor Festival August 21-22 Canceled
Marquette Blues Festival September 4-6 Canceled
Marquette Marathon September 5 Continuing as planned
U.P. Fall Beer Festival September 12 Canceled
Music on Third September 17 Canceled
Marji Gesick Bike Race September 19 Continuing as planned
U.P. Shakespeare Festival Various, October Continuing with modification (at later date than initially planned)
Marquette Trails Fest October 2-4 Continuing with modification (at later date than initially planned)
Fresh Coast Film Fest October 15-18 Continuing as planned
MQT Local Food Fest October 24 Continuing as planned
Downtown Trick or Treat October 31 Continuing as planned
Ladies Night November 12 Continuing as planned
Holiday Parade & City Tree Lighting December 4 Continuing as planned
New Year’s Eve Ball Drop December 31 Continuing as planned
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