Food Truck Ordinance Public Input Sessions

DDA staff will be researching other communities and best practices to develop an ordinance that will regulate the mobile food businesses in such a way that will work to satisfy both food truck vendors and “brick and mortar” businesses. Read More...

Food Truck Ordinance Public Input Sessions

Marquette Restaurant Week

From mouthwatering entrees to savory soups and sandwiches, foodies can get a taste of downtown for $10 (lunch) or $25 (dinner) between March 8-14. Read More...

Marquette Restaurant Week

Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off

Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 25. Teams of four ($25/per person) will compete for cash and prizes as they travel from hole to hole throughout the Downtown District in this indoor miniature golf tournament.

Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off

Celebrate the Local Flavors of Marquette During Restaurant Week


Celebrate the local flavors of Marquette’s Eastside Dining District during the fourth annual “Marquette Restaurant Week,” March 8-14, 2015. The Eastside Originals participating restaurants, consisting of independently owned and operated
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Street Closures for UP200 and Midnight Run Sled Dog Races

The following streets will be closed to motor vehicles at the following times for the Annual UP200 & Midnight Run Dog Sled Races to be held Friday, February 13 starting
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Food Truck Ordinance – Public Input Sessions Planned

At their meeting on January 12, 2015 the Marquette City Commission directed the City Manager and staff to work with the Downtown Development Authority in the development of a Food
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Ski and Snowboard Rail Jam Returns to Downtown Marquette

The streets of Downtown Marquette will be covered with snow on Saturday, February 21 as Range Bank and Ore Dock Brewing Company present the third annual Downtown Showdown Rail Jam.

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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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