The Downtown Showdown Rail Jam returns to Marquette's Downtown District

The fourth annual Downtown Showdown Rail Jam will take place on February 20, 2016 on the 100 and 200 blocks of Front Street in Marquette's Downtown District Read More...

The Downtown Showdown Rail Jam returns to Marquette's Downtown District

26th annual UP200 and Midnight Run- February 12

Get in on the action in Downtown Marquette. Spectators lining Washington Street can expect thrilling 12-dog and 8-dog races with plenty of action, warm up parties and all the excitement of the UP200 & Midnight Run. Read More...

26th annual UP200 and Midnight Run- February 12

City of Marquette Open House

Wednesday, February 17 in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. Meet City Commissioners, and staff, including Policemen, the Canine Unit, Firemen, the City Manager and City partners. Read More...

City of Marquette Open House

Warm Up Downtown During the UP200 & Midnight Run

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Warm Up Downtown

Several businesses and organizations in Marquette’s Downtown District will be hosting warm up parties before and during the dog sled races, all of which are open to the
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Upcoming Road Closures in Preparation for the U.P.200 & Midnight Run

Street Closures- U.P.200 & Midnight Run Dog Sled Races

The following streets will be closed to motor vehicles at the following times for the Annual U.P.200 & Midnight Run Dog Sled
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City of Marquette Open House- Wednesday, February 17

CITY OF MARQUETTE OPEN HOUSE TO BE HELD ON FEB. 17 Community members are invited to the City of Marquette Open House on Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 4 to 7
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Marquette Commons Ice Rink Open For the Season

Bundle up, grab your ice skates and get ready to take a spin around the rink at the Marquette Commons! Beginning Friday, January 15, the Marquette Commons facility and ice
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Upcoming Events
February 6th
Masonic Marketplace

February 13th
Masonic Marketplace

February 20th
906 Polar Roll

February 20th
Masonic Marketplace

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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.

Entertainment

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.

Adventure

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.

Shopping

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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