Blueberry Festival

The 14th annual Blueberry Festival, is set for Friday, July 31, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Downtown Marquette. Washington and Front streets will be bustling with sidewalk sales, food vendors, artists, demonstrations, pony rides, inflatable arcade games, and activities for children and families. Read More...

Blueberry Festival

Blueberry Festival Poster Contest

Congratulations Melanie Marino on being selected as the 2015 Blueberry Festival Poster Contest winner! Read More...

Blueberry Festival Poster Contest

Music on Third Returns

Enjoy a variety of local music while browsing the 100+ shops and restaurants lining Third Street on Thursday, July 16. Read More...

Music on Third Returns

Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

50+ farmers, producers and artisans every Saturday through December from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marquette Commons. Read More...

Downtown Marquette Farmers Market

LQC Parklet and Bicycle Corral Placement on Third Street


The North Third Street “Lighter Cheaper Quicker Placemaking” project will kick off on Wednesday, June 17. Starting at 11:00 a.m., the first parklet and bicycle corral will be installed in
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International Food Fest Brings Ethnic Flavors, Entertainment to Lower Harbor

The Marquette County Exchange Club will be hosting its 30th annual International Food Festival in Mattson Lower Harbor Park from Thursday, July 2 through Saturday, July 4 from noon to 10:30 p.m.
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Mining Journal Reader’s Choice Awards Select Numerous Downtown Businesses

Congratulations to the following businesses in Downtown Marquette for recognition in the Mining Journal’s Reader’s Choice Awards!

Babycakes Muffin Company: Best Coffee Shop

Border Grill: Best Lunch, Best Salads

Casa Calabria: Best Atmosphere,
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Local Musicians Play Street-Side During Music on Third

An eclectic mix of local musicians will play along the sidewalks of Third Street in Marquette’s Downtown District from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, as part
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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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