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Beach Etiquette

Summer beach days are right around the corner and lucky for us, Marquette County is home to miles of beautiful sandy shorelines. To keep our beaches pristine and clean, follow these beach etiquette guidelines on your next visit. Recreate Responsibly Be respectful of land manager rules and…

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Stargazing in Marquette County

The arrival of spring in Marquette brings warmer days and crisp cool nights, perfect for stargazing and — if the conditions are right — a chance at seeing the Northern Lights, Situated on the southern shore of the world’s largest freshwater lake in surface area, Marquette is prime territory for…

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Marquette Farmers Market

The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market is a great way to experience Marquette like a local. As the largest market in the Upper Peninsula, this weekly event supports local farmers, growers and artisans and makes wholesome, quality food and goods easily available to the community. The Saturday Morning…

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Summer Events in Marquette

Marquette has all the fun activities and events to make for the perfect summer getaway! Art tours, trail running, mountain biking, fireworks, and blueberry beer can all be found here this season. JUNE Iron Range Roll JUNE 1, 2024 Roll along the Iron Ore Heritage Trail from the historic Cliffs Shaft…

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Explore Birding in Marquette County

Spring is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Spring is also a great time to go birding. The U.P. is home to more than 400 native bird species, with many more migrating through during spring and fall. The Marquette region’s diverse natural surroundings also happen…

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Ways to celebrate Earth Week in Marquette County

As stewards of our breathtaking landscapes—from the shores of Lake Superior to the miles of forested wilderness and trails—Earth Week is a time to honor our natural environment through action and awareness. Join us in making a positive impact on our community and celebrating the unique beauty of…

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Festival of the Angry Bear

THE BEAR IS BACK, April 13th, 2024 at Ore Dock Brewing Co. for everyone's favorite springtime beer fest. After a year of hibernation, the Angry Bear is ready to wake from its slumber and shake Spring Street with its biggest roar yet! Doors open at 3 PM. Free admission. 21+ The Barrel-Aged Spring…

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Bucket List Adventures

There are so many ways to experience Marquette, that you might be wondering where to start. We suggest checking these off your Bucket List for a #reMARQable adventure! TAKE A REFRESHING DIP Known for its crystal clear, cold waters, Lake Superior, the world's largest freshwater lake, is an adventure…

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Marquette Spring Itinerary

Spring brings new opportunities to explore. From an invigorating stroll along the shore to discovering local art, music, and theater, Marquette is just bursting with fresh adventures. BUT FIRST, BRUNCH Did someone say crepes? Sweet or savory, you can’t go wrong at Contrast Coffee. Strawberry…

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7 Ways to Spend Valentine's Day in Marquette

From charming local coffee shops and restaurants to beautiful hikes and sights, there's no shortage of romantic things to do in Marquette, MI. Check out our Romantic Winter Adventure Itinerary for ideas on how to make any day special with your special someone. Fuel Up at a Cozy Coffee Shop Start…

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