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The Marquette Holiday Gift Guide

This season, shop small and give big with our Marquette, MI holiday gift guide. Browse a list of places to shop and find handmade local goods, chocolate, coffee, craft beer, and more. For the Boutique Lover Our Marquette recs: Cozy winter-wear from Revival. House plants/air plants and locally…

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Must-Attend Winter Events in Marquette

As you probably already know, in the U.P., we don't just face winter—we embrace it. This is why so many of our favorite annual events take place from December through February. From holiday festivities to extreme outdoor activities, find your new wintertime tradition in Marquette, MI. DECEMBER…

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Holiday Lasers on the Ore Dock

We're lighting up the Ore Dock for the holidays AGAIN! For the month of December, we wanted to bring something festive to downtown Marquette—something that would excite locals and visitors alike. So we decided to merge local history with modern technology and put on a laser light show on the iconic…

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Drink like a Local

Find the right beer and atmosphere for you and your crew with our Q&A guide to these popular Marquette breweries. Cheers, eh? Blackrocks Brewery What's the vibe at Blackrocks? “Our brewery is located in an old house, so we definitely lean toward the cozy/comfortable side,” says Steve, Blackrocks…

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October is bursting with autumn color and events

Looking to make your autumn more eventful? Race through tunnels of colorful trees and crunching leaves, cheer on a pack of sled dogs as they eagerly prepare for winters' anticipated UP200 races, get into the Halloween spirit with a paranormal lighthouse tour or binge-watch inspirational flicks…

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All You Need to Know About U.P. Beer Fest & Breweries

Come on down and taste Michigan Brews from all over the “Great Beer State” in one place at U.P. Fall Beer Fest, Saturday, September 10th from 1-6 PM at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette, MI. Tickets include festival admission and 15 beer tokens, with all proceeds going towards the Michigan…

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Five Must-Try Food Trucks

Whether you find yourself on-the-go or on one of our breweries' patios, we recommend a quick pit stop at a tasty, local food truck to fuel up for your next adventure. BURGER BUS If you spot this big, green school bus, you’ve reached your stop. Hop by the bus for a juicy, fried chicken sandwich or…

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How to celebrate the Fourth of July in Marquette

Celebrating the Fourth of July in Marquette is a blast. From Food Fests to Fireworks, there's plenty to see and do all weekend long in Marquette County, MI. Marquette Food Fest Saturday, July 2-Monday, July 4 Kick off the Fourth of July weekend with the International Food Fest in Mattson Lower…

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Marquette Art Week Lineup

Cover photo courtesy of Taryn Okesson The City of Marquette Art Week (June 20-25) brings together local artists, arts organizations, and businesses to put on a week-long series of special events, concerts, workshops, performances, and demonstrations that will immerse visitors and locals alike. Check…

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Mountain Bike Like a Local

Local mountain biking expert, Todd Poquette, has always been known as one to disappear into the woods. He began as an avid hiker and backpacker before he fell for the sport of cycling over a decade ago. Today, he works as the Director of Adventure for the 906 Adventure Team, a non-profit aimed at…

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