Marquette has a way of making every season feel special, but there's no time quite as festive and fun as the Holiday season! Here are some holiday events that you won't want to miss this year in Marquette, MI.



November 11 from 10 AM to 4 PM

Get an early start on your holiday shopping at the Marquette Regional History Center's Holiday Art Sale. Discover a diverse array of locally crafted artworks, find one-of-a-kind handcrafted gifts for your loved ones, or treat yourself to something special.

The $2.00 admission fee includes entrance to the Holiday Art Sale, Marquette Regional History Center Exhibits, and all other activities. Your contribution supports the MRHC, a private, non-profit 501c3 organization and community gem.

The Holiday Lasers on the Ore Dock display glimmering off Lake Superior.


November 23 - December 31 (Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and NYE!) from 6 PM - 8 PM

Get ready for a holiday spectacle that's bound to ignite your festive spirit! Starting Thanksgiving weekend and running through December, downtown Marquette comes alive with holiday cheer. 
Don't miss this radiant fusion of tradition and innovation, merging local history with modern technology for a mesmerizing laser light display on the iconic Lower Harbor Ore Dock every Thursday through Saturday.


December 1 from 5 PM - 9 PM, December 2 from 10 AM - 6 PM, December 3 from 11 AM - 4 PM

Step into a holiday wonderland at the NMU Superior Dome. 
With an incredible gathering of over 250 vendors, artists, and artisans, there's no doubt you'll find the perfect something for everyone on your list at the TV 6 Holiday Craft Show.

Mark your calendar for the first weekend in December and make this year's holiday season truly special with one-of-a-kind finds!

Ticket prices: Adults - $3 Children 12 & under - Free Tickets are only good for the date of purchase.


December 2 - 16 (Saturdays) from 10 AM - 2 PM

Support small businesses this holiday season and shop locally at the Downtown Marquette Holiday Market! Find unique, handcrafted gifts and goods and enjoy the festive atmosphere on Saturdays at Marquette Commons.


December 7-9, December 14-16

A faithful rendition of the Dickens classic. Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by the ghosts of Jacob Marley, Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and the Spirit of Christmas Yet to Come. The three ghosts take Scrooge on a thrilling journey to teach him the true meaning of Christmas… before it’s too late. 
Don't miss this family favorite at Forest Roberts Theater that will leave nobody saying, “Bah Humbug!” 

Tickets: General Public $20, NMU Faculty/Staff (2 tickets per ID), $15 each Military (2 tickets per ID), $15 each Senior (60+), $15 Student (18 & under) $13, NMU Student (w/ID) $5.

The Grinch walking down Third Street in the Holiday Parade in Marquette, MI


December 8 from 6 PM - 8 PM

Get ready to celebrate the holiday season with the Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting! Gather your friends and family, bundle up, and head to Third Street, where you'll witness illuminated floats, tinsel-strewn trucks, and colorful carolers that will transform Third Street into a magical North Pole experience. After the parade, everyone's invited to the Marquette Commons where Santa Claus and his friends will light up Downtown at the City of Marquette's annual tree lighting ceremony.


December 31 from 11 PM - 1 AM

Are you ready for an unforgettable New Year's Eve celebration? Then you won't want to miss the annual festivities that take place in Downtown Marquette! 

Every New Year's Eve, locals and visitors alike gather together to commemorate the start of a new year. This lively event features a live countdown, music, laser lights, and dancing from 11 PM to 1 AM on Washington Street in the heart of downtown Marquette.