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 Harbor Park. The food fest will take place from Saturday, July 2-Monday, July 4, featuring dozens of food vendors throughout the park and a lineup of live music from 6:00-10:00 PM Saturday and 12:00 PM-10:00 PM Sunday & Monday.
Fourth of July Parade
Monday, July 4th
Watch festive floats make their way down Washington Street from McClellan to Third Street, and then Third to Baraga Avenue in the Kiwanis Fourth of July Parade starting at 2 pm.
Marquette Fireworks Display
Monday, July 4th
Come down to Mattson Lower Harbor Park and enjoy an exciting fireworks display right on the shores of Lake Superior. Every year thousands gather to witness one of the longest-running firework displays in the Upper Peninsula with the fireworks launched from the iconic Ore Dock. The fireworks begin at dusk, approximately 10:30 PM.
WHAT TIME DO THE FIREWORKS BEGIN?
The city of Marquette fireworks go from 10:30-11:00 PM
WHERE CAN I PARK FOR THE FIREWORKS DISPLAY?
You'll find free & convenient parking at these locations:
Lakeshore Lot, Downtown Parking Structure, North Main Street Lot, South Main Street Lot, Spring Street Lot, Rock Street Lot.
WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
We recommend bringing some picnic blankets, lawn chairs, snacks, and beverages to enjoy the show. There will be light concessions on site.
CAN WE LIGHT OFF OUR OWN FIREWORKS?
Fireworks are illegal in the city of Marquette, in parks, and on beaches and public property.
FRIENDLY WEEKEND REMINDERS:
Glass is not allowed on the beaches. Please pick up your trash.
Do your best to leave it better than you found it. Enjoy!