Breweries & Bars
Whether you are looking to catch the local happy hour or go bar hopping with your buddies, Marquette is home to a wide array of breweries, wineries, and tap houses. Besides drinks, these spots often host fun events, like comedy shows and trivia nights, and may offer delicious cuisine to pair with your wine, beer, or cider. So, pull up a chair, order a pint, and say cheers to a memorable vacation.
Drífa Brewing Company
Located on the serene Lake Superior shoreline, Drífa Brewing Company is a community-owned four-barrel microbrewery and taproom serving unique blends and brews from lagers and cream ales to stouts and even hard seltzer. If beer is not your thing, the brewhouse also serves a selection of wine and cider. Every week, the local hangout spot hosts trivia and open mic nights.
Ore Dock Brewing Company
Ore Dock Brewing Company hosts live music nights and comedy shows throughout the week, featuring local and regional artists and entertainers. Ore Dock is the first of its kind to produce hard seltzer sourced from the Great Lakes. The brewery is located in historic downtown Marquette and integrates tradition with quality to concoct delicious ales, porters, sours, and more. Check out the brewery’s website for the event lineup.
Zephyr Wine Bar + Café
If you are more of a wine drinker, Zephyr Wine Bar + Café in downtown Marquette is a great way to kick off the weekend. Swirl, sniff and taste wine from over 100 regions, and enjoy a dynamic food menu with rotating selections. Zephyr also serves craft beer and cider if you'd like to mix it up. To elevate your night, book a reservation at Zephyr's The Cellar Restaurant, which features a four-course menu that changes weekly.
Jasper Ridge Brewery
Jasper Ridge Brewery showed up on the brewery scene in 1996, making it amongst the first breweries in the Upper Peninsula. With an eye for quality and preserving the local mining culture, sip a piece of local history when you try one of Jasper Ridge’s fresh ales or IPAs, among other types of beer. The brewery also has cocktail and wine menu along with a tasting menu featuring various options, like build-your-own burger.