While there's a lot of outdoors to explore in Marquette, as the largest city in the Upper Peninsula, we have a lot to explore downtown, too. Especially when it comes to retail.
Whether you're shopping for outdoor adventure gear or gourmet chocolates, there's something for everyone on your list. Let's explore!
Downtown Marquette Shops
Downtown Marquette, MI shops feature art studios, clothing boutiques, jewelry, and more. Here's a peek at what you'll find:
Art Studios and Galleries
Arts and culture are booming, and Marquette is home to a colorful array of artists that invite you to join the fun. Northern Lights Glass features artisan local glass products—many blown by Midwestern artists.
Lake Superior Photo captures the raw beauty of the Upper Peninsula. From shots of the Northern Lights and Milky Way to Lake Superior landscapes and lighthouses, staring at the walls will become your new favorite pastime.
Blackbird features an eclectic mix of local art, artisan jewelry, boho clothing, and little luxuries for the body and spirit. If the mid-century style is your jam, head over to Boomerang's Retro and Relics. They have a mix of old and new clothing, furnishings, housewares to fit your vintage disposition.
Revival is a chic boutique featuring women's clothing and accessories, including for the home. This unique boutique on Washington Street will have you stepping out in style. Stop by Beth Millner Jewelry to accessorize with handcrafted, nature-inspired necklaces, rings, bracelets, and more.
Getz's a family-owned business that has operated out of the same building since 1900, features three floors and over 300 brands encompassing activewear, fashion, workwear, and footwear. You will be well outfitted for work or play with brands such as The North Face, Carhartt, Kuhl, Birkenstock, Stormy Kromer, Vuori, Keen, Darn Tough Vermont, Blundstone, Smartwool, and many others.
Antique shops in Marquette abound, especially on the county’s West End. Step back in time at Main St. Antique Mall, and unearth treasures at Lowenstein's Antique Marketplace.
Indie bookstores are unicorns - rarely found and full of magic. Snowbound Books curates titles from local literary artists to buzzed-about bestsellers, and you'll enjoy browsing the shelves for books to add to your stack.
Gift Shops in Marquette
The Gathered Earth, where every gift has a story, is where you will discover unique gifts, accessories, and home and garden décor made by local artists.
Nothing says 'I love you' quite like chocolate. Donckers fair-trade chocolate and caramel is carefully crafted by the attentive crew and is the hallmark of the fully-rounded Donckers experience.
Marquette Farmers Market and Co-Op
Connect with local farmers and artisans at the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market. U.P.'s largest farmers’ market makes wholesome produce and quality handmade goods available to the community. And there are plenty of opportunities to support market vendors since they're open from May to December.
Be sure to swing by the Marquette Food Co-Op—the area's only community-owned, full-service grocery store specializing in local, organic, and whole foods. They even have made to order foods and cooking classes!
Marquette shops give you a real sense of what the U.P. truly values. With so many local shops, artisan-made goods, and chic boutiques, you're sure to find something to commemorate time well spent in the Queen City.