Things to Do in Downtown Marquette

Marquette is a vibrant, thriving city located in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and nestled along the southern shoreline of Lake Superior. Marquette has something to offer everyone, from plenty of outdoor recreational activities to educational and historic tours. 

Downtown Marquette is a bustling hub of cultural activities and retail shops, and is the center of the city’s activities. Marquette has been named one of the ‘Dozen Distinct Destinations” of 2010 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the city takes pride in its rich history.

Explore Downtown Marquette

One of the first things you should do in downtown Marquette is to take in all of the beautiful and historic downtown architecture. The buildings downtown date back to the late 19th century, and are not to be missed. 

Don’t forget to check out other attractions in downtown Marquette, including the Farmers and Artist Market, located in the Marquette Commons downtown between June and October of each year. There are plenty of other shops and restaurants in the downtown area, including the following:

  • Baby Cakes
  • Donkers Old Time Soda Fountain, Restaurant, Candy and Gift Shop
  • Das Steinhaus
  • The Landmark Inn
  • Marquette Baking Company
  • New York Deli
  • Vierling Restaurant and Marquette Harbor Brewery
  • Portside Inn

There are several other shops and restaurants in the area, as well. For a complete list of businesses downtown, click here.

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