Marquette County was founded and developed because of its rich deposits
of iron ore. Miners from around the world found their way to Marquette to
make a better life for their families by bringing ore up from the veins
beneath. The city of Marquette sits on the southern shore of Lake Superior, the largest fresh-water lake in the world.
The dog sled races begin on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 with the opening ceremony at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Fourth Street and West Washington Street in beautiful Downtown Marquette.
Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting is schedule for Friday, December 2, 2016 at Third Street/Marquette Commons Parade starts at 6:00 p.m.; Tree Lighting to follow.
Celebrate the magic of the holiday season at the fifth annual ‘Winter Snow Fun’ Holiday Parade, scheduled for Friday, December 2,2016 at 6 p.m. in Marquette’s Downtown District.
Ski area with 25 runs and a 600 foot vertical. We ski five nights a week and have three terrain parks with three chair lifts and a bunny tow. Ski or snowboard lessons offered.