Region 14 -Marquette Area
Region 14 -Marquette Area
Michigan Life's Region 14 Marquette Area including Baraga County, Dicksnson County, Iron County, and Marquette County Michigan.
Saturday, October 5, 2019
The annual Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest on the 100 block of Baraga Avenue in Downtown Marquette. It is Bustling with harvest-themed activities for all ages, the festival features food and drink, live music, street dance, children’s activities and much more. Returning this year is the popular pasty eating contest.
Nothing pairs better with fall leaves than a hot coffee and roaring waterfalls. Did you know that Upper Michigan autumns easily rival those of the east coast? With our hundreds of thousands of acres of pristine forests, it's no wonder locals tolerate the harsh winters for such a treat.
2019 Race Dates: February 14-18, 2019
The UP200 is one of the top 12-dog mid-distance races in the Midwest, as well as being an Iditarod qualifier. The UP200 trail covers 230 miles of challenging terrain from Marquette to Grand Marais, Michigan and back again through forested land and near-wilderness. Mushers face hills, creek crossings, deep snow, and isolated trail.
December 7, 2019, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm
ROUTE: The parade route will start at the Post Office and proceed down Genesee Street. We will not be allowing floats INTO the RV Park this year as we had a major pile up last year. SO, please continue on, parking your float on the street or in the First Lutheran Church Parking lot. Make it a full day of holiday festivities.
Friday, December 6, 7 p.m. 2019
Celebrate the magic of the holiday season at the Annual ‘Winter Snow Fun’ Holiday Parade and Annual City of Marquette Tree Lighting. Bundle up with friends and family as illuminated floats, tinsel-strewn trucks and colorful carolers transform Third Street into a magical scene from the North Pole.
Friday, December 6, 2019 | 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 in Marquette’s Downtown District. Bundle up with friends and family as illuminated floats, tinsel-strewn trucks and colorful carolers transform Third Street into a magical scene from the North Pole.
Directions: Sugarloaf Mountain is 6-7 miles north of downtown Marquette on CR 550. Get there by taking Front to Washington, turn west and go to Fourth Ave. Turn north onto Fourth, which becomes Presque Isle Ave. At Hawley turn west. It turns into CR 550. Look for sign by parking lot. Free. Handicap accessible: no.
Norway Mountain is a ski hill & resort located in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. The average annual snowfall is 100 inches. There 160 skiable acres at Norway Mountain. This ski resort in Norway, Michigan has 500 feet of vertical fun. We are only 1 hour 40 minutes north of Green Bay, just over the Wisconsin border.