North Front Street in Downtown Marquette will be buried in snow on Saturday, Feb. 4 for the fifth annual Downtown Showdown Rail Jam. The 100 and 200 blocks of North Front Street will serve as the location for the event and will bring the excitement of the ski hill to the historic streets of Downtown Marquette.
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. The first UP200 team leaves the chute at 7 p.m. amid the excited cheers of spectators lining the streets.
The annual Christmas in Lights celebration in downtown Iron River December 2, 2015 at 6 PM includes a Christmas Parade with lighted floats, bonfire and fireworks, live carolers, hot cocoa & cider and free cookies.
Iron River's Christmas in Lights Celebration is December 3 2016 with Arts & Crafts Fair from 9 AM - 3 PM. at the Windsor Center on US-2. From 10 AM - 2 PM is the annual Bake Sale and at 6 PM don't miss the Iron River's Christmas in Lights Christmas Parade. Make it a full day of holiday festivities.
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.