Community Events

Special events and festivals take place throughout the year. Don't miss the UP 200 Sled Dog Championship every February. Traditional music fans will love the Pine Mountain Music Festival and the Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival. Art on the Rocks features over 162 fabulous artists at Presque Isle Park every summer.

Cultural events— In the summer the Lake Superior Theater offers several theater productions worth checking out. Check out the Marquette Arts and Culture website for more information on the Marquette Symphony Orchestra, WinterFest, art exhibits and other local arts and culture events.

Woman x-country skiiingRecreational Activities are in abundance in Marquette. Ever been dog sledding before? Snowmobiling? Ice-fishing? Go to Marquette's winter travel site to find out more information on these activities. Enjoy skiing? Marquette Mountain isn't the Rockies, but the fun is the same and it's within the city limits! Snowboarders, Alpine skiers and telemark skiers use Marquette's ski hill from November until late March. Cross-country skiers won't be left out either with the Noquemenon Trail Network.

Hiking and biking information is available at www.superiorbikefest.com or www.oretoshore.com or www.uptravel.com. There are also plenty of beaches in and around Marquette