Marji Gesick 50 Mile Start

On Saturday, September 16, the Marji Gesick 50-mile mountain bike race will be starting on Lakeshore Boulevard between Washington Street and Spring Street. Riders will head south to the Carp River bridge by means of Lakeshore Boulevard, the City multi-use path and Lake Street. Riders will continue under the bridge to Cliffs Power Road, Mount Marquette Road, and onto NTN trails.

Between 6:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Lakeshore Boulevard will be closed between Spring Street and Washington Street, and closed to through traffic between Washington Street and Ridge Street. Traffic will be detoured via Spring Street, Front Street and Ridge Street. Police officers will be directing traffic on Lakeshore Boulevard; however, Lake Street, Cliffs Power Road and Mount Marquette Road will remain open to traffic.

Motorists are advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for police officers directing traffic and detour signage.

NMU Homecoming Parade

Northern Michigan University will be holding their annual homecoming parade on Friday September 15, starting at 5:30 p.m. The route will start in the NMU parking lot off Pine Street, head south on Pine Street to Fair Avenue, head west on Fair Avenue to Third Street, head south on Third Street to Hewitt Avenue, head east on Hewitt Avenue to Front Street, head north on Front Street to return to the start. The parade will be escorted by the Marquette City Police, and streets along the route will be closed to through traffic during the parade.

City of Marquette - Government

City of Marquette - Government


This is the official page for the City of Marquette.

Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465



City Hall:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Municipal Service Center:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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