Gove Street Closure to Through Traffic

On Friday June 17, Oberstar Inc. will be closing a section of Grove Street for water main work in Marquette Township. Grove Street will be closed to through traffic between Vandenboom Road and McClellan Avenue from 8:00am to 4:00pm. The work will occur just past the City limits between Grandview Circle and Specker Circle. Access will be maintained to all residences and businesses.

The public is advised to use caution when traveling through this area and to be alert for construction and advisory signing.

Corpus Christi Procession

Beginning at 12:30pm on Sunday, June 19, the Catholic Diocese of Marquette will be hosting a procession. 

The procession will begin at noon at St. Peter Cathedral located at 311 W. Baraga Avenue and proceed north on Fourth Street to St. Michael Church located at 401 W. Kaye Avenue. 

The procession will utilize the roadway and have a police escort.  Motorists traveling on Fourth Street are asked to avoid the procession and use an alternative route.

McMillan Street Closure

McMillan St., between Altamont St. and Anderson St., will be closed to through traffic for a water service replacement. The road closure will take place on Tuesday, June 14, at 7:00 a.m. Completion is expected by the end of the day.

Art Week 2022 Events Announced

The City of Marquette is proud to present the seventh annual City of Marquette Art Week, June 20-June 25, 2022. A week full of special events hosted along the lakeshore in City park spaces dedicated to arts and culture including exhibits, concerts, workshops, installations, demonstrations, and live performances. Art Week is made possible thanks to collaboration with over 200 local artists, businesses, organizations, and other community partners and is supported by the Michigan Arts and Culture Council. 

This year we move to the lakeshore, from Carp River to Presque Isle, to explore what Water means to us. Daily locations are centered around different public places along the shoreline and are inspired by the City’s new cultural trail project. Headlining events include a kickoff concert by Hiawatha Music Co-op at Presque Isle Park, Musical Performance and Poetry at South Beach Park, Presque Isle Artist Market, the annual Fresh Coast Plein Air Painting Festival, performances by the Marquette City Band and local Anishinaabe-based Rock Band Waawiyeyaa, Sister Cities partnering with the Marquette Symphony Orchestra Summer Strings for a Finnish Midsummer celebration, Art Stroll downtown, a Wednesday Artist Market at the Marquette Commons, It’s All About Love sidewalk chalk festival by the UP Children’s Museum, performances by TaMaMa Dance Company and Superior Strings Alliance, a Closing Concert curated by Michael Waite hosted at the Lighthouse Park, and many more popup artist demos, workshops, music, performances, installations, and exhibits to explore throughout the week!

For a full listing of Art Week events, please visit the Art Week homepage on the Marquette Compass site For more information please contact the City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture at (906) 228-0472 or email  

City of Marquette to Receive $100,000 Our Town Grant

The City of Marquette Office of Arts and Culture has been approved for a $100,000 Our Town award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the Cultural Trail (Trail). This is one of 51 grants nationwide the agency has approved in this category to support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes.

“The National Endowment for the Arts is proud to support arts and cultural organizations throughout the nation with these grants, including the City of Marquette, providing opportunities for all of us to live artful lives,” said NEA Chair Maria Rosario Jackson, PhD. “The arts contribute to our individual well-being, the well-being of our communities, and to our local economies. The arts are also crucial to helping us make sense of our circumstances from different perspectives as we emerge from the pandemic and plan for a shared new normal informed by our examined experience.”
The Trail will honor and preserve our City’s diverse cultural heritage, history, and environment from the mouth of the Carp River to Presque Isle, through public space design, public art, and interpretive signage. The seven mile Trail will connect and give voice to the multiple stories, historic sites, natural features, and landmarks along the City’s multi-use pathway. Education will serve as the central mission, providing a platform to build cultural understanding and a shared vision of the future. This project is led by the City’s Office of Arts and Culture in cooperation with arts, history, cultural, environmental, tribal, educational, and economic institutions.

This Superior Watershed Partnership assisted with the successful grant proposal. For more information on the projects included in the Arts Endowment grant announcement, visit

City Hall Summer Office Hours

The City of Marquette, City Hall offices will be moving to summer office hours beginning June 10, 2022. Summer hours will continue through Labor Day.

-Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-4:30pm

-Friday: 7:30am-11:30am

-Saturday and Sunday: CLOSED

2021 Water Quality Report

The City of Marquette’s 2021 Water Quality Report has been published and is available for viewing on the City of Marquette’s website at . To receive a copy in the mail, please email or call 906-225-8382.


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See you tonight for the Boat Parade and the Fireworks!The Boat Parade will organize at 9 p.m. at the elbow of the Lower Harbor breakwater. At 9:30, the parade will complete two laps through the harbor. Boaters can tune to Marine Channel 12 for bulletins at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 8 p.m. The Fireworks are scheduled to launch at 10:40 p.m. from the Lower Harbor Ore Dock. Tonight's fireworks show will be syncronized to music. Because Food Fest has wrapped up, there will not be speakers in the park. The music will be broadcased on 100.3 The Point. Bring a radio! ... See MoreSee Less
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Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!The Marquette City Police will have extra patrol officers working this weekend specifically to enforce the City of Marquette beach rules during the 4th of July holiday weekend. Here is a reminder to everyone of the following city beach ordinances:(1) Section 4-2 Consumption of alcohol on beaches is prohibited (except by permit).(2) Section 22-24 People littering on beaches will be cited. Also, No Smoking is allowed on the beaches.(3) Section 8-12 Animals are prohibited on all public bathing beaches.Please remember to use only designated signed parking areas at Presque Isle Park; all others will be ticketed.Please enjoy the beaches and help us continue to keep Marquette beaches a fun, clean and safe place for all people to enjoy. ... See MoreSee Less
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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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