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.

The annual Baraga Avenue Harvest Fest, will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 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.

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.

February 15 - 19, 2018 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.

The annual Christmas in Lights celebration in downtown Iron River includes a Christmas Parade with lighted floats, bonfire and fireworks, live carolers, hot cocoa & cider and free cookies.

Ski Brule is located in the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan, just over the Wisconsin/Michigan border. A family ski vacation is only a short drive away.

Pine Mountain is the choice to make when looking for a quick, family-friendly getaway that is close to home and doesn't involve breaking into the family piggy bank.

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.

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.

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.

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