Holiday lights Downtown Marquette

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority is extending an invitation to all local businesses, organizations, musicians and bands to enter a decorated float, vehicle or marching unit in the second annual “Winter Snow Fun” Holiday Parade, scheduled for Thursday, November 29. This downtown tradition complementing the City’s annual tree lighting ceremony features all of the traditional trappings of the holiday season, including sleigh bells, colored lights and the jolly man himself.

The parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Fair Avenue and will conclude at the Marquette Commons, the site of the tree lighting ceremony.

There is no cost to participate. If interested in participating or sponsoring the Holiday Parade, contact the Downtown Development Authority at (906) 228-9475 before Friday, November 16. Registration packets are available on the web at