Hiawatha Music Festival

2145 Sugar Loaf Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855

906-226-8575

About Us

The Hiawatha Festival is the only event of its size and scope in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Without Hiawatha, local performers and fans would have to travel between four and six hours to the nearest festivals of its size and type.

The Festival is held the next-to-last Full weekend in July, at the Marquette, Mich., Tourist Park.

Each year’s event features traditional-music styles that include bluegrass, old-time, Cajun, Celtic, acoustic blues and folk – including singer/songwriters – and dance. Mainstage acts include nationally known performers as well as regional and local favorites.

The Festival also has special areas for young children, ‘tweeners’ and  teens with organized activities and performances designed for those age groups. 

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