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Deadline April 14 for Marion’s best in Customer Service

Marion, Ohio – Successfully marketing Marion as a tourism destination is only half of the equation in supporting the $78 million industry in our county. Local attractions, restaurants, and hotels welcome visitors and make their time in our community pleasant and memorable. In an effort to recognize the valuable efforts of our tourism industry staffers, Read more…

Palace Summer Musical

When: July 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Marion Palace Theatre, 276 W Center St, Marion, OH 43302, USA

More details to be announced this spring!

Palace Summer Musical

When: July 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Marion Palace Theatre, 276 W Center St, Marion, OH 43302, USA

More details to be announced this spring!

WMRN Peanut Push

When: December 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Downtown Marion, E Center St, Marion, OH 43302, USA

Watch people actually push a peanut across the street with their nose. A King and Queen are crowned. They are chosen by how much money they raise for the Junior Service Guild Christmas Clearinghouse to Read more…

Annual America Recycles Day Eco Art Show

When: November 11, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Marion Palace Theatre's May Pavilion, 276 W Center St, Marion, OH 43302, USA

Fine art and hand-crafted gifts made by local artists are displayed, and available for purchase. Shop green for unique holiday gifts this winter!

Be A Tourist In Your Own Backyard

When: May 13, 2017 all-day
Where: Marion, Ohio, 1713 Marion-Mt Gilead Rd #110, Marion, OH 43302, USA

Marion has many museums, natural areas, local restaurants, and entertainment venues that entice people from all over Ohio and beyond to visit. In an effort to create more awareness for and appreciation of the Marion Read more…

Mommy & Me Princess Tea

When: May 7, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Marion Palace Theatre, 276 W Center St, Marion, OH 43302, USA

Here ye, here ye! Little princesses are invited to attend an afternoon of frills and fun at the Palace! This Mommy & Me Princess Tea, for children 4-12 years, will take place where all princesses Read more…

President Harding’s Golf Outing

When: April 30, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Where: Marion Country Club, 2415 Crissinger Rd, Marion, OH 43302, USA

You and three friends will be stepping onto the green to play a round of President Warren G. Harding’s favorite past time. Relax, have fun, and enjoy your company! There will be a shotgun start Read more…

Ohio State Championship Tumbling

When: April 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 220 E Fairground St, Marion, OH 43302, USA

Put together by the Ohio Sports Academy and the USA Gymnastics Ohio Trampoline & Tumbling Organization, preschoolers through college-age students are welcome to compete. Registration entries are due before the competition.

Visitor's Guide

Traveling Ohio? The Marion County 2017 Visitors Guide is now available! View it online in a convenient flipview format, or order a print version at 800.371.6688.

Upcoming Events

Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Veterans Memorial Coliseum
All wrestling teams that have qualified from regionals will be attending this tournament. It is state-wide and includes all four districts. For more information visit
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Heritage Hall
Imagine roaming the halls of once the U.S. Post Office with only a flash light to guide you. See interesting historical characters come to life around every corner. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Groups welcome, please phone ahead for reservations!
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