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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…

I Am an Eaterarian

I am not a connoisseur. I am not a gourmet. I am not a foodie. I am an Eaterarian. I like to find those out of the way eateries with great food, an unassuming atmosphere, and where having a laugh with my friends isn’t considered inappropriate. I usually find these places by accident. Stumble upon Read more…

Winners for 2015 Amazing Treasures named

The Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau announced the winners of the summer promotion, Marion’s Amazing Treasures X. The playing cards returned to the CVB were validated and prize levels drawn. Winners for the 2015 summer promotion were: Addie Sickmiller – First prize winner with at least 20-24 validations Carter Weibling – Second prize winner Read more…

Amazing Treasures Winding Down-Still Time

There is still time to complete Amazing Treasures X! Vicky Tabor Branson I am winding down this summer’s Amazing Treasures visits, with only one more week to go.  It is always a sad feeling as it also means summer is almost over.  But despite our warm sunny days soon leaving us, I enjoyed my visits Read more…

Open House to celebrate CVB’s 30 years

Marion CVB celebrates 30 years with Open House. The Marion Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has been in the business of marketing Marion as a destination for the past 30 years. The Marion Area CVB existence started with a resolution by the Board of Marion County Commissioners on November 20, 1984 to commence collecting bed Read more…

Still time to find Marion Treasures

Still time to find Marion Treasures in the Marion’s Amazing Treasures X. by Vicky Tabor Branson Despite the bad weather, you can still visit the Amazing Treasures sites, rain or shine.  I visited four this week and learned so much more about Marion, Ohio.  They were the Marion Palace Theatre, the Edward Huber Machinery Museum, Veterans Memorial Read more…

My second week of Marion’s Amazing Treasures

Amazing Treasures X by Vicky Tabor Branson It was a busy week this time as I tell about three treasures of Marion – the Buckeye Telephone Museum, the Marion County Fairgrounds and the Harding Home.  If you visit the Buckeye Telephone Museum, please plan ahead as you can go Thursday and Friday, June 25 and Read more…

Get started on Amazing Treasures X

Amazing Treasures X by Vicky Tabor Branson (Vicky will again this summer be discovering the Marion’s Amazing Treasures and you can come along for the fun.) Are you ready for the 10th anniversary of the Amazing Treasures playing card program?  It is time again to get your playing card that can be found at the Read more…

CVB Annual Customer Service Star and Community Ambassador Named

Marion CVB honors Customer Service Star and Community Ambassador with awards. The Marion Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau presented Linda Steed, Breakfast Hostess of Country Inn & Suites with the 2014 Customer Service Star Award and Dan Sheridan, Marion County Prairie Parks volunteer with the 2014 Community Ambassador Award. In addition to the awards, the Read more…

Picnic lunch not included!

Picnic lunch not included…but plan to bring one to add to the fun. Get the kids Out and About in local NATURE this summer! Summer has just started and I will bet you are looking for “something” to do with your kids. Might we suggest a few places out and around the Marion area where Read more…

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 www.ohiowaywrestling.com.
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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