Calendar

Polar Hike @ Marion Tallgrass Trail
Jan 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Come as you please and hike at your own pace for as far as you like. Join Naturalist James Anderson for a guided nature tour of Marion Tallgrass Trail starting at 1:30 p.m.at the nature Read more...
2017 Bridal Show @ All Occasions Banquet & Catering Facility
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
  Open house showcasing the area’s best vendors for your wedding. Free gifts, raffles and lots of food to sample.
Mutts Gone Nuts @ Marion Palace Theatre
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
3:00 pm
They’ll have you at “woof.” Expect the unexpected in this top-notch comedy dog thrill show that includes incredible high-flying Frisbee dogs, tight-wire dogs, dancing dogs, magic dogs and of course, the one and only Sammie Read more...
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
Don’t miss your opportunity to ask questions, taste samples, touch fabrics, smell flowers, talk to DJ’s and entertainers, and view everything you need to design your perfect wedding day. You can take advantage of wedding Read more...
Gas Pump Jockeys @ May Pavilion at the Palace Theatre
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
 
Carden Super Spectacular Circus @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
Produced by the Carden International Circus, their show begins at 6:30 p.m. inside the Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Come one hour before the show for family fun! Ride the exotic animals and meet the circus stars!
Feb 2 @ 7:00 am
7:00 am
Chuck is Ohio’s official weather-predicting groundhog, will check for his shadow. Come early before the sun comes up, if any, to see Chuck. Always hot drinks and, of course, the spam burger that is served Read more...
Firefall & Pure Prairie League @ Marion Palace Theatre
Feb 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
7:30 pm
Countless memorable hits of the 60’s & 70’s all on one stage! PURE PRAIRIE LEAGUE performs their greatest hits including, “Amie,” “Two Lane Highway,” and “Let Me Love You Tonight” while FIREFALL will take the Read more...
Valentine’s Hike @ Marion Tallgrass Trail
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Come as you please and hike at your own pace for as far as you like. Join Naturalist James Anderson for a guided nature tour of Marion Tallgrass Trail starting at 1:30 p.m.at the nature Read more...
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
This exciting stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic tale is faithfully told by James himself and the insect characters – Miss Spider, Old-Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybird, and Earthworm. The play begins at the end of the Read more...
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
This exciting stage adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic tale is faithfully told by James himself and the insect characters – Miss Spider, Old-Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybird, and Earthworm. The play begins at the end of the Read more...
Lisa Biales @ May Pavilion at the Palace Theatre
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
 
Five Nights on Campus: Jason Farnham @ Morrill Hall Auditorium
Mar 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
Take Jerry Lee Lewis, add some Victor Borge, Beethoven-on-steroids, garnish with Schroeder from Peanuts, throw it all together in a blender, and what comes out is an unmistakable Jason Farnham show. He has delighted audiences Read more...
Shamrock Hike @ Marion Tallgrass Trail
Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Come as you please and hike at your own pace for as far as you like. Join Naturalist James Anderson for a guided nature tour of Marion Tallgrass Trail starting at 1:30 p.m.at the nature Read more...
OH-Way Wrestling Tournament @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Mar 17 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 19 @ 5:00 pm
9:00 pm
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.  
Night at Heritage Hall @ Heritage Hall
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
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.
Jasey Schnaars @ May Pavilion at the Palace Theatre
Mar 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
 
OH-Way Wrestling Tournament @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
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.
Night at Heritage Hall @ Heritage Hall
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
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.
Ohio State Championship Tumbling @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
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.
Ohio State Championship Tumbling @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
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.
National Robotics Challenge @ Veterans Memorial Colusieum
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm
10:00 am
This competition is creating tomorrow’s engineers. It is designed to provide students of all ages and levels of study the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of manufacturing, processes, controls, robotics and other technologies Read more...
The Altos @ May Pavilion at the Palace Theatre
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
7:30 pm
 
The Altos @ May Pavilion at the Palace Theatre
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
7:30 pm
 
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
In the 1960’s, Andy Griffith was set to star in a sitcom based on a small town sheriff. His friend, Don Knotts, called him and asked, “Can you use a deputy?”…and Barney Fife was born! Read more...
Jeff Allen @ Marion Palace Theatre
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
JEFF ALLEN combines clean, hilarious humor with a good dose of family, life, the trials and tribulations of relationships and living with teenagers – topics to which most people can relate.
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
11:00 am
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...
Central Ohio S Gaugers Model Train Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Over 37,600 Square feet of Exhibit Space Over 135 Dealer Tables Several Operating Layouts Free Parking Door Grand Prize How-to Clinics Pizza Party Friday Night Flying Pancake Breakfast Saturday Morning Visit the historic Marion Union Read more...
Central Ohio S Gaugers Model Train Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Over 37,600 Square feet of Exhibit Space Over 135 Dealer Tables Several Operating Layouts Free Parking Door Grand Prize How-to Clinics Pizza Party Friday Night Flying Pancake Breakfast Saturday Morning Visit the historic Marion Union Read more...
Time Traveller’s Faire @ Tri Rivers Career Center
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Enjoy a fun-filled evening visiting the past, present, alternative past and future! Be a part of the wide range of entertainment, including a historic costume parade, a knighting ceremony conducted by Queen Elizabeth I, play 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

Jan 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Marion Tallgrass Trail
Come as you please and hike at your own pace for as far as you like. Join Naturalist James Anderson for a guided nature tour of Marion Tallgrass Trail starting at 1:30 p.m.at the nature Read more...
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm All Occasions Banquet & Catering Facility
  Open house showcasing the area’s best vendors for your wedding. Free gifts, raffles and lots of food to sample.
Jan 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
They’ll have you at “woof.” Expect the unexpected in this top-notch comedy dog thrill show that includes incredible high-flying Frisbee dogs, tight-wire dogs, dancing dogs, magic dogs and of course, the one and only Sammie Read more...
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