Calendar

Marion County Fair @ Marion County Fairgrounds
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – Jul 7 @ 11:00 pm
Marion County Fair @ Marion County Fairgrounds | Marion | Ohio | United States
11:00 am
Don’t miss the Marion County Fair which falls over the 4th of July Holiday. The Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, where many of the business displays their wares, also offers daily entertainment for different age groups. Take Read more...
Harding Symposium @ The Ohio State University at Marion
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Harding Symposium @ The Ohio State University at Marion | Marion | Ohio | United States
10:00 am
Each year, the Symposium revolves around a new theme which leads to in-depth analysis and research by authors, historians, researchers and experts on the Harding Era and related areas of interest. A reception with entertainment Read more...
Harding Symposium @ The Ohio State University at Marion
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Harding Symposium @ The Ohio State University at Marion | Marion | Ohio | United States
10:00 am
Each year, the Symposium revolves around a new theme which leads to in-depth analysis and research by authors, historians, researchers and experts on the Harding Era and related areas of interest. A reception with entertainment Read more...
Jul 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Annual Presidential Wreath Laying @ The Harding Memorial | Marion | Ohio | United States
10:30 am
The life and legacy of President Warren G. Harding will be celebrated during an annual wreath laying ceremony at his memorial site. Attending the event in honor of the nation’s 29th president will be members Read more...
AKC Dog Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Jul 27 – Jul 30 all-day
AKC Dog Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Marion | Ohio | United States
12:00 am
The Dan Emmett Kennel Club is July 27-28. The Marion, Ohio Kennel Club will be held July 29-30. See dogs of all breeds compete as their owners parade them around the arena. There will be Read more...
Ohio Buckeye Classic Power of the Paint @ Marion County Fairgrounds
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ohio Buckeye Classic Power of the Paint @ Marion County Fairgrounds | Marion | Ohio | United States
8:00 am
The Annual Ohio Buckeye Classic Power of the Paint is bringing back another weekend of tractor-filled fun! From an antique tractor show to tractor auction to a craft and flea market, there’s plenty going on to Read more...
Summerail 2018 @ Marion Palace Theatre
Aug 11 all-day
Summerail 2018 @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
12:00 am
Escape the summer heat and enjoy a day of high quality railroad photography. There will be multi-media digital presentations, all set to music and/or narration, which will run from 1-10 p.m.  There will be ample Read more...
Ohio Buckeye Classic Power of the Paint @ Marion County Fairgrounds
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ohio Buckeye Classic Power of the Paint @ Marion County Fairgrounds | Marion | Ohio | United States
8:00 am
The Annual Ohio Buckeye Classic Power of the Paint is bringing back another weekend of tractor-filled fun! From an antique tractor show to tractor auction to a craft and flea market, there’s plenty going on to Read more...
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Annual Everett’s Train Show & Swap Meet @ Marion Union Station | Marion | Ohio | United States
10:00 am
The show will feature train and craft vendors while the station and AC Tower will be open. We will be serving a light lunch at noon. Donations will be requested to defer the cost of Read more...
First Ladies Luncheon @ Tri-Rivers Career Center
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Step back in time to meet the first ladies’ of the White House throughout the years. This luncheon is an addition to the Marion County Historical Society’s Presidential Lunch & Dinners to specifically feature the Read more...
Annual Fout/Price Memorial Car Show @ Marion International Flea Market
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Annual Fout/Price Memorial Car Show @ Marion International Flea Market | Marion | Ohio | United States
12:00 pm
The Annual Fout/ Price Memorial Car Show will be held at the Marion International Flea Market. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Ohio Health/ Marion General Hospice through the Fout/Price Memorial Fund. Registration Read more...
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Annual Gary Squires Memorial Car Show @ Downtown Marion | Marion | Ohio | United States
12:00 pm
Inspired by a free class for youths, local business owners hope to promote education and public safety at an event honoring former fire captain, Gary Squires. North Main Street will be closed for about four Read more...
Marion Popcorn Festival @ Downtown Marion
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day
Marion Popcorn Festival @ Downtown Marion | Marion | Ohio | United States
12:00 am
Always the first Thursday, Friday and Saturday after Labor Day. Free main stage entertainment every night! All performances on the Festival’s main stage begin at 8:30 p.m. and are free of charge. A limited number Read more...
Wings & Wheels Fly In/ Drive In @ Marion Municipal Airport
Sep 15 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wings & Wheels Fly In/ Drive In @ Marion Municipal Airport | Marion | Ohio | United States
8:30 am
Fun for the entire family including helicopter rides, sail plane rides, vintage air crafts – in previous years, air crafts such as The Yankee Lady B-17 Bomber and the Grumman TBM Avenger welcomed visitors at Read more...
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Applefest at Lawrence Orchards @ Lawrence Orchards | Marion | Ohio | United States
10:00 am
Applefest is one of the handful of events that takes place at the orchard during the year. The orchard puts on a grand day of old fashioned fun that includes crafts, tours, a hay maze, Read more...
Annual Scout Pilgrimage @ The Harding Memorial
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Annual Scout Pilgrimage @ The Harding Memorial | Marion | Ohio | United States
3:00 pm
This is an annual Scouting event to honor the memory of our 29th President of the United States, Warren G. Harding and First Lady Florence Kling Harding, both of whom served as honorary presidents of Read more...
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Applebutter Stir & Horseradish Day @ Lawrence Orchards | Marion | Ohio | United States
9:00 am
The lighting of the wood fire under the kettle will be in the early hours of the day. Canned jars of apple butter will be available late in the day. In between, learn how apple Read more...
Dinner with the Presidents @ Harding High School
Nov 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Dinner with the Presidents @ Harding High School | Marion | Ohio | United States
5:30 pm
As you step back in time, celebrate American Political History with the Marion County Historical Society and meet former Presidents of the United States! Guests will not only enjoy an evening out, they will dine Read more...
Christmas by Candlelight @ Marion County Fairgrounds
Nov 22 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 25 @ 10:00 pm
Christmas by Candlelight @ Marion County Fairgrounds | Marion | Ohio | United States
6:00 pm
This event brings to life the spirit of the season with a dozen scenes that tell the story of Christmas through many different points of view, including a live Nativity on weekends. The Live Nativity Read more...
Annual Toy & Train Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Annual Toy & Train Show @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Marion | Ohio | United States
11:00 am
Train buffs come from all over to set up and display their trains. Over 100 tables for train buffs to view. Model train lay-outs with each little detail displayed. There will also be items for Read more...
Dec 31 2018 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 12:00 am
New Year’s Eve Popcorn Pop-n-Drop @ Downtown Marion | Marion | Ohio | United States
11:00 pm
Ring in the New Year in Marion’s Historic Downtown. Spend the day enjoying the many quaint shops and one-of-kind local restaurants before beginning your New Year celebration. The crowds begin to gather near the Courthouse 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 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm All Occasions Banquet & Catering Facility
If you are a bride or a soon to be bride, please join All Occasions Catering for our annual Bridal show. It will be held on Sunday,January 14th from 12:30 – 3:00. With a spectacular bridal runway fashion Read more...
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
Imagine a concert experience that incorporates light, sound, and color to create a multidimensional 4D visual feast for the eyes. Throw in world-class juggling, a good dose of outrageous humor, and some unexpected technology and Read more...
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
FLATT LONESOME is a young, new group of pickers fresh to the scene. While deeply-rooted in bluegrass music’s historic classics, they also have an energetic flair for country sounds, progressive jams, and soul-stirring gospel music Read more...
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