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Christmas by Candlelight @ Marion County Fairgrounds
Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 25 @ 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Marion’s only drive-thru holiday light display featuring animated characters. Thursday through Sunday nights 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., except week of Christmas every night. Live Nativity on Saturday and Sunday nights. Admission $6 per car.
Dec 31 2017 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 12:00 am
New Year’s Eve Popcorn Pop-n-Drop @ Downtown
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...
Presidio Brass @ Marion Palace Theatre
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Presidio Brass @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:00 pm
Since forming in 2006, PRESIDIO BRASS has rocketed to success as the face of a bold new generation in brass entertainment. By combining a brass quintet, piano and percussion instruments with fresh, original arrangements, their Read more...
2018 Bridal Show @ All Occasions Banquet & Catering Facility
Jan 14 @ 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
2018 Bridal Show @ All Occasions Banquet & Catering Facility | Waldo | Ohio | United States
12:30 pm
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...
Mark Nizer 4D @ Marion Palace Theatre
Jan 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mark Nizer 4D @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
3:00 pm
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...
Flatt Lonesome @ Marion Palace Theatre
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Flatt Lonesome @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
8:00 pm
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...
2018 Majic 95.9 Bridal Extravaganza @ Knights of Columbus Hall
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
2018 Majic 95.9 Bridal Extravaganza @ Knights of Columbus Hall | Marion | Ohio | United States
10:00 am
Don’t miss your opportunity to view everything you need to design your perfect wedding day. From DJ’s to flowers to tips and tricks, You can take advantage of wedding packages, discounts, and door prizes throughout Read more...
Feb 2 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Ground Hog Day – Buckeye Chuck @ iHeart Media | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:00 am
Buckeye Chuck, Ohio’s official weather-predicting groundhog, will poke his head out of his winter burrow. He prepares to emerge from his personal den, in the woods behind the studios of iHeart Radio in Marion, to Read more...
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Palace Junior Production @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:30 pm
Take a plunge with Alice down the famous rabbit hole and discover a delightful, madcap world of childhood fantasies and delicious adventures. In this wildly entertaining stage play performed by local youth, audience members will Read more...
Feb 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Palace Junior Production @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:30 pm
Take a plunge with Alice down the famous rabbit hole and discover a delightful, madcap world of childhood fantasies and delicious adventures. In this wildly entertaining stage play performed by local youth, audience members will Read more...
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A Palace Junior Production @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
2:00 pm
Take a plunge with Alice down the famous rabbit hole and discover a delightful, madcap world of childhood fantasies and delicious adventures. In this wildly entertaining stage play performed by local youth, audience members will Read more...
Shades of Buble @ Marion Palace Theatre
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Shades of Buble @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:30 pm
SHADES OF BUBLÉ: A Three-Man Tribute to Michael Bublé celebrates the continuing outstanding career of Bublé by performing his swinging standards and pop hits in an unforgettable high-energy concert event. This world-class tribute act honors Read more...
Five Nights on Campus: Alina Kiryayeva in “Sonatas” @ The Ohio State University at Marion
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Five Nights on Campus: Alina Kiryayeva in "Sonatas" @ The Ohio State University at Marion | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:30 pm
We are pleased to welcome back to our stage the gifted pianist, Alina Kiryayeva. Her last performance for Five Nights on Campus earned her a standing ovation! Praised for her powerful command of the instrument, Read more...
Brass Transit @ Marion Palace Theatre
Mar 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Brass Transit @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
8:00 pm
With a world-class horn section, a rocking rhythm section and vocals stacked sky-high, BRASS TRANSIT has established itself as the world’s foremost Chicago experience! But it’s not the band’s management saying that. It’s the growing Read more...
OH-Way Wrestling Tournament @ Veterans Memorial Colieum
Mar 16 – Mar 18 all-day
OH-Way Wrestling Tournament @ Veterans Memorial Colieum | Marion | Ohio | United States
12:00 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.
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Night at Heritage Hall - Flash Light Tour @ Heritage Hall | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:00 pm
The Marion County Historical Society will present first person portrayals program inside Heritage Hall. Courageous participants explore the dimly lit museum with flashlights, meet historic personalities and discover many new things about the past as Read more...
Lone Raven @ Marion Palace Theatre
Mar 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Lone Raven @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:30 pm
Fiery Irish reels, Gypsy fiddle tunes of Romania, and haunting melodies will fill the air when Central Ohio’s renowned Celtic group, LONE RAVEN takes center stage at the Palace. A favorite among many concert-goers, the Read more...
OH-Way Wrestling Tournament @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Mar 24 all-day
OH-Way Wrestling Tournament @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Marion | Ohio | United States
12:00 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.
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Night at Heritage Hall - Flash Light Tour @ Heritage Hall | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:00 pm
The Marion County Historical Society will present first person portrayals program inside Heritage Hall. Courageous participants explore the dimly lit museum with flashlights, meet historic personalities and discover many new things about the past as Read more...
NINE @ Marion Palace Theatre
Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NINE @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
3:00 pm
Join us for an uplifting and joyous Easter Celebration when NINE (No Instruments Needed Ever) takes the historic Marion Palace Theatre stage! The a capella singing group is comprised of ERIC KLENZMAN, SCOTT FORRY, TITUS Read more...
You Have The Right To Remain Dead @ Marion Palace Theatre
Apr 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
You Have The Right To Remain Dead @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
6:30 pm
Mystery. Murder. And, lots of surprises and laughs abound in the Palace’s annual Dinner Theatre held in the May Pavilion. Following a catered buffet dinner, “YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN DEAD” narrator, Harnell Chesterton, Read more...
You Have The Right To Remain Dead @ Marion Palace Theatre
Apr 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
You Have The Right To Remain Dead @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
6:30 pm
Mystery. Murder. And, lots of surprises and laughs abound in the Palace’s annual Dinner Theatre held in the May Pavilion. Following a catered buffet dinner, “YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN DEAD” narrator, Harnell Chesterton, Read more...
National Robotics Challenge @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Apr 12 – Apr 14 all-day
National Robotics Challenge @ Veterans Memorial Coliseum | Marion | Ohio | United States
12:00 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...
Five Nights on Campus: Simple Gifts @ The Ohio State University at Marion
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Five Nights on Campus: Simple Gifts @ The Ohio State University at Marion | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:30 pm
Two women plus twelve instruments equals one good time when Simple Gifts takes the stage! Drawing on an impressive variety of ethnic folk styles, this award-winning duo plays everything from lively Irish jigs and down-home Read more...
Open Mic Nite in The May Pavilion @ Marion Palace Theatre
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
7:30 pm
Have a hidden talent you’re just aching to reveal – a master magician waiting to pull a rabbit out of your hat? Maybe you’ve recently written a song that just needs an audience ear, or Read more...
Time Traveler’s Faire @ Tri-Rivers Career Center
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Time Traveler's Faire @ Tri-Rivers Career Center | Marion | Ohio | United States
12:00 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...
One Night In Memphis @ Marion Palace Theatre
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
One Night In Memphis @ Marion Palace Theatre | Marion | Ohio | United States
8:00 pm
Get ready for a night of rockabilly, country, gospel, and pure 1950’s rock and roll with this high energy concert! One Night in Memphis takes you back to December 4, 1956, when four of the Read more...
Five Nights on Campus: Heartland Sings “In the Mix” @ The Ohio State University at Marion
May 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Five Nights on Campus: Heartland Sings "In the Mix" @ The Ohio State University at Marion | Marion | Ohio | United States
7:30 pm
Heartland Sings is a unique vocal production company based in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Since founded in 1997 by Maestro Robert Nance, their new production, “In the Mix”, will mix it up with a performance you Read more...
H.O.T. Tamale Bike Tour @ Waldo Community Park
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
H.O.T. Tamale Bike Tour @ Waldo Community Park | Waldo | Ohio | United States
8:00 am
Ride begins at the Waldo Community Park with registration at 7:00 am to 9:00 am. There are beautiful leisure and strenuous rides in north central Ohio. Riders on the 62 mile route will have a Read more...
Cruisin’ For Dialysis @ Downtown Marion
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Cruisin' For Dialysis @ Downtown Marion | Marion | Ohio | United States
12:00 pm
Cruisin’ For Dialysis, always in June, brings Marion’s Cultural Corridor to life with various vehicles on display by their owners. See antique cars and not so old cars line the streets for all to see 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

Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 25 @ 10:00 pm Marion County Fairgrounds
Marion’s only drive-thru holiday light display featuring animated characters. Thursday through Sunday nights 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., except week of Christmas every night. Live Nativity on Saturday and Sunday nights. Admission $6 per car.
Dec 31 2017 @ 11:00 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 12:00 am Downtown
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...
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
Since forming in 2006, PRESIDIO BRASS has rocketed to success as the face of a bold new generation in brass entertainment. By combining a brass quintet, piano and percussion instruments with fresh, original arrangements, their Read more...
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