Calendar

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...
Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Park Place
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...
Jan 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm May Pavilion at the Palace Theatre
 
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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 iHeart Radio Marion
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...
Feb 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
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...
Feb 11 @ 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...
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
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 Marion Palace Theatre
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 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm May Pavilion at the Palace Theatre
 
Mar 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Morrill Hall Auditorium
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...
Mar 11 @ 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...
Mar 17 @ 9:00 pm – Mar 19 @ 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 24 @ 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 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm May Pavilion at the Palace Theatre
 
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.
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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.
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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.
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm Veterans Memorial Colusieum
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...
Apr 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm May Pavilion at the Palace Theatre
 
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm May Pavilion at the Palace Theatre
 
Apr 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Morrill Hall Auditorium
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...
Apr 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
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 Marion Country Club
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...
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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...
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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...
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Tri Rivers Career Center
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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