Calendar

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...
May 7 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Marion Palace Theatre
Here ye, here ye! Little princesses are invited to attend an afternoon of frills and fun at the Palace! This Mommy & Me Princess Tea, for children 4-12 years, will take place where all princesses Read more...
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Morrill Hall Auditorium
In the Golden Age of Hollywood, singing starlets like Judy Garland, Doris Day, and Shirley Jones sent audiences home from a night at the movies humming unforgettable songs. Jazz singer and classic film buff, Laura Read more...
May 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
It’s “Just Another Day in Paradise” with country music singer/songwriter PHILL VASSAR. This Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year has hit the Top 5 seven times with songs like “Carlene,” “Last Day of My Life” Read more...
May 13 all-day Marion, Ohio
Marion has many museums, natural areas, local restaurants, and entertainment venues that entice people from all over Ohio and beyond to visit. In an effort to create more awareness for and appreciation of the Marion Read more...
May 13 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am Tri-Rivers Career Center
  Help mark the beginning of another great summer season for the Harding Home by joining us for a waffle breakfast (Warren’s favorite), complete with different toppings, bacon, juice and beverage.
May 17 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm Moose Lodge Ballroom
Step back in time as you dine with different Presidents from U.S. History and eat some of their favorite foods on the lunch menu. Short presentations will be presented by each of the Presidents. This Read more...
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm City Parking Lot - corner of E Church & S Prospect Streets
This is a family friendly evening of fun in the heart of our community. Enjoy a free concert by Bad Influence, local art on display, food offerings from the Downtown Marion Market and a beer Read more...
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am Waldo Community Park
Registration from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., start time 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Sponsored by the Heart of Ohio Tailwinds. Leisurely and strenuous rides. Fun for the whole family.
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Downtown Marion
See antique cars and not so old cars, trucks and motorcycles line the streets for all to see. The cruise-in helps kidney dialysis patients in the seven county area. Registration 12 to 3 at City Read more...
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm McKinley Park
The 2017 Summer Concert Series will be at the Erickson Pavilion in McKinley Park throughout the summer. Bring a lawn chair, sit back and enjoy the sounds of music in the park. All concerts, unless Read more...
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm McKinley Park
The 2017 Summer Concert Series will be at the Erickson Pavilion in McKinley Park throughout the summer. Bring a lawn chair, sit back and enjoy the sounds of music in the park. All concerts, unless Read more...
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm River Bend Family Campgrounds
The 2nd Annual River Bend Car, Truck, Motorcycle & Golf Cart Show will have registration from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. with all proceeds to benefit the Vietnam Veterans of America and the Marion County 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 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.  
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