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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 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Marion Palace Theatre
Whether it’s a White Christmas you’re dreaming of or you just can’t wait for your friends and family to be Home for Christmas, you’re sure to enjoy this annual holiday production featuring all of your Read more...
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Downtown Marion
Watch people actually push a peanut across the street with their nose. A King and Queen are crowned. They are chosen by how much money they raise for the Junior Service Guild Christmas Clearinghouse to Read more...
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Marion Co. Fairgrounds
Collectibles, displays, hands-on and items for sale. Over 100 tables fro train enthusiasts to view.
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Marion Palace Theatre
Whether it’s a White Christmas you’re dreaming of or you just can’t wait for your friends and family to be Home for Christmas, you’re sure to enjoy this annual holiday production featuring all of your Read more...
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
Whether it’s a White Christmas you’re dreaming of or you just can’t wait for your friends and family to be Home for Christmas, you’re sure to enjoy this annual holiday production featuring all of your Read more...
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
This annual free event kicks off with a special showing of a favorite holiday movie. After the short film, organists will play a selection of favorite holiday tunes on the theatre’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Join Read more...
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...
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...
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Knights of Columbus Hall
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 iHeart Media
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 Marion Palace Theatre
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 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Kidzapalooza is an event produced by Event Management in cooperation with iHeartMedia to entertain children ages 1-12 who can attend with their parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts and friends. Taking place indoors where families can enjoy Read more...
Feb 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Marion Palace Theatre
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 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Sunday Buffet every Sunday at All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility. Enjoy many delicious items off the buffet, including a variety of meats, pastas, vegetables, salad bar, desserts, and more! Groups are welcome, but please Read more...
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
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 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Marion Palace Theatre
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...
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Sunday Buffet every Sunday at All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility. Enjoy many delicious items off the buffet, including a variety of meats, pastas, vegetables. salad bar, desserts, and more! Groups are welcome, buy please Read more...
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
Leap into Laughter features comedians Ben Wilke and Mike Green for your entertainment! Enjoy heavy appetizers and 2 complimentary wine tasting tickets while spending the evening laughing with friends an acquaintances. Tickets are available for Read more...
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Sunday Buffet every Sunday at All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility. Enjoy many delicious items off the buffet such as a variety of meats, pastas, vegetables, salad bar, desserts, and much more! Since it is Read more...
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Sunday Buffet every Sunday at All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility. Enjoy many delicious items off the buffet, including a variety of meats, pastas, vegetables, salad bar, desserts, and more! Groups are welcome, but please Read more...
Mar 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Ohio State University at Marion
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...
Mar 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Marion Palace Theatre
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...
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Sunday Buffet every Sunday at All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility. Enjoy many delicious items off the buffet including a variety of meats, pastas, vegetables, salad bar, desserts and more! Groups are welcome, but please Read more...
Mar 16 – Mar 18 all-day Veterans Memorial Colieum
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 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Sunday Buffet every Sunday at All Occasions Catering and Banquet Facility. Enjoy many delicious items off the buffet, including a variety of meats, pastas, vegetables, salad bar, desserts, and more! Groups are welcome, but please Read more...
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Heritage Hall
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...

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 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Marion Palace Theatre
Whether it’s a White Christmas you’re dreaming of or you just can’t wait for your friends and family to be Home for Christmas, you’re sure to enjoy this annual holiday production featuring all of your Read more...
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Downtown Marion
Watch people actually push a peanut across the street with their nose. A King and Queen are crowned. They are chosen by how much money they raise for the Junior Service Guild Christmas Clearinghouse to Read more...
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