Calendar

Jul 27 – Jul 30 all-day Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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...
Aug 10 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Marion County Fairgrounds
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 11 all-day Marion Palace Theatre
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...
Aug 11 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Marion County Fairgrounds
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 Marion Union Station
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...
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Tri-Rivers Career Center
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...
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Marion International Flea Market
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 Downtown Marion
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...
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day Downtown Marion
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...
Sep 15 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Marion Municipal Airport
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 Lawrence Orchards
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...
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm The Harding Memorial
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 Lawrence Orchards
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...
Nov 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Harding High School
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...
Nov 22 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 25 @ 10:00 pm Marion County Fairgrounds
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...
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Veterans Memorial Coliseum
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 Downtown Marion
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

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 @ 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...
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