Entertainment

  • Five Nights on Campus

    Five Nights on Campus is a performing arts series hosted by The Ohio State University Marion. The series features a variety of performance styles from traditional Irish folk music to the big band era, from Broadway to traditional choral, and even historical performance narrative, with an opportunity for the audience to meet with artists at a reception at the end of each evening.

  • Marion County Fair

    220 East Fairground Street, Marion

    All the fun and games you expect at a County Fair, plus local and regional performers. Grandstand activities include truck and tractor pulls, demolition derby, and more. Annual fair dates are the week of July 4th.

  • Palace Theatre

    276 West Center Street, Marion

    The Marion Palace Theatre presents a wide variety of live performances and films with widespread appeal. Built in 1928 by renowned theatre architect John Eberson, this fully operational theatre is a historic treasure in which to experience the arts. The theatre, in addition to the adjacent May Pavilion, is available for rent to corporations, groups, and organizations. The Pavilion space can be adapted for meetings and social gatherings as well as for performances and lectures.

  • Popcorn Festival

    Downtown Marion

    Held annually the weekend after Labor Day in September, the Marion Popcorn Festival is one of Ohio’s premier festival events, named one of the Top 100 Events in North America by the American Bus Association. Located in downtown Marion, it is the largest popcorn festival in the world, annually attracting crowds in excess of 250,000.

 

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

Oct 18 @ 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...
Oct 19 @ 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...
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Marion Public Library
A Marion Cultural Collaboration: ​October 12 ~ one-man stage show @7:30 at Marion Palace Theatre October 19 ~ Book Discussion @ 7:00 at Marion Public Library Join us for a special book discussion of the Read more...
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