A crowd in the street of downtown Marion, Ohio enjoying live music during a Third Thursday event.

Third Thursdays

164 South Main Street, Marion, OH 43302

Sponsored by McDaniel Automotive, this street fair takes place the third Thursday of each month, May-September. The city is taking it to the streets with live music, food trucks and local eateries/drinkeries, a kid’s zone, and a variety of vendors.…

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The Cardinal Project

The Cardinal Project

Downtown Marion

The Cardinal Project is a public art initiative of Downtown Marion, Inc. This project comes as an effort of Downtown Marion, Inc., led by Cardinal Project Committee Chair, Dean Jacob. The Cardinal is Ohio’s state bird. With Ohio as the 17th…

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Marion 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…

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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.

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Five Nights on Campus

1465 Mount Vernon Avenue

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…

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