About the Festival

About the Marion Popcorn Festival
The Marion Popcorn Festival in downtown Marion, Ohio, is the largest popcorn festival in the world annually attracting crowds in excess of 250,000.
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Entertainment

About the Marion Popcorn Festival
From national acts on the Main Stage to regional and local talent on the Showcase and Poppin' Party Stages, the Festival offers tons of free entertainment.
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Rides & Ticket Info

About the Marion Popcorn Festival
Rides open Thursday at 1pm, 12-noon Friday, and 12-noon Saturday, and run through the close of the festival each night.
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Popcorn Parade

About the Marion Popcorn Festival
The Popcorn Festival Parade is the place to be as thousands gather to watch one of the area's largest parades wind through downtown Marion.
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Recent News

Entries for Popcorn Festival Recipe Contest Due by Sept. 4

Entries for the Popcorn Festival Recipe Contest are due by Monday, Sept. 4

Recipes should be emailed to the OSU Extension Office at Gherman.12@osu.edu. Participants should include name, address and phone number with the recipe entry. [Read More…]

Savage Anarchy Wrestling hits the Community Showcase Stage Sept. 7

Thursday September 7th Savage Anarchy Wrestling brings Live Pro Wrestling to the Marion Popcorn Festival. S.A.W is known for their support of family entertainment aspects when putting on a show.

September 7th at 8pm Live at the Marion Popcorn Festival Community Showcase Stage in front of City Hall. If your a Wrestling Fan you will not want to miss this. [Read More…]

Wallace Crowned 2017 Miss Marion Popcorn Festival

(L – R): 3rd Runner- Raeleigh Richards,  1st Runner-Up Annslea Schaber, Miss Marion Popcorn 2017 Kaylee Wallace, 2nd Runner-Up Emily Christman, and 4th Runner-Up Ashley Keener.

(L – R): 3rd Runner- Raeleigh Richards, 1st Runner-Up Annslea Schaber, Miss Marion Popcorn 2017 Kaylee Wallace, 2nd Runner-Up Emily Christman, and 4th Runner-Up Ashley Keener.

Kaylee Wallace captured the title of Miss Marion Popcorn Festival 2017 Saturday evening, August 5, during competition at River Valley High School.

By winning the Miss Marion Popcorn Festival title, Wallace earned a $1,000 scholarship, as well as the Festival crown, banner, and a prize package.

I worked so hard for this,” said an amazed Wallace. “It was so exciting having my mother right there on the stage with me.  We made a really good team.” [Read More…]

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