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The 2018 Marion Popcorn Festival All-Pageant Informational Meeting will be held Saturday, June 23, 2018 at bluefusion Fun Center, 1340 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Marion from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
This informational meeting is for all pageants, which will include Miss, Ms., Mr., Teen, Miss Teeny Pop, Wee Pop and little Wee Pop. The informational meeting will allow individuals the opportunity to ask questions regarding any of the above-listed pageants.
For additional information, please contact Lynn Jamison at 614-205-9349 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Miss Teeny Pop Pageant will be held on August 11, 2018 at River Valley High School. Registration is 8:00am to 8:45am and the Pageant begins at 9:00am.
The Miss Marion Popcorn Festival Scholarship Pageant will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at River Valley High School.
Applications to compete must be postmarked on or before July 23, 2018.
To learn more about the Miss Marion Popcorn Festival Scholarship Pageant, click here.
The 2018 Little Wee Pop Pageant will be held on August 12, 2018 at River Valley High School, 4280 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road, starting at 11:00am.
The Wee Pop Pageant will be held on August 12, 2018 at River Valley High School, 4280 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road, starting at 11:00am.
The Marion Popcorn Festival Fine Arts Competition, Show, and Sale is held all three days of the festival at Marion City Hall on West Center Street. Artwork will be displayed in a gallery-type atmosphere and all artists are invited to enter.
Entries will be judged, and awards presented, in categories including painting, drawing, photography, mixed-media, and sculpture, as well as, Best of Show and People’s Choice.
Artists may enter their work in advance by registering online or downloading forms and rules from www.midohiofineartsociety.org.
All work must be framed or otherwise ready for exhibition and must remain on display at the Fine Arts Show for the duration of the Marion Popcorn Festival.
For further information visit the website above or contact us on Facebook.
This event is sponsored in part by the Mid-Ohio Fine Art Society and the City of Marion.
The Marion Popcorn Festival Parade takes place each year on Thursday evening of the festival starting at 6:00 p.m.
The parade starts by heading west on East Center Street starting at the corner of Greenwood Street. It then makes a zigzag, turning south on State Street and east on Church Street, before finishing up by heading south on South Main Street and breaking up near the Rotary Towers.