The first ever Community Showcase Stage Lip Sync Battle will be held at Bluefusion Entertainment Center during the month of July 2016. [Read more…]
The 2016 Marion Popcorn Festival Poppin’ Pooch Pageant will be held Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Marion Red Cross, 1849 Summerset Drive, Marion. Registration will be from 1:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., with the pageant beginning at 2:00 p.m. [Read more…]
The 2016 Marion Popcorn Festival Tshirt Design Contest is underway. The winning design will be printed onto the official festival tshirts. [Read more…]
When the 2015 Marion Popcorn Festival Parade steps off at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 10 – 35 years later to the day – three who were an integral part of the Festival’s birth will be leading the festivities.
Norma Castanien, Mike Nicolosi, and Pat Regules have been tapped as the 2015 Grand Marshals. [Read more…]
Wristband for rides at the Marion Popcorn Festival will be available all three days again this year. Wristbands will be good all day long on Thursday ($15), Friday ($18), and Saturday ($20). [Read more…]
Marion Popcorn Festival is getting ready to hold two of their key annual events; the Popcorn 5K Run/Walk and Popcorn 100 Bike Tour. [Read more…]
Merry Christmas at the Marion Popcorn Festival! If you think that is annoying, it isn’t half as much as shopping on Christmas Eve, in the snow, cold and crowded stores trying to find that perfect gift for that special someone amongst the left over, picked over, items. We have all been there.
Why don’t you start your Christmas shopping early with us on Oak Street during the Marion Popcorn Festival? We have plenty of gifts for any occasion … even something for yourself. [Read more…]
The deadline for the Marion Popcorn Festival’s Recipe Contest has been extended until this Friday. Entries must be postmarked by Friday, September 4, 2015. They may also be taken to the OSU Extension Office, located in the Marion County Building, 222 West Center Street. Be sure to include your name, address, and telephone number.
Judging will take place on Thursday, September 10, in the Marion County Building during the Marion Popcorn Festival. [Read more…]
Mayor Scott Schertzer is announcing that on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 6:00 pm detours will begin being posted on the following streets in the downtown Marion area to accommodate activities for the 2015 Marion Popcorn Festival: [Read more…]
The 2015 Marion Popcorn Festival Fine Art Judged Competition, Show and Sale is being held September 10, 11, and 12 located at Marion City Hall in downtown Marion. This event is held in cooperation with the Mid-Ohio Fine Art Society, Inc. The show is limited to 200 pieces; interested artists should register their work early.
Entry categories include painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and mixed media. Top winners in these categories, along with the People’s Choice Award winners, will be given awards and cash prizes. MOFAS Award includes a one year paid membership to the Mid-Ohio Fine Art Society. [Read more…]