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 3pm, 1pm Friday, and 1pm 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

2022 Main Stage Features Parmalee, Lita Ford, and KatMandu

The Main Stage of the 41st Annual Marion Popcorn will feature three nights of free live entertainment, including a group with the currently #1 ranked Country Airplay single, a female rock pioneer/guitar icon, and a tribute to one of Detroit’s most beloved performers on September 8-10, 2022 in downtown Marion, Ohio.

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Information Meeting and Applications Available for 2022 Miss, Ms., and Teen Pageants

Information and applications for the Miss, Ms., and Miss Teen Marion Popcorn Pageants are now available. Click here for details and to download an application. Note: all applications must be in before July 10, 2022.

These pageants will be held at River Valley High School Auditorium on August 6, 2022 starting at 7:00pm.

An information meeting for interested participants is scheduled for Saturday, June 4 from 1:00-3:00 at Blue Fusion in Marion.

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Festival Events

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