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 5pm, 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

2024 Main Stage Entertainment includes Dillon Carmichael and Jackyl

The Main Stage at the 43rd Annual Marion Popcorn will again feature three nights of free live entertainment, including a tribute to a legendary singer/songwriter Thursday evening, one of the Fresh faces of Country on Friday, and closing out Saturday with some Southern Rock tour warriors from Georgia on September 5-6-7, 2024 in downtown Marion, Ohio.

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Festival Events

Aug
3
Sat
5:00 pm Miss Marion Popcorn Festival Sch...
Miss Marion Popcorn Festival Sch...
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Miss Marion Popcorn Festival Scholarship Pageant will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. at River Valley High School. Click here to learn more!
5:00 pm Ms. Marion Popcorn Festival Pageant
Ms. Marion Popcorn Festival Pageant
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Ms. Marion Popcorn Festival Pageant will be held at River Valley High School on Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 5:00. Click here to learn more!
Sep
5
Thu
6:00 pm Popcorn Festival Parade
Popcorn Festival Parade
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Marion Popcorn Festival Parade takes place each year on Thursday evening of the festival starting at 6:00 p.m. Click here for more details!