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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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

2019 Marion Popcorn Festival Theme Announced

Planning for the 2019 Marion Popcorn Festival is underway and this year is proving to be even more exciting than last.

The theme for the 2019 festival is “Celebrating Super Heroes”.

Do you have a super hero? A super hero doesn’t only exist in your favorite comic book. Your super hero can be your mom, your dad, a grandparent, a policeman, a firefighter, a teacher, a veteran, a friend or relative actively fighting for our country; it can be anyone “super” in your life.

If you have a question for an event associated with the Popcorn Festival, please email marionpopcornfestival@gmail.com or you may also message the festival via Facebook (@marionpopcornfestival) or Instagram (@marionpopcorn).

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Festival Events

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. The parade starts by heading west on East Center Street starting at the corner of Greenwood[...]

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