We are already gearing up for a bigger and better festival in 2019. Mark your calendars for September 5, 6 and 7, 2019. The festival theme and details will be announced in 2019!
Get your registration in for the 2018 Marion Popcorn Festival Parade which steps off at 6:00pm on Thursday, September 6, 2018. This year’s theme is “The Big Pop rewinds back to the 80’s!”
The deadline for entries is August 18, 2018. In order to have the lineup completed and your position in the parade mailed in time, entries will not be accepted after the deadline of August 18, 2018.
The theme for the 2018 Marion Popcorn Festival is “The Big Pop rewinds back to the 80’s”
American rock band Pop Evil and country music group Lonestar have been named as the headliners for the 38th Marion Popcorn Festival. Lonestar will take the main stage on Friday, September 7, and the group Pop Evil is set for Saturday, September 8. Both performances begin at 8:30 p.m. and are free to Festival attendees. [Read more…]
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. [Read more…]
Entries for the Popcorn Festival Recipe Contest are due by Monday, Sept. 4
Recipes should be emailed to the OSU Extension Office at Gherman.firstname.lastname@example.org. Participants should include name, address and phone number with the recipe entry. [Read more…]
Thursday September 7th Savage Anarchy Wrestling brings Live Pro Wrestling to the Marion Popcorn Festival. S.A.W is known for their support of family entertainment aspects when putting on a show.
September 7th at 8pm Live at the Marion Popcorn Festival Community Showcase Stage in front of City Hall. If your a Wrestling Fan you will not want to miss this. [Read more…]
Kaylee Wallace captured the title of Miss Marion Popcorn Festival 2017 Saturday evening, August 5, during competition at River Valley High School.
By winning the Miss Marion Popcorn Festival title, Wallace earned a $1,000 scholarship, as well as the Festival crown, banner, and a prize package.
I worked so hard for this,” said an amazed Wallace. “It was so exciting having my mother right there on the stage with me. We made a really good team.” [Read more…]
Michelle Maynard of Galena, Ohio was named Ms. Marion Popcorn Festival 2017 during popcorn royalty festivities Saturday evening, August 5th, at River Valley High School. She won a cash award, a crown, banner and prize package.
“I am so excited to represent the Popcorn Festival and the Marion Community and look forward to the activities of the upcoming year” said the new Ms Marion Popcorn Festival, Michelle Maynard.
Maynard is currently an officer in financial services and lives with her husband and daughter in Galena, Ohio. [Read more…]
From a field of 16 contestants, Addison Geiser was named and Miss Wee Pop 2017 during competition held Saturday morning at River Valley High School.
Five-year old Geiser is the daughter of Amber and Ryan Geiser of Hilliard. She also won her age division in Formal Wear, Swimwear and Photogenic.
First Runner-Up to Miss Wee Pop is Lillian Oswald, the five-year-old daughter of Alicia and Owen Oswald of Marion. She won her age division in Popcorn Wear. [Read more…]