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Marion Popcorn Festival

The Annual Popcorn Festival offers free nationally-known entertainment, food concession stands, crafts, arts and rides. Don't miss the Popcorn 100 Bicycle Tour, Popcorn Softball Tournament and Popcorn 5K Run. Inside the Palace Theatre at 2:00 pm on Thursday there is a free show for seniors which will be Elvis' Lost Brother, with the parade starting at 6:00 p.m. the same day. Free entertainment at the outdoor main stage every night beginning at 8:30 p.m. Thursday evening will be Bike Nite with Straight On Heart Tribute Band, Friday evening country with Rodney Atkins and Saturday evening will be rock with Warrant.

Marion Popcorn Festival
Center Street

Marion, Ohio 43302

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Thursday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

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9/10/2015 - 9/12/2015



Annual Marion Popcorn Festival

Celebrating claim to fame as the"Popcorn Capital of the World".This three day festival is always the Thurs., Fri., Sat. after Labor Day. Parade always on Thurs. at 6 and has 300 units. Free concerts at outdoor main stage with name entertainment.

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  • A Poppin' Good Time!
    by Partner Author

    The Annual Marion Popcorn Festival is September 4, 5, 6, 2014. Always the first Thursday, Friday and Saturday after Labor Day.

    Enjoy visiting the Wyandot Popcorn Museum located under a circus tent inside Heritage Hall. One of the largest most impressive collections of popcorn wagons in the United States.

    In the festival area visit with Poppy the festival mascot along with crafts, art work, rides, local entertainment, food and popcorn!

    The first day of the festival a show for seniors is held inside the historic Palace Theatre at 2:00 p.m. Then get ready for the 250 unit Marion Popcorn Festival Parade that kicks off at 6:00 p.m. Free of charge at the outdoor main stage at 8:30 p.m. every night is name entertainment for you to enjoy.

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