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Thanks To Our Sponsor
The City of Marion
You can download a complete copy of all the
events each day of the festival and a Festival Map
For Information on our FREE Entertainement
check out the Entertainment Page
|Popcorn 5000 5K Run
The Marion Popcorn Festival
Popcorn 5K run,
Certified event, will be held Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.
Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $17.00 through the early
registration deadline of Wednesday September 3th
and $20.00 after deadline and on race day CASH ONLY ON RACE DAY. First 100 pre-registered
participants receive a 5K T-shirt. Register Online
HERE Walkers are
welcome. More information HERE
Sisler & Associates, Smith Dairy, and Peacock Water
|Popcorn 100 Bicycle Tour
Saturday, September 6th, 2014. Registration 7-9am for the 105, 64 and 35
mile bicycle tour. Start from McKinley Park shelter at 1000 Mckinley
Park Dr, Marion, OH.
Sponsored by Marion General Hospital
Get all information on the tour and your on-line application for this
years tour HERE
and Commercial Area
All three Festival days (located
on Oak Street) Unique hand-crafted items
by Logan Tire.
Contact: Cheryl Huffman 740/387-4929 firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an application
or you can download an application and get more Information HERE
at the Main Stage with the Steel Creek and then Panama The Van Halen Tribute
Band at 8:30PM. Bikes meet at Buffalo Wild Wings at 5PM and will receive an escort to downtown main stage.
Supervised bike parking by main stage. No cover charge, door prizes. BIKE NITE PAGE
|Popcorn Bowl "Marion Midget
MARION, OH – The Marion Midget
Football Popcorn Bowl has been set for Sunday, September 7th,
at Lincoln Park.
The event will begin at 11:00 p.m. Midget
football players will play against each other in four games.
The teams’ cheerleaders will entertain the
audience with a production number.
For more information contact martha Douce Maniaci, 740-383-2623
Stop 2014 "Senior Rest Area"
Kingston Residence of Marion and the Marion
Senior Center are co-sponsoring the Senior Stop at the 34th Annual Popcorn
Festival on September 4th and 5th for anyone age
50 and over. This year’s 50’s theme is
Pop Around the Clock. The
Senior Stop will be located at 205 West Center St.
Complete Information HERE
Pins Bowling Tournament
|Coming This Winter
Juried Show and Sale
Will be held September 4, 5,
and 6, 2014 in Marion City Hall on West Center Street.
Artists may enter their
work in advance by registering online or downloing forms from
informtion or questions email
email@example.com or all our voicemail at
740-401-9278 This event is sponsored in part by the
Mid-Ohio Fine Art Society.
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|Community Showcase Stage
three days of the Festival Showcases area
talent; call to apply. Contact:
Dolphin Music Sound & Production
740-361-5877 Full List of
entertainment is available soon. HERE
three days; Contact:
Cheryl Huffman 740/387-4929 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored by MT Business Technologies
Marion Popcorn Festival Scholarship Pageant
To be held Saturday August. 2nd, 2014 7:00 p.m. at
River Valley High School. There will be over $600 in scholarship & prize
money awarded to the contestants. Click
for your 2014 application
Popcorn Festival Pageant 2014
| MS Marion Popcorn Festival Pageant
will be held at
At River Valley High School on Aug. 2rd. 2014 for information
contact click HERE
|Popcorn Festival Raffle
Raffle Tickets will be available from Popcorn Festival
members and by the theme booth to win backstage passes to this years Main
Stage Acts.. Winners will receive Meet and Greet, Meal
Backstage Passes, and a Autographed photo. We will also be conductin a
Tickets for both are $5 each or 3/$10
Popcorn Pageant 2014
The Miss Teen Popcorn Pageant will be held
Saturday Aug. 16th, 2014 7:00 p.m. at
River Valley High School Auditorium. There will be over $1000 in scholarship
& prize money awarded to the
Contact: Kay Gwinner 740-382-6560
Vikki Danner 740-386-5452 (evenings)
Sponsors include: Marion Area Counseling Center Download
|Miss Teeny Pop Pageant
Morgan Schwartz 740-341-8266
email@example.com (Participants age
6 – 12, and the competition includes a
“commercial” regarding the Festival,
modeling, and talent.) More Info
HERE Saturday Aug
River Valley High School.
Sponsored by McDonalds
Festival Theme Committee
The theme committee will run the souvenir booth at the corner of Prospect
and Center streets. There will be NEW T-shirts, long sleeved shirts, hats,
charms, pins, cups, coolers, etc. Order 6 or more T-shirts in August and
receive a discount. Contact: Tracy Snare 740-361-6585
Sponsored by Wyandot, Inc.
|State Sanctioned Buckeye
Pedal Tractor Pull
|2014 Marion Popcorn Festival Date:
Saturday, Sept. 6th, 2014 Time: Registration 1:00 - 2:00 pm ....
starts at 2:00pm
place in the Ohio State Bank parking lot.
Cost: Free for children 3-11 yrs....ages 12 and up $5.00
Trophies for the first 3 finishers in each age group for 4-11 yrs. 3
yr olds earn a ribbon only....no prizes given for 12 and up..only bragging
This is a Buckeye State Sanctioned Pull so the top qualifiers will be
eligible to pull at the State level.
|The parade will be held
Thursday, September 4th, 2014. Starting at 6PM Entry forms are due by
August 15, 2014
Entry Form &
More Parade Info
Sponsored by Con Agra Snack Foods, Parade Trophies Sponsored
by POET Energy Corp. CONTACT:
Entry Form HERE
Wee Pop & Wee Pop Pageant
Wee Pop Contact Information: Linda Candel -
Wee Pop -
Little Wee Pop Contact Information:
Jamie Williams -
Little Wee Pop -
|Popcorn Golf Outing
The annual Marion Popcorn Festival Golf Outing will
be held on Sunday,August 17, at 8:00 a.m. at King’s Mill Golf Course.
The cost of $55.00 per person or $220.00 per foursome will include
golf, cart and steak dinner. A cash
bar will be available. Proximity
prizes and low scores will be awarded.
The senior category will be considered those 62 years of age and
Information and sign-up is available at King’s Mill Golf Course,
or by calling John Russell at 740-726-2626 or Mark & Cyndie Jackson -
740-725-9691, The last day to
register will be August 10th.
Checks should be made payable to the Marion Popcorn Festival.
Registration Form HERE
or More Information HERE
Poppin Pooch Pageant
The Marion Popcorn Festival’s Poppin’ Pooch Pageant,
slated for this Saturday, has been
postponed until sometime in the fall.
Poppin’ Pooch Chairman Robb Koons indicated that although there had
been several entries, the numbers just weren’t there.
In talking with a number of people, he said it was determined that
after the vacation season would be better for many who were interested.
|Popcorn Senior Softball
The Marion Popcorn Festival Senior Softball
Tournament has been set for Friay, Saturday, Sunday, September 5,6 & 7th, at Garfield and Kennedy Parks. Two
Divisions, 58+ and 64+ played at Sawyer Ludwig Park and the 59 and
Over will be played at Garfield Park.
The deadline is fast approaching. Entry
fee is $200 per team plus $30 ASA team sanction fee. Contact: Larry
For more information or to register.
information contact Mary Longo, she can be reached at 740-223-4040, or
through the Ohio State University Extension Office.
The Marion Popcorn Festival’s Recipe Contest will pop to the forefront once
again. Judging will take place on Thursday, September 4th, at the Marion
Popcorn Festival. More Information
|Corn Hole Tournament
Corn Hole Tournament Saturday Sept. 6th in the Center
Street Beer Garden. Check-in begins at 9:00 am Corn Hole
starts at 10;00 AM Complete details and entry form
The 2014 Marion
Garden will have a new home in Busby Park
on the corner of West
Center and South Prospect
Streets next to Park Place.
Several years ago, the Marion Popcorn Festival introduced a
Garden to the Festival’s
palate of offerings. There is entertainment daily. The
Wine Garden offers a more relaxing, upscale
atmosphere complete with linen tablecloths, cabaret tables and light music.
The wine garden is open Thursday, September 4, from 5 – 9 p.m., and
Friday and Saturday, September 5 & 6, from 2 – 9 Complete