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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 7, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.
Registration starts at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $17.00 through the early
registration deadline of September 4th
and $20.00 after deadline and 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 7th, 2013.
Registration 7-9am. 8:00 a.m. start for the 62, 50, 36 and 25 mile ride.
Start from Marion General Hospital. Advance registration closes Friday
August 2nd: Contact
by Marion General Hospital
Get your application for this years tour
more information 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
|Thursday September 6th 6:15PM
at the Main Stage with the Derrick & Derrick and then the Ultimate Journey
Experience at 8:30PM. Bikes meet at Ralphies 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 8th,
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 2013 "Senior Rest Area"
Pop in to the “Senior Stop” at the Marion Popcorn Festival.
Hosted once again in the Marion Area Chamber of Commerce building located at
205 W. Center Street, by Kingston Residence of Marion and Marion Senior
Health Screenings 11am – 1pm; Bingo 1pm
Casino Games 11am - 2pm; Bingo 2pm
There will also be
water and light snacks available for seniors.
Pins Bowling Tournament
|5th Annual Marion Popcorn Festival Poppin Pins Bowling Tournament.
Friday , August 9th, 2013 Blue Fusion Entertainment
1340 Mount Vernon Ave. Marion Contact Laura Logan Snell 740-817-2586
Juried Show and Sale
Will be held September 6, 7,
and 8, 2012 in Marion City Hall on West Center Street.
Artists may enter their
work in advance by calling Tim Gorenflo at 740/361-0148 after 6:00 p.m.,
or by e-mailing him at
This event is sponsored in part by the
Mid-Ohio Fine Art Society.
|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 email@example.com
Sponsored by MT Business Technologies
Marion Popcorn Festival Scholarship Pageant
To be held Saturday August. 3rd, 2013 7:00 p.m. at
Harding High School. There will be over $600 in scholarship & prize
money awarded to the contestants. Click
for your 2013 application
Popcorn Festival Pageant
| MS Marion Popcorn Festival Pageant
will be held at
At Harding High School on Aug. 3rd. 2013 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 2013
The Miss Teen Popcorn Pageant will be held
Saturday Aug. 17th, 2013 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
firstname.lastname@example.org (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: Alisa Needles
Sponsored by Wyandot, Inc.
|State Sanctioned Buckeye
Pedal Tractor Pull
|2013 Marion Popcorn Festival Date:
Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 Time: Registration 1:00 - 2:00 pm ....
starts at 2:00pm
Location: On Church St between Prospect and Main Streets
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 5th, 2013. Starting at 6PM Entry forms are due by
August 15, 2013
Entry Form &
More Parade Info
Sponsored by Con Agra Snack Foods, Parade Trophies Sponsored
by POET Energy Corp. CONTACT:
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,September 15th, at 8:00 a.m. at King’s Mill Golf Course.
The cost of $50.00 per person or $200.00 per foursome will include
golf, cart and 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 Wayne Severns 740-360-2250, as well as at
last day to register will be September 9th.
Checks should be made payable to the Marion Popcorn Festival.
or More Information HERE
Poppin Pooch Pageant
Poppin’ Pooch Pageant will take place
Saturday, August 24th, at the Blue Fusion Entertainment Center located in
the Plaza Shopping Center on Mt. Vernon Avenue in Marion Information
|Popcorn Senior Softball
The Marion Popcorn Festival Senior Softball
Tournament has been set for Saturday, September 7th, and Sunday, September
8th, at Garfield and Kennedy Parks. The
49 and Over tournament will be played at Sawyer Ludwig Park and the 59 and
Over will be played at Garfield Park.
The deadline is fast approaching.
For more information or to register. Interested
teams should contact Jim Kelley, 740.389.6031,
740.244.3270, Al Feaver, 740.360.3769, or Larry Kelly, 740.602.3327.
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 5th, at the Marion
Popcorn Festival. More Information
|Corn Hole Tournament
Corn Hole Tournament Saturday Sept. 7th 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