Jordan World Circus
Jan 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


Visit the Jordan World Circus website.

Valentine’s Swine Barn Dinner @ Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm

Valentine’s Swine Barn Dinner

Date: Saturday, February 11th, 2017
Doors open at 5:30. Dinner @ 6:00 p.m.
Place: Marion Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Marion County Fairgrounds
$30/person or $240/per 8 person table in advance.

8:00 p.m. DeVault Ridge Country Music Band

(have opened for Aaron Tippin, David Allen Coe, and other national acts)


Silent Auctions—$500 cash prize drawing (must be present to win. Tickets must be purchased in advance to be in drawing)


Pork Loin, Baked Potato, Green Beans, Dinner Roll, Tossed Salad, Cake, Fruit Pies, Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water
Alcoholic Beverages available for sale through Delmar Distributing

Tickets Available Through

Nancy Carter 740-389-5779
Tina Lust 740-225-5519
Nathan Isler 740-225-5358
Steve Isler 740-225-1927
Jim Stiverson 740-361-5160
Dan Criswell 419-295-4965

Kidzapalooza Marion @ Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Event Details:

Date: Saturday February 25, 2017
Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Location: Marion Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum
Radio Stations: 1490 WMRN, Majic 95.9, Buckeye Country 94.3
Demo: Families with Children ages 1-12 and their parents
Kidzapalooza is advertised over all iHeartRadio Marion Stations Plus Social Media.

Kidzapalooza is an event produced by Event Management in cooperation with iHeartMedia to entertain children ages 1-12 who attend with their parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts and friends.

Kidzapalooza takes place all indoor at the Marion Veterans Memorial Coliseum, where families come for interactive games, inflatable rides, live entertainment, music and much, much more!

On-site, Kidzapalooza has stage acts all day, inflatable rides, Characters, Police & Fire representatives, and community service organizations providing games, face painting and fun activities.

Thousands of children and adults will be attending from all over North Central Ohio.

Contact Tom Danner for more information at ctdanner@roadrunner.com or 740-360-0762.

Creative Anachronisms @ Evers Arena
Mar 4 all-day

Winter War Kingdom of Ealdormere
{Kingdom of Ealdormere}

Winter War Maneuvers: Episode IV: A New Home
{Incipient Canton of Pferdestadt}

The Society for Creative Anachronism is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. Our “Known World” consists of 20 kingdoms, with over 30,000 members residing in countries around the world. Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes & workshops, and more.

Christmas by Candlelight
Nov 23 – Dec 25 all-day

Christmas by Candlelight 2017 at the Ohio Marion County Fairgrounds

This is our 22nd Christmas by Candlelight!

Christmas by Candlelight drive-thru light display will start Thursday, November 23rd and run through Monday, December 25th on the following dates and times.

  • Open Thursday, November 23 – Sunday, November 26, 6-10 PM
  • Open Thurdsay, November 30 – Sunday, December 3, 6-10 PM
  • Open Thursday, December 7 – Sunday, December 10, 6-10 PM
  • Open Every Night Thursday, December 14 – Monday, December 25, 6-10 PM

LIVE Nativity Saturday & Sunday on

  • December 2-3, 6-9 PM
  • December 9-10, 6-9 PM
  • December 16-17, 6-9 PM


  • $6 per car
  • $20 per small bus
  • $35 per large bus
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Would you like to help support your community? Become a supporter of the Christmas by Candlelight Drive-Thru Light Show. We are always looking for financial help to buy new lights and displays. We strive to update our displays so you see something new each year.

You can donate in your own name or in memory of someone else. For your $25 donation we will display your name on our donor board placed in the Christmas by Candlelight drive-thru. Please send your donation to Marion County Fair Board at 220 E. Fairground St. Marion, OH 43302. Thank you for your community support.

Christmas By Candlelight
Christmas By Candlelight
Christmas By Candlelight
Goat Barn Family Fun-Raiser
Dec 16 all-day