Tag Archives: family fun Marion Indiana

Christmas City USA Walkway of Lights Downtown Event

This festive holiday event will include a Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the courthouse square.  Pictures with Santa, trolley rides through the Walkway of Lights, live music, a fire pit for S’mores roasting, Christmas movies, craft vendors, food vendors, and of course, the Christmas Parade at 7pm.  You’ll enjoy bands, carolers, dancers and performers from…

Mississinewa 1812

Largest War of 1812 living history event in the U. S.  Battle re-enactments, reconstructed Indian village, trapper camps, sutlers, traditional craftsmen, food purveyors, and musicians.  The Battle of Mississinewa 1812 commemorates the battle fought here between 600 federal troops and British-allied Indians. Authentic attention to detail makes the difference as you step back in time…

Marion 4th of July Fireworks Display

Join us in Marion for an evening of fireworks! Free fun, free admission. Inflatables for the kids to enjoy.  Vendors with delicious food options for you to purchase.  Live music includes Cook & Belle from 8-10pm.  Fireworks begin at dusk – around 10pm.

Cardinal 5K

The Cardinal 5K is a family-friendly, fun run/walk on the Cardinal Greenway in Marion.  The event will start and finish at the Marion Depot, 517 W. 10th St.  Proceeds benefit the Cardinal Greenway in Grant County.

Grant County 4-H Fair

Family fun at this annual county fair.  Food, rides, and games.  Friendly 4-H competition at animal shows and various member projects, and blue ribbons galore!  Midway Rides, lots of great free entertainment as well as many exciting events. $2 parking per day or $5 for the week.  Free parking until 4pm each day.

Mississinewa Valley Band Concert

Join us at the Gas City Park as we are ‘Sliding Into the ’60’s.  The Mississinewa Valley Band presents an evening of great tunes. No admission charge.  

Idyl Wyld Roller Palace

Open September – June.  Built, owned and operated by a Marion family since 1937, the Idyl Wyld has been rolling out family fun for over 70 years!  And there is plenty to do besides skating…we have an arcade complete with vide games, pool tables and ski ball.  Trade in the tickets you win for cool…

Marion’s Mississinewa Riverwalk

Scenic path that follows the Mississinewa River and stretches for 2.25 miles. The walkway begins at Washington Street bridge and 1st Street, and extends through Matter Park, providing a trail system for recreation and physical fitness.  Walk, jog, run, bike, roller-blade – this paved trail is perfect for all types of activity.  Families and children love this trail!