December is a busy month in Downtown Marion. On Thursday, December 10 we will be hosting the 6th Annual Under the Christmas Tree Auction at Park Place. Doors open at 5:30pm with a silent auction, heavy appetizers and a cash bar. The live auction will begin at 7:00pm with auctioneer Ben Higgins Realty & Auction Co., LLC.
Then, on Friday, December 11, from 5-8pm we will host the 2nd Christmas Church Tour. This will be a walking tour of nine historic downtown churches and will include horse-drawn wagon rides, a live nativity scene, and strolling carolers.
New Year’s Eve will once again be a celebration in Downtown Marion. The Winter Wonderland Gala at Park Place begins at 7:30pm and dinner will be served at 8pm with light entertainment by Kensington Park. Then at 9:30pm At Your Request DJ Service provide music for the NYE party. At 11:30pm we encourage everyone to gather in the parking lot of 172 W. Center St. for the annual Pop-N-Drop where you will enjoy a fantastic display of fireworks, hot chocolate and popcorn!
For more information and to purchase your tickets for any or all of these events, call 740.802.7329 or browse our website to purchase online.
Downtown Marion Inc. is 501©3 organization dedicated to the revitalization of downtown Marion, Ohio. Our mission is to restore downtown to its former state of functionality, accessibility and profitability. We will accomplish this by focusing on the downtown area as the ‘heart’ of Marion County.