Saturday In The Park

New date for Saturday In The Park Saturday, August 26th!


Saturday in the Park is a family event in one of Marion’s beautiful parks–Lincoln Park, located at the corner of Fairground and Prospect Streets!!!


Saturday in the Park will feature 3 stages with non-stop fun for the entire family including Michael Giffin, Silly Willy, Fluffy the clown, Moana, live music, local talent, and so much more. This year's event will feature a Basketball tournament, inflatables, bounce houses, slides, and over 40 booths filled with activities for you to enjoy! Visit with princesses and pirates, snack on Kona Ice Snow cones, popcorn, Cotton Candy and more. Little girls will delight to see the Popcorn Festival members finger painting, glitter tattooing, and dressing them up for their own princess photo booth shoot. Anytime Fitness will be hosting the Wipe Out inflatable timed relay this year and taking donations for Wipeout Cancer for Grayson. Most of all make memories with your family while having fun in your local park. 


We encourage families to attend together. It’s a fun day of activities for little children, older children, teens and parents!It is our hope to make this event as inexpensive for everyone as possible. Most activities and entertainment are free. And the costs for food and ride tickets are very affordable. Plus, each year we give away hundreds of dollars’ worth of prizes!


The festival is now being held on a new weekend! Save the date for Saturday, August 26, 2017


Our festival committee is made up of volunteers. We welcome any individual, organization or business in the Marion, Ohio area, who is interested, to participate. For questions Contact Brandy Gatrell -


Saturday in the Park is a not-for-profit organization that is governed by an advisory board which is made up of representatives from the City of Marion, United Way of Marion, Children Services of Marion County, and the Marion City Schools.

Thank you so much to our sponsors for helping make the event a success:

  • iHeartMedia Marion
  • Blue Fusion Entertainment
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Marion County Children Services
  • Whirlpool Marion 
  • General Hospital/Ohio Health
  • Marion County DD-Bidler
  • McDaniel Motors
  • Tri-Rivers Career Center
  • YWCA Child Care Resource & Referral
  • Center Street Clinic
  • Josh Daniels Properties
  • Johnston Supply
  • Sneed Business Services
  • Lees Famous Receipt Chicken
  • Cool Kids Clothing Resale
  • LULAROE-Ashly Larue

Tickets will be $8.00 at entrance of the event. Tickets can be purchased online through iHeartMedia for 2 for $10.00 beginning June 30, 2017.

To purchase tickets online visit:

For more information about Saturday in the Park:

iHeartMedia Marion

Anytime Fitness

Marion County Children Services

Blue Fusion