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March 3rd - Comic Con Is In Marion!

Stop by 29 South Logan Street, in downtown Marion, NC to experience the 2018 Marion Comic Con! Interact with comic characters, artists and more.   The event includes a costume contest, cosplay, collectables, steampunk and other pop culture activities. Adult admission is $5.00 and children 12-4 years of age ...

New Year's Eve - Marion's Gold Nugget Drop!

Something you won't see anywhere else, a huge gold nugget dropping onto a TEN FOOT DONUT, courtesy of Mr. Bob's Donuts, at midnight on New Year's Eve!  Ring in the New Year with us by joining the fun in downtown Marion, NC.  There are scavenger hunts, prizes ...

Downtown Marion - It's Changing!

What's new? This!

Get Outdoors - Ride, Run or Walk!

Epic, real life adventure and action is right here, in our stunning region of the Pisgah National Forest. Our trails add that extra "punch" because of their roots, rocks, creeks and more than 67,000 acres of protected, ancient forest lands.  You'll find several outdoor challenge rides, races and ...

Winter Hikes, Winter Fun!

Stay active this winter with a hike through our pristine Blue Ridge hiking and waterfall trails. Winter views are stunning!  Typically, we experience mild winters and day temperatures are pleasant.  We are fortunate to have a broad range of elevations, no snow in the valley means you can ...

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