Rain or shine, Main Street Marion’s Oktoberfest commences this Friday, October 3rd at 5 p.m. in the 3rd Street Courtyard, 119 E 3rd St.  Marion Tent and Awning has taken precautions to make sure everyone stays dry in the Courtyard with their big tents!  Enjoy a German-inspired dinner by Vada’s, tasty brews by Fountain Square Brewing Company, themed entertainment and joyful music, and twinkling lights until midnight!

Back for the 2nd year is the Mississinewa Valley German Band!  The “oompah” band will take the stage at 5:30 p.m. Their lively spirited music is sure to incite dancing downtown and rousing cheers of “Prost!”  Following local acts include Carter Street at 7 p.m. and Common Ancestry at 9:30 p.m.  This fun combination of music is guaranteed keep you in the Oktoberfest spirit all night!

Door prizes from Guitar Picks on Tour, Best One Tire & Auto Care, Marion Civic Theatre, Vada’s, Mama Pearson’s Soaporium, and Little Caesars, plus MORE! Also, don’t miss Pucci’s delish cake auction!!  You definitely don’t want to miss!!  Big thank you to all of our sponsors for making Oktoberfest happen and for fostering growth downtown Marion – Chronicle-Tribune, 99.3 WCJC, 860 ESPN, STAR 106.9, 1400 WBAT, Alex Warren, Bahr Brothers Manufacturing, Barnes and Thornburg, LLP, Craig Persinger, First Farmers Bank & Trust, Glen and Anne Devitt, Gorman Center for Orthodontics, Indiana Michigan Power, Mutual Bank, REDICO, Riverside Community Federal Credit Union, SESCO, Susan Reese – F.C. Tucker, Hoosier Jiffy Print, Marion Tent & Awning, Heartstrings Ensemble, Little Outhouse, and City of Marion Parks Department.

Main Street Marion is an independent nonprofit downtown association that inspires, unifies and champions the Downtown Marion Experience. Our local Main Street office is your direct connection to the social and business hub of downtown Marion, and we are 100% funded by your donations!

Thank you for helping us make a positive difference in our community starting at our core – downtown.

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