“The city of champions.”
Marion is recognized around the globe for annual mega-events featuring motorcycles, historical automobiles and aircraft, high-speed racing, a notable battle reenactment, and many celebrations of the arts. The City of Marion offers three major attractions including its signature Gardens of Matter Park, the Splash House waterpark, and the world-famous Walkway of Lights holiday display. For decades, Marion has been known around the world for its Christmas City Walkway of Lights. In 2015, Marion ranked #2 of “8 Best Cities for Holiday Lights and Decorations,” by Livability — Journal Communications, Inc. One of Marion’s more notable architectural landmarks is the extensive Marion High School campus, which includes a 1,468-seat community auditorium. The Marion Philharmonic Orchestra, the Community School for the Arts, and the Mississinewa Valley Community Band perform here to provide musical and dramatic entertainment for Marion’s numerous arts patrons.The eight-time state basketball champions, Marion Giants, play in the 7,500-seat Bill Green Athletic Arena. Marion is home to the largest private college in Indiana, a state-of-the-art tech college, and exemplary public and private schools. With all of Marion’s wonderful attractions and events bringing Howl2GO’s dueling piano show is the perfect fit!