Top Events in Marion, NC to Look Forward to in 2023

Marion, NC is a vibrant town with a rich tapestry of events throughout the year. Here are some of the most anticipated events for 2023 that will make your stay at Riverbreeze Campground & RV Park even more memorable.

  1. Annual WNC Bigfoot Festival (May 20, 10 AM – 6 PM): A fun-filled event for all ages, featuring local investigations and evidence of Bigfoot sightings. Expect to see nationally known experts and enjoy family-friendly activities and food. Details Here

  2. 15th Annual Livermush Festival (June 3, 5 PM – 9 PM): Celebrate Marion’s greatest delicacy in Downtown Marion. More information to come. Details Here

  3. Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks (July 4, 6 PM – 10 PM): Join the grand parade and street dance, and witness spectacular fireworks in Downtown Marion. [Call 828-652-2215 for more information]

  4. Sidewalk Yard Sale (August 5, 7:30 AM – 12 Noon): Over 70 yard sale vendors will take over Main Street. Reserve your space beginning July 7. [Call 828-652-2215 for reservations]

  5. 40th Annual Mountain Glory Festival (October 8, 9 AM – 4 PM): Enjoy a small-town celebration of fall with 150 crafts and food vendors, children’s events, local entertainment, and more on Main Street. Details Here

  6. McDowell Moves 2023 (October 21): Organize a walk for your community, business, or church. [Contact Steve Pierce for information]

  7. Haunted Halloween Downtown Pub Crawl (October 28, 11 AM – 11 PM): [Contact Mica Town Brewing @ for information]

  8. Marion Christmas Parade (November 19, 3 PM – 4 PM): A festive parade on Main Street. [Call 828-652-2215 for information]

  9. Historic Church Tour (December 7 and 14): Details coming soon. [Call 828-652-2215 for more information]

  10. Christmas Fest – Prize Drawing & Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest (December 21, 5 PM – 6:30 PM): Win a prize for having the best Ugly Christmas Sweater! [Call 828-652-2215 for more information]

  11. New Year’s Eve Celebration (December 31, 8:30 PM – 12 AM): Ring in the New Year with one of North Carolina’s most iconic celebrations in downtown Marion, complete with the unique gold nugget drop at midnight. Details Here