Looking for some fun in Marysville? With over 348 acres of parkland, the municipal pool, dog park, disc golf course, 10.4 miles of paved walking trails, and 3.3 miles of unpaved walking trails, there are plenty of ways to get outside and have some fun!
Add in the thriving uptown shopping and dining district, and the community events, and you’ll have a calendar full of fun in Marysville.
The Marysville Outdoor Refreshment Area (MORA) provides a time and a place for adults over 21 to purchase alcoholic beverages from qualified liquor permit holders within specific boundaries and to walk around outside with the drink.
MORA is active Monday through Friday from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 pm to 10:00pm. The MORA may also be activated during City-sanctioned events.
Only beer and wine can be purchased from participating establishments. Only 2 beverages can be purchased at a time, and must be consumed outside.
Seasonal and Annual Events in Marysville
Enjoy an evening of live music, great food and family fun in Uptown Marysville on select Fridays throughout the warmer months. The Marysville Outdoor Refreshment Area (MORA) is active, so you can grab a drink at participating establishments and enjoy it outside.
May 20: Season kick off – Live music from Fleetwood Gold, local vendors, kids activities, and food and beverage vendors.
June 10: Wine Night – Wine from local wineries, live music from Hard Day’s Night, Chalk the Block, local vendors, kids activities, and food and beverage vendors.
July 15: Country Jam – Live music from Nashville Crush, local vendors, kids activities, and food and beverage vendors.
August 26: Car Show – Live music from McGuffey Lane, car show, local vendors, kids activities, and food and beverage vendors.
October 14: Rocktoberfest – Live music from Turn It Up, local vendors, kids activities, and food and beverage vendors.
Saturday, June 3, 2022 from 10 am – 1 pm. Check out fire trucks, police cars, ambulances, tractors, a wheel loader and more at Mill Valley Park South, 1067 Creekview Dr.
618 N. Main St. Marysville BMX was built in 2020 to give families access to this recreational sport. The Marysville BMX track is sanctioned by USA BMX. There is a beginner’s BMX Racing League program, as well as sanctioned open practice and racing events April-October (weather permitting). Follow along on Facebook to see upcoming leagues starting in Spring through Fall.
510 Park Avenue. The municipal pool features a 10-foot water slide, competition swim lanes, one 3-meter and two 1-meter diving boards, a frog fountain splash feature, and a zero entry baby pool zone. The season starts May 28, 2022, and the pool is typically open Monday through Sunday from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Sat, May 28: Pool Opens for Season
Fri, Jun 3: Summer Storytime at the Pool
Fri, Jul 1: Summer Storytime at the Pool
Fri, Aug 5: Summer Storytime at the Pool
Daily passes and season memberships are available for purchase.
Saturdays, May 21 through October 1 from 8:30 am – 11:30 am, at Partners Park, 125 E. Sixth Street. Check Facebook page for updates.
The Union County Fair takes over fairgrounds in Marysville for the full fair experience for the 175th year from July 24 – July 30, 2022! Catch all of the fair food and fun with entertainment, agriculture, education, arts and crafts, and more.
Union County Airport from August 11-13, 2022. There will be over 30 Hot Air Balloons in the sky, plus sky jumpers, helicopter, plane, and balloon rides, live music, food, and beverage. Headliner concerts include Brett Michaels and Night Ranger.
Huge show with over 160 vendors on Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 9 am – 4 pm in Historic Uptown Marysville. The Uptown Christmas Walk is 100% funded by Festifair.
Find more upcoming events in Marysville
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Saturday, June 18, 2022
Past events in Marysville
Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 8 am – 2 pm. Free admission. First 10 kids get a prize. The show is for old and new toys, and isn’t just for collectors. Kids are welcome.
Jan Wilkerson Auto Care, 19825 Northwest PKWY Marysville.
There are SO many holiday events going on in Marysville this Christmas season.
Merry and Bright Bridges in Union County
Both the Pottersburg and Bigelow covered bridges will be dressed with twinkling lights for November and December. Find directions here.
Uptown Marysville Holiday Open House
November 5 & 6, 2021
Start off the holiday season in Uptown Marysville! Shop participating businesses throughout the Uptown District for holiday goodies and don’t forget to take a break for holiday treats or a great meal!
Cocoa and Carols with Buddy and Friends
Monday, November 22, 2021 at 5:30 -7:30 PM
Cocoa and Carols with Buddy and Friends is coming to Partners Park. Enjoy holiday family fun hosted by the Bunsold Middle School cast of ELF the musical JR! Come and meet Buddy, Jovie, and Santa, enjoy snacks and crafts with the cast, and see a preview performance. Tickets are $5; registration required.
Pumpkin Dash 5K
Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 9:00 AM
215 West Fifth Street, Maryville. The 11th Annual Honda Federal Credit Pumpkin Dash 5K is open to runners and walkers of all skill levels. Click here for more information and registration.
Sleigh Bells Ring Craft Show in Richwood
Sunday, November 28, 2021 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. See website.
North Union High School, 401 N Franklin St, Richwood, OH 43344
Uptown Christmas Walk and Tree Lighting
Monday, November 29, 2021 from 5:00pm-8:00pm. See website.
Participating Uptown businesses will have special extended hours to help you get a start on your holiday shopping. Stop by for special deals and friendly faces! The MORA will be in effect, so grab a drink and mingle!
Visitors enjoy live reindeer, children’s activities, dance troupes, carolers, and musical performers, costumed characters, horse-drawn carriage rides, door prizes, and even photos with Saint Nick himself at Santa’s Village! The annual tree lighting for the 30 foot Christmas Tree at Partners Park is at 6 pm. Many business will stay open with special activities and sales.
Letters to Santa
Children can leave their letters for Santa Claus by using the special mailbox attached to Santa’s House at Partners Park.
Visit with Santa Claus
Bring the kids to Partners Park for a visit at Santa’s House.
Monday, November 29th (5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, during Christmas Walk)
Thursday, December 2nd (5:00 pm to 7:00 pm)
Thursday, December 9th (5:00 pm to 7:00 pm)
Saturday, December 11th (12:00 pm to 4:00 pm)
Thursday, December 16th (5:00 pm to 7:00 pm)
Saturday, December 18th (10:00 am to 2:00 pm)
Thursday, December 23rd (5:00 pm to 7:00 pm)
Christmas at Vets
December 3, 2021 – 7:00 PM
December 5, 2021 – 3:00 PM
Union County Veterans Auditorium, 233 West Sixth Street
Join the Singsations, the Avalon Theatre Children’s Choir, and dancers from The Academy Dance Studio for a nostalgic look back at our favorite holiday. Concert is free, but donations are accepted. See details here.
Holiday Open House W/Santa & Mrs. Claus
Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus from 10 am – noon for a free photo op! Sip coffee or hot cocoa from Shaded City. There will be activities for the kids! Details here.
Dutch Mill Greenhouse, 18443 OH-4, Marysville, OH 43040
Holidays at Marysville Art League
Marysville Art League, 264 West Fifth Street
Friday, December 3, 2021 at 6:30 pm. Holiday Tree Lighting Reveal
Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 11:00 am – 1 pm. Pictures and Donuts with Santa at The Marysville Art League welcomes families to stop by the Houston House for pictures with Santa Claus! Enjoy FREE donuts, cookies, snacks, and crafts for children!
Sunday, December 5, 2021 from 11 am – 5 pm. Merry Holiday Shop Local Event
Santa Pics at Elwood Staffing To Stock The Food Pantry
Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 12 pm – 4 pm
Elwood Staffing, 1036 Columbus Ave, Marysville, OH 43040.
Richwood Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 4 pm at Richwood Park.
The theme this year is “Everyday Hero Christmas” and we’ll be honoring Sheriff Jamie Patton, Police Chief Monte Asher, Fire Chief Randy Riffle, Health Commissioner Jason Orcena, North Union Cafeteria Staff and Community Member Gail DeGood-Guy. Parade will conclude at the park where Santa will meet with families until 6pm. Details here.
Pet Photos with Santa
December 4 & 5, 2021 from 9:00 – 4:00 PM
Honda Marysville, 600 Coleman’s Xing Blvd.
Pet Photos with Santa is back. All proceeds benefit the Union County Humane Society. Cost is $10 per photo
Marysville Christmas Parade
Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 2:00 PM
The streets of Uptown Marysville come alive with holiday magic during the annual Marysville Elks Christmas Parade. The Uptown Square offers a great viewing point for this favorite tradition! For more information, please call the Elks: 937-642-4631.
Merry on Main Iceless Ice Skating
December 11 – January 2, 2022
Iceless Ice Skating at Partners Park (125 E. Sixth St.)
A holiday favorite returns for another year! Skating is FREE for residents and visitors of all ages. Skates are provided for FREE.
The rink is 72′ x 40′ with perimeter fencing and outdoor heaters. The rink capacity is 80 skaters and is staffed by CPR/First Aid trained and background checked employees.
Open 5-8 pm on weekdays through December 17, and 2-8 pm on Saturdays and Sundays, and every day starting December 18. Closed Christmas Day. December 30th & 31st – 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Donut Day with Santa
December 18, 2021 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
240 West Fifth Street, Ste. B
Stop by Brittany Freeman Insurance Agency for FREE digital photos with Santa Claus, donuts and hot chocolate, face painting, and crafts! Additional breakfast items available for purchase. Donations of baby wipes and diapers accepted.
Dobby’s Sock Drive
December 2021 at the Marysville Public Library
Harry’s sock was enough to free Dobby from the terrible Malfoys, and now you can help others in need too! Bring your new socks to the Marysville Public Library during the month of December to be donated to The Hope Center. For more information, please click here.