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7/19/2022 8:13:58 PM General
August Uptown Marion Market to Feature Youth Entrepreneur Fair

The Uptown Marion Market is back on August, 13th  from 8am-Noon in City Square Park and 7th Avenue in Uptown. Over 35 local vendors with fresh produce, wine, honey, baked goods, and artisan items will be featured. Attendees are encouraged to make it a day in Marion by visiting local restaurants and businesses.


There is no shortage of children’s activities and entertainment being featured at this month’s market. Along with the market vendors, enjoy a musical performance by Acoustic Amazon, Face Painting by Lindsay, Amazing Balloon Artistry by The Balloon Buffoons, and the Power of Produce Club.


Local young entrepreneurs are invited to join as a vendor at the first Uptown Marion Market Youth Entrepreneur Fair. This is a wonderful opportunity to get local exposure with a small business and potentially make some great sales for free. The Entrepreneur Fair is open to youth under the age of 18. Handcrafted items of any sort are welcome. To participate please fill out the application at the link below by August 5th.  Please carefully read through the rules/instructions for the market on the application form. APPLY HERE:


The last Uptown Marion Market of the season will be September 24 from 8am – Noon. View vendor information and market map by visiting or


Uptown Marion Market is sponsored by the Marion Chamber Platinum Community Partners – Farmers State Bank, ImOn Communications, MercyCare Community Physicians, Summit Pointe Senior Living, and Z102.9, and is presented by the Marion Chamber of Commerce and Uptown Marion Main Street.  This event is also supported in part by the City of Marion Hotel/Motel Grant Program.