The Catawba Falls trail will close on May 2, 2022, and remain closed until spring of 2023. The popular Old Fort area trail will be closed for 9-12 months to ensure the safety of the public and construction crews building retaining walls, boardwalks, staircases, and overlooks. Click the "Play" icon to find alternative waterfall and hiking trails.

Back to Local Events

McDowell Municipal Event Center

The event center is located inside the Larry D. Miller Business Complex, located in the heart of downtown Marion, NC. It is part of multi-purpose space.  The space is a fun, indoor shopping and entertainment venue. Today, you'll find a bakery, hair salon, gyms/workout businesses, print shop, skating rink, restaurants and more. Stop by to see what's new!

The event center is available to the public to rent as a private venue for parties, shows or meetings.  Call us for details and book your reservation by contacting the McDowell Chamber of Commerce at 828-652-4240.

Miller Building.jpeg