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Sept. 30, 2019, 4:02 p.m.

Canceled - 37th Annual Mountain Glory Festival


Canceled for 2021 - Please hold the 2nd Saturday in October of 2022 in your calendar and join us next year!

Celebrating 37 years of downtown Marion's Mountain Glory Festival on October 9th between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.  Festival-goers will find three blocks of Main Street filled with arts and crafts vendors, festival foods, and inside the McDowell Arts Council is the Mountain Glory Quilt Guild Show.  This year's musical performers represent a diverse mix of genres ranging from blues to marimba to gospel.  Admission is free to the festival and quilt show.  Check out the children's section, lots of freebies to enjoy! The event schedule is online.  Free parking and shuttle service from Rose's Department Store parking lot at 600 North Main in Marion, NC.