Celebrate Independence Day in Downtown Marion. The parade begins at 6:00 p.m. A special spot is reserved at the beginning of the parade for “Anything That Rolls”. Skaters, bicycles and skateboards are welcome and are not required to pre register. Parade Marshals are McDowell County veterans. The street dance begins at 6:30 PM. Fireworks at 9:45 PM. Contact the Marion Business Association, 828-652-2215 for more information.