From small, more intimate local municipal events to festivals of national scope, Marion County provides plenty of entertainment and activities at home. Check here for the latest information on happenings in and around Marion County.
This MonthFestivals


08octAll DayChamber Coffee

12octAll Day13019 Spencer Wayne Memorial Outboard Drag Boat Association’s World Championship Drag Boat Race

14oct1:00 am1:00 amColumbus Day

15octAll Day4th Annual Craft Fair

17octAll DayChamber Board Meeting

19octAll Day20Ketners Mill Fair

22octAll Day22novSVEC Senior Expo at Kimball Baptist Church

28octAll DayMarion County Commission


22octAll Day22novSVEC Senior Expo at Kimball Baptist Church

The National Cornbread Festival is a weekend-long celebration of cornbread and many cornbread related activities for adults and kids. At the end of every April, the quaint town of South Pittsburg explodes with family-friendly games, food, music and fun, including a 5k road race and free tours of the Lodge foundry. Visit Site
Ketner’s Mill is the premier Country Arts Fair in East Tennessee, and is home to some of the best in arts and crafts – ranging from sculpture and paintings, to pottery and hand-woven baskets to metal art and jewelry, plus woodworking, furniture, folk art, and more. Visit Site
Located in the county seat of Jasper, the Marion County Fair is a five-day festival filled with carnival rides, nightly entertainment, industrial, commercial and agricultural exhibits. Visit Site
*For ongoing information regarding the Marion County Arts Council go to or follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

*For updates to preserve, enhance, and enjoy local and regional nature, visit or email or call 423-991-1548.

To have events listed with the chamber, contact the chamber office at 423-942-5103 or