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Win the Window Contest
Thursday, November 12 – Tuesday, December 15
This holiday season, shoppers can earn chances to win an estimated $1,500-plus in merchandise and gift certificates through “Win the Window”, a shop local campaign by HMRA. This promotion was created to encourage and remind people to shop local during the holiday season and to support our downtown businesses. Between Nov. 12 and Dec. 15, shoppers can enter to win by spending money at any of the numerous participating downtown Marion businesses. A full list will be published.
Participating businesses have provided merchandise and gift certificates to place under the Christmas tree in a Downtown Marion Storefront Window. The prizes will be publicized.
Plaid Friday, Nation-wide Shop Local Promotion
Friday, November 27th
HMRA and the Nation-Wide Promotion to Shop Locally with media blitz advertising. Let’s compete with the Big Box Stores and let celebrate our local businesses!!!
Prelude to Christmas
Saturday. December 5th
Christmas gift giving ideas and shopping for the whole family. Spend the day in Downtown Marion and catch the Christmas Spirit! Our local Downtown Marion shops are open for your convenience and shopping needs. Specials and sales galore! Merchants are encouraged to pull out all the stops to make this day memorable with your own unique and creative flair as only our Downtown Marion businesses can do! The Marion Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade begins at 4:30p.
Enjoy Holiday Festivities at the Community Farmer’s Market which includes a wide variety of food vendors, bake sales, fresh produce, crafters, artists, entertainers and so much more. Santa will be stopping by too.
Our Vision for the Future...
The City of Marion's Historic Marion Revitalization Association works with the City of Marion and the Marion Chamber of Commerce to ensure that a master plan developed for the Historic Downtown is accomplished. We are committed to leading the revitalization of downtown Marion, making it a desirable place to live, work and play. Our future depends on building a community that provides a higher quality of life for its citizens, one that respects the past and looks forward to the future.