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Hungry Mother Arts and Crafts Festival

The third weekend in July is one of the biggest weekends in Marion, Virginia. The Hungry Mother Festival brings in thousands of people annually to Marion. Located at Hungry Mother State Park, enjoy the views while meandering through the endless booths of vendors. Shop from a wide variety of vendors, anywhere from pottery, fiber art, wood crafts, and so much more! Also enjoy the various food and drink vendors that are present. The festival begins on Friday, July 15th running through Sunday, July 17th.

Along with the festival is the “Hungriest Mother” Food Challenges. Located right in historic downtown Marion, enjoy a wide variety of festivities. On Friday, July 15 there will be live music on the courthouse lawn by the Phantoms starting at 6:00pm. On the 16th, the food challenges will begin at 5:30pm with registration opening at 4:00pm. This year is the biggest yet, having the greatest number of food vendors participating in the challenge. Live music will accompany the evening starting at 5:00pm. Downtown eateries and food trucks will be open!

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