2019 WNC Bigfoot Festival

WNC Bigfoot Festival 2019 All Things Bigfoot Coming Back To Marion, North Carolina at the 2019 WNC Bigfoot Festival The WNC Bigfoot Festival is returning to McDowell County on September 14, 2019. The event will be held on the downtown of Marion, North Carolina and is set to showcase fans, researchers and the curious with [...]

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Top Five Waterfalls Near McDowell County

Top Five Waterfalls Near McDowell County McDowell County has the best of both worlds. Part of the county lies in the foothills of Western North Carolina and part lies in the mountains, just a short trip to Asheville or the Blue Ridge Parkway. One thing the area is known for is natural beauty and that [...]

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Mountain Glory Festival 2019

36th Annual Mountain Glory Festival The 36th Annual Mountain Glory Festival Is Coming on October 12, 2019 The 36th Annual Mountain Glory Festival will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from  9:00 am – 5:00 pm in Marion, North Carolina. The arts and craft festival is one of the longest running events in the [...]

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Marion Comic Con 2019

Marion Comic Con 2019 Marion Comic Con 2019 - Fun in McDowell County, NC Marion Comic Con 2019 was a fun event held at Marion's Municipal Event Center on March 2, 2019. The event brought costumes and fun to downtown Marion featuring featuring anime, Cosplay, comics and more to McDowell County. Organizers Sherri McDowell Deal estimated around 1200 [...]

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New Year’s Eve in Marion, NC

New Year's Eve Celebration Marion rings in the New Year in style The City of Marion rang in the New Year in with downtown celebrations including fireworks, dancing, music and fun. Even a light rain didn't dampen the crowd who came out to watch the annual gold nugget drop and mini-pyrotechnics display. The crowd is [...]

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Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp

Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp The Lake James Black Bear Boat Access Ramp The Lake James Black Bear Boat access ramp is an important facility used by those looking to fish, ski or enjoy recreation on Lake James. With easy access from Marion, Morganton and Interstate 40, the Black Bear access ramp has [...]

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Fall Leaf Season

  GLORIOUS FALL COLORS The 2017 Fall Colors are in full swing in McDowell County. Visitors to our communities will see the reds, yellows and oranges of our fall trees highlighted by the bold greens of our pine and spruce trees. The season is a little later coming this year so there is plenty of [...]

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