Marion County Flavor

There is flavor for every palate in Marion County! Snack on a pepperoni roll, treat yourself to a gigantic ice cream sundae or sip on a locally roasted coffee. It’s a foodie’s paradise! Looking for a bite-by-bite recommendation of some of Marion County’s best eateries? Check out what “The Food Guy” for the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Steven Keith, had to say about his tasty experience in our area.

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Annual Firearms Show

The annual Pricketts Fort Firearms Show is back this year on February 26-28 at the Marion County Visitor Center. The event features numerous vendors and craftsmen from Appalachia, who specialize in crafting 18th-century weaponry. Rifles, horns, knives, tomahawks and more will be on display. A unique collection will also be available for purchase. Learn more about the show on our website.

Fairmont Ice Bowl

The annual Fairmont Ice Bowl will be on February 27 at Morris Park. The Ice Bowl is a national charity disc golf program that raises donations for local food banks, and proceeds from this tournament are going to the Fairmont Soup Opera.  Entry for the Ice Bowl is $25 and a food donation. Awards will be given to the top three finishers in singles, doubles and overall. Register for this event now!

Upcoming Workshops

Get ready for March workshops at Pricketts Fort! On March 13-14, join rifle builder Sam Thompson for a two-day wire inlay workshop. Learn the process of installing decorative wire and metal inlays to transform your rifle or knife handles into historical and decorative works of art. Then, on March 27-28, learn historical and contemporary horn engraving with Willy Frankfort. Sign up for these workshops now.

Marion County History Guide

Travel through over 200 years of history with our Marion County History Guide. Learn about 18th-century pioneer life, our connection to coal and railroad history. Request your copy today! For more historic articles, browse our blog to find information about our Italian heritage and facts on the Father of West Virginia, Francis Pierpont.

Our Winter Favorites

There’s always something fun to do in the Middle of Everywhere! Find our recommended seasonal activities to add to your upcoming Marion County trip on our website.
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