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Marion Celebrates Festival

This award winning, free, community festival with the theme Many Cultures, One Earth, celebrates our community diversity and spirit through market stalls, food trucks, 2 main stages, roving performances, workshops, art installations and many more activities for all ages and interests.

The next Marion Celebrates festival will be Saturday 23 February 2019, 5pm - 9pm at the Marion Cultural Centre.

Marion Celebrates festival was celebrated on 25 March 2017 at the Marion Cultural Centre Plaza as a vibrant twilight street party, right in the heart of Marion, with over 5000 people in attendance.

Marion Celebrates is a biennial event which has been running for 20 years, with 10 festivals to date at various locations in Marion including the Marion Cultural Centre and the Living Kaurna Cultural Centre. The festival has a reputation as a family-friendly event with a focus on art and cultural experiences and sustainability for all to enjoy.

Have a look at the Marion Celebrates 2017 event guide here.

Previous festivals

 View photos from our previous festivals to see what all the fun is about!

Multicultural award for art and culture

The Marion Celebrates festival won the Governor's Multicultural Award for Art and Culture in 2013.

The City of Marion was awarded top honours for its work in promoting cultural understanding with the Marion Celebrates 2013 festival of international song and dance which attracted more than 7000 people.