When you need a bite to eat, Marion has you and your tummy covered. Stave off hunger pangs with a quick visit to The Kettel House Bakery & Cafe where you will find divine cupcakes, perfect pastries, and more. If you are hungry for something that is a little more on the savory side, Zio Johnos's Spaghetti House offers the city's most authentic Italian cuisine that is sure to leave you satisfied. Wind down from a busy day with a light snack and a warm cup of java or tea from Wit's End Coffeehouse, Marion's most beloved coffee shop.
Celebrate the Arts
If you are an enthusiast of the arts, Marion is your kind of place. Be sure to check out the Campbell Steele Gallery on 7th Ave where you will be introduced to the fabulous works of a number of artists you may have never heard of before and will instantly fall in love with. The gallery includes a wide range of media formats and offers wine, craft beer, live music, and more. You will also want to make sure you save the date for the annual Marion Arts Festival held in City Square Park to celebrate the talents of local and emerging artists.
For a unique one-stop shopping experience in Marion, residents typically flock to the Main Street-style shopping district in Uptown Marion. You will enjoy browsing countless high-quality handbags and accessories at PurseNality of Marion, where you are sure to find the perfect bag (or two) to complement your wardrobe. Discover the perfect gift for that special someone at Happenstance on 7th, full of upcycled pieces, home decor items, original art, and more. After a full day of shopping, take a much-needed breather and indulge in fine truffles, toffee, and other delectable treats from The Chocolate Shop.