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“Day Before” Great Race Celebrations


June 22, 2024    
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Come early to Marietta to enjoy the day before the Great Race celebrations

*Local Museums: Open for visitors to explore Marietta’s rich history. The Castle, Campus Martius, The Children’s Toy and Doll Museum, The Anchorage, Henry Fearing.

*Peoples Mortuary Museum appointment only by calling 740-373-1111

*Narrated Sightseeing Tour on Valley Gem: Departs at 11:30 am.

*GREAT RACE Luncheon Cruise, Major Riviera, 11am

*Horse Drawn Carriage Rides depart from Lafayette Hotel 7:00 pm.

*Marietta Main Street Shop Hop: From 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, offering exclusive deals and promotions.

*Farm to Table Cruise on the Major-Riviera: Starts at 6:30 pm, featuring local cuisine.

*”Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat” at Peoples Bank Theatre: A must-see performance.

*Downtown Farmers Market: From 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, showcasing local produce and crafts.

*”Eurydice” at the MOV Players: Begins at 7:30 pm.

*Hidden Marietta Ghost Trek on Putnam Street: Starting at 8:00 pm.

*Anchorage Haunted History Tour 6 pm.

*Crawling for a Cure Bar Crawl hosted by the Lions Club: From 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

*Shai’s Summer Music Festival at the Townhouse: From 3:30 pm to 11:00 pm.

*Civil War Reenactment at Henderson Hall Plantation: From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, also on Sunday.

*Get Moooving at ErbNRoots: A fun-filled event for families.

*Warren Twp VFD Ice Cream Social: From 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Marietta offers beautiful and economical accommodations, along with a variety of fantastic restaurants, ensuring a pleasant and comfortable stay for all visitors. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the charm and hospitality of Marietta while enjoying one of the most celebrated car rallies in the country.