Events

Be sure to check out these events happening in Marshall.

Annual Jingle Mingle
Dec
14
5:00 PM17:00

Annual Jingle Mingle

Join us for a night filled with Music, Art and Holiday Fun!! 

A Variety of local performers with be filling the air with music and cheer in various downtown establishments. 

The Madison County arts Council Holiday Sale will offer a Friday night ‘Jingle Mingle’ sale event featuring local artists from 4-9pm at 62 South Main Street (the former Wells Fargo location). 

An Ugly Sweater Strut at Zuma Coffee starts at 6:30 so wear your worst! Please sign up outside of Zuma prior to the strut. 

Window Decorating Contest!! The Brush Creek Elementary School Choir on the Court House Steps!! Santa!! So much to do Downtown!! Fun for the Whole Family!! See Y'all There!!

JINGLE MINGLE ON MAIN SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TRAVELING SANTA AND MRS CLAUS
Madison Natural Foods 5:00 pm
Mad Co. Brew House 5:15 pm
Marshall Container Company 5:30 pm
Main St. Café 6:00 pm
Penland & Son’s Department Store 6:30 pm
The Sweet Monkey Café 7:00 pm

MUSIC
6:00 pm – Court House: Brush Creek Elementary School Choir 
6:00 pm – Mad Co. Brew House: The Moon & You 
6:30 pm – Marshall Container Company Movie: “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” along with hot cocoa and treats. Live music at 7pm 
7:00 pm – The Sweet Monkey Café: Katie Kasben Playing Jazzy Christmas Music
7:00 pm --Shady Side Florist

OPEN HOUSES & SHOPPING
4:00 to 9:00pm – Madison County Arts Council Annual Holiday Sale featuring 23 Artist booths Pop up location: 90 South Main St.
5:30 to 7:30pm – Flow Gallery opening Reception of Wild Awake: a collection of small spells by Abacus Corvus (Store will be open from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm) 
11am-7:30pm – HA! Offering cider and cookies/ snacks
12-9:00 pm – Outpost- vintage and handmade pop up shoppe with hot chocolate & ornaments for sale
Open till 7:00pm – Penlands Department Store 
Open till 9:00pm – French Broad Exchange
Open till 8:00pm – Shady Side Florist- music & snacks
2:00 to 9:00pm – MOSAIC Open House

Open till 7:30pm - Marshall HA Studios with Hot Cider & Cookies
Open till 7pm – Madison Natural Foods
10am-10:00pm --Ashe Farm B&B/Antiques will have gifts and antiques available for purchase together with homemade cookies & beverages. Dolls & Trains with Outside and Inside Lighting of Christmas Trees, Bells, and Ribbons for Holiday Viewing.

DINING 
– The Sweet Monkey Cafe 
– Star Diner- taking reservations until 9pm
– Marshall's Main Street Cafe
– Zuma Coffee
– Blunt Pretzels for sale in front of the Court House
-- Pizza by the slice at Mad. Co Brew House 

UGLY SWEATER STRUT 
6:30 pm Zuma Coffee Ugly Sweater Strut
Wear your ugliest & most festive Holiday Sweater downtown and join in the strut
First prize awards will be given out for the kids strut & the adult strut

The Window Decorating Contest winner will also be announced

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12th Annual Mermaids in Marshall Parade and Festival
Jun
8
11:00 AM11:00

12th Annual Mermaids in Marshall Parade and Festival

It's that time again!! The 12th Annual Mermaid Parade and Festival takes place all over Downtown Marshall on June 8th! 

Splash Island for the kids and kids at heart with an 18' water slide, bounce house and inflated slip and slide, Food fundraisers with the Local Boy Scout Troop 521 and the Presbyterian Church! Pirate and Mermaid Story time all on Blannahassett Island, a.k.a. 
"The Island" 11 am to 5 pm, Don't forget your swim suit! 

Arts and Crafts Vendor area is across the street from Mad Co Brew House, 12 pm - 7pm with Live Local Music in the vendor area and on the Court House Steps!
If you would like to vend, please message the event for the application!

1st Annual Seafood Competition Cook Off with Local Professionals and Amateur! This is the only ticketed event and we partnered with Beacon of Hope Food Pantry for a canned food drive, so for every can you donate you get $1 off your ticket!! Your ticket is your vote! The public judges this one and that means you! We will have live music, beer and wine for purchase. You can purchase your entrance ticket at the door at 11 am and drop off your cans so you don't have to carry them around all day! The Cook off is 2 pm- 4pm in the Old Arts Council Building ( 90 S. Main St. next to the Post Office )

We have a shuttle this year provided by Blue Heron Rafting! Park in the designated area at Ingles on 25/70 and get a ride into town!
The shuttle will run from 11 am to 8 pm. Tips appreciated!

The Jewel of The French Broad!! The PARADE!!
6pm Parade Launch!! Anyone can be in the Parade!! If you want to have a float in the parade please let us know by messaging the event! It is an interactive parade and it's all about water guns this year!! We have um and you have um! There are 3 designated "war zones" which will be marked and prepare to get soaked!!

Stick around after the parade for some After Parties!! Some of the business in town will be hosting bands and performances so check the Downtown Marshall FB page for specific business details!

Don't forget to Dress Up now AARRRRRRRRR!!!!

Sponsored by The Downtown Marshall Association, The Town of Marshall and The Madison County Tourism Development Authority.

Here's a video with highlights from the 2017 Mermaid  Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fxp3ckUfaBw&feature=youtu.be

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Marshall Handmade Market
Nov
17
10:00 AM10:00

Marshall Handmade Market

The Marshall Handmade Market happens every autumn on the Saturday before Thanksgiving at Marshall High Studios in Marshall, NC, from 10am to 5pm. The studios are housed in a 1920's two story brick high school, which is nestled on a little island in the French Broad River. On show day the spacious, sunny auditorium is filled with some of the best makers in the region, and the resident artists open the doors of their classrooms-turned-studios to visitors.

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Mermaids in Marshall
Jun
2
11:00 AM11:00

Mermaids in Marshall

It's that time again!! The 11th Annual Mermaid Parade and Festival takes place all over Downtown Marshall on June 2nd! 

Splash Island for the kids and kids at heart with an 18' water slide, bounce house and inflated slip and slide, Food fundraisers with the Local Boy Scout Troop 521 and the Presbyterian Church! Pirate and Mermaid Story time all on Blannahassett Island, a.k.a. 
"The Island" 11 am to 5 pm, Don't forget your swim suit! 

Arts and Crafts Vendor area is across the street from Mad Co Brew House, 12 pm - 7pm with Live Local Music in the vendor area and on the Court House Steps!
If you would like to vend, please message the event for the application!

1st Annual Seafood Competition Cook Off with Local Professionals and Amateur! This is the only ticketed event and we partnered with Beacon of Hope Food Pantry for a canned food drive, so for every can you donate you get $1 off your ticket!! Your ticket is your vote! The public judges this one and that means you! We will have live music, beer and wine for purchase. You can purchase your entrance ticket at the door at 11 am and drop off your cans so you don't have to carry them around all day! The Cook off is 2 pm- 4pm in the Old Arts Council Building ( 90 S. Main St. next to the Post Office )

We have a shuttle this year provided by Blue Heron Rafting! Park in the designated area at Ingles on 25/70 and get a ride into town!
The shuttle will run from 11 am to 8 pm. Tips appreciated!

The Jewel of The French Broad!! The PARADE!!
6pm Parade Launch!! Anyone can be in the Parade!! If you want to have a float in the parade please let us know by messaging the event! It is an interactive parade and it's all about water guns this year!! We have um and you have um! There are 3 designated "war zones" which will be marked and prepare to get soaked!!

Stick around after the parade for some After Parties!! Some of the business in town will be hosting bands and performances so check the Downtown Marshall FB page for specific business details!

Don't forget to Dress Up now AARRRRRRRRR!!!!

Sponsored by The Downtown Marshall Association, The Town of Marshall and The Tourism Development Association.

Here's a video with highlights from the 2017 Mermaid  Parade: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fxp3ckUfaBw&feature=youtu.be

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