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Check here for updates and schedules of events for Marathon’s 75th Anniversary Celebrations!


Sunday, June 23


12:00 p.m. (noon)

Opening Ceremonies – activities include: Parade, car show, music, kids obstacle course and many more! Local vendors and food onsite, including: Mins Catering, cotton candy, and more!


4:00 p.m.

Bingo – hosted by Marathon Figure Skating Club at the Marathon Moose Hall


Monday, June 24


12:00 p.m. (noon)

Family BBQ – hosted by the Historical Society at the Marathon Museum


12:00 p.m. (noon)

Moose Meet’n’Greet – hosted by the Marathon Moose Hall


Time t.b.a. (evening)

Trivia Night – hosted by Ignite Young Professional Network at Biloxy’s

Food & Drink available for purchase


Tuesday, June 25


1:00 p.m.

Group of Seven guided hike to Picnic Hill – meet at Carden Cove. Please wear appropriate hiking attire. – Hosted by Group of Seven Lake Superior Trail


Wednesday, June 26


8:30 a.m.

ALL DAY Community and Regional Career Fair – hosted by Northwest Employment Works at the NEW Office


4:00 p.m.

Marathon Legion Market – hosted by Marathon Legion Branch 183 & Local Vendors


6:30 p.m.

Group of Seven guided hike to Picnic Hill – meet at Carden Cove. Please wear appropriate hiking attire. – Hosted by Group of Seven Lake Superior Trail


7:00 p.m.

Open mic night – Marathon Moose Hall

For more information please contact Carla Matos at 228-0744.


Thursday, June 27


8:00 a.m.

Pancake Breakfast – hosted by the Town of Marathon at Lakeview Community Hall


1:00 p.m.

75th Birthday Party – Are you turning 75 this year? Come down to the Marathon Public Library to celebrate your birthday along with the Town of Marathons! Cake, coffee and tea will be provided. – hosted by the Marathon Public Library


8:00 p.m.

Outdoor Family Movie Night at Dyers Field hosted by the Town of Marathon.

Snacks available for purchase, bring your own chair! (Movie to start once dark)


Friday, June 28


12:00 p.m.

Charity Family BBQ – hosted by Investors Group and Broker Link Insurance in their shared parking lot.

(Charity to be named at a later date)


Time TBA (Full schedule will be available at a later date)

Mixed Slow Pitch Tournament at Dyers Field – hosted by the Pic River Sharks.

For more information or to submit a team please contact Amy Michano at (807) 228-1582, or Robert Joy at (807) 228-2169


5:00 p.m.

Movies through the Decades brought to you by Gingras Girls Odeum Theatre.

.75c per movie or $5.00 for a weekend pass to all! Please visit the Gingras Girls Odeum Theatre Facebook page for more information on show times.


6:00 p.m. 

Kids Dance hosted by Doctor D-Jay Music Services at the Marathon Moose Hall.

Ages 0-grade 4 – 6:00-8:00 pm

Grade 5-8 – 8:30-10:30pm

$4 per per child

*Children attending the 6-8pm dance must be accompanied by a parent or guardian of at least 14 years of age.

*Door Prizes & Spot Light Dance Prizes*


Saturday, June 29


8:00 a.m.

Geocaching begins – all day event at Penn Lake Park, hosted by Jack Pine Tree Service and Landscape Design


10:00 a.m.

5k Colour fun run – Hosted by Marathon Family Health Team.

More information coming soon.


1:00 p.m.

Hemlo Open House  – Hosted by Barrick Hemlo.

There will be buses available and people can be picked up at the mall parking and will be leaving no later than 12:30pm. The buses will arrive at site 1:00pm and will return at 5pm. There will be bouncy castles, BBQ, tours, equipment and displays from each dept. for people of all ages.


8:00 p.m.

Street Dance hosted by the Town of Marathon.

Music, dancing, beer gardens. Age of majority event.


Sunday, June 30

12:00 p.m. (noon)

Closing ceremonies at Penn Lake Park

Other Events

  • The Marathon Quilters are hosting a Quilting Show on June 22nd at St. Johns United Church 10am – 4pm. For more information contact Ruth Schwantz at 229-0288. St John’s United Church is also hosting a tea during the quilting show, 1pm-3pm, contact Barb at 228-0874 for more information.
  • The Marathon Seniors Club is hosting Seniors Drop-in all week!
  • FREE GOLFING on June 29 & 30, and July 1!

Are you interested in hosting an event? Are you a local vendor wanting to get involved? Do you want to volunteer?

Please contact the Town Office at (807) 229-1340 ext 2238 for more information!

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