This year's event will include a fun-filled day of entertainment at Partners Park (125 E. Sixth St.). The celebration will kick-off at 2:00 pm with music provided by Charlie Tatman. At 4:00 pm, the Marysville Cabaret Troupe takes the stage. The troupe includes performers from Marysville High School's various music programs including the Swingers Unlimited and 2015 Monarch Idol contestants.
The Partners Park Grand Opening Ceremony will begin at 6:00 pm with the singing of the National Anthem, followed by opening remarks and recognition of our park partners by Mayor John Gore. Additional speakers include United States Congressman Jim Jordan and Deputy Mayor Toru Ibe, from our Friendship City, Yorii-Machi, Japan.
Friday Nights Uptown will follow the grand opening ceremony from 6:15 pm to 10:00 pm with music provided by Angelo Snyder and McGuffey Lane. Other highlights include a kids area with two bounce houses and numerous activities, 26 vendors, and food and drinks available for purchase, including adult beverages (proper ID required).