June 4, 2022
Marion's 2022 Livermush Festival is changing, with the addition of new activities and tastes. This year's event includes a food truck rodeo! Instead of offering the traditional livermush and mustard sandwich, truck chefs will create their own, unique livermush-based dishes. These are available to purchase and customers will vote for their favorite concoction. The truck with the most votes will be named "Livermush Master" and receive a victory trophy.
Returning is the hog calling contest, live musical performances, and a fun kid zone. As always, admission is FREE.
This longtime southern favorite is composed of pig liver and other parts mixed with cornmeal. It is spiced with pepper and sage, so it's a similar taste to sausage. Hunter's Liver Mush is made in Marion.
Typically, it comes in a loaf, then you slice off some for a sandwich, often after it is fried. It is popular as a breakfast meat, served with eggs and grits.
You'll find more than livermush in downtown Marion. Stop by The Feisty Goldfish for fun and games, Keeper's Cut Meadery, Mica Town Brewing, McDowell Local, Bubbly's, Vintage Market, Flavors on Main, Shucks Pearls, Refinery 13, Artesana Ice Cream, and more.
The crowd favorite event is the livermush eating contest.
Take on the defending Hog Calling Champion.
For more information about the festival, call 828-652-2215.
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