Mermaid Parade and Festival

Since 2007, Marshall has been hosting its annual Mermaid Parade and Festival which brings together young and old mermaids, mermen, sea creatures and ordinary folk to celebrate on the banks of the French Broad River, one of the oldest rivers in the world.

The parade and festival is generally held the first Saturday in June and includes the parade, food, arts and crafts vendors, music, seafood cookoff and more.