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Southern Illinois Back-to-School Expo in Marion


Saturday, July 29, 2023    
9:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Pavillion
1602 Sioux Drive, Marion, Illinois, 62959

Event Type

A free family event providing school supplies, school physicals, dental exams and fun!

Join the Franklin-Williamson Positive Youth Development Action Team at the sixth annual Southern Illinois Back-to-School Expo on July 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Have fun and gear up for the school year!

The Southern Illinois Back-to-School Expo will provide free:

  • Backpacks and school supplies
  • Clothing
  • School physicals and immunizations/vaccinations
  • Dental services
  • Vision exams
  • Haircuts
  • Laser tag
  • Food vendors and more

Dental exams and haircuts are first-come, first-served. Please sign up online to pre-register for the school physicals and immunizations:

Children must be present to receive a backpack and supplies.

You can also sign-up ahead of time for general entrance to the event on the Southern Illinois Back-to-School Expo Registration page.

Visit the Franklin-Williamson Positive Youth Development Action Team Facebook page for more details.