Marshall Community Services is a cooperative effort between the City of Marshall and Independent School District #413 ......a partnership dedicated to building a strong & vibrant community. The mission of Marshall Community Services is to promote or provide, through leadership, facilitation, partnerships and collaboration, an enriched community experience for all citizens. Marshall Community Services provides community education and recreational opportunities for Marshall and the surrounding communities.
The Marshall Community Services brochure is printed three times a year and includes programming for infant through adult citizens. Community events include an annual classic and collector car show in June. Annual 4th of July events are held in Independence Park and include the Festival of Kites and fireworks. The Lyon County Fairgrounds is the setting for the annual fair and the International Rolle Bolle tournament in August. The Sounds of Summer celebration, including a parade, live entertainment and family activities, takes place annually in August. The Pursuit of Excellence, southwest Minnesota's premiere marching band competition, is held in September. Homecoming weekend events at Southwest Minnesota State University are well attended by residents, students and alumni.