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The Village of Fairport Harbor, Ohio

Welcome to Fairport Harbor, 30 miles east of Cleveland on the shores of Lake Erie. Fairport Harbor is a unique village rich in history. Lake Metroparks Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park features one of Lake Erie's best beaches – swim, kayak, play sand volleyball, picnic and more. Boating and fishing are at their best here!

About Fairport Harbor...


Fairport Harbor Lighthouse Museum

Main Attractions

Some of our attractions

Lighthouse and museumFairport Harbor Historical Society Marine Museum and Lighthouse Tower

Located at the mouth of the Grand River, the Fairport Harbor Marine Museum is the first Great Lakes Lighthouse Marine Museum in Ohio and in the United States.
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Lighthouse and museumThe Museum Finnish Heritage Museum and Tours

The Finnish Heritage Museum gallery has changing exhibits throughout the year telling the story of Finnish heritage and various cultural traditions by displaying artifacts and providing information relating to this important history.
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More attractions...

SISU is in the Heart - A Play for Fairport Harbor

Upcoming Events

OCT 1, 3 & 4
SISU is in the Heart - A Play for Fairport Harbor
World Premier presented in collaboration with The Finnish Heritage Museum

  • October 1 - 7pm;
  • October 3 - 2pm and 7pm
  • October 4 - 2pm

Fairport Harding High School Auditorium
329 Vine Street, Fairport Harbor

Reserve in advance starting September 15 Reserve tickets by calling 440-549-0129, or email your name, quantity (limit 6 per person), and show date/time to or go to the website to reserve.

OCT 15   12:30 - 4:30 PM
Operation Street Smart
Parents: become informed on the ways drugs and paraphernalia might be hidden so that you can keep your kids safe. This award-winning initiative is presented by undercover narcotics detectives. More info

More upcoming events...


News & Announcements

The Village of Fairport Harbor’s Planning Commission is having a Special Meeting Tuesday September 29, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in Village Council Chambers.

Summer 2015 Newsletter

Council meetings now held at Senior Center/Community Center

Fairport Harbor Fire Department Seeking Explorer Applicants

Check the Laws Before Burning Outdoors

ODNR,  OEPA,  OEPA and LCGHD Open Burning Rules

New Water Department/Fiscal Office Hours
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Weather in Fairport HarborCurrent: Cloudy, 52 F
Today: Cloudy H: 51 L: 45
Tomorrow: Partly Cloudy H: 66 L: 52

Village of Fairport Harbor

220 Third Street    Fairport Harbor, Ohio 44077
Phone: (440) 352-3620    Fax: (440) 352-8872

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Emergency Contact Info

Police Dept. Memorandum: When to call the police
For Emergencies and Power Outages: Dominion Gas First Energy

Police & Fire (Non-life-threatening emergencies): (440) 354-3434
Police Administrative: (440) 352-3620 ext. 3
Fire Administrative: (440) 352-3620 ext. 5

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