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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!

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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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Marine Museum

Upcoming Events

October 25th, 2016
Ghost Stories Tour
7 p.m. at Fairport Harbor Historical Society Marine Museum and Lighthouse Tower.
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November 26th, 2016
Annual Shop Hop Small Business Saturday
Shop Hop Small Business Saturday is November 26th.  Details to follow
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December 3rd, 2016
Harbor Holidays/Grinch
Details coming…
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December 3 - 4th, 2016
Fairport Harbor Holidays and a Day with the Grinch
Fairport Harbor Holidays and a Day with the Grinch will be December 3, 2016.   Museums, churches, schools, the FH Public Library, organizations and businesses will participate from 11am-4pm  with arts and crafts, Chinese auctions, entertainment and ethnic foods while the Grinch travels around the village with his dog Max stealing gifts to “Fill the Cruiser” for Toys for Tots.  The … Continue reading "Fairport Harbor Holidays and a Day with the Grinch"
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December 11th, 2016
Zion Lutheran Church 125th Anniversary Grand Finale
Worship with Zion Lutheran Church on Sunday, December 11th at 11am.  Learn who were the Founding Families, meet their descendants, hear the Proclamations.  Share this with Family and Friends.  For further information contact the church office at (440) 357-6411 or email
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News & Announcements

Fairport Harbor Magazine - 2016
Life is better in a beach town.
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Everyone needs to file a return - if they owe tax or not.

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Oct. 17 - Nov. 18, 2016
(Picked up by Service Department)

ONLY leaves in paper bags, no other yard waste or sticks

MONDAYS - Streets north of Sixth St. and west of Plum St.
TUESDAYS - Streets north of Sixth St. and east of Plum St.
WEDNESDAYS - Streets south of Sixth St. and west of Plum St.
THURSDAYS - Streets south of Sixth St. and east of Plum St.

If your business or organization would like to participate in Harbor Holidays, please print and fill out this form and return it to Village Hall by November 10, 2016. Form...

Job Opening: Full Time Operator at Water Treatment Plant

The Village of Fairport Harbor is accepting applications for a full time operator in charge of its water treatment plant. Application due date is no later than November 4, 2016

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Fairport Harbor Community GardenFairport Heritage Community Garden Info

Summer 2016 Newsletter

Yard Waste Pickup
Tony Scheiber’s Hauling will pick up bagged yard waste on the 1st and 3rd Mondays from April through December 1.

Press Release: Village of Fairport Harbor Water Quality
For Immediate Release Jan. 29, 2016
In response to recent events in Flint, Michigan and Sebring, Ohio, the Village of Fairport Harbor would like to share with its water customers that the Village has been well within Ohio EPA requirements for lead and copper testing. More information...

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.


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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