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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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Community Day

Upcoming Events

SEPT 20    12 - 6 PM
Community Day
Classic Car Show, Kids Games, Band Boosters Cake Walk and Open Mic Karaoke with Bill McCabe. All this and much more! (Vendors: now is the time to apply to be part of community day.) Event info | Vendor App

SEPT 20    4 PM
The Great Fairport Harbor Quack Race
Annual Fundraising Race for the Fairport Harbor Tourism Council Tickets will be sold until 15 minutes before race time.

Harding High School

SEPT 18-20
FHS Alumni Weekend
A weekend for alumni to come home.

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News & Announcements

Waterfront Advisory Board Meeting
Tuesday August 25, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. in Council Chambers.


Sisu play
SISU is in the Heart

This is an original play about love, family and Fairport Harbor. Get involved! The project is looking for performers and volunteers, artists, carpenters, seamstresses and technicians. UPDATE: Audition, volunteering and performance dates!
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Summer 2015 Newsletter

Council meetings to be held at Senior Center/Community Center effective Jan. 6

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: Mostly Cloudy, 84 F
Today: Partly Cloudy H: 83 L: 68
Tomorrow: PM Thunderstorms H: 87 L: 69

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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