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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!


Fairport Harbor Lighthouse Museum

Main Attractions

Some of our attractions

Swimmers at the beachLake Metroparks Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park

Swim, kayak & picnic at a Lake Erie beach. Parking pass available. Park is open year-round from daylight to 1/2 hour after sunset. Lifeguard on duty and concession stand open June thru Labor Day, weather permitting.
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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

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News & Announcements

Fairport Harbor Community Cats is a group working to promote humane control and treatment of feral cats through a trap-neuter-return program. If you would like more information visit our facebook page here

Anyone interested in learning more or getting involved with the Fairport Heritage Community Garden please go here
Fairport Harbor Community Garden To download the Garden Application click here

On Friday, April 27 @ 11am, the Fairport Harbor Tree Commission will hold a memorial tree planting celebration in honor of James (Jim) Zampini. Jim was a former Councilman, Tree Commission member and Beautification Liaison for our Village. Please be sure to mark the date on your calendar and understand that we will host this event rain or shine at the Fairport Memorial Park so dress accordingly. Please RSVP to me, Bernadette Armbruster – Tree Commission member, via email ( or text/phone 440-476-5131.

Customer Service office hours extended 9am-7pm beginning Jan 9- on Tuesday evenings only

Link for online water payments beginning Jan 2, 2018

Flooding - Sewer Back-up
Lake County Utilities Dept. hotline:
(440) 354-3434
Commemorative improvement at Memorial Park
A special thanks to Mr. Gene Kangas, Fairport Harbor Service Department and the Streets, Sidewalks, Buildings and Grounds Committee for making this commemorative improvement at Memorial Park.

Life is Better

Fairport Harbor Events - "Life is Better in a Beach Town!"

New Consumer Confidence Report for Fairport Harbor - 2016

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

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

Weather in Fairport Harbor Current: Breezy, 35 F
Today: Breezy H: 36 L: 29
Tomorrow: Breezy H: 35 L: 30

Village of Fairport Harbor

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

Friend the Fairport Harbor Tourism Council on Facebook and discover more opportunities for enjoyment in Fairport Harbor!

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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