Fairport Mardi Gras - Come and Have fun with us
Thanks for visiting!
 
 
Fairport Mardi Gras
220 Third Street
Fairport Harbor, Ohio 44077
 
2012 Fairport Mardi Gras Celebration
Wednesday, July 4 - Sunday, July 8, 2012
 
Send Correspondence: Fairport Mardi Gras, P.O. Box 1118, Fairport Harbor, Ohio 44077
 
Event Schedule
PARADE - Thursday, July 5 @ 7:00 pm
(see parade form for details - NO Walk-ons accepted)
 
Wednesday, July 4 -
Festival opens at noon til 11:00 pm
Rides open at 1:00 pm til 11:00 pm
Daily prize drawing $50.00 at 10:45 pm (winning ticket returns to the drum)
 
Thursday, July 5 -
Festival opens at noon til 11:00 pm
Festival and Rides open at 2:00 pm til 11:00 pm
Parade starts at 7:00 pm
Daily prize drawing $50.00 at 10:45 pm (winning ticket returns to the drum)
 
Friday, July 6 -
Festival opens at noon til 11:00 pm
Rides open at 1:00 pm til 11:00 pm
Senior Day at 1:00 pm til 5:00 pm - Amphitheatre - FREE Bingo, Games and FUN
(Check with your local Lake County Senior Center for details)
Daily prize drawing $50.00 at 10:45 pm (winning ticket returns to the drum)
 
Saturday, July 7 -
Mardi Gras 5K @ 9:00 am
Festival opens at noon til 11:00 pm
Rides open at 1:00 pm til 11:00 pm
Kids Day at 1:00 pm til 5:00 pm - Games and FUN
(Richardson Food Special: Hot Dog, Fries and drink $4)
Daily prize drawing $50.00 at 10:45 pm (winning ticket returns to the drum)
Entertainment: Sounds of Crystal Ball will perform at 7:00 pm - Amphitheatre
 
Sunday, July 8 -
Festival opens at noon til 11:00 pm
Rides open at 1:00 pm til 11:00 pm
Fireworks at DUSK (grab a seat on the beach lakefront)
Grand Prize Drawing following the firework display at the Grand Prize Tent
 
PLEASE SEE EVENT PAGE FOR GRAND PRIZE INFORMATION
 
 
While most communities are celebrating fireworks on July 4, 2012,
Fairport Mardi Gras will kickoff our Festival on Wednesday, July 4th with the Parade on Thursday, July 5th and end the weeks celebration on July 8 with our own special Fireworks display.
 
Parade:  Thursday, July 5, 2012 @ 7:00 PM
 
 
 
Senior Day Celebration (photos provided by Karen Langford)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fairport Mardi Gras Contact Information:
Parade Chairperson, Kristine Butsko @ kbutsko@roadrunner.com or
440-251-1882
Alt Parade Chairperson, Karen Langford @ fpttwin@gmail.com or
440-251-3150
 
President, Jim Cardina@ 440-352-0806 jamescardina@oh.rr.com
Vice President, Karen Langford @ 440-251-3150  or fpttwin@gmail.com
 
Concession Chairperson, Chris Carlson @ 440-352-4684
Kids Day Chairperson, Jodi McFadden @ 440-487-2843
 
 
MEETINGS:
 
We encourage new members to join and
help keep the Fairport Mardi Gras celebration a continued success and to always provide good clean family fun for everyone!
 
The committee is made up of dedicated volunteers that meet on the 2nd Monday of each month held at the Fairport Harbor Village Hall, 220 Third Street, 2nd Floor with board members meeting at 6:30pm and regular members meeting at 7:00pm.
 
Membership is open to the public throughout Lake County. Anyone interested in attending a meeting or would like to get involved should contact Jim Cardina @440-352-0806. Your suggestions are welcome. Committees include Parade, Concessions, Advertising, Childrens Events, Prize Tent, Ticket Sales, and more...
 
 
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
 
Fairport Mardi Gras is proud of its long lasting relationship with the Fairport Harbor community and Fairport Harbor Exempted Schools. Donations have been made to area high school bands to support their programs. Scholarships are awarded to current FHS high school graduates.
 
FMG BOARD:
 
Jim Cardina, President
Ms Karen Langford, Vice President
Mrs. Barb Carlson, Treasurer
Mrs.Wendy Carlson Secretary
Ms. Kristine Butsko, Parade Chairperson
Ms. Karen Langford, Senior Day Chairperson
Ms. Jodi McFadden, Kids Day Chairperson
Mrs. Pam Hummer, Queen Chairperson
Mrs. Sharon Lowthian, Advertisement Chairperson
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