Mardi Gras continues at Findlay Market - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Mardi Gras continues at Findlay Market

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - The 7th Annual Findlay Market Mardi Gras challenges the winter weather on Sunday.

The event is family-friendly, free and open to the public.

Market merchants will compete for best Mardi Gras decorations, costumes, food and spirit.

The contest will be judged from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. First and second place winners will be announced after the crowning of the Mardi Gras King and Queen.

Shoppers will enjoy:

  • Decorations in the Market House
  • Free Mardi Gras beads given away by the Friends of Findlay Market
  • 11:15 a.m. crowning of Mardi Gras King and Queen/Merchant Contest
  • Noon Jazz Parade through the Market Square
  • Market merchants will feature Cajun specialties
  • Market Wines features a special wine tasting fundraiser to benefit the Market
  • OTR Biergarten open in the Music Tent

Music performances by:

  • Lagniappe (10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)
  • Robin Lacy and DeZydeco (12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.)
  • Ricky Nye Inc. (1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.)
  • The Medicine Men (3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Come enjoy free samples of a traditional low country crawfish boil beginning at Noon through 3:00 p.m.

Findlay Market is located in OTR on Elder between Elm and Race Streets.

Copyright 2011 FOX19. All Rights Reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

    Authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:02:34 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:50:07 GMT
    (Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.(Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP). Jennifer Stong hugs Tasha Hunt outside the scene of a shooting on the east side of Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Stong was inside the restaurant when the shooting occurred.

    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.

    Full Story >

    Police: Man armed with pistol shot and wounded two customers at Oklahoma City restaurant before being shot dead by handgun-carrying civilian in parking lot.

    Full Story >
  • Dems alarmed when WH lawyer shows up at classified briefing

    Dems alarmed when WH lawyer shows up at classified briefing

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-05-25 04:42:57 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:49:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves a classified briefing about the federal investigation into President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 24, 2018.

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers have received classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling.

    Full Story >

    Republican and Democratic lawmakers have received classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia's election meddling.

    Full Story >
  • Ireland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion

    Ireland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:32:46 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:49:02 GMT
    (Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...(Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...

    Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.

    Full Story >

    Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.

    Full Story >
Powered by Frankly