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.

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