100th Findlay Market Opening Day Parade Party

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100th Findlay Market Opening Day Parade PARTY

THIS Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 5PM ‘til 10PM at Moerlein’s Bockfest Hall, 1619 Moore St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

For more details, see our Facebook Page or Eventbrite, or email us at info@findlaymarketparade.com or call Debbie Gannaway  513-500-7554.

This party is FREE and open to the public, just like the Findlay Market parade! Since the parade is 100, we decided to throw a party.

FREE Tickets! - Yes, this party in FREE to attend. All are asked to go to Eventbrite to register for tickets.

FREE Cupcakes donated by Cincinnati State

FREE Frozen Yogurt (from Freddy’s Frozen Yogurt)

FREE entertainment and lots more....

Special Musical Performances at 7:00PM Dave Hawkins, performing or the first time LIVE on stage his special song for the 100th Opening Day.

The Findlay Market Opening Day Parade Committee contacted Dave and asked if he’d consider writing a song to celebrate the 100th Opening Day Parade, and also celebrate the Reds 150th birthday! He has reworked his 2002 song “Opening Day” to make it SPECIFICALLY for these 2 auspicious occasions. 

Party Entertainment Agenda

5:00PM Doors open       

5:05PM Crosby Popcycles

5:20PM Cincinnati Vintage Baseball Club 

5:25PM Gapper and Rosie Red  

5:30PM Red Hot Dancing Queens

5:45PM Crosby Popcycles

6:00PM Dancing Divas

6:15PM Red Hot Dancing Queens

6:30PM Mayoral Proclamation - EmCee Jim Scott.

Toasts Neil Luken, Chairman of the Findlay Market Parade

Tapping - Greg Hardman, President of Christian Moerlein Brewing Co.

7:00PM Dave Hawkins

7:15PM Sugar Pills All Girl Ukulele Band

8:00PM Lagniappe

8:45PM Dave Hawkins

& All can stay on for Morelein Singalong!

Food from Eli's BBQ, Bouchard's Pasta (meatball hoagies), Lubecker (great German schnitzel), Graeter's Ice Cream will all be for sale, so no one will go hungry. And, of course, libations from Moerlein! 

Costume Contest: Runs from 6-7PM with Mystery Judges in the room. All ages are welcome. Winners announced at 7PM.

Theme: Showcase Your Best 100th Findlay Market Parade or Party Costume.

Judging will be based on four criteria: 1. Creativity, 2. Accessories, 3. Confidence 4. Must be in Bockfest Hall from 6-7PM 

Other items of interest for party guests: Cincinnati Recreation Commission will have arts and crafts activities for children from 5 until 6PM.  Cincinnati Transit Historical Society will have their vintage Cincinnati Bus, (with the Crosley Field sign) available for people to tour, out in the street. Flying Pig Marathon will have their float in the garage space adjoining Bockfest Hall so folks can see them putting on the finishing touches. Cincinnati Vintage Baseball Club will have an information table about their organization.

COMMEMORATIVE T-shirts, baseball caps and beer glasses are for sale at

FINDLAY MARKET, Saturday, Sunday and Parade Day

And at the party!

Contact Debbie Gannaway at info@findlaymarketparade.com or call 513-500-7554 today.

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