Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the dates for FireFish Festival this year?

FireFish 2019 will take place September 20th & 21st.

**Festival hours are as follows:
Friday: 4 PM – 11 PM
Saturday: 11 AM – 4 PM (Artisan Market)
Saturday: 4 PM – 11 PM

2. Where is the FireFish Festival?

FireFish will once again occupy Broadway Ave between West Erie Ave & 6th in downtown Lorain, OH 44052.

3. How much does it cost to attend FireFish?

FireFish 2019 is FREE. This is a festival built by the community for the community. We do encourage donations at and before the festival to support local artists and to maintain FireFish Arts as a year-round initiative for creativity.

4. Is there free parking?

There is ample street and surface lot parking in downtown Lorain. Public parking is also available at City Hall and Black River Landing.  Nearby streets such as Reid and Washington also have parking. Check out this City of Lorain Parking Map for more details.

5. Are there things for children to do?


See the  Saturday Workshops

See the Friends of FireFish

And Explore our pop up art galleries and enjoy becoming part of the art.

Shareyour dreams through a drawing or a story in Susie Underwood’s Dream a little Dream. (Gallery 383)

Test out Lizbeth Wolfe’s Community Sound Instrument.(Gallery 383)

Join Jessica Freeman at her interactive face painting station and help paint a UV painting. (In front of Style Center)

Ride Melissa Daubert’s Bike Buddee Kinetic Sculpture throughout the festival grounds.

Get your limited art print at Joan of Art’s The Tabernacle Tackle-Box Shrine. (Outside)

Join Princesses with Power Tools- Perfect for kids (and kids at heart)! Even if it’s not you first time using a power tool, #brilliantisbeautiful with engineer princesses teaching through a make-and-take constellation projector project. (Outside, Saturday, 3pm-6pm) Join Alex Wedmedyk & the Earth Rhythm Drummers for a Drum Circle (Northwest Bank Saturday, 2:15-3:45)  And more…..

Stop by the FISH on Saturday and feed it with you hopes for rebirth and renewal for Lorain.