We are really excited about the Findlay Market Opening Day Parade. This year's parade is the 91st Opening Day Parade and is hosted by the Findlay Market Association. What began as a few neighborhood and merchant groups walking to the ballpark has developed into a major undertaking for the Association. Anyone who is a Cincinnati Reds fan or who lives in Cincinnati knows that the parade is the start of a wonderful unofficial holiday signifying the start of another baseball season. This year we're thrilled because the Friends of Findlay Market have asked the Veggie Gals from Daisy Mae's Market to join their group in the parade. We'll don our Carmen Miranda style hats and market aprons and join the fun on the way to the stadium. (If you're counting, we'll actually be "Unit #36" of the 178 units in the parade.)
As participants in the parade, we'll be representing all the wonderful merchants who have called Findlay Market their workplace for the last one hundred years. It's a privilege to carry on this small part of history and to spread the word about what a special place Findlay Market is. Come out to the parade and if you're lucky enough to have a ticket, head to Great American Ball Park...and when the excitement dies down after Monday, come to Findlay Market for food, fun, and to enjoy another Cincinnati tradition.