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Downtown Toledo is alive with an atmosphere of growth as businesses continue to open, our professional sports teams have award-winning atmospheres, new residents walk our sidewalks and our artistic communities bring cultural celebrations. This is where you can keep in-touch and up-to-date with it all. Check back in regularly for all the latest goings on in our city’s center.

  Fourth in the 419, presented by Taylor Automotive Group, is a multi-day downtown celebration leading up to Toledo’s preeminent Independence Day fireworks display on Wednesday, July 4. Tens of thousands of people will visit downtown on the 4th for an evening of fun, food and entertainment. The Toledo Symphony will perform a live concert in Promenade Park that will begin at 9 ...

The Children’s Discovery Center reopened its downtown Toledo Center on the third floor of 338 North St. Clair Street. The energy of Toledo’s downtown revitalization has inspired the renovation. Children’s Discovery Center has been serving the greater Toledo Community since 1982 by providing early education and childcare. Their award-winning philosophy —which includes STEAM and ...

  Lunch at Levis returns on June 7, 2018, for its 15th year of lunchtime excitement. Located at Levis Square Park, at the corner of Madison and St. Clair, Lunch at Levis is 17 weeks of food, music and fun from June through September each Thursday. Food is offered from 11 a.m. to 1:30 pm. Local musicians are featured from 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. “Lunch at Levis is our largest, ...

The 2018 ProMedica Summer Concert Series kicks off this Saturday, June 2 and will continue through September. Featuting 15 performances along the downtown Toledo waterfront at Promenade Park, all ProMedica Summer Concert shows are general admission and concert goers are allowed to bring chairs and blankets for seating. There will be a variety of food trucks on site as well as b ...

April 19th, or 419 Day, is always a celebration in downtown Toledo.  Our various venues demonstrate their love for our beloved area code and all things Toledo and northwest Ohio.  The third Thursday in April is also the start of The Loop, or our art walk, sponsored by the Arts Commission.  When both happen on the same day, we have a downtown holiday.  Here are the highlights of ...

  You might recognize this handsome boy from Instagram as @fennie_the_lab where he has an impressive following just shy of 8,000. Fenway, or Fennie as he is affectionately nick named, is a local 15-year-old chocolate lab “chariot driver and adventurer” who has been sharing his explorations of Downtown Toledo and the surrounding area on social media since March of 2014. In his ...

  Having a stay-cation in Downtown gives you many options.The ECHL league-leading Toledo Walleye have home games on March 24, 25, 30, 31, April 6 and 7.The Farmers’ Marketing is open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. with early spring flowers making their first appearances.Take on the Egg Drop Challenge at Imagination Station on March 30 or fly their newest exhibit, Flight: Th ...

Downtown Toledo will be packed this weekend with a variety of events.  “On Saturday, I estimate that 30,000 – 40,000 people will be attending various celebrations.  We’ll be packed from the wee hours in the morning until midnight.” said Cindy Kerr, Vice President of ConnecToledo, Downtown Development Corporation. The epicenter is The Blarney Irish Pub.  Two days of Irish festi ...

When we think “Downtown Toledo power couple”, Andrew Newby and Kristin Kiser immediately come to mind. As owners of AVATAR, Black Kite Coffee and Toledo Spirits, they truly embody the word innovative, and have graced Downtown Toledo with several thriving local businesses.  When asked why downtown, Kristin said, “We have seen many waves of development in downtown over the last ...

Downtown Toledo Architecture 101 Part III   For the third installment in our Architecture 101 series, we’ve chosen another batch of five buildings. As an organization, we work throughout the greater downtown area – not just the central business district. You’ll see this reflected in our building selection, which includes downtown, the Old West End, Middlegrounds, and Warehous ...

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