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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.

Toledo Jeep Fest is back! The weekend-long festival celebrating the Toledo-made vehicle is promising to be the best one yet. This is the 5th Annual Toledo Jeep Fest. With activities for the whole family to enjoy, this free festival is sure to be a blast.

The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library has started a brand new personal and professional development series called “Better Toledo.” These are classes that range in topics from yoga to leadership to confronting racism and everything in between. All classes are free, you just need to register in advance. Classes are the first and third Thursdays of the month. Certificates of completion will be given when you’ve completed three sessions in 2022.

Downtown will glow with the rockets red glare! The City of Toledo Fireworks in the 419 is on this year for Saturday, July 2 and we’ve made a guide to help you navigate all the activities planned. Stop by your favorite downtown spot, get a drink in a DORA cup and explore.

Holy Toledo! We've got a jam-packed weekend of fun in store for you in downtown. There are plenty of events the whole family will love. We've compiled a list of some of the biggest events of the weekend below. To see a full listing of all the events happening this weekend, click here. Wednesday, June 15 Coffee Connections Join us for coffee and conversation. We invite proper ...

Lunch at Levis is back again for the 17th year in a row! We had a blast with you all last year, so it was a no-brainer that we’d come back this year with even more planned. Join us on Thursdays at the newly renovated Levis Square Park for the largest work-day event in downtown. Live entertainment, food trucks, games and other activities are highlights of the biggest event during the work week.

On April 12, 2022, Toledo City Council voted to establish seven new Community Entertainment Districts (CEDs) in downtown Toledo. ConnecToledo Downtown Development Corporation worked with the City of Toledo and business community to facilitate the implementation of the CEDs as a resource to spur further economic growth and development.

Boaters, it’s time. J&M Cruise Lines will be opening up the dock slip reservation books for the Friday night summer concert series on Monday, April 4 at 12:00 pm. J&M Cruise Lines manages the docks along the west and east sides of the downtown riverfront.

Coming very soon to the banks of the Maumee River – a new vessel to take you on the Maumee River, Lake Erie, Lake Erie Islands and cities like Cleveland and Detroit. J & M Cruise Lines, owner and operator of the Sandpiper Boat and Water Street Taxi & Tours, have invested in our city once again and are bringing the Glass City Pearl to our waterways.

It’s here! The biggest party in Toledo, the unofficial holiday of downtown Toledo – Mud Hens Opening Day! Get your Hens gear and meet us all around the field for a day of fun. We’ll see you all out there Tuesday, April 5.

Sláinte! St. Patrick’s Day is here and we are so ready to celebrate. Downtown Toledo is the epicenter of all the fun. We’ve compiled a list of everything going on so you can have the best St. Patrick’s Day yet!

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ConnecToledo Downtown Development Corporation is a 501(c)3 organization committed to the redevelopment of downtown Toledo. This is accomplished by connecting public and private investment to facilitate the implementation of the Downtown Toledo Master Plan and other community priorities, including marketing, event management, environmental maintenance, safety and economic development services. The goal is an exceptional experience for those who invest, play, work, dine, shop and live in downtown.

Contact Us: 419-249-5494

ConnecToledo Downtown Development Corporation 
300 Madison Ave #0110
Toledo, OH 43604

Email us: info@connectoledo.org

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