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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.

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!

As a property owner, business owner, elected official or individual who is passionate about downtown Toledo, you are invited to join us for our Coffee Connections in 2022. Board members of the Downtown Toledo Improvement District (DTID), ConnecToledo Downtown Development Corporation, and staff will be present to chat about downtown activities and the organizations’ projects.

It's officially Restaurant Week Toledo With so many downtown restaurants participating you're going to have one busy week! "Restaurant Week Toledo is an opportunity to enjoy delicious meals at special prices from dozens of the Glass City’s best locally owned restaurants while supporting Leadership Toledo’s tuition-free youth programs. It's simple: Just dine at one of the parti ...

The Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose highlighted eight Black-Owned businesses in Ohio that “have shown what hard work looks like, continue to make their communities better, and inspire others to chase their entrepreneurial dreams.” We are proud that two of those eight are located right here in downtown Toledo!

Downtown is THE place to celebrate Valentine’s Day! Not sure what to do for your special someone? We took the hard work out of it, just pick from the list below for the best Valentine’s Day ever!

Who ya got? Catch the Bengals and the Rams in Super Bowl 56 from your favorite downtown spot! Not sure where to watch? We’ve got you covered. Take a look at downtown establishments with TVs and are open on Sunday.

Downtown Toledo

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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