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The students at Children’s Discovery Center (CDC) created and presented a special gift for special guest, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz. With the help of their teachers, the children made a clay mold and used resin to make Mayor Kapszukiewicz his very own key to the city. The key was meant to honor his dedication to early childhood education. In 1996, CDC founder Lois Rosenberry was gifted a key to the city by then mayor, Carty Finkbeiner.

We hope you’re hungry – the 10th annual Restaurant Week Toledo is upon us! The week-long food celebration supports Leadership Toledo’s tuition-free youth programs, while you get to enjoy the very best of our locally owned restaurants.

We are flipping out! Okay, not really, but there is a gymnastics tournament taking over downtown! Elevate the Stage is a podium-style gymnastics competition that features athletes from all over the country and NCAA teams from the Big Ten.

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!

It’s cold outside but the SeaGate Convention Centre schedule is just starting to heat up! You won’t be stuck at home when downtown Toledo has plenty happening! Check out a few highlights coming to the SeaGate Convention Centre this month and next!

Downtown Toledo offers a wide variety of dining options that will keep you coming back! Our downtown is unique in offering over 80% locally owned restaurants. From meticulously hand rolled sushi to shawarma with freshly cut off the spit meat, we have options that are sure to please any palate.

Due to President Trump’s rally in Toledo on Thursday, November 9, it will be necessary to close certain streets around the area of the Huntington Center.


The kids are home from school, you're off work, you've got family in town - whatever it may be, winter break is a great time to explore downtown and all it has to offer! We've got plenty going on over the next week, take a look and plan some fun outings.

They started out as an order ahead/pick up service in 2017, participated at Lunch At Levis in the summer of 2019 and today they opened their restaurant doors. Leaf and Seed is downtown’s only vegan/vegetarian restaurant. In just a few, short years Leaf and Seed grew from a home kitchen, to a food truck, to a brick and mortar restaurant and downtown Toledo supporter.

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

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