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Restaurants are the backbone of our community. Supporting them is a crucial to a vibrant downtown, so we’ve created the Downtown Toledo Takeout Challenge! We’re challenging you to support our restaurants open for carryout, curbside pick-up and delivery.

Ed Beczynski, owner of The Blarney, and Reverend Monsignor Christopher P. Vasko, pastor of downtown’s The Historic Church of St. Patrick’s, are teaming up to continue Historic St. Pat’s traditional Easter food blessing. On Holy Saturday, April 11, 2020, Monsignor will be present curbside at The Blarney and will perform a food blessing for meals either purchased from The Blarney or food baskets that are brought curbside from the community.

Being open for business takes on a different meaning during the Stay At Home order. We’ve compiled a list of restaurants, coffee shops and retailers that are operating curbside, delivery or online allowing us to keep our distance.

During this time of uncertainty caused by COVID-19, we know that many are faced with difficulty. Please see below for assistance within the Toledo area.

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.

Downtown Toledo

The Downtown Toledo Improvement District is a 501(c) (3) special assessment district created by downtown property owners to provide benefits within a defined 40-block area. DTID furnishes enhanced maintenance, safety, marketing and economic development services above and beyond those provided by the City and County.

Contact Us: 419-249-5494

Downtown Toledo Improvement District 
300 Madison Ave #0110
Toledo, OH 43604

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