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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 ...

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Plaza, also known as the Downtown Toledo Train Station, is home to Amtrak, Greyhound, a Subway Sandwich Shop, Brightside Academy and the Toledo Metropolitan Area of Council Governments (TMACOG). In addition, it is the location of many meetings, events and weddings.   The history of the train station, which is located at 415 Emerald Avenue, st ...

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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.

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ConnecToledo Downtown Development Corporation 
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Toledo, OH 43604

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