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Toledo Jeep Fest Returns to Downtown Toledo

Toledo Jeep Fest is back! The weekend-long festival celebrating the Toledo-made vehicle is promising to be the best one yet. This year’s Jeep Fest is honoring the 80th year of Jeep being made in Toledo. With activities for the whole family to enjoy, this free festival is sure to be a blast.

Footprint and activities

Toledo Jeep Fest is unique in that is the only Jeep Fest in the nation that takes place in a downtown setting. The festival takes place in Promenade Park and Levis Square and moves up into the core of downtown. The weekend kicks off with a concert in Promenade Park on Friday night with country music star Josh Turner with Lauren Alaina. The fun on Saturday starts with the All-Jeep Parade that winds 1,300 Jeeps throughout downtown. The rest of the day includes activities for the whole family.

Saturday Schedule

11 a.m. Toledo Jeep Fest Parade - best viewing locations are on Monroe Street near 5/3rd Field and Huron St between Monroe St and Adams St

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Outdoor Park-n-Shine Show
- Indoor SeaGate Centre Exhibit – See rare and unique, museum quality Jeeps on display inside the SeaGate Centre
Vendor Midway featuring Jeep-related clothing, parts, accessories, and bling
Imagination Station’s Kid’s Zone at Festival Park
- Radio Controlled Rock Crawling Course at SeaGate Centre
- SeaGate Center Speaker Series
- Family Zone at Hensville Park
- Live Bands & Entertainment and Promenade Park and Levis Square
- Food Trucks
- Beer Gardens

Official Program & Commemoration

- 4:30 pm at SeaGate Centre 

FREE Saturday evening concert featuring Dueling Pianos
-8:00 p.m. in Hensville Park


Sunday Schedule

Rouen 1 Mile Walk

-9:15 a.m.

Rouen 4-Mile Run

-9:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
- Indoor SeaGate Centre Exhibit – See rare and unique, museum quality Jeeps on display inside the SeaGate Centre
- Vendor Midway featuring Jeep-related clothing, parts, accessories, and bling
- Live Bands & Entertainment at Promenade Park and Levis Square
- Food Trucks
- Beer Gardens
- Imagination Station’s Kid’s Zone at Festival Park
- Family Zone at Hensville Park, including inflatable games



Ample parking will be available for anyone coming down to Toledo Jeep Fest. Parking lot operators will be out with flags and signs guiding you to available parking.

Additionally, TARTA will be providing free shuttle transportation through the Toledo Jeep Fest Express. This service will pick up attendees from Franklin Park Mall and the drop-off will be at Monroe and Erie, right next to all the festival activities. It will be running on Aug. 6 and 7. TARTA’s paratransit service, TARPS, will also be available all weekend.



While food trucks are part of the festival, be sure to dine in some great downtown establishments while you’re here. They’re ready to serve you some tasty meals and delicious drinks.

Browse our list and take your pick.

Downtown Toledo

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