Get into the Christmas spirit in downtown Toledo
Have a jolly good time getting into the Christmas spirit in downtown! We’ve got some fun and unique options that all ages and budgets can enjoy. Be sure to enjoy a meal at one of our great restaurants when you’re down here for all the festivities!
Parade of Trees
Tour the Toledo Club and see over 42 tree and displays over five floors during the Parade of Trees. The public is invited to see the trees Tuesday, December 14 - Thursday, December 16 and dine at the Club's dinner buffet. Parade of Trees started 15 years ago and concludes every year with an auction for each of the trees.
See how Christmas is viewed around the world at St. Paul Lutheran Church’s Nativity Festival. View decorated and themed trees, as well as over 300 creches from all corners of the earth. The Nativity Festival runs through Saturday, December 18.
Thursday-Friday: 4-7 p.m.
Saturday: 12-4 p.m.
Have a holly jolly ride through downtown on a decked out trolley. The Holiday Trolley is a two-hour tour, taking you to a few bars and Promenade Park to see all the lights. You can still snag a seat on a couple of tours.
Sounds of the Season
Listen to local musicians give their take on holiday classics at the Main Library’s Sounds of the Season. This lunchtime concert series is free and open to the public. Each concert begins at 12 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 15 - Bowsher Show Choir
Thursday, Dec. 16 - Fayerweather & Weber
Friday, Dec. 17 - Toledo School for the Arts Holiday Orchestra
Nights of Lights
See Santa and other characters at ProMedica’s Nights of Lights in Promenade Park. Check out all the light displays, hot chocolate truck, musical performances and more. These events are free and open to the public.
Friday, Dec. 17, 6-9 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 18, 6-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 19, 6-9 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 26, 4-6 p.m.