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Momentum Festival Returns to Downtown Toledo

Labor Day signals the end of summer, but the weather doesn’t seem to care and we’ve got plenty planned for this weekend! With a wide variety of fun options, we know you’ll have a blast down here with us. We’ve pulled some of our highlight events out for you to browse.

Momentum Festival

The Arts Commission is back with their weekend-long arts festival. Momentum begins Thursday, September 16, and runs through Saturday, September 18. Programming includes interactive art, live music, locally created films, poetry, dance and more. These activities will be held along the riverfront in Promenade and Festival Parks, with some of the programming held inside the Toledo Museum of Art and the KeyBank Discovery Theater at Imagination Station. See full schedule here.

Sandpiper Boat

Take a cruise along the Maumee River with our friends over at the Sandpiper. Cruises scheduled this weekend are the Friday Night Family Cruise (9/17 at 6:00 pm) and the Sunset Cruise and City Lights (9/19 at 7:00 pm). New to the Sandpiper schedule: Glass City River Wall Watch Tours. See the largest mural in North America being completed from the water. See calendar here to schedule.

Mud Hens

The Hens are hot! Currently third in the league, the Mud Hens are home through Sunday, September 19. See them take on the Columbus Clippers as they race for first place. Get tickers here.

Toledo Farmers' Market

Meet the people that grow your food at the Toledo Farmers’ Market. The Farmers’ Market is open on Saturdays from 8a-2p through November and change to their winter hours in December.

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

Enjoy music, dancing, food and family fun at the 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in Promenade Park. The event is hosted by Adelante, whose mission is to serve and empower individuals and families in Northwest Ohio through education, prevention, economic literacy, health and other social services. The Celebration is Saturday, September 18, from 3-11pm in Promenade Park. Get tickets here.

Flying Pig Arts Fest

See the talent the students at Toledo School for the Arts have at the Flying Pig Arts Fest. Hear live music, check our art exhibits and browse vendors on Saturday, September 18 from 3-10pm. See music line up and full details here.

Brick Bar Grand Opening

Ow, she’s a brick bar! Come on out for the grand opening of The Brick Bar on Saturday, September 18 from 4p-12a. Come for a craft cocktail and live music. The Brick Bar is located at 413 Madison Ave.

"Coming Up for Air"

See the Toledo Symphony Orchestra and Toledo Ballet come together for a mesmerizing performance at the Valentine Theatre. Coming Up for Air is at 7pm on Saturday, September 18. Get tickets here.


For all events scheduled this weekend, check out our events calendar here

Downtown Toledo

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Toledo, OH 43604

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