Northwest Ohio hosts plenty of events for everyone 12 months a year! Stay in Rossford and you're just 10 minutes from many of the area's leading attractions and events!
Check the calendar for a listing of the major festivals and events during your visit to NW Ohio.
Fireflies on the Water
December 14, 2019 - April 26, 20202445 Monroe Street
Toledo Museum of Art visitors will have the opportunity to experience the unique vision of one of the world’s most influential contemporary artists when Yayoi Kusama: Fireflies on the Water opens Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Canaday Gallery. Visitors will experience 60 seconds alone in the room, which uses lights, mirrors and water to transport viewers to a space that seems endlessly expansive
Rooms of Illusion
February 20, 2020 - May 01, 2020Imagination Station 1 Discovery Way
Prepare to be amazed! The Rooms of Illusion features four individually-themed interactive rooms with optical illusions that will challenge your perceptions and allow you to see everyday surroundings in a whole new light! Seeing isn't always believing! Optical Illusion Room: The walls are crawling, the ceiling is spinning and the floor is floating...or are they? This wall-to-wall optical experience will make your head spin...even if the room isn't! Reflection Room: Immerse yourself in a world of reflection and light! Strategically placed mirrors create an infinity effect that draw you in to take a closer look. Light Room: The absorption and reflection of light has an effect on the colors we perceive. This room explores how our eyes interpret color under varying lights. White Room: You will contribute to a kaleidoscope of color! The White Room is a community art piece inspired by Yayoi Kusama's The Obliteration Room. Leave your mark, then come back again and again to see this space transform right before your eyes!
The Lion King
March 25, 2020 - April 12, 2020Stranahan Theatre and Great Hall 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd
Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return!Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony® Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony® Award-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony® Award-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice.
Weak Signals: Toledo R/C Model Show
April 03, 2020 - April 05, 2020SeaGate Convention Centre 401 Jefferson Ave.
The Toledo Show: R/C Model Expo is North America’s largest and longest running R/C model expo. This three day event showcases all types of R/C models including planes, cars, and boats. Along with the all the exhibitors there is a R/C model competition, speakers, swap shop, and an auction. This event is fun for the whole family.
Mirror Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar
April 04, 2020 - July 05, 2020Toledo Museum of Art 2445 Monroe St.
The retrospective exhibition Mirror Mirror: The Prints of Alison Saar features over 30 prints and six sculptures to showcase Alison Saar’s extraordinary 35-year career as a printmaker. Consistent with Saar’s sculptures that often incorporate found objects, the artist’s vibrant graphic work centers upon a strong, single female figure portrayed in a manner reminiscent of African deities and woodcarvings to address racial identity and related issues of gender, heritage and spirituality.
Toledo Opera: Scalia/Ginsburg and Trial by Jury
April 17, 2020 - April 19, 2020Valentine Theatre 410 Adams St.
Scalia/Ginsburg is an American comic opera by composer-librettist Derrick Wang about the unlikely friendship of U.S. Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Antonin Scalia. Launched at a special presentation at the Supreme Court of the United States in 2013, Scalia/Ginsburg received its world premiere production in 2015 to rave reviews. Gilbert & Sullivan’s Trial by Jury is a joy of courtroom banter and farce. Plaintiff Angelina sues the fickle defendant, Edwin, for breach of marriage promise.
Biggest Week in American Birding
May 08, 2020 - May 17, 2020Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center and Magee Marsh 13229 West State Route 2
The Biggest Week in American Birding is a 10-day festival in northwest Ohio, "The Warbler Capital of the World!" Immerse yourself in spring songbird migration and experience some of the best birding North America has to offer. The festival has something to offer beginner and seasoned birders alike, with bird identification workshops, guided birding trips, birding by canoe, daily walks at the world famous Magee Marsh, American Woodcock field trips, keynote presentations, a Birder’s Marketplace, and evening socials with free food and music. Come for a few days or stay for the whole 10-day celebration.
Stroll The Street
June 17, 2020 - September 02, 2020Downtown Rossford
Stroll the Street – Wednesdays in Rossford features a Farm Market, Musical and Art Entertainment, Food Trucks and more! Arts & Crafts Vendors, Produce Market Vendors, Food Trucks and other vendors and organizations are invited to rent space for the first 6 weeks, the second 6 weeks, or all 12 weeks at Stroll the Street, Wednesdays in Rossford for as little as $13 per week.