Rossford will again host the Rossford Walleye Roundup with Bass Pro Shops on May 3-4, 2019. 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.
November 17, 2018 - January 06, 2019St. Clair Street
Watch the Hensville area in downtown Toledo become a winter wonderland with over 200,000 lights decorating buildings from Washington to Monroe St. Includes a visit from Santa and performance by Toledo Ballet. Features 45-ft tree in Hensville Park with 10,000 lights. Special dancing light show synchronized to music. Hensville lights start at 4:30 pm. Tree lighting at 6pm
The Blade Holiday Parade
November 17, 2018 - December 31, 2018Begins at North Summit and Jefferson Streets; finishes on Washington St
Enjoy one largest parades in the Midwest, The Blade Holiday Parade in downtown Toledo. The Grand Marshal of the 31st annual Holiday Parade will be Bruce Gradkowski, a former University of Toledo and NFL quarterback. More than 80 units including color guards, giant balloons, clowns, marching bands, and dance teams. Santa Claus will go from the parade to Imagination Station to hear wishes from area boys and girls. Immediately following the Parade: Photo with Santa Located at Imagination Station Noon – 3 p.m. (Free photos provided on Saturday)
Dowtown 419 Trolley Holiday Hop
November 23, 2018 - December 16, 2019Plate On, 420 Madison Avenue, Toledo
Fun excursion aboard a trolley to see Downtown Toledo's holiday lights! rolleys will start each night at: 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 7:30pm, 8:00pm, 9:30pm, and 10:00pm. Each ride is about 2 hours and drops you off at your starting point, Plate One. Bring your own alcohol onto the trolley, or purchase a to-go beverage from Plate One and Fleetwood's Tap Room. No glass, please.
30th Annual Historic Holiday Home Tours
December 02, 2018Old West End
Annual house tours event in the Historic Old West End of Toledo. With a Gift Boutique, Sanctuary Tours, 20+ vendors including the Arboretum Cookie Walk, Food, Children's Activities and crafts, Lite Refreshments, and more.
January 19, 2019Fifth Third Field, 406 Washington St
Winter Brewfest showcases pours from more than 50 breweries from around the country. Fifth Third Field’s unique setting adds an element of fun for beer beginners and enthusiasts to sample the liquid offerings from the more than 250 craft beers and ciders. Rounding out the All-Star Winter Brewfest experience is music, food and a souvenir sample cup.
The Biggest Week in Birding
May 03, 2019 - May 12, 2019Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, 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. For new and seasoned birders alike!
First Siege: 1813
May 25, 2019 - May 26, 2019Fort Meigs State Memorial, 29100 W River Rd
Fort Meigs hosts re-enactors from across the U.S. and Canada to commemorate the First Siege of Fort Meigs by recreating authentic military camps and tactical demonstrations. Experience period camps, musket and cannon demonstrations, battle re-enactments, hands-on activities, and more!