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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.

Halloween Folklore & Funfest

October 19, 2019
Wood County Historical Center 13660 County Home Road,

You will have a ghoulishly good time at this family-friendly event full of fall fun. Parking entrance and all activities are free. Enjoy apple cider pressing, horse-drawn carriage rides, games, crafts, face painting, nocturnal nature, live music, a spooky trail and more.

Fall Color Tram Tours

October 24, 2019
Slippery Elm Trail Black Swamp Preserve: 1014 South Maple Street,

Take a leisurely ride down the Slippery Elm Trail to Rudolph, Ohio to enjoy the vibrant autumnal foliage colors. Tram is open sided so dress appropriately. Two sessions available.

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Sandpiper Boo Cruise

October 24, 2019 - October 27, 2019
Downtown Toledo

Our Halloween BOO! Cruise is a family-friendly experience for kids of all ages. This 30-minute cruise features Halloween treats and fun. Dress to impress!

Jack-o-lantern Open Archery

October 26, 2019
Arrowhead Archery Lane, 11126 Linwood Lane

Come anytime between 10:00 am and 1:00 pm to give this eerie archery program a shot! Carve your own pumpkin-target or use arrows to make a “holey” jack-o’-lantern for a scary-good time! All pumpkins, carving tools, and archery gear provided. Participants must be 7 years, or older; minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian. Personal gear welcome – must be checked by staff before use. To access the Range, turn onto Huffman Road off of Route 6 and then turn right onto Linwood Road and pass the no outlet sign.

Rock'tober 10k, 5k + 1 Mile Friends & Family Walk

October 26, 2019
701 Superior Street

PRESENTED BY MERCY HEALTH, TOLEDO Racing for Recovery is holding its 18th annual health & fitness celebration event on the main drag in Rossford, Ohio. If you love to rock, and you love to run/walk, you'll love #Rocktober10k, #Rocktober5k and #Rocktober1Mile. The Rock'tober 10k & 5k is race #5 in the 5-race Grand Prix Series. | www.runthe419.com The day's events will begin at 7:00 a.m. with check-in and registration, followed by the Little Rockers Kids' Run, then the featured 10k/5k run + 1-mile walk in honor of those we love. Signup for the Rock'tober 10k or 5k as a single race, or include all 5 "Run the 419" events during checkout before May 25 and pay the lower series discounted price.

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Open Geocache & Candy

October 28, 2019
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve 29530 White Road

Dress in your spookiest costume and embark on this high-tech hunt for tricks and treats at the property of William Windus Knight! Stop by anytime between 4:00pm and 7:00pm to borrow one of our GPS units or bring your smartphone with QR Code reader and Google Maps app to search for hidden geocaches in the park. Dress for the weather and for walking in rough terrain during brief self-guided exploration. Costumes are encouraged! Suggested age for GPS use is 8 and up. Parents/Guardians encouraged to use GPS while guiding children who search for geocaches if children are unable to use GPS. Flashlights encouraged.

Lights Before Christmas

November 22, 2019 - December 31, 2019
2 Hippo Way

With over one million lights, the award-winning Big Tree and 200+ illuminated animal images spread out across the Zoo, the 2019 edition of the electrical spectacle is sure to be both merry AND bright!

Fireflies on the Water

December 14, 2019 - April 26, 2020
2445 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