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Events

  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.


Anne of Green Gables

February 01, 2021 - February 28, 2021
Online

Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla need a boy to help with the chores around their farm on Prince Edward Island. They are not expecting Anne Shirley, a vivacious orphan with a wild imagination and a breathless fascination with finding a place she can call home. ArtsPower’s heartwarming musical, based on Lucy Maud Montgomery’s beloved novels, follows Anne on her unlikely journey to find the family she’s always wanted.


Orchid Show

February 12, 2021 - February 28, 2021
2 Hippo Way

Become immersed in beautiful blooms throughout the ProMedica Museum of Natural History and Aquarium during the Orchid Show at the Toledo Zoo! Discover the vibrant colors, delightful scents and interesting backstories of rare and exotic orchid species from around the world. February is for flowers at the Toledo Zoo! New this year: Ultraviolet Fluorescence Visitors will see a “bee’s eye view” of what orchids look like to pollinators. Many types of orchids are UV fluorescent, primarily in their reproductive parts in an attempt to focus the pollinator. Visit the Mazza Gallery, located on the second floor of the Museum, to see this unique fluorescent view of orchids, animals and minerals!

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Rossford Walleye Roundup

April 02, 2021 - April 03, 2021

Register today for this fantastic two-day walleye tournament. Thousands of dollars in prizes awarded! This tournament has drawn fishermen from Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New York.


Breakfast with the Bunny

April 02, 2021 - April 03, 2021
Toledo Zoo One Hippo Way

9 – 9:30 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt Africa! Overlook All ages welcome. Each guest can gather up to 10 eggs. Rain plan: Malawi Event Center 9:30 – 11 a.m. Visit the Bunny, Animal Encounter and Breakfast All activities in Malawi Event Center

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Mercy Health Glass City Marathon #44

April 23, 2021 - April 25, 2021
The University of Toledo

The Mercy Health Glass City Marathon is one of the oldest marathons in the United States. If not for a brief hiatus in the 80’s, Glass City would be in the top 60 oldest marathons in the nation. As a top 25 rated Boston Qualifier event, Glass City attracts runners from nearly all fifty states and around the globe each year. Because of the flat terrain here in northwest Ohio and the quality courses, runners come to run faster in Toledo — and they do. At the 2019 running, 25% of the marathoners posted a Boston qualifying time, making GCM a top 10 springtime BQ race. With a field of nearly 400 first-time marathoners each year and overall registration near the 9,500 mark, everyone crosses the finish line in the University of Toledo Glass Bowl knowing they just accomplished something bigger than they could most other places. Registration prices can’t be beat; and what you get for the money, you’d think we were crazy. We’re not! We know we’re better together, and want everyone to be able to afford the experience.

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Toledo Jeep Fest

August 06, 2021 - August 08, 2021
Downtown Toledo

The Toledo Jeep® Fest is set for the weekend of August 6th, 2021! We invite you to start planning a trek to Northwest Ohio and the city of Toledo – HOME of the Jeep – as soon as possible. In 2019, more than 70,000 attendees traveled from 32 states, Washington DC, Canada, the Czech Republic and even New Zealand to take part in the dynamic weekend-long event. We have some special 80th anniversary activities planned, and you can count on Toledo Jeep Fest 2021 being action packed including many outdoor activities such as our signature All-Jeep Parade through downtown Toledo, a massive Vendor Midway, and much more. Sign up for the parade, book a spot in our Vendor Midway, plan your stay or and sign up to receive more for the 2021 Toledo Jeep Fest!


2021 Solheim Cup

August 31, 2021 - September 06, 2021
Inverness Club 4601 Dorr Street

Toledo, Ohio is proud to be the host city of the 2021 Solheim Cup. The Solheim Cup combines the rich traditions and unique prestige of the game of golf with the unabashed passion that comes from playing for one's country. This biennial, trans-Atlantic match-play competition features the best U.S. players from the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) and the best European members of the Ladies European Tour (LET).

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