The 2016 Toledo Jeep® Fest was an event that was the first of its kind for Toledoans. It brought Jeep enthusiasts from around the country to the city of Toledo to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the iconic Jeep Wrangler and drew crowds of 40,000 people. Though the event was a massive success, the Toledo Jeep Fest Steering Committee wanted to raise the bar for the next event, and they did.
No matter which way you look at it, last weekend’s Jeep® Fest was a gigantic success.
According to event director Whitney Rofkar, current estimates show 60,000 people attended the 3-day event with an economic impact of $3.5 to $4.5 million on Toledo.
“It was just awesome, just an overwhelming success,” Ms. Rofkar said. “… A lot of the vendors told us there are a lot of East coast Jeep events going on and a lot on the West coast, … Read More
When Sue Kucinski attended the Toledo Jeep® Fest, she didn’t think she would win one of the rugged vehicles, but she bought three raffle tickets worth $50 anyway.
After returning home, Mrs. Kucinski, 62, forgot all about the raffle held Saturday until she found the tickets Monday while taking care of some bills. That’s when she decided to visit the raffle website.
Mrs. Kucinski, of Toledo, quickly learned that one ticket number matched the winning one listed on the … Read More
After a successful weekend, the 2018 Toledo Jeep® Fest has concluded. Bringing thousands of Jeepers from across the nation and millions of dollars in economic impact to Toledo, anticipation is high for the next event.
With the new Jeep pickup truck set to hit the market in 2019, perhaps the next Toledo Jeep Fest installment will break the biannual cycle.
After looking at 1,600 Jeeps lining the streets of downtown Toledo, Dana had a clear winner for its “Best in Show” award at the 2018 Toledo Jeep Fest.
Toledoan Ed Wallace took the prize with his uniquely modified 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee. “It’s big, it’s yellow, it stands out,” said Wallace.