Month: August 2021

Toledo Jeep Fest, Columbia Gas partner to pack 400 meals for northwest Ohio kids

Toledo Jeep Fest isn’t just an event to show off all things Jeep. Organizers and one of the event sponsors, Columbia Gas, wanted to make sure a charitable aspect was incorporated as well.

According to WTOL 11, the groups partnered with Connecting Kids to Meals to put together weekend food packs before the start of school next week.

“That’s what we wanted to do,” Columbia Gas Public Affairs Manager Cheri Pastula said. “When we heard about the work that Read More

Toledo Jeep Fest crowd estimated between 60,000 and 70,000

Toledo Jeep Fest finished up their fourth annual event after three days filled with food, fun and of course Jeeps.

Organizers estimate 60,000 to 70,000 people attended Jeep Fest over the weekend and generated an estimated $5.1 million in economic activity and included visitors from 36 other states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and Mexico, according to the Toledo Blade.

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Jeep Fest welcome party attracts young and old Friday afternoon

For Jeep fans, Toledo Jeep Fest is one big family reunion.

“This is like family to us Jeepers,” said Mark Kinsey, of Toledo, who has been attending Jeep gatherings for almost 20 years. “We’ve known them all for years.”

Festivities kicked off Friday afternoon as Jeep aficionados gathered for the Jeep Off-Road Course Welcoming Party at Monroe Superstore according to the Toledo Blade. Per the event name, there was an off-road course for attendees to take their Jeeps on as well Read More

Free fun for kids at Toledo Jeep Fest

Jeeps are about to take over the streets of downtown Toledo as this year’s edition of Toledo Jeep Fest hits high gear tomorrow. While most of the event focuses on the iconic vehicle, there will also be plenty of fun activities for the “junior Jeepers,” according to 13abc. Festival Park and the new upper-level space at Imagination Station will be transformed into Kid’s Zone this weekend.

“I think this last year has been so difficult for so many people, Read More