Jeep Fest to roar back in 2018 after a year off

The Toledo Jeep® Fest will live on.

Organizers of last year’s wildly successful event have confirmed that the celebration of all things Jeep will go on hiatus in 2017, but return with a multiday program next August.

“We heard from the public. They wanted to have another Toledo Jeep Fest,” said event spokesman Whitney Rofkar.

Organizers plan to replicate last year’s Jeep-only car show and parade, though they expect to add more vendors and other new features.

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Jeep Fest returns to Toledo next year

(TOLEDO) – It’s coming back and getting bigger.

Toledo Jeep® Fest will return in 2018 with a full weekend of activities. Last year, the first Jeep Fest attracted an estimated 40,000 fans of the iconic Jeep brand to downtown Toledo.

After taking a year off, Jeep Fest organizers will expand the celebration to include new events and bring back the popular Jeep Fest parade that was televised live on 13abc last year.

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Since Jeep® first rolled off the assembly line during World War II, Toledo, Ohio, has been its home. Willys-Overland Motors first began production in 1941, creating the perfect military vehicle. When the war neared its end, the company recognized that the military-oriented vehicle was popular among civilians, too—so it decided to produce the Jeep CJ for the public.

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