Noting Jeep’s fundamental imprint on Toledo’s heritage, Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said that it is fitting to have a large downtown festival celebrating the iconic vehicle that began rolling off of Toledo’s assembly line more than 80 years ago.
“The history of the Jeep is so intertwined with the history of Toledo that you can’t tell the story of Toledo without telling the story of Jeep,” Mr. Kapszukiewicz said. “It is a proud part of who we are, and it is part of the history that Jeep Fest celebrates. It’s the biggest annual event in the city and it’s getting bigger and bigger.”
At a news conference Thursday at Glass City Metropark, Mr. Kapszukiewicz joined with representatives from businesses and groups supporting Toledo Jeep Fest 2022 to discuss highlights of this year’s event.
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