Everything you need to know for Toledo Jeep Fest 2023

Toledo Jeep Fest 2023 returns this weekend!
Published: Jul. 26, 2023 at 1:43 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Toledo Jeep Fest 2023 is returning in August and here’s everything you need to know.

Toledo Jeep Fest will take place from Aug. 4 through Aug. 6.

To kick-off Jeep Fest, organizers are hosting a few events to get everyone ready. The first event being held will be a Hype Bash at Toledo Speedway. The Hype Bash will take place on July 28 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Additional events will be taking place on Aug. 4:

  • Monroe Superstore Off-Road Course Welcome Party
  • ProMedica Live Kick-Off Concert featuring Scotty McCreery
  • Adams Street Invasion
    • 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Adam Street in Toledo

Organizers say the All-Jeep Parade will return this year and is starting at 10 a.m., an hour earlier than last year, on Aug. 5. There will be additional team members scanning tickets for parade participants in the Owens Corning lot to help shorten the wait times. Please have your tickets ready to go as you roll up to the staging area. Tickets can be printed or on your mobile device. To register for the parade, click here.

The Park-N-Shine area will be staffed at 8 a.m. Organizers ask that parade participants be arrive at 8 a.m. or after so they can get you in position for the parade.

According to organizers, the Where to Stay list with local hotels will be updated soon. Many of the hotels will offer discounts for Toledo Jeep Fest attendees. There are also several campgrounds in the Michigan-Ohio area that are also great options.

The following road closures and restricted parking areas will be in place during Jeep Fest:

  • Main Event and Festival Area
    • Traffic will be closed at 4 a.m. in the Vendor Midway beginning Aug. 4 until mid-day on Aug. 6. The following streets are included in the closure:
      • Adams from St. Clair to Summit
      • Jefferson from Huron to Summit
      • Madison from Summit to end
      • St. Clair from Adams to Jefferson
      • Summit from Adams to Monroe
    • Parking will be restricted on the following streets from 12 a.m. on Aug. 4 through 6 p.m. on Aug. 5:
      • Adams from Erie to Summit
      • Huron from Jackson to Lafayette
      • Jefferson from Huron to end
      • Lafayette from Huron to Summit
      • Madison from Huron to St. Clair
      • Madison from Summit to end
      • Monroe from Huron to Summit
      • St. Clair from Lafayette to Monroe
      • St. Clair from Jackson to Jefferson
      • Summit from Jackson to Lafayette
      • Superior from Jefferson to Monroe
      • Superior from Jackson to Madison
      • Washington from Huron to Summit
  • Saturday, Aug. 5
    • Traffic will be restricted beginning at 8 a.m. in the areas bounded by Huron Street, Jackson Street, Summit Street and Lafayette Street, also including the Owens Corning parking lot and Washington Street east of Summit due to the parade.
    • After the parade, around 12 p.m., traffic will be allowed on Washington as well as Summit up to Washington.
    • The following detours will be established
      • Northeast bound Summit Street via Washington Street to Erie Street to Cherry Street
      • Southwest bound Summit Street via Jackson Street to Michigan Street to Washington Street

The Jeep Fest event map is updated once all vendors are secure but you can view last year’s map here for a rough estimate of parking options and placements for the featured events.

There will also be Toledo Jeep Fest Gear available for purchase.

To stay updated on everything Jeep Fest, you can download the mobile app in Google Play and the Apple Store.

For more information, click here.


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