Go 419: Top things to do in and around Toledo this weekend

We have a warm and nice weekend ahead of us at the 419 so get out there and enjoy!

TOLEDO, Ohio – The weather is getting hot and it really feels like summer. I’m sure you don’t want to waste it so keep reading for some ideas on how to get your Go 419 weekend away.


Oak Harbor Village-Next Flea Market | Oak Harbor | Friday and Saturday

Flea market lovers, head to Oak Harbor for their citywide flea market Friday and Saturday this weekend. You will have many opportunities to find these great finds or hidden gems all over the city. For a full list of outlets, visit the city’s website.

Sales start at 8 a.m. on Friday and end at 4 p.m. on Saturday

Middle Bass Island Coed Volleyball Tournament | Middle Bass Island | Every weekend

Volleyball players who want to soak up some sun on the island should travel to Middle Bass Island for their collective volleyball tournament. Spend your entire weekend enjoying this popular summer activity and friendly competition.

They also offer discounts on food, drinks, and camping.

First Friday Red Bird Art Walk | Red Bird Arts District | 17 o’clock

It’s the first Friday in June and that’s something to celebrate! That summer feeling is in the air and you can sunbathe in it as you head to downtown Sylvania for the first Friday art walk in the Red Bird Arts District.

Once in downtown, you can browse art exhibits, buy discounts, eat some great food trucks, and jam to live local music.

Sylvania Summer Pool Party | Sylvania YMCA | 6 p.m.

Splish splash, take your kids to the YMCA for a great time. Over in Sylvania at the YMCA they’re having a summer pool party for kids! This event is FREE and open to the public so don’t worry if you are not a member of the Y. Small children must have an adult with them all the time.

ORec June movie night | 9 p.m. | Oregon

Also this year there will be a film evening under the stars in the ORec. Friday evening is full of fun for the whole family at the ORec football complex. Bring the family to play in the playground and paddling area, and wind down with the movie “The Croods: A New Age”.

Bring your blankets and bug spray. The concession stand is open.


Bring home the bacon run | Signature Harley-Davidson | 9 am

Are you looking for some fun this weekend? Signature Harley-Davidson has an idea how to find it and supports the SeaGate Food Bank’s FIRST program. Join them on a HOG-themed scavenger hunt and maybe win a gift card and have fun!

Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the first 50 people will receive a special event patch. This event costs $ 25 per bike and $ 30 per bike with a passenger. We Be Ribs is there for you from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., so you can eat something too!

Tiffin Art Festival | Hedges Boyer Park | 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

It’s going to be a wonderful weekend so spend it in Tiffin for your arts festival. This year the festival has moved to Hedges-Boyer Park and has lots of great art vendors, live music, food trucks and fun activities for the kids. You also have the option to bring art to life with live demonstrations! Art lovers, this is not an event to be missed!

Point Place Parade | Point location | 10:45 a.m. – 1 p.m.

They say Point Place is the best place in any place, and Saturday it can be where you can see a parade! The parade officially starts at 12 noon. Stick around for snacks and drinks afterward.

Maple & Main Art and Music Festival | Downtown of Sylvania | 11:30 a.m.

You enjoyed First Friday and can continue the good times on Saturday at the Maple & Main Art and Music Festival. There will be loads of art stands, food trucks, and live music.

The fun starts at 11:30 a.m. and continues until Sunday at 4:30 p.m.


Home Sweet Home Summer Market | Monroe County Fairgrounds | 10.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

They call it Home Sweet Home so make your home a little sweeter by going to this Monroe summer market. At the Monroe County Fairgrounds, check out all of the great sellers in the market and find some find that will make your home complete.

Metroparks Pottery Course | Pearson Metropark | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Spin the pottery wheel in Pearson Metropark. Over in the park, from 2pm to 5pm, you can get your hands dirty while you make a mug, vase or pencil holder with a tree motif.

Wear comfortable clothing that you don’t mind getting a little dirty, and bring a towel and flowers or leaves that you want to incorporate into your project. There is no need to mask yourself once you are fully vaccinated.

This workshop costs $ 70 and you can register here.

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