It is almost time for the fifth annual Toledo Jeep Fest! This will be a fantastic event that will bring attendees from all over to Toledo, Ohio, the birthplace of Jeep.
The Toledo Jeep Fest will take place the weekend of August 12, 2022. It is shaping up to be a family-friendly event with plenty of fun things to do all weekend long. Food, games, and other Jeep-themed activities will be packing Promenade Park in the heart of the Glass City.
You will have a chance to enjoy amazing music, meet players from Toledo’s Triple-A baseball team, the Toledo Mud Hens, and see a lot of amazing Jeeps!
Back in 2022!
Last year's Toledo Jeep Fest was a record-setting celebration of the beloved four-wheel-drive utility vehicle born in the Glass City. Event organizers say an estimated 65,000 Jeep lovers traveling from over 37 states were present for that action-packed event.
The crowd grows every single year. And this year, the Jeep Fest board is hoping to have 75,000 guests from all fifty states, as well as Canada and Mexico.
Bruce Baumhower, president of UAW Local 12 and one of the original organizing committee members of Toledo Jeep Fest, has promised ample parking and lodging availability. There will also be campsites and Jeep overlanding sites available at the Jeep Fest Base Camp, so you have no excuse not to join the party.
There are tons of Jeep activities for you and your family to enjoy at Jeep Fest 2022. Whether you want to see the Jeep Fest signature All Jeep Parade, let the kids explore the Imagination Station Kids Zone @ Festival Park, or grab something to eat at one of the many food trucks, you will find something for the whole family to enjoy!
It wouldn't be called Jeep Fest without a whole lot of actual Jeeps. And there will be Jeeps everywhere!
There will be the Jeep Off-Road Course Welcome Party to kick off this dynamic weekend-long event. The Jeep Fest music will begin that first night at 6:15 with the Kick-Off Concert!
You can expect to see classics from places like Truck & Jeep Fest and the Bantam Jeep Festival to brand-new models rolling out of the Jeep plant today. The Glass City Center, formerly the Seagate Convention Centre, will be the home of one of the main attractions at this year's Jeep Fest. The Jeep exhibit will showcase everything from rare and classic historic Jeeps to custom-built beauties.
These incredible vehicles from 80-plus years of Jeep history are coming from all over the country for you to see. So be sure to stop by and enjoy them. Space is limited to 150 to 200 Jeeps, so if you plan to show your Jeep, make sure to register ASAP.
If you stay at Jeep Fest Base Camp, you will be within walking distance of the festival, which on Saturday will start at 11:00 am with the All-Jeep Parade through downtown Toledo.
In addition to the parade and exhibit, you can also admire Jeeps at the Outdoor Park-N-Shine. This is a special two-block area downtown where over 100 Jeeps will park on Saturday morning and show their stuff. For participants with kids, this is a good alternative to the parade, which can make for a long day.
These Jeep events are a great way to see a lot of beloved Jeeps of all colors, makes, and models. The newest technology and the most refined custom additions will be on full display. You will probably have Jeep envy, but that’s part of the fun.
The Toledo Jeep Fest is a great place to take your family, with outdoor activities for you and your children to enjoy all weekend.
The Imagination Station Kids Zone @ Festival Park and the Family Zone (with inflatable games) will be open all weekend. Let your kids burn off some energy while you relax with a cold drink from one of the Beer Gardens.
Run Toledo will be hosting a one-mile walk, and Rouen (a local Jeep dealership) will host a four-mile run on Sunday morning. You can start the day cheering on the runners before a full day of fun.
The rest of the weekend will be filled with music and incredible Jeep models for you to admire. The Vendor Midway will have booths from some great automotive companies, aftermarket vendors, and businesses from all over Ohio and the USA.
Swing by and see folks from places like Drop Zone, Unlimited Off-road, BF Goodrich, and more!
As promised, there will be live Jeep Fest music to enjoy all weekend. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy the jams, which start with the kick-off concert on Friday night featuring country music star Justin Moore and his wonderful single, “With a Woman You Love.” On Saturday, you’ll hear several awesome bands, all culminating with the headliner Jeremy Rowe, who has become a favorite of Jeep enthusiasts thanks to his hit song "Jeep Thang."
Check out the full music line-up here. There will also be exhibits and guest speakers to enjoy.
The Toledo Jeep Fest is being held from August 12th through August 15th in beautiful, historic downtown Toledo, the home of Jeep for over 80 years. Check this page to register for its many awesome events.
Last year, the Toledo Jeep Fest had attendees from 37 states, Canada and Mexico joining in on the celebration. This year, the 2022 Jeep Fest wants to welcome at least one person from every state of the union, including Hawaii and Alaska. You know anybody from Alaska? Tell them to come on down.
This year's event will be a massive celebration of Jeep's enduring legacy. It is the fifth annual event, and with that comes the expectation that it will be one of the biggest events ever. So if you want to come to Northwest Ohio and enjoy the festivities, you need to start making your plans right now!
There are plenty of hotels in the area, including two downtown Hiltons, Marriott-owned Residence Inn, and a Courtyard. Or you can take advantage of the urban camping accommodations available at the Jeep Fest Base Camp located at Middlegrounds Metropark. They have both traditional campsites and overland options.
Bring your Jeep, stay for the weekend, and have a wonderful time with your fellow Jeepers.
Do you have any other burning questions about Toledo Jeep Fest 2022? Here are some answers to the most common questions.
Where is the Jeep Fest in Toledo?
The Jeep Fest is held every year in the downtown district of Toledo, Ohio. The event will occupy several city blocks, and Promenade Park will be full of attractions, vendors, and Jeeps!
The Jeep Fest Base Camp will allow you to sleep in the middle of the historic downtown area.
How long has Jeep Fest been around?
The first Toledo Jeep Fest was held in 2016. Jeep Fest has been held every year since then, except for a pandemic pause in 2020. 2022 will be the 5th annual Toledo Jeep Fest. The hope is that this will be the biggest and best event so far.
Is there a Jeep museum?
A nonprofit organization had planned to open a 56,000 square foot interactive museum in Toledo in 2022. However, the current state of the project is now unclear.
How many Jeeps are in the Toledo Jeep Fest?
In 2021, there were over 1,300 Jeeps at the festival. Of course, the hope is that 2022 will bring even more Jeeps to Toledo.
Are Jeeps still made in Toledo?
Absolutely! The Jeep Wrangler and the Jeep Gladiator are both proudly manufactured in Toledo, Ohio, where it all began. The Glass City is the birthplace of the Jeep brand.
We hope you're as excited as we are for the Toledo Jeep Fest 2022. You can look forward to family-friendly activities, live music, and more Jeeps than you've ever seen in one place. We know that you can "Go Anywhere" and "Do Anything," but this August, we hope to see you in Toledo, Ohio! We’ll give you a Jeep wave.