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10 Things to Do in Downtown Toledo This Weekend

Commodore Perry Apartments is located in Downtown Toledo, OH. Our community is on Jefferson Ave and S Huron St. We are only minutes from Mercy College, the University of Toledo, and Bowling Green State University.

Toledo has a unique and flourishing art community, automotive industry, schools, and hospitals. The Arts Commission of Greater Toledo and the Ohio Arts Council have helped create outdoor art in many neighborhoods. Although if you aren't an art enthusiast, there are plenty of things for you to do in Toledo. The city has several sports teams such as the Toledo Mud Hens and Toledo Walleye.


Top 5 Things To Do In Toledo


1. Toledo Zoo

The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium in Toledo, OH holds more than 10,000 animals and 700 species. It has a wide array of animals and habitats including the Arctic tundra, African plains, and tropical rainforests.

There are almost a million visitors to the zoo each year. The Toledo Zoo began in 1900 when a local donated a groundhog.

16 S. Williams St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402


2. Imagination Station

Imagination Station is a non-profit, interactive science museum that serves the greater Toledo area. The science museum in Downtown Toledo has hundreds of exhibits. Visitors will learn STEM concepts in a hands-on, fun environment.

The museum was originally opened as COSI (Center of Science and Industry) in 1997. The Imagination Station will transport you to a land of new ideas and fun!

1100 Spaatz Street
Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433
(937) 255-3286


3. Fifth Third Field

Fifth Third Field is the name of a minor league baseball stadium in Toledo, Ohio. The stadium is home to the Toledo Mud Hens, an International League team and affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. Go Mud Hens!

Newsweek called Fifth Third Field one of the best minor league stadiums in the U.S. The field can be rented except on the home game days of the Mud Hens.

420 S Ludlow St,
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 226-1710


4. Toledo Botanical Garden

The Dayton Philharmonic is just an amazing place for all types of events. There is a wide range of shows that can be performed at the DP such as The Rockin’ Orchestra, which plays music by (Elton John, U2, David Bowie, and much more). You can also find a good selection of family concerts as well as holiday concerts.

The Masterworks is a celebration of classical composers.

One West Second Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
888 228 3630



5. The Toledo Museum of Art

Find beautifying art in the Glass City! The Toledo Museum of Art is a globally recognized art museum in the Old West End neighborhood of Toledo. It houses a collection of more than 30,000 objects. With 45 galleries, it covers 280,000 square feet and is currently in the midst of a massive multi-year expansion plan to its 40-acre campus.

The Toledo Museum of Art was started by Toledo glassmaker Edward Drummond Libbey in 1901 and moved to its current location, a Greek revival building designed by Edward B. Green and Harry W. Wachter, in 1912. The Museum’s main building consists of 4 1/2 acres of floor space on two levels. The museum remains a privately endowed, non-profit institution and opens its collection to the public, free of charge.

1000 Carillon Boulevard Dayton, Ohio 45409


Top 5 Amazing Places To Eat In Toledo

The Toledo food scene is similar to other Midwest cities such as Chicago and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Many of the region’s restaurants offer American icons like burgers and ribs. Toledo also has restaurants that serve food from more than 15 different counties. International favors have combined with regional taste to create fusions such as Tony Packo's Hungarian hot dog. Food fans have plenty of farm-to-table choices as well.


The Beirut

Lebanese, Mediterranean, Restaurant, $$

This authentic Lebanese restaurant serves amazing Mediterranean food and also some Italian dishes too. If you’re new to Lebanese food, you could try the lamb shank, shish kabobs, or shawarma. Patron favorites include falafel, fattoush, and grape leaves. The Beirut has a lively atmosphere and moody lighting. This is a great place for groups or couples. For dessert, you can get some baklava (dessert pastry).

4082 Monroe St
Toledo, OH, 43606
(419) 473-0885


Manhattan's Pub 'n Cheer

Restaurant, New York City, American, Pub, $

This American restaurant in Downtown Toledo has a New York City vibe from the food to the decor. Diners love the hand-cut ribeye and poutine fries. You can find plenty of New York references on the menu such as the Manhattan burger, Five Borough onion rings, and NYC cheesesteak. The pub has an impressive array of drafts, domestic, import, and craft beers. They also have red and white wine which can be perfectly paired with the New York-inspired food.

1516 Adams St
Toledo, OH, 43604
(419) 243-6675


The Chop House - Toledo

Steakhouse, Restaurant, American, $$$

The Chop House is one of the most expensive restaurants in Toledo, but they make up for it with exceptional food and service. The steaks are amazing, and you can’t go wrong with the Beef Wellington, Kobe A5 Striploin, or Dry Aged NY Strip. You’ll find other delicacies on the menu such as the crab-stuffed avocado or fresh seafood. The stylish restaurant has 20-foot-tall windows that provide guests with a breathtaking view of the Maumee River.

300 N Summit St #140
Toledo, OH, 43604
(419) 720-4335



Restaurant, American, $

Grumpy’s serves great American breakfast and lunch food in Downtown Toledo. Established in 1984, this staple of downtown makes great sandwiches (BLT, Grilled Bologna, Reuben, and more!), hamburgers, and salads. Grumpy’s food is made from scratch, and you can taste the difference. The staff at Grumpy’s are actually really nice so you’ll feel right at home at this friendly eatery. The brick-walled restaurant is an inviting place to eat lunch by yourself or with coworkers.

34 S Huron St
Toledo, OH, 43604
(419) 241-6728


QQ Kitchen

Asian, Korean, Chinese, Restaurant, $

QQ Kitchen is an Asian restaurant in West Toledo with dishes from China, Korea, and Thailand. They use delicious, fresh ingredients for all their dishes. Fans of this family-owned restaurant love their Bulgogi, Drunken Noodle, and Kung Pao. They have something for everyone. If you think tofu is bland, you should try Mapo Tofu and let it change your mind. QQ Kitchen is not open on the weekend so get their food during the week!

3324 Sector Rd #4
Toledo, OH, 43606
(419) 720-8703