2018 Toledo Jeep Fest Results and Recap

The 2016 Toledo Jeep® Fest was an event that was the first of its kind for Toledoans. It brought Jeep enthusiasts from around the country to the city of Toledo to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the iconic Jeep Wrangler and drew crowds of 40,000 people. Though the event was a massive success, the Toledo Jeep Fest Steering Committee wanted … Read More

Toledo Jeep Fest event director reflects on event’s success

No matter which way you look at it, last weekend’s Jeep Fest was a gigantic success. According to event director Whitney Rofkar, current estimates show 60,000 people attended the 3-day event with an economic impact of $3.5 to $4.5 million on Toledo. “It was just awesome, just an overwhelming success,” Ms. Rofkar said. “… A lot of the vendors told … Read More

Toledo Jeep Fest Raffle grand prize claimed

When Sue Kucinski attended the Toledo Jeep Fest, she didn’t think she would win one of the rugged vehicles, but she bought three raffle tickets worth $50 anyway. After returning home, Mrs. Kucinski, 62, forgot all about the raffle held Saturday until she found the tickets Monday while taking care of some bills. That’s when she decided to visit the … Read More

Toledo Jeep Fest has a successful weekend, debates the time frame for next event

After a successful weekend, the 2018 Toledo Jeep Fest has concluded. Bringing thousands of Jeepers from across the nation and millions of dollars in economic impact to Toledo, anticipation is high for the next event. With the new Jeep pickup truck set to hit the market in 2019, perhaps the next Toledo Jeep Fest installment will break the biannual cycle. … Read More

Toledoan wins Dana “Best in Show” award at Toledo Jeep Fest

After looking at 1,600 Jeeps lining the streets of downtown Toledo, Dana had a clear winner for its “Best in Show” award at the 2018 Toledo Jeep Fest. Toledoan Ed Wallace took the prize with his uniquely modified 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee. “It’s big, it’s yellow, it stands out,” said Wallace. Watch the full segment: http://www.13abc.com/content/news/TOLEDO-JEEP-FEST-Meet-the-winner-of-the-Dana-Best-in-Show-award-490657261.html

Meet Landon Derrick, one of Toledo Jeep Fest’s special guests

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (WTVG) – For 9-year-old Landon Derrick the sight of a Jeep never gets old. “What do you think of all these Jeeps?,” 13abc reporter Michael Bratton asked Landon. “They’re cool!,” replied Landon. Thursday, Landon and his family were greeted in Bowling Green by dozens of Jeeps after traveling 12 hours from South Carolina. It was all to … Read More

What you need to know for Toledo Jeep Fest

Along Toledo Jeep Fest’s upgrade to a full weekend event, there is a lot of information to Keep straight. Read full guide: http://www.toledoblade.com/local/2018/08/09/What-you-need-to-know-if-you-re-attending-Toledo-Jeep-Fest/stories/20180808002

Event Chairman, Jerry Huber, joins the Tony Packo’s wall of fame

Toledo Jeep Fest Event Chairman, Jerry Huber, joined the ranks of United States Presidents, famous actors, coaches, and celebrities by signing his very own bun at Tony Packo’s. Jerry is a former Jeep Plant Manager, under whom the plant won several awards. Nowadays he spends his time planning the 2018 Toledo Jeep Fest, which is making its return to downtown … Read More

13abc, the official television station for Toledo Jeep Fest, highlights the dynamic weekend

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) – Toledo will be transformed into “Jeep City” the weekend of August 10-12 for the second Jeep Fest. Organizers say the economic impact is expected to exceed $3 million. 13abc is the official television station for the Jeep Fest parade which will be broadcast live on 13abc. Read the full segment: http://www.13abc.com/content/news/Toledo-Jeep-Fest-features-Wrangler-raffle-487514311.html