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Crosby Festival of the Arts, June 28-30

TOLEDO: Crosby Festival of the Arts, kicks off June 28 and run through June 30, 2019. The festival, held at Toledo Botanical Garden, is presented by Toledo GROWs.

Crosby Festival of the Arts is a highly recognized fine arts show featuring works by more than 200 artists from across the country. Now celebrating its 54thyear, this festival is heralded as Ohio’s oldest outdoor-juried art festival.

Support for the Crosby Festival of the Arts is provided by the Ohio Arts Council. Proceeds from the show support Toledo GROWs and their work in the areas of education, community gardening, and urban agriculture.

New this year: Friday evening hours give guests an extra day to enjoy the festival. Be the first to view and purchase the artwork Friday, June 28, from 6 until 9 p.m. Saturday festival hours are 10-5, and Sunday 10- 4.  

Local food trucks will offer a variety of food all three days. Both soft drinks and adult beverages will be available as well. Friday evening features music by Quick Trio with Michelle Shelton. Saturday features children’s activities and musical groups Ben Maloney and Moths in the Attic. Children’s activities continue Sunday, with Tim Ohlers and Chloe and the Steel Strings providing music.

Food vendors featured throughout the weekend include: Beastro Burger, Deets BBQ, Different Twist Pretzel, Eric’s Ice Cream, Jeanie’s Comfort Cuisine, Kettle Korn and Nuts, Mediterranean Cuisine, Mom and Pop Kettle Corn, Nick and Nino’s, Opa! Cuisine, Roe Concessions, Rusty’s Road Trip, Rosie’s Rolling Chef, and Snowie Summers.

Free parking and shuttle to the festival are available at the Meijer store on Central Avenue. Handicapped parking is available on the festival grounds, at the Elmer Drive main entrance.

Tickets for the Crosby Festival of the Arts are $10 at the door but can be purchased online for a discounted $9.  Children 12 and under are free. Metroparks members receive two admissions at half off at the door, with your member card. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit 

Friday, June 28, 2019 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm             
Saturday, June 29, 2019 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm   
Sunday, June 30, 2019 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm       
2019 Crosby Festival of the Arts | Toledo Botanical Garden, Toledo OH

About Toledo GROWs
Toledo GROWs, a regional leader in urban agriculture, has a network of growers from 130+ community gardens. The gardens provide healthy food for local residents and beautify neighborhoods. People of all ages come to Toledo GROWs’ 2 ˝ acre urban farm to participate in hands-on education and volunteer opportunities. To volunteer or to learn more, contact Yvonne Dubielak, Executive Director, at 419.720.8714 or visit our website: 



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