The multi-day festivities
will feature multiple downtown concerts, six Mud Hens games with
three postgame fireworks shows, and many family-friendly events
and activities at Imagination Station, Metroparks Toledo,
National Museum of the Great Lakes, and more.
The Toledo Mud Hens
will kick off the multi-day celebration with a Military
Appreciation themed game on Friday, June 28, with the team
wearing special edition Toledo Stingers jerseys in honor
of our local 180th Fighter Wing.
World-class F1 powerboat
racing returns to Toledo on June 29, 2019 at Rock the River
Toledo at Promenade Park. And on July 4, the City of Toledo
will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the historic Jess
Willard vs. Jack Dempsey fight with a recreation of the
world-famous fight at Detwiler Park.
A full list of events can be found at www.fourthinthe419.com.
“The city of Toledo is
really excited about the Fourth in the 419. This will be an
incredible seven days of fun for our community and I want to
thank all of our partners and the downtown businesses helping to
make this happen,” Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz said.
“We hope this will be a
record-breaking year for attendance downtown at Toledo’s
Independence Day festivities.” The Fourth in the 419
comes to a roaring finish on July 4 with Toledo’s fireworks show
beginning at 10 p.m. from International Park, along the Maumee
The display will be
synchronized to music and broadcast by iHeartRadio on
101.5 The River (WRVFFM). Promenade Park, and
Hensville Park will host free public viewing parties with
live entertainment leading up to the fireworks show.
Fleetwood’s Tap Room, Holy Toledo Tavern, and The Heights at
Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel will hold rooftop viewing
parties and Imagination Station will offer a riverfront
viewing party at the H2O Café patio. The event will be held,
rain or shine. “We are thrilled to play a part in this exciting
event and look forward to welcoming many visitors to our
community,” said Carla Nowak, President and CEO of
“We are certain to ‘wow’
guests with the impressive line-up of events and activities
planned out for families,” added Nowak.