While the 2020 event took a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers are optimistic that an 80th celebration can be safely held in late summer, with the majority of Jeep Fest activities taking place outdoors.
The All-Jeep Parade will take place on Saturday, August 7th.
Registration is now public and the first 300 registrants will be registered to win a set of tires from BFGoodrich.
Early registrations include a free Toledo Jeep Fest attendee t-shirt and cost $ 55 per jeep from now until July 6th or until seats sell out. Registration for the parade closes on Sunday 1st August at 11:55 pm
“This year the Jeep brand is celebrating eight decades of skill, innovation and a thirst for adventure. The Toledo Jeep Fest provides a suitable and proud backdrop for activities for the 80th anniversary,” said the organizers of the Jeep Fest.
Dana Incorporated and ProMedica will return as presentation sponsors of the fourth Toledo Jeep Fest. As part of the sponsorship, Dana will exhibit a large semi-trailer at the festival in August that will showcase Dana products.
The official seller and parade registration is now open at ToledoJeepFest.com and spots sell quickly.
2019 JEEP FEST FACTS
- Jeepers from 32 states, Washington DC, Canada, and the Czech Republic took part
- More than 70,000 came to the festival
- More than 1,400 jeeps were part of the 20-block all-jeep festival and show
- More than 100 local and national providers participated
- Throughout the weekend of 2019, Toledo officials said more than 100,000 people had traveled downtown to participate in various activities.
In 1941, Willys-Overland received a major US military contract to develop the Willys MB, an all-wheel-drive utility vehicle that was manufactured during World War II.
Today Toledo is the only place in the world where the legendary Jeep Wrangler is made. Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s Toledo Assembly Complex is one of the largest and most modern production facilities in the region.
For 80 years Jeep has touched the lives of Toledoans and in August 2021 the city will celebrate this rich history.