Arts & Culture

Festival and Events

German American Festival

The Area’s oldest, largest and greatest ethnic festival! Savor delicious German food, experience authentic German music, folk dancing, and lots of fun activities and rides for the kids. The German-American Festival promotes the German and Swiss cultures and generates revenue to support the German and Swiss cultural center and other philanthropic programs in the Toledo Area.

Biggest Week in American Birding

A 10-Day birding event featuring workshops, guided birding activities, half-day birding bus tours, keynote speakers, and more. Hosted by Black Swamp Bird Observatory with spots for birding all around Oregon and the surrounding area. Festival headquarters is at Maumee Bay Lodging and Conference Center.

Walleye Fishing

In the spring up to 500,00 walleye fish make their way up the Maumee River and into Lake Erie. This event brings thousands of fishermen to the area just as the ice is melting off the river.

Farmer’s Market

Find local/organic food from farmers markets, family farms, CSAs, farm stands, and pick-your-own produce near Oregon, OH.

Community Events

Boomfest, Oregon’s premier 4th of July celebration featuring family friendly activities and a large firework display in the evening. Oregon Fest and 5k, a springtime community festival that celebrates and showcases all things Oregon.

Art & Culture in Oregon

The Oregon Community Theatre

The Oregon Community Theatre is dedicated to the development of the performing arts within Oregon and its surrounding communities.

Toledo School for the Arts

Toledo School for the Arts is a public “community” or charter school focused on providing Ohio residents a college preparatory academic curriculum and an intense visual and performing arts environment. 

The Arts Commission

The Arts Commission works to build a creative and cultural community in Toledo, inspire vibrancy in our neighborhoods, and to celebrate life through art.


Since 1901, the Toledo Museum of Art has earned a global reputation for the quality of the collection, the innovatiVe and extensive education programs. and architecturally significant campus More than 30,000 works of art represent American and European painting, the history of art in glass, ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian works, Asian and African art medieval art, sculpture, decorative arts, graphic arts and modern and contemporary art.


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