100 Things to do In Toledo This Summer with Kids

Days are longer, weather is warmer, and school is out, now what? Looking for some fun ways to fill your summer days? Whether you’re looking for fun things to do close to home, at home, or perhaps you’re ready to venture a bit further, we’ve got you covered! Here’s an awesome list of fun ideas for the 419 & beyond!

FYI- If you click on the ones in blue you’ll be linked to more info/details. Also, be sure to check back throughout the summer as we add to the list…and feel free to add your own suggestions in the comments.

1-577 Foundation

2-Bend View Metropark

3-Blue Creek Metropark

4-Cannonball Prairie Metropark

5-Fallen Timbers Battlefield & Fort Miamis Metropark

6-Fossil Park in Sylvania

7Farnsworth Metropark

8-Glass City Metropark

9-Howard Marsh Metropark

10-Manhattan Marsh Preserve 11-Metropark

12-Middlegrounds Metropark

13-Oak Openings Preserve Metropark

14-Olander Park & Playground

15-Pearson Metropark

16-Providence Metropark

17-Secor Metropark

18-Side Cut Metropark

19-Swan Creek Preserve Metropark

20-Toledo Botanical Garden Metropark

21-Westwinds Metropark

22-Wildwood Preserve Metropark

23-Wiregrass Lake Metropark

24-Woodlands park/fort imagination playground

25-Airstream Tours

26-Spangler Dum-Dum Factory Tours

27-Kitchenaid mixer factory tour

28-Wilson Sporting Goods Factory Tour (Footballs)

29-Summer reading program

30- Armstrong Air & Space Museum

31-Bicycle Museum

32- Imagination Station

33-National Museum of the Great Lakes

34-National Museum of the US Airforce

35-Toledo Museum of Art

36-Cedar Point


38-Great Wolf lodge

 Free outdoor movie nights at Promenade Park this summer

FREE outdoor movie nights at Promenade Park this summer

Family Movie Nights schedule (Movies start at 7 p.m. unless noted):

  • Sat., June 19 – Frozen 2
  • Sat., June 26 – The Lion King
  • Sat. July 17 – Beauty and The Beast
  • Sat. July 31 – Cars
  • Sat. Aug. 14 – Aladdin (6:30pm)

ProMedica Throwback Movie schedule (Movies start at 7 p.m. & include a DJ and Food Trucks before the movie)

  • Thurs., June 17 – The Goonies
  • Thurs, July 15 – Jurassic Park
  • Thurs., Aug. 12 – Men in Black

39-Hocking Hills


41-Kings Island

50-Maumee Bay State Park

51-Pokagon State Park

52-South Haven

51-Axe 419 (Adults/teens)


55-Chuck E Cheese

56-Dave & Busters

57-Get Air

58-Kids Bowl for Free

59-Imperial Lanes


61-playzone Toledo

62-SyLvania Playland

63-Nickel World

64-Urban Air



66-Escape Game Expereince

67-Toledo Funny Bone (Adults)

68-kunkle parade

70-wauseon parade

71- African Safari Wildlife Park

72-Indian Creek Zoo & Encounters

73-Toledo Zoo

74 & 75 Tour the 617-ft. COL. JAMES M. SCHOONMAKER Museum Ship & 75-the Museum Tug OHIO

76-Enjoy a Cruise down the Maumee on the Sandpiper

77- Bronners

78-Dow gardens

79-Holden arboretum & gardens

80-Sauder village

81-Seneca caverns

82- Buff city soap

83-Board & brush

84-Coppermoon studios

85-Peace, love, & pottery

86-Riverfront candle co

87-Uncork the artist

88- Toledo Mud Hens


90-Handlebar Toledo (Adults/teens)

91-Sundance kid drive-in

92-Water balloon war

93-slip n slide

94-water blob


96- Summer Movie Clubhouse

8 WEEKS OF MEGA-FUN MOVIES FOR KIDS! Summer Movie Clubhouse is back at Cinemark with 8 weeks of kid-approved movies! Enjoy safe and exciting big-screen entertainment for just $1.50 per ticket for each movie. Save even more with $1 OFF deals on kids’ snack packs, large popcorns & large drinks during Summer Movie Clubhouse showtimes. Get your tickets fast… trust me they will not last long!

10 + Waterparks, Splashpads, & Pools Guide 

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