New ‘Great Lakes Fest’

On August 6, 10-5, come celebrate Great Lakes history with daylong activities and historical sights.  The National Museum of the Great Lakes will be hosting a new event in August, the ‘Great Lakes Fest’.  The Fest will feature:

  • classic and antique boats and cars, including the Ainsley G., Quagmire, and SuchCrust IV
  • a variety of boating and water demonstrations put on by Toledo Fire Boat, US Coast Guard, and hydrofoils 
  • kid-friendly activities
  • a marine mart to shop at
  • and plenty of food/beverage trucks 

The Great Lakes are the most important natural resource of fresh water on the planet and have a long history that is intertwined with the history of America. There are tales of how the lakes have been involved in from the fur trades to the successful passage via the Underground Railroad, to the rum runners. The Great Lakes have a long history and the National Museum of the Great Lakes highlights all of it.  

This event is put on by the combined efforts of the National Great Lakes Museum and Ramsey Brothers Restoration.   Admission is free for all NMGL members and kids, it is also included in the cost of a Museum Combo pass. Plan your day and join the festivities at the National Great Lakes Museum!

National Museum of the Great Lakes

1701 Front Street
Toledo, Ohio 43605
United States of America
Phone: (419) 214-5000
Url: www.nmgl.org

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