UPDATE: New Main Hub Location at Imagination Station

1 Discovery Way | $5 After 5pm

The Main Library will be closing for the remainder of the 2018 Art Loop season as they embark on exciting new renovations. The Main Hub will now be located at the Imagination Station. For the Haunted Harvest, visitors can create and play with Boo Bubbles and Oobleck, a strange slime that reacts to sound and force in surprising ways. You can take advantage of any available street parking or nearby parking garages. We suggest the Promedica Depo Parking Garage (corner of Summit & Jefferson - $5 fee).


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Haunted Harvest

October 18, 2018, 5:30-9pm

Art Loop celebrates the onset of autumn with a spooky celebration of fall favorites. Enjoy family friendly Trick or Treating, artist pumpkin carving, creative costumes, live music, and lots of scary fun. Costumes encouraged! 

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Getting Started

Need a Place to Start?

Come to the Imagination Station (1 Discovery Way). There you'll find an Information Station staffed with volunteers who can answer questions and help you select a route for the night based on your interests. You can take advantage of any available street parking or nearby parking garages. We suggest the Promedica Depo Parking Garage (corner of Summit & Jefferson - $5 fee). 

Catch the Bus

The bus is a great way to get around the Art Loop. Buses start running from the Imagination Station at 5:40pm. Check out the bus schedule below to best plan your Art Loop travels. Bus schedules can also be found at our three Information Stations. INBOUND is traveling toward the Imagination Station, OUTBOUND is traveling away. 

As our city works to improve infrastructure, construction may cause some delays. Our partners at TARTA are committed to providing quality service. Thank you for your support and patience!

Bus Schedule

Warehouse District

6-8pm | Free

Hensville will be a flurry of activity with the first ever downtown Clydesdale horse drawn hayrides, a Pumpkin Painting Station by BJ Farms, rides on the Romick Railway fire truck, along with pony rides, carnival games, bubbles, a petting zoo including a yak, camel, calf, zebu, wallaby, Arctic fox, miniature donkey, alpaca, llama, guinea pigs, giant horses, hedgehog, tortoise, and bunnies compliments of Chamberlin Pony Rides & Mobile Petting Zoo. Hayrides $1 cash per rider. All other activities are free and open to the public.

Ghost Buildings of Toledo Tour

6:15-7pm | Free

Toledo has a well-storied history as a center for glass, arts, and innovation. But what about its spookier, seedier side? From the mid-1800s until now, Toledo's had its share of scares and scandals scattered throughout downtown's impressive collection of architectural gems ... and the parking lots where fascinating buildings and stories once stood. Join the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library's Local History Department for a unique, tantalizing, and educational tour of our city's past. Tours are free and begin at Paula Brown Shop (Stop F) and culminate at River House Arts (Stop Q). Tours begin promptly at 6:15 p.m. Complimentary parking available. Sign ups close October 17 at 5pm, spaces are limited. Photo: Toledo, Ohio, circa 1909. "Hotel Secor, Jefferson Avenue and Superior Street, Detroit Publishing Company.


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FX Zombie Makeup Class

Renaissance Toledo Hotel | 5-8pm | Free

Stop in to the Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel and discover how the professionals create FX for zombie makeup. Get yourself prepped for Toledo's annual Zombie Bar Crawl on Adams Street with these complimentary tips & tricks from Amy Lewis & Co! Refreshments will be provided in the main lobby. While you're there grab a bite to eat and craft drink from the Brim House restaurant or The Heights, Toledo's rooftop bar offering stunning 360 sweeping skyline views!


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Sweet Treat Bags to the first 100 kids

Parking lot next to Manhattan's restaurant (Adams & 14th) | 5:30pm

The first 100 kids at Trunk or Treat receive an Art Loop Sweet Treat Bag filled with spooky notepads, crayons, Art Loop buttons and tattoos, sweet treats, glow bracelets, Packo's At The Park Free Kids Meal coupon, One free admission ticket to the Imagination Station Toledo, The Toledo Museum of Art playing cards, Jūpmode You Will Do Better In Toledo stickers, and more!

Trunk or Treat Party

Parking lot next to Manhattan's restaurant (Adams & 14th) | 5-9pm | Free

Be sure to join us at 'Trunk or Treat' on Adams St. for family friendly trick-or-treating, gift bags, hands-on activities, food trucks, music and raffles in the parking lot next to Manhattan's (14th & Adams). Presented by the Holiday Angels, Village on Adams and The Arts Commission. All activities are free and open to the public. Complimentary wristbands given to all Trunk or Treaters that catch the Art Loop bus to visit other fun stops on the Loop!


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Toledo Museum of Art

Community Exhibition FREE on Thursday’s from 5PM-9PM

The Toledo Museum of Art is proud to be a stop on the The Art Loop! TMA is offering free admission to view "Rebecca Louise Law: Community" on Thursday evenings from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Visitors may claim their free timed ticket (one per person) at the information desk upon arrival. Thursday evening tickets will not be available in advance or online. Surround yourself in both dried and fresh plant materials that forms an immersive visitor experience exploring the relationship between humanity and nature, FREE Thursday's 5-9pm. While you're there be sure to catch public Glassblowing demonstrations taking place in the Glass Pavilion Hot Shop. (Photos by Rob Wagner)


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