17th Annual River Raisin Jazz Festival

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MONROE, MI: The Monroe Superstore is proud to be a sponsor of Toledo Jeep Fest 2018.

Jeep® is fundamental to Toledo’s heritage.  In 1941, Willys-Overland won a significant United States Military contract to design the Willys MB, a four-wheel drive utility vehicle that was manufactured throughout World War II. Today, Toledo is the only place in the world making the iconic Jeep Wrangler. Fiat Chrysler Automobile’s Toledo Jeep Plant is one of the region’s largest and most modern manufacturing plants. For nearly eight decades Jeep has been touching the lives of Toledoans – and people throughout the United States and abroad, and in August 2018 the City and its visitors will celebrate that rich history.

Jeep Fest 2018 will begin at The Monroe Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Superstore, 15160 S. Dixie Hwy, Monroe, MI 48161 for the Jeep Off Road Course Welcome Party from 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.!  Jeff Tuttle & his Country Band will be providing live entertainment from 3-6, there will also be a food truck, Jeep ramps, Jeep clubs, local mascots (Major Muskrat & Howler), give-a-ways and of course our 18 Obstacle Jeep Off Road Course is open!   This event is FREE to the public and family friendly. 

Following the Welcome party will be a special kick-off concert in Toledo, Ohio at 6:15 p.m to Welcome JeepFest 2018 to Toledo!  Saturday August 11th there will be a Jeep Parade in Downtown Toledo followed by a Jeep Festival, live bands, entertainment, kid’s zones, food trucks and beer gardens all day.  Sunday August 12 there will be a 4 mile run & 1 mile walk followed by an All-Jeep Festival & Car Show including live bands and entertainment.

For more information please visit www.monroesuperstore.com, www.toledojeepfest.com, The Monroe Dodge Facebook Page or the Toledo Jeep Fest Facebook page.

While you are in Monroe please enjoy the 17th Annual River Raisin Jazz Festival.  Saturday August 11th & Sunday August 12th from Noon till 10 pm @ St. Mary's Park, W. Elm Ave., Monroe, MI.  The Award Winning River Raisin Jazz Festival is a two day, FREE music festival on the banks of the Historic River Raisin in Beautiful Downtown Monroe. Our festival has featured World Class Artists like Kenny G, David Sanborn, Chuck Mangione, Ray Parker Jr., Spyro Gyra, Alexander Zonij’s & more. Our “Second Stage” features local up & coming artists and the Downtown Fine Art Fair has something for everyone. Details available at www.monroeinfo.com or www.riverraisinjazzfestival.com.

Another exciting place to visit while you are in town is the River Raisin National Battlefield Park!  A fun, FREE and educational adventure for the whole family!  Take a walk back into history, hike, kayak or check out any one of their numerous events!  For more information please go to https://www.nps.gov/rira/index.htm or visit their Facebook page: River Raisin National Battlefield Park.

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