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MOMENTUM Art & Music Festival

MOMENTUM Art & Music Festival

Promenade Park
(and other locations)

400 Water St.
Toledo, OH 43604

Thursday, Sept. 19 - Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 

Momentum is a three-day festival in downtown Toledo, Ohio, centered on our revitalizing waterfront along the Maumee River. Momentum celebrates the transformative vibrancy of the arts for our city and region by supporting local creatives and inviting international artists to perform and exhibit in Toledo. 

The 2019 Momentum festival will be held September 19-21, encompassing Promenade Park and activating spaces linked to Imagination Station Toledo. Momentum will showcase the second annual Toledo Mini Maker Faire highlighting diverse creators; temporary public art installations from internationally acclaimed artists; new INTER/ACTIVE projects from talented regional artists; and the debut of newly created works in glass in partnership with NSG North America. Friday night features Chaka Khan as part of the ProMedica Summer Concert Series - tickets on sale now! 

5:30PM – 9:00PM Art Loop | Dancin’ In The Streets
5:30PM – 9:00PM Keys to The City | Gathered Glassblowing Studio
5:30PM – 7:30PM Momentum Intersection Opening Reception | The University of Toledo, Center for Visual Arts
5:30PM – 7:30PM SUPERNOVA Goes Viral! Film Screenings | ParkVision Screen in Promenade Park
7:30PM – 9:00PM Temporary Public Art Projects Debut
• Aqueous | Jen Lewin | September 19 – October 18
• The Herd | Kelley Bell | September 19 – October 6
• Sound Sculpture | Ryan Edwards, Masary Studios | September 19-21
• Sunset Carry Out | Rhonda Weppler + Trevor Mahovsky | September 19-21
• POOF! | Bradley Scherzer | September 19-21

5:00PM – ProMedica Summer Concert Series presents Chaka Khan | Promenade Park | General admission tickets are $15 presale, $20 at the gate on the day of the show. Lawn chairs and blankets permitted for general admission tickets. VIP tickets are $45 dollars.

12:00PM – 6:00PM Toledo Mini Maker Faire | Festival Park
12:00PM – 10:00PM Enjoy public art tours, entertainment, food trucks, lounge areas, free boat rides courtesy of J&M Cruise Lines on the Water Taxi, Toledo Lucas County Library Book Bikes, Toledo Opera on Wheels program, glassblowing demonstrations, and more!
7:00PM – 10:00PM The Arts Commission’s 60th Birthday | Promenade Park

Additional information available at

Event Website