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If you drive through South Toledo, you’ll be surrounded by tree-lined streets, beautiful parks, and bustling golf courses. You’ll notice the unique architecture of homes built in a timeless design. You’ll hear the mighty Maumee River flowing just blocks away. You’ll feel the quiet energy of positivity. And you’ll feel at home.

While you’re here, you’ll definitely want to stop by the world-famous Toledo Zoo & Aquarium. With over 10,000 animals of more than 700 species, the Toledo Zoo earns every bit of its slogan “The Must Do Zoo,” because it is truly an experience you and your family will never forget. Children can feed animals and their imagination with exciting summer courses and camps. If you’re here in the winter, you have to experience Lights Before Christmas––A dazzling display of Christmas lights that was voted the best zoo light display in the USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice contest.

The arts come alive at the 2,400-seat Stranahan Theater & Great Hall, home to the annual Theater League Broadway series, concerts of nationally touring bands and comics and the annual performance of Toledo Ballet’s The Nutcracker.

Explore everything that’s going on in South Toledo below!


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  • 31 Hundred Restaurant 419-324-1795
  • Airport Animal Hospital 419-385-5680
  • Balance Pan-Asian Grille 419-893-9999
  • Black Pearl 419-380-1616
  • Buckeye Cablesystem 419-724-9802
  • Carnivore Cafe - Toledo Zoo & Aquarium 419-385-4040
  • CEDARCREEK Church - South Toledo
  • D & S Southwyck Lanes 419-865-8815
  • Deet's BBQ-Maumee 419-893-2335
  • Doc Watson's 419-389-6003
  • El Tipico Restaurant 419-382-0661
  • Extended Stay America - Toledo/Maumee 419-891-1211
  • HealthSource Chiropractic & Progressive Wellness 419-720-1472
  • Heather Downs Country Club 419-318-2496
  • Heather Downs Golf Course 419-385-0248
  • Hollywood Casino Toledo 419-661-5200
  • John's Korner Bar & Grill 419-382-9010
  • Maumee Valley Historical Society at the Wolcott Heritage Center 419-893-9602
  • Metroparks Toledo 419-407-9700
  • Radisson at The University of Toledo 419-381-6800
  • Sebastiano's Italiano 419-382-0615
  • Staybridge Suites - Toledo/Maumee 419-878-8999
  • Stranahan Theater & Great Hall 419-381-8851
  • Swan Creek Park 419-407-9700
  • Tandoor of Toledo 419-385-7467
  • Toledo Zoo & Aquarium 419-385-5721
  • TRAPPED Toledo 567-316-7028
  • Trinity Lutheran Church 419-385-2651
  • University of Toledo 800.586.5336
  • University of Toledo - Main Campus 800-586-5336
  • University of Toledo Medical Center 419-383-4000
  • WGTE Public Media 419-380-4600
  • WNWO-TV NBC24 419-535-0024

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Toledo Zoo & Aquarium

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Stranahan Theater

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D & S Southwyck Lanes

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