Skip to content


Why is it called the Birmingham Ethnic Festival?

The Festival began in 1974 to celebrate all things Birmingham (the neighborhood in which the Festival takes place on the east side of Toledo, Ohio). The Festival strives to showcase not only the ethnic makeup of the neighborhood, but the surrounding area).

Is there parking available?

Parking is available on the neighborhood streets around Consaul Street and handicap parking is available at Front and Burr.Carts should be available to transport people to the mall.

Do you allow leashed, well-behaved dogs?

Yes, although security or Festival staff reserve the right to ask you to vacate the premises if warranted.

Is there a fee to enter the Festival?

The Birmingham Ethnic Festival has always been free and open to the public.

Can I get involved?

Yes! We’re always happy to welcome new insight in the Birmingham Ethnic Festival Committee! We typically meet on the third Thursday of the month. Contact us here, on Facebook, or via email for more information.

Have any other questions?

Contact us at and we will try to answer your questions.

%d bloggers like this: