Cheese Days is July 7-10, 2022

   Cheese Days is Toledo's biggest annual summer celebration that includes a parade, classic car and motorcycle show, pancake breakfast, kids activities, many auctions and raffles, arts and crafts, sports tournaments, wine, beer and cheese tasting and much more. Most of the big Cheese Days events are on Saturday, July 9, 2022.

  • Thursday, July 7, 2022

    Cheese Days Kick-Off Celebration - with a toast to the 2022 Big Cheeses!

    Come one, come all! Enjoy a relaxing social soiree with live music and yummy hors d'oeuvres! Toast the 2022 Big Cheeses in style on Thursday night, at 6 pm! $10 entry

    Location: Morgan Arts Center

     

    Toledo Made: 1 pm - 6 pm

    Arts, Crafts, Gifts, and Products all made by folks who live in the greater Toledo Community. Contact Di Morgan at 360-864-4ART or visit  artgallery505.com.

    Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St, Toledo, WA

     

    Toledo Thursday Market: 2 pm - 6 pm

    Located by boat ramp next to bridge

    Toledo Community Foundation will draw raffle winner for Toast of Toledo. Tickets $10

     

    Coloring Contest

    Age Categories: Preschool & Kindergarten; 1st and 2nd grades; 3rd and 4th grades

    Prizes will be awarded to each group. Pick up your contest picture at Toledo Market Fresh. Submissions must be turned in on or before July 3rd to Toledo Market Fresh.

  • Friday, July 8, 2022

    26th Annual "Cheddar Open" Golf Tournament

    Registration starts at 9:15 am. Shotguns start at 10 am. Four-man scramble. Contact John Sanford 360-864-6474. Proceeds go to the Toledo Lions Club.

    Cost: $70 per person, lunch provided.

    Location: Newaukum Valley Golf Course

    153 Newaukum Golf Dr., Chehalis, WA

     

    Toledo Made: 1 pm - 6 pm

    Arts, Crafts, Gifts, and Products all made by folks who live in the greater Toledo Community. Contact Di Morgan at 360-864-4ART or visit artgallery505.com.

    Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St, Toledo, WA

     

    Tennis Tournament Begins: 3 pm

    Events: Men's Singles, Women's Singles, Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles, Mixed Doubles. Anyone 12 years of age and over is welcome to play! Pre-registration forms are available at Betty's Place or from Mrs. Armstrong. Due to scheduling, please pre-register. Balls are furnished. Trophy/Ribbon prize awards. $5 entry per event

    Contact Signora Armstrong, 360-864-2594

     

    Frog Jumping Contest: 6 pm - 7 pm

    Come have a hoppin' good time racing frogs! Frogs available for rent. Cash prizes!

    1st Place: $15; 2nd Place: $10; 3rd Place: $5

    $1.00 per frog/race

    Location: Toledo High School football field

    Contact: Adam Hackett 360-508-1764

     

    Bingo: 6:30 - 9:00 pm

    No limit on cards! Prizes for the winners. Baked desserts and concessions will be available.

    Location: Toledo High School Commons, sponsored by girls basketball team.

    Contact: Brian Layton 360-219-5077

     

    Music in the Street: 8 pm

    Featuring: Chris Guenther & the Honky Tonk Drifters

    Location: Ramsey Way outside Donna's Place

    Donna's Place is also open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Saturday, July 9, 2022

    Ham & All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast: 7 am - 10:30 am (or as long as the food lasts!)

    Ham, eggs, biscuits, pancakes, gravy, and beverages! $6 Donation

    Location: Toledo Senior Center

     

    22nd Annual Car & Motorcycle Show: 7 am

    Come see cars and motorcycles from nearly every make and decade! Sponsored by the Toledo Lions Club and over 150 local businesses!

    Download car show application form here.

    $20 entry fee per vehicle. Awards at 3 pm

    Location: Toledo Middle School Field

    Contact Brad Dykstra at 360-508-3674

     

    Cheddar Challenge!

    Registration begins 6:45 am - 7:45 am at the Toledo Fire Station. Race begins at 8 am.

    3-mile run/walk for all ages! Sponsored by Toledo Girls Softball.

    $10 entry, $18 with T-Shirt

    Contact Kristi Marcil at 360-219-3177

     

    Toledo Library Bake & Book Sale:

    9 am - 3 pm

    Location: 241 Cowlitz St., Toledo, WA

     

    Food and Assorted Vendors: 9 am

    Come see local handmade goods and service providers, grab a bite to eat and enjoy the car show!

    Location: Toledo Middle School

     

    Toledo Cheese Days Parade: 11 am

    This year's parade theme is "Cheddar Days Are Coming." Parade marshals are the 2022 Big Cheeses: Marilyn Mansur, Ken & Joan Norberg, Peggy Ramsey, and Gordon & Elaine Schillinger. Parade registration is ongoing. See registration forms online. All parade entries are assigned assembly and dispersal plans. Parade route starts at 5th and Augustus, moves east on Augustus to 2nd, continues south on 2nd to Oak, then west on Oak to 5th.

    Trophies presented to the 1st and 2nd place winners of each division at the judges booth, located at the Presbyte­rian Church.

    SPECTATORS: Safety is our biggest concern. Please prevent your children from getting too close to the moving vehicles. Drivers of large trucks and other potentially dangerous vehicles have been instructed not to throw candy from their vehicles. Toledo Lions Club members will monitor the main parade areas to ensure crowd compliance.

     

    Free Cheese Sandwiches

    Enjoy a free cheese sandwich at the Presbyterian Church after the parade, courtesy of Toledo Market Fresh. Then take a tour inside the church to see the stained glass windows.

     

    Toledo Made: 11 am - 6 pm

    Arts, Crafts, Gifts, and Products all made by folks who live in the greater Toledo Community. Contact Di Morgan at 360-864-4ART or visit artgallery505.com.

    Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St, Toledo, WA

     

    Barbecue: Noon - 5 pm

    Featuring baby-back ribs, corn on the cob, side salad, and a roll. Cost: $9.99

    Sponsored by Toledo Market Fresh.

    Location: Toledo Market Fresh

    Contact 360-864-2161

     

    Toledo Fire Dept. Open House: 12:30 pm

    Join us for some fire house fun! Cooling station, kids activities, meet a firefighter

    Location: Toledo Fire Dept.

     

    Community Auction: 1 pm

    Many find handcrafted and corporate sponsored items will be auctioned!

    Location: Toledo Middle School Field

     

    Wine and Cheese Tasting Garden:

    4 pm - 8 pm

    For ten years this has been vision:Toledo's main fundraiser. Come taste local wines, beers, ciders, chocolates, and cheeses!

    Location: Steamboat Landing

    Contact Pam Olmstead at 360-219-8861

     

    Music in the Street: 8 pm

    Featuring: Darin Jones and the Last Men Standing.

    Location: Ramsey Way outside Donna's Place

    Donna's Place is also open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Sunday, July 10, 2022

    Church Services: 8 am

    Attend the service of your choice.

     

    Horseshoe Tournament: 8 am

    Sign up: 8am. Playing begins at 8:30am

    Three classes: Beginner, Amateur, Advanced. Total payout each class. $5 entry

    Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

    Contact Stan Spears at 360-864-2096

     

    All-Class Reunion: 11 am - 4 pm

    Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

     

    Toledo Lions Club Beef BBQ: Noon - 3 pm

    Join the community in savoring the best beef with all the trimmings presented by the Toledo Lions Club! Menu includes: Barbecue beef, baked beans, coleslaw, garlic bread, watermelon, and beverages! Bring your own chair. $8 Adults; $7 Seniors and Children

    Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

     

    Lions Club Beef Auction: 2:30 pm (following the Barbecue)

    Bid on the delicious BBQ Beef, breads and watermelons!

    Location: Kemp Olson Community Park

     

    18th Annual Pie Auction: 3 pm (following the Barbecue)

    The Toledo Volunteer EMS and Firefighters Assn. has baked some of the most delicious pies to ever grace our green Earth, and they're all up for auction! Proceeds bene­fit the Toledo Volunteer EMS and Firefighters Assn. Thank you for your generous support!

    Location: Kemp Olson Toledo Community Park

     

    Toledo Made: 1 pm - 6 pm

    Arts, Crafts, Gifts, and Products all made by folks who live in the greater Toledo Community. Contact Di Morgan at 360-864-4ART or visit artgallery505.com.

    Location: Art Gallery 505, 205 Cowlitz St, Toledo, WA

Here are some examples of past Toledo Cheese Days magazines in PDF format without most of the advertisements.

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2015

2014

2013

2012

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