GRUGELFEST 2018 will be held the weekend of September 7 - 9 at the Holiday Inn French Quarter, 10630 Fremont Pike in Perrysburg, Ohio.   Named for the late Ralph Grugel, leader of Cleveland’s Eagle Jazz BandGRUGELFEST has replaced the annual Fall Dixieland Festival produced for more than 20 years by the EARLYJAS Club of Northeast Ohio.   Traditional New Orleans Jazz Bands will be featured during 4 sessions:  Friday night, Saturday afternoon, Saturday night, and Sunday.   



  Tickets are on sale at the Huntington Center Box Office, and may be purchased in person, by mail, or by calling 419 321-5007.  To reserve a hotel room, call the Holiday Inn French Quarter (Perrysburg, Ohio) at 419 874-3111.   Be sure to ask for special GRUGELFEST rates!



                                                                                                       Session 1:  Friday,  9 / 07/18             5:30 PM               

                                                                                                       Session 2:  Saturday, 9 / 08 /18       11:00 AM 

                                                                                                       Session 3:  Saturday, 9 / 08/18          6:00 PM               

                                                                                                       Session 4:  Sunday, 9 /09 /18          11:30 AM






Text Box:  Featuring an Outstanding Line-up of Hot Jazz Bands, including:
Text Box: The Ralph Grugel Memorial Jazz Festival
Text Box: Friday -  Saturday -  Sunday     ~     September    7  -   8  -   9

Call Box Office for Tickets:


419 321-5007



“Traditional Jazz is good; taste some every day!”

French Quarter

A unique New Orleans style hotel located in Perrysburg, near Ohio Turnpike/I-75 and downtown Toledo. 


10630 Fremont Pike

Perrysburg, Ohio  43551


US - 20 at I - 75 exit 193


419 874 - 3111

St. Louis Rivermen

St. Louis, Missouri

Lake Wales, Florida

Indianapolis, Indiana

Cincinnati, Ohio

Toledo, Ohio


Contact Us:


GRUGELFEST  c/o Ragtime Rick

P.O. Box 1071

Toledo, OH   43697




Profits from the GRUGELFEST will benefit the Dyslexia Education Training Center of Northwest Ohio

(formerly the 32° Masonic Learning Center for Children), which provides individual instruction for children with dyslexia.

 Pam Croson, Director  419 252-0748