Day 1 – Solheim Cup Opening Ceremony Celebration

Friday, September 3, 2021 · 2:00 PM

This summer Toledo is proud to host the Solheim Cup, the world’s most prestigious women’s golf team event, where the top 12 US players take on the top 12 European players in a match-play competition. To kick off the celebration, ProMedica is proud to present the Opening Ceremony Fan Fest. Gwen Stefani will close out the Opening Ceremony with what is sure to be a concert to remember.

Gwen Stefani is a three-time GRAMMY® Award winner and has achieved global success as a performer, songwriter, frontwoman for an iconic rock band and multi-platinum solo artist. She also has four MTV Video Music Awards, two Billboard Awards, an American Music Award and a Brit Award, in addition to being a regular judge on NBC’s The Voice.

Tickets and Event Information

Gwen Stefani, Solheim Opening Ceremony – General Admission/Preferred GA Viewing

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Gwen Stefani, Solheim Opening Ceremony – VIP/Reserved Seats

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Fan Fest Events

Fan Fest will take over downtown Toledo and welcome over 150,000 visitors. Several streets will be blocked off with a variety of food and activities throughout the area. Large screens will be placed throughout the area, so you always feel part of the action. Four separate stages featuring local entertainment will be set up throughout the footprint.

All admission tickets include the following:
2:00 – Gates Open with local bands and activities in the general admission stages
5:00 – Opening Ceremony will be livestreamed throughout the event footprint
6:00 – More local bands and activities in the general admission stages
8:30 – Main stage, Gwen Stefani performs and the show will be livestreamed throughout the event footprint
10:00 – Fireworks display

The Fan Fest event will include over 25 local restaurants with elevated festival menus and a large bar built over the fountain in Levis Square Park with items for purchase. The event will also include an Art Alley with live entertainment, TSA performances, Imagination Station animations, LPGA Girls Golf Foundation expo, and local live art expositions. More live entertainment will be in Levis Square Park.

Parking for the Solheim Opening Ceremony Celebration

We anticipate Downtown Toledo will be alive for the celebration and want to make sure you have a place to park for the event. Park and Ride lots will open at 1:00 p.m. Shuttles will begin running from the lot to the event at 1:30 and will run approximately every 15 mins throughout the day. The last shuttle to leave from the event site in Downtown Toledo to the lots at midnight.

An opportunity to purchase Park and Ride Tickets will be available upon purchasing your event tickets, or by using this Ticketmaster link.

Gwen Stefani Parking & Ride Red Lot

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Map of concert parking at the red lot.

FAQs

What’s included with VIP SRO tickets?
Standing room only in this section (Minimal seating available for temporary resting in other accessible areas of the event)/ Main stage view/ Access to VIP drinks/food (for purchase) and luxury portable restrooms/ Fireworks view

What’s included with Preferred Admission?
No reserved seating (Minimal seating available for temporary resting in other accessible areas of the event)/ Livestreaming to large screens /Potential view of main stage / Access to all VIP drinks/food (for purchase) and luxury portable restrooms/ Fireworks view

What’s included with General Admission?
Located in Levis Square Park and on downtown streets/ No reserved seating (Minimal seating available for temporary resting in other accessible areas of the event)/ No main stage view/ Multiple auxiliary stages featuring local opening bands and large screens livestreaming the opening ceremony and Gwen Stefani performance /Limited Fireworks view

Can I bring a chair?
Unfortunately, no outside chairs will be permitted in the event footprint area. There are several seating areas in the general admission/standing room only areas, including several picnic tables and high top tables that will be brought in for the event.

Are pets allowed?
No pets will be allowed with the exception of service animals assisting people with disabilities.

Clear Bag Policy

Attendees are encouraged not to bring any type of bags.
However, we do have a CLEAR BAG POLICY.
The less you bring, the easier it will be to pass the security checkpoint.

Guests are Permitted to Carry the Following:

Bags that are clear

Plastic, Vinyl, or PVC bagsthat do not exceed 12 inches x 6 inches x 12 inches One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar)

Small clutch bags

Approximately the size of a hand, with or without a handle or strap. Small clutch bags can be taken into the event with one of the clear plastic bag options.

An exception will be made for medically necessary items after proper inspection
at a gate designated for this purpose.

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Please be advised we cannot guarantee the authenticity of tickets purchased from unofficial sources and private sellers. We will not honor invalid tickets at the gate. Please be sure to purchase your tickets on Ticketmaster.com or take the necessary steps to ensure you’re purchasing legitimate tickets from a verified website or selling agent.