Christmas in July

Special Event

Toledo Zoo Amphitheatre

July 22, 2018

Concert Time: 7:30 pm

Vince Lee, conductor
Tony Geftos, master of ceremonies

Grab your Santa hats and unwind on a summer Sunday night at Mercy Health Music Under the Stars! The Toledo Symphony Chamber Players will be performing Christmas in July at the Toledo Zoo’s Amphitheatre.

This show is free and open to the public. Please bring lawn chairs and blankets for seating.

Schedule of Events:

6:30 PM – Amphitheatre opens for seating
7:30 PM – Christmas in July with the Toledo Symphony Chamber Players
9:40 PM – TARTA Shuttle Departs


Anderson - A Christmas Festival
Tchaikovsky - March, Mother Ginger, Trepak from The Nutcracker
Bizet - March of the Toreadors
Mozart - Overture to The Marriage of Figaro
Tormé - The Christmas Song
Custer - Salute to the Big Apple
Hardiman - Lord of the Dance
Rossini - Overture to William Tell


Anderson - Sleigh Ride
arr. Custer - It's Christmastime!
Badelt - Pirates of the Caribbean
Sousa - Liberty Bell
Strauss - Thunder and Lightning Polka
Berlin - White Christmas
Goeller - Christmas Fantasy
Sing Along: Frosty; Rudolph; Santa Claus is Coming; Jingle Bells
Pierpont - Jingle Bells Forever 

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) will be offering its Music Under the Stars Shuttle once again for those wishing to participate in the Park-N-Ride Service. 

Music Under the Stars Shuttle Park-N-Ride locations are:

Maumee - St. Luke's Hospital (5901 Monclova Road)
Sylvania - Centennial Terrace (main parking lot, 5773 Centennial Road)
Toledo - Franklin Park Mall (parking lot behind Old Navy; pick up at shelters on Royer Road)
Toledo - Miracle Mile Shopping Center (near the shelter, 1727 West Laskey Road)
Waterville - Kroger (8730 Waterville Swanton Road)

Patrons are to arrive at any TARTA Music Under the Stars Shuttle Park-N-Ride location at 6:30 PM for a direct round trip ride to the Toledo Zoo's Broadway entrance. Bus fare is $1.25 per person each way (60 cents for Seniors 65+ and Medicare cardholders) and is payable before each trip from the Toledo Zoo's Amphitheatre aboard shuttle. Return trips will leave 20 minutes after the end of each concert.

This concert is sponsored by Mercy Health, with support from The Andersons and Taylor Automotive. Collaborated with the Toledo Zoo and the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA).

This concert series is presented by

Mercy Health Music Under the Stars is made possible with support from


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