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the square is where

Lunchtime entertainment in the heart of Your Downtown

Noontime entertainment in the heart of downtown Dayton is back for the summer, and it's better than ever! The Downtown Dayton Partnership and Montgomery County present The Square Is Where, featuring free live entertainment and much more, weekdays on downtown's Courthouse Square.

See the schedule below!

A variety of performers will take the stage around the noontime lunch hour on most weekdays during the summer months (May through September). Entertainment will include bands, dancers, live trivia, arts groups, acoustic musicians and more.

Food vendors also will set up on Courthouse Square each weekday, allowing downtown workers and others to grab lunch and take in the live entertainment while enjoying the outdoors downtown.

This year's program once again includes patio umbrella and bistro-style tables, cornhole, mini-golf, giant chess and checkers, and other games and activities. Fun tournaments and other events also are planned to help you enjoy taking a break from the office, meeting up with friends and coworkers, and enjoying the sunshine during lunch!

A calendar of scheduled entertainment can be found below. Check back often, as the schedule will be updated throughout the summer. You also can "Like" The Square Is Where on Facebook to get the latest updates on upcoming entertainment and more.

If you are interested in performing on the Square this summer or would like more information about The Square Is Where, contact Emilee Langenkamp by This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it or at (937) 224-1518, ext. 227.

The Square Is Where you should be during your lunch hour this summer!


Scheduled Entertainment

All Week Long - Business Spotlight: Project Warmth
Monday, June 26 - Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment
Tuesday, June 27 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino
Wednesday, June 28 - Walking Wednesday and music from Edde Osborne
Thursday, June 29 - Music from Berachah Valley
Friday, June 30 - Cornhole Tournament (rescheduled) and Fridays Rock! with Double Eagles tribute band

Monday, July 3 - Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment
Tuesday, July 4 - (Holiday - no programming)
Wednesday, July 5 - Walking Wednesday and Yoga on the Square with Day Yoga
Thursday, July 6 - Music from Keith Lykins
Friday, July 7 - Fridays Rock! with Todd the Fox Band

Monday, July 10 - Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment
Tuesday, July 11 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino
Wednesday, July 12 - Walking Wednesday and Music from Community Artist League Band
Thursday, July 13 - Paint Party
Friday, July 14 - Fridays Rock! with The Elements

Monday, July 17 - Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment
Tuesday, July 18 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino
Wednesday, July 19 - Walking Wednesday (and Boys & Girls Club event - no TSIW programming)
Thursday, July 20 - The Longest Table
Friday, July 21 - Fridays Rock! with The Pullouts

Monday, July 24 - Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment
Tuesday, July 25 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino
Wednesday, July 26 - Walking Wednesday and music from Harmonica Neil
Thursday, July 27 - Music from Danny Voris
Friday, July 28 - Fridays Rock! with Blue Heron Trio

Past Dates
TSIW Kickoff Week!
Monday, May 1
- Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment
Tuesday, May 2 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino
Wednesday, May 3 - Walking Wednesday and Yoga on the Square with Speakeasy
Thursday, May 4 - (National Day of Prayer event - no TSIW programming)
Friday, May 5 - Fridays Rock! with Zane and the Sway (canceled due to weather)

Monday, May 8 - Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment
Tuesday, May 9 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino
Wednesday, May 10 - Walking Wednesday and music from A Guy and a Guitar
Thursday, May 11 - Mother's Day crafts and music from Todd the Fox
Friday, May 12 - Mother's Day crafts, Business Spotlight: Luna Gifts & Botanicals (including Mother's Day plants and bouquets for sale)

Monday, May 15 - Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment
Tuesday, May 16 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino
Wednesday, May 17 - Walking Wednesday and music from Upriver
Thursday, May 18 - Music from The Reece Lincoln Band
Friday, May 19 - DPVA Designer Showhouse Kickoff

Monday, May 22 - Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment
Tuesday, May 23 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino
Wednesday, May 24 - Walking Wednesday and music from Harmonica Neil
Thursday, May 25 - Music from Gary Hill
Friday, May 26 - Fridays Rock! with 3 Piece Revival

All Week Long - Business Spotlight: Buckeye Laptop
Monday, May 29 - (Holiday - no programming)
Tuesday, May 30 - (Church of God Outreach - no TSIW programming)
Wednesday, May 31 - Walking Wednesday and music from Dan Rivers
Thursday, June 1 - Music from Blue Heron Trio
Friday, June 2 - Fridays Rock! with Puzzle of Light

Health & Fitness Week!
Monday, June 5
- Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment
Tuesday, June 6 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino & Gem City Health Fair at Schuster Center
Wednesday, June 7 - Walking Wednesday and Yoga on the Square with Yoga XTC
Thursday, June 8 - Music from Tempest
Friday, June 9 - Fridays Rock! with Brian Keith Wallen

Monday, June 12 - Entertainment from Angeli Danzanti
Tuesday, June 13 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino (canceled due to weather)
Wednesday, June 14 - Walking Wednesday and music from Keith Lykins (canceled due to weather)
Thursday, June 15 - Music from Robert Senae
Friday, June 16 - Non-Profit Day

Summer Kickoff Week! (sponsored by KeyAds)
Monday, June 19
- Music Monday with Liftoff Entertainment, Lemonade & Giveaways
Tuesday, June 20 - Trivia Tuesday with Rob D'Agostino, Lemonade & Giveaways
Wednesday, June 21 - Walking Wednesday and music from Bacchanal Steel Band
Thursday, June 22 - (RTA event: "Ride with RTA: RideTime Makes It Easy" - no TSIW programming)
Friday, June 23 - Cornhole Tournament and Fridays Rock! with 3 Piece Revival (canceled due to weather)