Celebrate in a Big Way…
Get ready to have a blast in Your Downtown
Downtown Dayton is the site for many large-scale events throughout the year, three of which the Downtown Dayton Partnership coordinates. As more information on festivals and events becomes available, you'll find it all here. There’s nothing like celebrating in style in the center city!
Coming up next...
Dayton Reggae Festival
Groove with the best of the beat at the 27th Annual Dayton Reggae Festival. The free-admission event comes to Dave Hall Plaza (Fourth and Jefferson Streets), from 1 to 8 p.m. and will include performances by: 1 p.m. - Haile Lya Israel, 2 p.m. - Jah Soul, 3 p.m. - Demolition Crew, 4 p.m. - Jonny Dreads & The Mystiks, 5 p.m. - Seefari, 6 p.m. - ReggaeInfinity. A variety of food and merchandise vendors will be present. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome; alcoholic beverages, coolers, tents and pets are not permitted. The Dayton Reggae Festival is presented by the City of Dayton Department of Recreation and Youth Services, with support from the Downtown Dayton Partnership, Heidelberg Distributing, Crowne Plaza Hotel, WROU Radio and Martin Romie Talent.
2014-2015 Downtown Events
September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5
Dayton Greek Festival
Taste of Miami Valley
September 12 & 13
(937) 461-MVRA (6872)
Dayton Art Institute's Oktoberfest
Hauntfest on Fifth
Grande Illumination & Dayton Children's Parade Spectacular in Lights
MetroParks Ice Rink
November 28, 2014-February 28, 2015
Women in Jazz Festival
Lights in Flight Festival & Fireworks Show
Dayton Blues Festival
Dayton Celtic Festival
Hispanic Heritage Festival
Taste of All Things Oregon