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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...

Hauntfest on Fifth
October 31
(937) 974-2494

Don't miss the the region's largest and longest running Halloween event! Food, drink, music, street performers, and a costume contest with cash prizes. The theme this year is 'Halloween Nostalgia.' Advance tickets and at the gate until 8 p.m., $5. After 9 p.m., $10. Gates open at 7 p.m., event closes at 1 a.m. For more information, call 974-2494.

2015-2016 Downtown Events

First Friday
October 2, November 6, December 4
(937) 224-1518

Grande Illumination & Dayton Children's Parade Spectacular in Lights
November 27
(937) 224-1518

MetroParks Ice Rink
November 27, 2015-February 28, 2016
(937) 274-0126

Dayton Jazz Festival
June (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

Lights in Flight Festival & Fireworks Show
July (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

Dayton Blues Festival
July (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

Dayton Celtic Festival
July 29-31
(937) 372-9788

Hispanic Heritage Festival
August (TBD)
(937) 274-0126

Dayton Rock Festival
August (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

August (TBD)

Taste of All Things Oregon
August (TBD)

Dayton Reggae Festival
September 4
(937) 333-8400

Dayton Greek Festival
September 9-11
(937) 224-0601

Taste of Miami Valley
September (TBD)
(937) 461-MVRA (6872)

Dayton Art Institute's Oktoberfest
September 23-25
(937) 223-5277