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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 25
(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 'classic movie monsters.' Advance tickets and at the gate until 9 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.

2014-2015 Downtown Events

First Friday
November 7, December 5
(937) 224-1518

Grande Illumination & Dayton Children's Parade Spectacular in Lights
November 28
(937) 224-1518

MetroParks Ice Rink
November 28, 2014-February 28, 2015
(937) 274-0126

Urban Nights
May (TBD)
(937) 224-1518

Women in Jazz Festival
June 21
(937) 333-8400

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

Dayton Blues Festival
July 19
(937) 333-8400

Dayton Celtic Festival
July 24-26
(937) 372-9788

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

Taste of All Things Oregon
August (TBD)

Dayton Reggae Festival
September 6
(937) 333-8400

Dayton Greek Festival
September 11-13
(937) 224-0601

Urban Nights
September (TBD)
(937) 224-1518

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

Dayton Art Institute's Oktoberfest
September 25-27
(937) 223-5277