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...
MetroParks Ice Rink
November 28, 2014-February 28, 2015
Sheltered under the covered pavilion, the MetroParks Ice Rink sets the scene as a perfect winter wonderland in downtown Dayton. The ice rink will host outdoor skating from Nov. 28, 2014, through Feb. 28, 2015. Patrons may skate daily, including all holidays. While the rink is open, you can enjoy delicious treats from Silver Fern Café, including a cup of hot chocolate. Take advantage of fun skating activities, such as lessons, themed skating nights and more. Visit www.metroparks.org to learn more about available lessons and the schedule of upcoming programs and events.
2015 Downtown Events
February 6, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5
Women in Jazz Festival
Lights in Flight Festival & Fireworks Show
Dayton Blues Festival
Dayton Celtic Festival
Hispanic Heritage Festival
Taste of All Things Oregon
Dayton Reggae Festival
Taste of Miami Valley
September 11 & 12
(937) 461-MVRA (6872)
Dayton Greek Festival
Dayton Art Institute's Oktoberfest
Hauntfest on Fifth
Grande Illumination & Dayton Children's Parade Spectacular in Lights