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 24, 2017-February 28, 2018
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. 24, 2017, through Feb. 28, 2018. Patrons may skate daily, including all holidays. While the rink is open, you can enjoy delicious treats from the concession stand, 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.
2018 Downtown Events
February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1
Dayton Jazz Festival
Lights in Flight Festival & Fireworks Show
Dayton Blues Festival
Dayton Celtic Festival
Dayton Reggae Festival
Dayton Greek Festival
Hispanic Heritage Festival
URS Rubber Duck Regatta
Dayton Art Institute's Oktoberfest
Hauntfest on Fifth
Grande Illumination & Dayton Children's Parade Spectacular in Lights