FESTIVALS & SIGNATURE EVENTS

2018-2019 SIGNATURE DOWNTOWN EVENTS

FIRST FRIDAY

October 5, November 2, December 7
(937) 224-1518

GRANDE ILLUMINATION & DAYTON CHILDREN’S PARADE SPECTACULAR IN LIGHTS

November 23
(937) 224-1518

METROPARKS ICE RINK

November 23, 2018-February 28,2019
(937) 274-0126

ALEFEAST

March 23, 2019

DOWNTOWN  HOUSING TOUR

May (TBD)
(937) 224-1518

A WORLD A’FAIR

May (TBD)
(937) 312-5293

THE GREAT DAYTON ADVENTURE RACE

June (TBD)
(937) 224-1518

DAYTON PRIDE PARADE & FESTIVAL

June (TBD)
(937) 274-1776

DAYTON JAZZ FESTIVAL

June (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

JEWISH CULTURAL FESTIVAL

June (TBD)
(937) 496-0050

FESTIVAL ON THE HILL

June (TBD)
(937) 222-9103

LIGHTS IN FLIGHT FESTIVAL & FIREWORKS SHOW

July 3
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON BLUES FESTIVAL

July (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON CELTIC FESTIVAL

July 26-28
(937) 372-9788

ART IN THE CITY

August (TBD)
(937) 224-1518

GERMANFEST PICNIC

August (TBD)
(937) 429-9251

DAYTON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

August (TBD)
(937) 475-2707

ALEFEST

August (TBD)

DISTRICT DAY

August (TBD)

DAYTON REGGAE FESTIVAL

September 1
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON GREEK FESTIVAL

September 6-8
(937) 224-0601

HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL

September (TBD)
(937) 274-0126

URS RUBBER DUCK REGATTA

September (TBD)
(937) 233-1230

DAYTON ART INSTITUTE’S OKTOBERFEST

September 27-29
(937) 223-5277

HELP PUT ON SOME OF DOWNTOWN’S SIGNATURE EVENTS!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

The Downtown Dayton Partnership is frequently in search of great volunteers to help us put on fun events like the Dayton Holiday Festival, Art in the City, and more.

We also occasionally help recruit volunteers for big downtown festivals and events put on by other organizations.

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