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An environment that sparks creativity and makes it easy to connect with customers and collaborators. Join downtown’s revitalization and give your company an edge in attracting talent.

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Things to do Downtown Dayton

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Unique experiences you can’t find anywhere else. The region’s best dining and nightlife, performing and visual arts, entertainment and events, and the center of culture and recreation. Downtown has so much to do, and something for every age, taste, and interest.

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FROM EVERYTHING.
BE DOWNTOWN.

Easy transitions from home to work to meeting up with friends. The region’s best amenities right outside your door. Living downtown is as convenient as it is fun, and it puts you in the heart of the action.

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LATEST NEWS & FAST FACTS

The Contemporary Dayton Announces Opening in The Arcade >>MORE INFO
Mother, Son Open Lifestyle Storefront in Downtown Dayton >>MORE INFO
Dayton Riverfront Plan Continues to Revitalize Waterways and Surrounding Areas >>MORE INFO
New Apartment Building Planned Near Dayton Dragons Ballpark >>MORE INFO
Greater Dayton RTA Provides Free Rides to Vaccine Appointments, Clinics >>MORE INFO
Dayton Convention Center Hires Events Management Company, Plans Upgrades >>MORE INFO
Dayton Art Institute to Re-Open Its Doors >>MORE INFO
Dayton Dragons Announce 2021 Opening Day, Season Schedule >>MORE INFO
Levitt Pavilion Announces Tentative 2021 Concert Season Opener >>MORE INFO
Grist Re-opens in Redesigned Downtown Space >>MORE INFO
Greater Dayton RTA Begins Fare-capping System to Promote Equity >>MORE INFO

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Greater Downtown Dayton Plan

The Greater Downtown Dayton Plan is a strategic blueprint to transform Greater Downtown into a thriving city and unique, vibrant place.

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Downtown Dayton
RiverScape MetroPark will have limited spots for in person Fitness in the Park events (registration will be required!)But they will also be live-streaming these events for participants to join in from home.IT’S BACK!! After 18 months away, the stage is back in the park! Tori with Speakeasy Yoga will be the first to take center stage as part of our Yoga in the Park series on May 8th! There are still some spots available for this class so go grab yours today at metroparks.org! ... See MoreSee Less
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Downtown Dayton
This week is #NationalVolunteerWeek and we want to take the time to thank EVERY person who has helped us with a downtown Dayton event.Remember the Gem City Shine? What a day ✨💎 It took hundreds of volunteers to help pull this off! We have volunteer positions available throughout the year to help us foster the arts, entertainment, culture and businesses of downtown Dayton.If you're interested in volunteering now or in the future, sign up here: bit.ly/DaytonVolunteers ... See MoreSee Less
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