ATTRACTIONS IN YOUR BACK YARD
- Downtown Dollars
- Rediscover Downtown – Open for Business
- Events Calendar
- Festivals & Signature Events
- Art in the City
- Summer in the City
- The Square Is Where
- First Friday
- Dayton Holiday Festival
- Arts & Culture
- Active Lifestyles
- Shopping & Services
- Accommodations & Meeting Venues
- Self-Guided Tours
BECAUSE THE BEST OF DAYTON IS
RIGHT OUTSIDE YOUR DOOR… BE DOWNTOWN
Living downtown puts you in the middle of the action
What if your home was just a block or two away from Dayton Dragons baseball games, RiverScape MetroPark, art galleries and museums, or an eclectic urban market?
Downtown is full of great cultural and entertainment options, from world-class performing arts and fun festivals to the region’s best collection of independent restaurants, a booming craft brewery district, and an amazing live music scene – and, when you live downtown, all of it is right in your back yard!
It’s exciting and fun living in the middle of all the action. It’s easy to grab a bite to eat at one of dozens of downtown restaurants and continue your evening at your favorite bar, brewery, or other nightlife spot.
If arts and culture is your thing, we’ve got that, too. Your home could be down the street from a new state-of-the-art library, an independent movie theater, art galleries and museums, comedy and improv shows, and several theaters featuring the region’s best performing arts.
Downtown makes it easy to live an active lifestyle. From kayaking and river activities and the nation’s largest network of paved recreation trails to being a highly walkable and bike-friendly city, you can get out and enjoy life here.
And, lest you think you’d ever be bored, there is always something going on downtown, with hundreds of events for a wide variety of tastes, plus some amazing large-scale festivals and signature downtown events.
Living downtown really does put you right in the middle of the best attractions and amenities in our region. Find something fun to do downtown today!