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Downtown Dayton Sidewalk Sale – October 3, 2020
It’s back! The Downtown Dayton Partnership will once again bring together small businesses, locally-owned restaurants, and artisan vendors for a special Downtown Dayton Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, October 3, starting at 11 a.m.
This open-air experience will take place throughout the streets downtown Dayton and include:
– Retailers will have merchandise for sale displayed in front of their storefronts.
– Downtown eateries will offer take-away food and drink specials for guests to enjoy while they stroll, and also invite guests to dine and drink on their patios.
– Roving entertainers, including acoustic musicians and street magicians, will be out on the streets.
– Local artisans will be selling items from booths along downtown’s pedestrian thoroughfares.
Extending storefronts onto sidewalks is also an effort to create more room for guests while they shop, dine and explore downtown Dayton. Guests are reminded that social distancing is in place in downtown Dayton, with masks required upon entry to retailers and restaurants and when six feet of distance between groups cannot be kept.
Picture Perfect Pumpkin Painting: The first 100 people to register for this event with Picture Perfect Paint Parties will get a FREE paint-your-own-pumpkin class at Picture Perfect Studios, located at 123 Ludlow Street in downtown. Each “class” is social-distanced and you can choose from several time slots throughout the day. Sign up here.
Cupcake Treats from Twist Cupcakery: The first 50 visitors to Twist Cupcakery, located at 25 S. St. Clair St., can enjoy a FREE cupcake treat to eat while you walk around and shop the Sidewalk Sale. *Limit 1 cupcake per visitor.
LIVE MUSIC: Throughout downtown. See our full lineup of entertainment below.
Hot Cider from Winans: Two locations to grab a free, small cup of hot cider!
– The NEON, 130 E. Fifth St (make it an “adult” cider with a shot of whisky for $5)
– The League of Women Voters info table at the Talbott Tower, 127 N. Ludlow St.
Coloring pages: Visit our brick and mortar downtown businesses listed below for a FREE fall-themed coloring page made by Dayton artists Matt Blair.
Art, Music and Film
Edward A. Dixon Gallery: In their new location within the lobby of the Talbott Tower at 131 N. Ludlow St., the gallery will have a special assortment of curated art from gallerist Edward A. Dixon, including discounted pieces, displayed along the sidewalk of the Talbott Tower.
The Neon movie theater, 130 E. Fifth St.: Grab a bag of delicious Neon popcorn at the Neon’s sidewalk table. Also click here for the latest offerings from downtown Dayton’s independent, art theater, featuring in-person and virtual viewing options: https://www.neonmovies.com/.
Manuel Creative Arts Academy: Find information on the classes offered at the academy, plus if you visit at the Sidewalk Sale, you’ll have access to discounted registrations for lessons. Their table will be set up in front of the Talbott Tower at the corner of First and Ludlow Streets.
MsLovexoArt: One of our artisan vendors, this collection of art, paintings and handmade t-shirts and earrings will be set up at the St. Clair Lofts area.
Picture Perfect Paint Parties, 123 N. Ludlow St.: A selection of take-home paint kits, gift baskets and wine baskets will be available for purchase. Also, sign up for a FREE* pumpkin painting activity to do during the Sidewalk Sale. *free for the first 100 registrants, with a limit of 3 kits per registration.
Skeleton Dust Records, 133 E. Third St.: Skeleton Dust will be playing live music and will offer selection of great new and used records, including exclusive releases left over from Record Store Day. We will also be offering a few boxes of .25 cent records!
The Collaboratory, 114 W. First St., Suite B: The Collaboratory will have a sidewalk information booth with details about the organization’s The Collaboratory mission, which is to bring ideas to action, and the program Re-Imagining America: Dayton, Ohio.
Food & Drink
416 Diner, 416 E. Fifth St.: Come to 416 Diner for $1.00 off any Burger on the menu!
Cafe 1610, 521 Wayne Ave.: Enjoy delicious food from Dayton’s newest vegan cafe, offering specials on vegan sandwiches and chips.
Smokin’ Bar-B-Que, 200 E. Fifth St.: A special Sidewalk Sausage for the Sidewalk Sale – House smoked jalapeño cheddar sausage with all the fixins. Sausage only for $5 or a Sausage combo (includes chips & soft drink) for $7.
Sweet P’s Ice Pops: One of our artisan vendors, Sweet P’s 10+ flavors of homemade ice pops will be set up in the area of the Fire Blocks District on E. Third Street.
Trolley Stop, 530 E. Fifth St.: Grab a DORA drink to-go and stop by the Trolley Stop for an artisan vendor, Stained Glass by Jerrod, that will be selling framed stained glass and photography.
Mudlick Tap House, 135 E. Second St.: Enjoy a delicious meal, snack or quench your thirst with a drink. Mudlick Tap House offers indoor, patio and to-go dining options.
Wheat Penny Oven and Bar, 515 Wayne Ave.: Stop by Wheat Penny during the Sidewalk Sale for DORA Cup Cocktail Specials and special pizza-by-the-slice options.
Twist Cupcakery, 25 S. St. Clair St.: Visit Twist Cupcakery to grab a sweet to-go treat. Cupcakes in a jar, brownies and cake slices available for takeaway. Also as a special Sidewalk Sale giveaway, the first 50 visitors to Twist who mention the “Sidewalk Sale Treat” will receive a FREE cupcake treat.
Reza’s Roast, 438 Wayne Ave.: Reza’s has a special fall menu, featuring a special Mushroom Menu and Autumn Menu with a Pumpkin Latte and Apple Cider Slush. The cafe is open for dine-in or carryout sales.
Winans Chocolates and Coffee, 221 N. Patterson Blvd.: Stop by for Sidewalk Sale special prices: 8$ wine glasses and buy one, get one 1/2 off of all lattes.
Delish food truck and Juicing Jammers: Two local vendors will be set up with a variety of food and juice options by Baba Love Organics, 116 W. Fifth Street.
Afratique Boutique by Parenthood Ministries: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of handmade jewelry, body oils, incense, scarves, bags, crocheted items, shea butter soap and lotion located in the Fire Blocks District on East Third Street.
Baba Love Organics, 116 W. Fifth St: One of the newest storefronts in downtown Dayton, visit to see the new Fall plant-powered skincare goodies for your body + home. Visit Baba Love for the chance to grab food and juice from our vendor friends, Delish food truck and Juicing Jammers.
Beauty by Dani: One of our artisan vendors, this collection of gemstones and gemstone jewelry will be set up in the Fire Blocks District on East Third Street.
Cabin Fever Confections: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of gourmet cookies and other non-perishable baked goods, specializing in unique flavor combinations, and a selection of vegan and/or gluten free options in front of The St. Clair Lofts.
Christo Original Designs: One of our artisan vendors, this collection of custom, printed fashion designs with a local spin will be set up in the Fire Blocks District on East Third Street.
Clash Dayton, 521 E. Fifth St.: Clash will have a special Sidewalk Sale table out in front of the storefront. Visit for a unique collection of Dayton clothing, jewelry and more.
Clover Kissed Jewelry: An artisan vendor featuring artwork, artistic merchandise, wire woven precious and semi precious gem jewelry and more will be located within the Fire Block District on East Third Street.
Dayton Peace Museum, located at 208 W. Monument Ave., will be set up as a pop-up vendor at the Talbott Tower on Ludlow Street with museum merchandise such as shirts, water bottles, magnets, as well as books, some children’s activity items and fair-trade items and jewelry.
Desert Roots: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of Handmade polymer clay earrings & goods in front of the St. Clair Lofts on St. Clair Ave.
Don’s Pawn Shop, 107 E. Third St.: As part of the Sidewalk Sale, visit for discounts on jewelry, tools, band instruments, and drums. Also find a selection of CD’s, DVD’s and even a Mounted Deer Head.
Feathers Vintage Clothing, 440 E. Fifth Street: Shop downtown Dayton’s vintage shop that has been located in the Oregon District for more than 40 years! Featuring consigned and vintage fall denim, leather, fur (and faux fur and pleather)jackets. Also including the “usual whatever the heck we find!”
FreeSpirit Crochet: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of crochet masks, tops, hats and scarves in front of the St. Clair Lofts on St. Clair Ave.
Grace Lane Boutique, 133 E. Fourth St.: Empowering women, one garment at a time, Grace Lane Boutique has added more items to the 20%off clearance rack. Also shop 25% off our “One Left” rack and for those who check-in to GLB on Facebook or Instagram before their checkout will receive 10% off their total order, including the already discounted items.
Harriden Hill by J+L Co.: Hand-crafted soaps, body scrubs, bath soaks, linen sprays, candles, lip balm, bath bombs will be located within the Fire Block District on East Third Street.
Indie West Studios: One of our artisan vendors, Indie West Studios is a retail space in Oakwood that focuses on sharing local artists goods. This vendor will be set up on East Third street in the Fire Blocks District.
Jobelle Designs: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of handmade leather jewelry and accessories embellished with semi-precious stones. The collections include earrings, rings, leather wrap bracelets, and leather bags. Their stand will be located in front of the St. Clair Lofts.
Jungle Patrol: Create your own stuffed animals! Find this special, furry vendor near Grace Lane Boutique, on the Fourth Street side of the St. Clair Lofts.
Justice for My Jewels: Protect The Most Precious Jewel In The World, YOU! Find information on this natural feminine care line at their booth located in front of Baba Love Organics at 116 W. Fifth Street.
Jessica Dubis Jewelry: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of handmade jewelry located in front of the Neon movie theater streets.
Landiscapes Photography: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of original fine art photography: framed prints, matted prints, and cards located in front of the Talbott Tower on the corner of Ludlow and First streets.
Link: Dayton Bike Share : Use the downtown bike share with a free ride deal during the Sidewalk Sale weekend!. Use the promo code OCTOBER in the Link app for up to 10 free trips, a 30 min max of each trip. To redeem this promo code, download the new Link app, and insert the code under the Coupons and Credits area of the app.
Liv Naturally Co: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of handmade personal care items (lotions, soaps, etc.). located in front of the Talbott Tower on the corner of Ludlow and First streets.
Luna Gifts and Botanicals, 261 Wayne Ave.: For the Sidewalk Sale all cacti and succulents will be 30% off. A special sidewalk sale table will feature various houseplants, locally made prints, soaps, candles, jewelry, and more!
Nature’s Token: Find this artisan vendor, who uses natural products such as crystals, fossils, and gemstones, including jewelry, and decor, loose stones, and other nature items such as photography and candles in front of the Talbott Tower on the corner of Ludlow and First streets.
Now and Zen DIY Studio, 37 S. St. Clair St.: Now and Zen will be giving away gift bags (includes air plant, a misting bottle, and a gemstone) with purchase of any DIY Kit! And all succulents and air plants are buy 2, get 1 free! Also, post your purchase on Facebook or Instagram before you check out and tag Now and Zen DIY Studio, and get 10% off of your purchase.
NTI Shoe Shine and More, 131 N. Ludlow St.: Visit the store for a selection of fashion accessories, including purses, clothing, shoes and more. There will also be a hot dog stand for you to grab a bite to eat while you visit the Sidewalk Sale!
Pink Moon Goods: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of sustainable beautiful home goods. Plastic free, zero waste, beautiful goods for living! This stand will be located in front of The Neon move theater at the corner of Fifth Street and Patterson Boulevard.
St. Anne’s Cheese Co.: Selling artisan cheese and custom crafted cheese boards, find this vendor located in front of the St. Clair Lofts.
Sky and Earth Studio: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of sterling, copper and ceramic jewelry; functional ceramic items located in front of the St. Clair Lofts.
Spice Paradise, 8 Brown St.: A special deal for the Sidewalk Sale: get 10% off on all spices.
Unique Jewelry and Collectibles: Find the table for Unique Jewelry and Collectibles along Third Street, near Skeleton Dust Records. With an assortment of jewelry and more. Unique Jewelry and Collectibles is located in the Liberty Tower in downtown Dayton, but will be a vendor at the Talbott Tower on Ludlow Street.
The Three R’s: One of our artisan vendors, find this collection of sustainable, upcycled decor and home goods at the Talbott Tower on Ludlow Street.
Varsity House, 31 S. St. Clair St.: For the Sidewalk Sale shop 10% off all items in the gallery including premium streetwear from quality name brands(graphic tees, hoodies, windbreakers, joggers, ball caps)and fine art pieces by Stivers High School current Students & Alumna. Live performances from Rob Niro and 99 Wavy will also take place during the sale.
Choice Juice Boxx, 31 S. St. Clair St.: With each purchase of a ” Gem City Shine Smoothie ” during the Sidewalk Sale, we’ll donate a portion to raise funds in support of the National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the community organization, Artemis House.
Vidia’s Closet, 27 S. St. Clair St.: One of the newest fashion boutiques in downtown Dayton, enjoy special prices of 15% off of fall fashion for the Sidewalk Sale
Voter Registration with the League of Women Voters: Available for you to find voter information and voter registration, the League of Women Voters will be set up in front of their location at the Talbott Tower, 131 N. Ludlow Street.
Marianne Kesler – 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – St. Clair Lofts
Porch Fest Artist – 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – Talbott Tower
Danny Voris – 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – First Blocks District
Reyna Sings – 1:30-4 p.m. – St. Clair Lofts
Porch Fest Artist – 1:30-4 p.m. – Talbott Tower
Dave Holderman – 1:30-4 p.m. – Fire Blocks District
Ben Baughman – 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. – St. Clair Lofts
Billie Ewing – 1:30-4 p.m. – Baba Love Organics
Rob Niro and 99 Wavy – Noon-4 p.m. – Varsity House at St. Clair Lofts
Skeleton Dust Records – 11 a.m.-4 p.m. – 133 E. Third St. in the Fire Blocks District