FESTIVALS & SIGNATURE EVENTS

2020-2021 SIGNATURE DOWNTOWN EVENTS

FIRST FRIDAY

October 2, November 6, December 4
(937) 224-1518

GRANDE ILLUMINATION & DAYTON CHILDREN’S PARADE SPECTACULAR IN LIGHTS

November 27
(937) 224-1518

ALEFEAST

(TBD)

A WORLD A’FAIR

May 2021 (TBD)
(937) 312-5293

DAYTON PRIDE PARADE & FESTIVAL

June 2021 (TBD)
(937) 274-1776

DAYTON JAZZ FESTIVAL

June 2021 (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

LIGHTS IN FLIGHT FESTIVAL & FIREWORKS SHOW

July 3, 2021
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON BLUES FESTIVAL

July 2021 (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON CELTIC FESTIVAL

July 30-August 1, 2021
(937) 372-9788

DAYTON FUNK FESTIVAL

August 2021 (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

GERMANFEST PICNIC

August 13-15, 2021
(937) 429-9251

JEWISH CULTURAL FESTIVAL

August 2021 (TBD)
(937) 496-0050

ALEFEST

August 2021 (TBD)

DAYTON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

August 2021 (TBD)
(937) 475-2707

DAYTON GREEK FESTIVAL

September 10-12, 2021
(937) 224-0601

TASTE OF OREGON

September 2021 (TBD)

DAYTON REGGAE FESTIVAL

September 2021 (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL

September 2021 (TBD)
(937) 274-0126

URS RUBBER DUCK REGATTA

September 2021 (TBD)
(937) 233-1230

DAYTON ART INSTITUTE’S OKTOBERFEST

September 2021 (TBD)
(937) 223-5277

HAUNTFEST ON FIFTH

October 2021 (TBD)

METROPARKS ICE RINK

November 26, 2021-February 28, 2022
(937) 274-0126

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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