FESTIVALS & SIGNATURE EVENTS

2022-2023 SIGNATURE DOWNTOWN EVENTS

FIRST FRIDAY

October 7, November 4, December 2
(937) 224-1518

GRANDE ILLUMINATION & DAYTON CHILDREN’S PARADE SPECTACULAR IN LIGHTS

November 25, 2022
(937) 224-1518

METROPARKS ICE RINK

November 25, 2022-February 28, 2023
(937) 274-0126

DAYTON PRIDE PARADE & FESTIVAL

June 2023 (TBD)
(937) 274-1776

JEWISH CULTURAL FESTIVAL

June 2023 (TBD)
(937) 496-0050

DAYTON JAZZ FESTIVAL

June 2023 (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON BLUES FESTIVAL

July 2023 (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON CELTIC FESTIVAL

July 2023 (TBD)
(937) 372-9788

GERMANFEST PICNIC

August 2023 (TBD)
(937) 429-9251

DAYTON FUNK FESTIVAL

August 2023 (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

August 2023 (TBD)
(937) 475-2707

DAYTON REGGAE FESTIVAL

September 2023 (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON GREEK FESTIVAL

September 8-10, 2023
(937) 224-0601

HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL

September 2023 (TBD)
(937) 274-0126

TASTE OF THE OREGON

September 2023 (TBD)

DAYTON ART INSTITUTE’S OKTOBERFEST

September 22-24, 2023
(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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