FESTIVALS & SIGNATURE EVENTS

2021-2022 SIGNATURE DOWNTOWN EVENTS

FIRST FRIDAY

August 6, September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3
(937) 224-1518

Mini-GERMANFEST PICNIC

August 13-15
(937) 429-9251

DAYTON FUNK FESTIVAL

August 15
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

August 21
(937) 475-2707

DAYTON REGGAE FESTIVAL

September 5
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON GREEK FESTIVAL

September 10-12
(937) 224-0601

TASTE OF OREGON

September (TBD)

HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL

September 18
(937) 274-0126

URS RUBBER DUCK REGATTA

September 18
(937) 233-1230

DAYTON ART INSTITUTE’S OKTOBERFEST

September 24-26
(937) 223-5277

HAUNTFEST ON FIFTH

October (TBD)

A WORLD A’FAIR

2021 (TBD)
(937) 312-5293

GRANDE ILLUMINATION & DAYTON CHILDREN’S PARADE SPECTACULAR IN LIGHTS

November 26
(937) 224-1518

METROPARKS ICE RINK

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

JEWISH CULTURAL FESTIVAL

(TBD)
(937) 496-0050

DAYTON PRIDE PARADE & FESTIVAL

June 2022 (TBD)
(937) 274-1776

DAYTON JAZZ FESTIVAL

June 2022 (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

LIGHTS IN FLIGHT FESTIVAL & FIREWORKS SHOW

July 3
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON BLUES FESTIVAL

July 2022 (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON CELTIC FESTIVAL

July 2022 (TBD)
(937) 372-9788

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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