FESTIVALS & SIGNATURE EVENTS

2020 SIGNATURE DOWNTOWN EVENTS

FIRST FRIDAY

January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5
(937) 224-1518

ALEFEAST

February (TBD)

DERBY DAY IN THE DISTRICT

May (TBD)

DOWNTOWN  HOUSING TOUR

May (TBD)
(937) 224-1518

A WORLD A’FAIR

May 15-17
(937) 312-5293

DAYTON PRIDE PARADE & FESTIVAL

June (TBD)
(937) 274-1776

THE GREAT DAYTON ADVENTURE RACE

June (TBD)
(937) 224-1518

JEWISH CULTURAL FESTIVAL

June (TBD)
(937) 496-0050

DAYTON JAZZ FESTIVAL

June (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

LIGHTS IN FLIGHT FESTIVAL & FIREWORKS SHOW

July 3
(937) 333-8400

INDEPENDENCE DISTRICT DAY

July (TBD)

DAYTON BLUES FESTIVAL

July (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON CELTIC FESTIVAL

July 24-26
(937) 372-9788

ART IN THE CITY

August (TBD)
(937) 224-1518

GERMANFEST PICNIC

August 14-16
(937) 429-9251

DAYTON FUNK FESTIVAL

August (TBD)
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

August 22 & 23
(937) 475-2707

ALEFEST

August (TBD)

DAYTON REGGAE FESTIVAL

September 6
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON GREEK FESTIVAL

September 11-13
(937) 224-0601

HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL

September (TBD)
(937) 274-0126

URS RUBBER DUCK REGATTA

September (TBD)
(937) 233-1230

TASTE OF OREGON

September (TBD)

DAYTON ART INSTITUTE’S OKTOBERFEST

September (TBD)
(937) 223-5277

HAUNTFEST ON FIFTH

October (TBD)

GRANDE ILLUMINATION & DAYTON CHILDREN’S PARADE SPECTACULAR IN LIGHTS

November 27
(937) 224-1518

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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