FESTIVALS & SIGNATURE EVENTS

2020-2021 SIGNATURE DOWNTOWN EVENTS

FIRST FRIDAY

April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4
(937) 224-1518

DOWNTOWN  HOUSING TOUR

May 16
(937) 224-1518

DAYTON PRIDE PARADE & FESTIVAL

June 5-7
(937) 274-1776

JEWISH CULTURAL FESTIVAL

June 7
(937) 496-0050

DAYTON JAZZ FESTIVAL

June 7
(937) 333-8400

THE GREAT DAYTON ADVENTURE RACE

June 13
(937) 224-1518

LIGHTS IN FLIGHT FESTIVAL & FIREWORKS SHOW

July 3
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON BLUES FESTIVAL

July 12
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON CELTIC FESTIVAL

July 24-26
(937) 372-9788

ART IN THE CITY

August 7
(937) 224-1518

DAYTON FUNK FESTIVAL

August 9
(937) 333-8400

GERMANFEST PICNIC

August 14-16
(937) 429-9251

DAYTON AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

August 22 & 23
(937) 475-2707

ALEFEST

August (TBD)

DAYTON REGGAE FESTIVAL

August 30
(937) 333-8400

DAYTON GREEK FESTIVAL

September 11-13
(937) 224-0601

HISPANIC HERITAGE FESTIVAL

September 19
(937) 274-0126

URS RUBBER DUCK REGATTA

September (TBD)
(937) 233-1230

TASTE OF OREGON

September (TBD)

DAYTON ART INSTITUTE’S OKTOBERFEST

September 25-27
(937) 223-5277

A WORLD A’FAIR

October 16-18 (rescheduled from May 15-17)
(937) 312-5293

HAUNTFEST ON FIFTH

October (TBD)

GRANDE ILLUMINATION & DAYTON CHILDREN’S PARADE SPECTACULAR IN LIGHTS

November 27
(937) 224-1518

METROPARKS ICE RINK

November 27, 2020-February 28, 2021
(937) 274-0126

ALEFEAST

(TBD)

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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