We are midway through summer, but there is no shortage of exciting events that are just steps from your front door. Living in downtown is a happening place and it is simple to find an activity to match your interests. Whether you are already taking advantage of the local dining, diverse nightlife and eclectic shopping, do not overlook the downtown Dayton late summer events! From food festivals and live music events, to outdoor performances, there is certainly more than enough to keep you entertained!
While this is not a complete list, dig into some of downtown Dayton late summer events and make sure you do not miss something that you are sure to love.
Friday, July 27 – Sunday, July 29
A celebration of Celtic culture and Irish heritage held at Riverscape MetroPark.
Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12
This is one of the largest and most favorite festivals and full of Oompa-pa bands, German beer and Bavarian style food
Saturday, August 18 – Sunday, August 19
This Island MetroPark family event displays the richness of the African American culture through food, music experience and education.
Saturday, August 25
AleFest is a craft beer festival displaying the finest beer styles of the world in an educational, responsible, and enjoyable fashion.
Sunday, September 2
Groove with the beat of the drums and be free to live in the life of the reggae moment at Riverscape Metropark.
Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9
Hosted by Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church – Enjoy great food, great entertainment and traditional Greek hospitality!
Saturday, September 15
The exciting Hispanic Heritage Festival is back with hot Latin Music and spicy, delicious Latin Food.
Saturday, September 15
Join United Rehabilitation Services (URS), for the 15th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta at RiverScape Metro Park.
Friday, September 21 – Sunday, September 23
A Dayton tradition that is rooted in art, community, beer, wine and good times!
Dayton is popular for special events such as concerts, sporting events and dozens of can’t-be-missed festivals. We encourage you to spend the next few months soaking up the sun and taking in the downtown fun! We would not want you to miss out, on making memories this summer. Mark your calendars and we will see you Downtown!
For a complete list: The 2018 Events & Activities Guide