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Find something fun to do with our calendar of downtown events.

There’s always something fun going on downtown! Below you’ll find a list of events scheduled for today. Use the filters at the top to find events by date, keyword, and more. You can also view the calendar by month or as a list of 20 events at a time.

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Exhibit: Walking With Words

Dayton Metro Library – Main Library 215 E. Third Street, Dayton

Dayton Metro Library will host the traveling collaborative student exhibition, Walking With Words. In the exhibit, University of Dayton Department ...


Pride 2022 Art Exhibit

Dayton Metro Library – Main Library 215 E. Third Street, Dayton

Pride 2022 Art Exhibit Thursday, June 2 – Tuesday, July 5 Main Library, Third Street Bridge For Adults and Families ...


The Square Is Where

Courthouse Square Third & Main Streets, Dayton

Each summer, the Downtown Dayton Partnership and Montgomery County present The Square Is Where, featuring free live entertainment and much more, ...

Art Opening

Skeleton Dust Records 133 E. Third St., Dayton

Art opening for Kyle Thiele, along with live music.

Art Hop at Front Street

Front Street Galleries 1001 E. Second St., Dayton

Join us on June 3rd for our First Friday Art Hop at Front Street! Explore the artwork of more than ...


First Friday

Downtown Dayton

The beginning of every month starts with a bang in downtown Dayton. First Friday is a free art hop featuring ...


Out on 5th

Oregon District Fifth Street, Dayton

What is Out on 5th? Out on 5th is the street closure of Fifth Street in the Oregon District of ...

Opening Reception: Emergence 2022

Dayton Society of Artists 48 High Street, Dayton

Join the Dayton Society of Artists (DSA) for the opening reception of Emergence, a show focused on current college students, ...

Dayton Salsa Project

RiverScape MetroPark 237 E Monument Ave, Dayton

Part of RiverScape Summer Music series Dayton Salsa Project 6:00pm - 9:00pm AGE: All ages | FREE Come out and enjoy RiverScape MetroPark’s FREE ...


Levitt Pavilion Dayton 134 S. Main St., Dayton

June 3 @ 7:00 PM FREE ADMISSION / SERIES: TRICOMB2B FUNK SERIES GENRE: FUNK Join us as part of the ...


Mean Girls

The Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center 1 West Second Street, Dayton

Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer Tina Fey (“30 Rock), ...

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