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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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Winter Gift Gallery

K12 Gallery & TEJAS 341 S. Jefferson St., Dayton

Mon.-Fri. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Artists will showcase paintings, ceramics, blown glass, prints, and jewelry for sale. ...


Holiday Shopping at The Co

The Contemporary Dayton 25 W. Fourth St., Dayton

The Co’s new SHOP, located in its new home at The Dayton Arcade, features unique and handmade giftables all year ...


Ice Skating

RiverScape MetroPark 237 E Monument Ave, Dayton

Sheltered under the covered pavilion, the MetroParks Ice Rink sets the scene as a perfect winter wonderland in downtown Dayton. ...


Exhibit: Echoes Through Time

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

Dayton Metro Library will host Echoes Through Time in the Main Library’s Opportunity Space @ St. Clair, Wednesday, November 9 ...


Polar Bear Express

Downtown Dayton

Book a ride aboard the abominably decorated Pedal Wagon for a 2-hour pedaling adventure through the festive streets of Dayton ...


RTA Holiday Bus

In celebration of the Greater Dayton RTA's 50th anniversary, this year's holiday bus features a vintage theme in homage to ...


A Carillon Christmas

Carillon Historical Park 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton

Join us for A Carillon Christmas to see Carillon Historical Park’s 65-acre campus transformed into a winter wonderland of sparkle, magic, and ...

Future You Family Night: FAFSA Help and more

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

Educational professionals will provide an overview presentation about FAFSA, with time for questions after. Registration is not required. Main Library, ...


Ladies Cocktail Nite

Bozacks Cocktail Lounge 142 E. Third St., Dayton

Every Thursday evening at Bozacks Cocktail Lounge (located in the Fire Blocks District) we have a night dedicated to the ...

Brian Regan

Victoria Theatre 138 N. Main St., Dayton

Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree: BRIAN REGAN is one of the most respected comedians in the country with Vanity Fair calling ...

PechaKucha Vol. 47

Dayton Masonic Center 525 W. Riverview Ave., Dayton

Established in 2009, PechaKucha Night Dayton is a quarterly idea-sharing party and networking event for adults. Speakers will be announced ...


Karaoke Night

Local Cantina 503 E. First St., Dayton

Calling all song birds for Karaoke Night at Local Cantina Water Street in Downtown Dayton every Thursday starting at 8PM! ...

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