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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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Downtown Events Calendar

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Exhibit: Eyewitness

Dayton Society of Artists 48 High Street, Dayton, OH, United States

Opening September 2nd, 6 - 9 PM, the DSA is honored to present Eyewitness: The Impact of Deindustrialization on our ...

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Exhibit: Teju Cole: Blind Spot

The Contemporary Dayton 25 W. Fourth St., Dayton, OH, United States

Teju Cole Blind Spot Sep 16 – Dec 24, 2022 THE DR. ROBERT L. BRANDT, JR. GALLERY The Contemporary Dayton ...

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Exhibit: James Nares: Street

The Contemporary Dayton 25 W. Fourth St., Dayton, OH, United States

James Nares STREET Sep 16 – Dec 24, 2022 THE JACK W. AND SALLY D. EICHELBERGER FOUNDATION VIDEO GALLERY The ...

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Saturday Art Classes

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

K12 Gallery & TEJAS offers monthlong Saturday classes for Pre-K through 2nd Graders, 3rd-6th Graders, Teens and Adults. k12tejasgallery.org

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Dog Days of Summer

EmBARK Dayton 33 S. St. Clair St., Suite 611, Dayton, OH

Every Saturday through Summer in the City, bring yourself and your pup to EmBARK Dayton to cool down with a ...

Hablemos de negocios (Let’s Talk Business)

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

During National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM), Dayton Metro Library will host several programs, some of which are geared for adults ...

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Daytonopoly

Stratacache Tower 40 N. Main St., Dayton, OH

Daytonopoly is an Instagram-friendly, interactive experience that walks you through 18 different spaces, each featuring a downtown business or organization. ...

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Out on 5th

Oregon District Fifth Street, Dayton, OH

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

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Oktoberfest

The Dayton Art Institute 456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton, OH, United States

Raise your glass for the return of the Dayton Art Institute Oktoberfest, taking place September 23–25 on the museum grounds! ...

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Oktoberfest

The Dayton Art Institute 456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton, OH, United States

Oktoberfest DAYTON’S FAVORITE FALL FESTIVAL – SEPTEMBER 23-25! Raise your glass for the return of Oktoberfest, presented by Miller Lite, ...

Supercharge Your Creativity

Speakeasy Yoga 510 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH, United States

Supercharge Your Creativity with Meditation! Tackle writer’s block, tap into your artistic reservoir, or hone your business idea in this ...

Crate Diggers – Omega Music

The Barrel House 417 E. Third St., Dayton, OH, United States

Join us as we host Dayton's OG record shop, Omega Music with a slew of new and used records to ...

Landslide: A Tribute to the Music of Fleetwood Mac

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

Since they first took the stage together in 1967, Fleetwood Mac has enchanted listeners and gathered devoted fans around the ...

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Grounded

The Loft Theatre 126 N. Main St., Dayton, OH

By George Brant Directed by Emily N. WellsGrounded tells the story of a hot-shot F16 fighter pilot whose unexpected pregnancy ...

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