Active & Outdoor Events around Dayton

Outdoor events including walks, runs, hiking, biking, fishing, health and fitness and other outdoor-related activities and events around the Dayton area.

Active & Outdoors in Dayton

Wild Axe Throwing OPEN in Beavercreek

Wild Axe Throwing OPEN in Beavercreek

Wednesday, April 17 2024

Get your axe to Beavercreek and experience Dayton's first axe throwing bar. Perfect for date night, team building, corporate parties, or fun outings with friends and family.

International Folk Dancing

International Folk Dancing

Thursday, April 18 2024

Join the Miami Valley Folk Dancers every Thursday evening at 7:00pm at the Michael Solomon Pavilion for fun and friendship while learning folk dances around the world.

Glow Night at Sky Zone Dayton

Glow Night at Sky Zone Dayton

Friday, April 19 2024

Glow Night Friday & Saturday Night for ages 8yrs and up. Wear a shirt that glows-anything white or neon!

Kettering TreeFest

Kettering TreeFest

Saturday, April 20 2024

Speak for the trees, as the Lorax says, by putting down some roots at this yearly event! Bring gloves, shovels, and a watering container if you have them!

MetroParks' Adopt-a-Park 2024

MetroParks' Adopt-a-Park 2024

Saturday, April 20 2024

Protect and clean green spaces in honor of Earth Day during Five Rivers MetroParks' annual Adopt-a-Park.

Mosaic Pots on 5th

Mosaic Pots on 5th

Saturday, April 20 2024

Join Us in partnership with Luna Gifts & Botanicals on 4/20/2024. We are popping up ‘Street Party’ style in the middle of Fifth Street for an outdoor arts experience!

ARTeBRATION 2024

ARTeBRATION 2024

Sunday, April 21 2024

ARTéBRATION: A Celebration of all things Creative! One day, rain or shine Family-Friendly Art Festival. Outdoor Market, Food Truck Rally, Beer Garden, Live Art Demos, Galleries, Boutiques, Studios!

Far Hills Speaker Series: Aullwood Audubon's Rich History

Far Hills Speaker Series: Aullwood Audubon's Rich History

Sunday, April 21 2024

Nenita Lapitan from Aullwood Audobon Center will share Aullwood's history and the on-going efforts to help the bird population rebound.

Scottish Country Dance Lessons

Scottish Country Dance Lessons

Monday, April 22 2024

Come learn the reels, jigs, and strathspeys of Scotland in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. No experience or partner are required. All you need are soft-soled shoes and comfortable clothing.

Daytons Silent Disco

Daytons Silent Disco

Friday, April 26 2024

Celebrate with us under the big tent at your favorite dance party in Dayton! Daytons Silent Disco takes place on the last Friday of every month.

Cars and Coffee at Austin Landing

Cars and Coffee at Austin Landing

Saturday, April 27 2024

Now's the time to detail, complete your build, finish your car, and plan to be there.

Eastern European Heritage Experience

Eastern European Heritage Experience

Saturday, April 27 2024

Fun-filled Family Event: Celebrating Eastern European culture through Music, Dancing, Story-telling, Singing, Demonstrations, and Food!

GCP&T Night Rides

GCP&T Night Rides

Saturday, April 27 2024

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails.

Outdoor Yoga at The Greene

Outdoor Yoga at The Greene

Saturday, April 27 2024

Join us for a free yoga class in center court presented by Indigo Yoga. Registration required.

Perennial Trade Day

Perennial Trade Day

Saturday, April 27 2024

Free event - If you love to garden this event is for you! Perennials, bulbs, rhizomes, trees, shrubs, indoor plants. Also find garden tools, books, pots, planters and more.

Plants & Beer @ Loose Ends Brewing in Centerville, OH

Plants & Beer @ Loose Ends Brewing in Centerville, OH

Saturday, April 27 2024

Come join us this Saturday, March 18th, from 11 AM to 3:30 PM at Loose Ends Brewing in Centerville for the Plants & Beer event! Enjoy a refreshing brew while browsing for your perfect leafy companion. See you there!

Springtime Beauty at Aullwood Garden

Springtime Beauty at Aullwood Garden

Saturday, April 27 2024

Spend a spring morning taking photos among blooming flowers, birds and insects, towering trees and a rippling creek.

Strides for Life 1st 50 Matcha 4 Life Latte giveaway

Strides for Life 1st 50 Matcha 4 Life Latte giveaway

Saturday, April 27 2024

Annual Strides for Life 5K to strengthen support, education and recognition of organ, eye and tissue donation in west central Ohio.

Walk-Run 4 Autism Awareness

Walk-Run 4 Autism Awareness

Saturday, April 27 2024

Autism Society Dayton's Annual 5k Walk-Run and Resource Fair for Autism Awareness.

Dye Hard 5K

Dye Hard 5K

Sunday, April 28 2024

The DYE HARD 5K - It's a RACE and a P*A*R*T*Y! Run or walk in the most colorful 5K ever! Sign up today for fun, food trucks, music, and TONS of color! Proceeds benefit ppl w/disabilities.

Free Your Sole 5K / 10K Run or Walk

Free Your Sole 5K / 10K Run or Walk

Sunday, April 28 2024

Free Your Sole is a liberating 5K/10K Run or Walk through historic Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum. On a clear day you'll take in amazing views of Dayton!

Jam Session

Jam Session

Friday, May 03 2024

Come see all the cool things we do! Jam Sessions are an opportunity for clients and instructors alike to showcase routines they have learned, choreographed, or are currently working on!

Melody 49 Drive-In Movies

Melody 49 Drive-In Movies

Friday, May 03 2024

Melody 49 Drive-In movie theater on two outdoor Screens Friday, Saturday, Sunday.

All-City Arts Festival

All-City Arts Festival

Saturday, May 04 2024

Join us for a day of music, art and food featuring the talents of Dayton Public School students.

Bicycle Fun Day & Ice Cream Social

Bicycle Fun Day & Ice Cream Social

Saturday, May 04 2024

Join us for this great family event! Kids come with or without your bicycle. Learn the "Rules of the Road" on the agility course and skills course. Ice cream, crafts, chalk art, Police & Fire Touch-A-Truck and much more!

Farmers Market at The Heights

Farmers Market at The Heights

Saturday, May 04 2024

Join us for the Farmers Market at The Heights Saturdays 10a-2pm.

Mayfair Plant Sale at 2nd Street Market

Mayfair Plant Sale at 2nd Street Market

Saturday, May 04 2024

Enjoy hanging baskets, just in time for Mothers Day. The annual MayFair plant sale is back at a NEW location!

Boot Camp with The Unit

Boot Camp with The Unit

Monday, May 06 2024

Join The Unit Mondays and Wednesdays from May thru October for an exciting boot camp workout at Riverscape, downtown Dayton

Family Nerf Night in Beavercreek

Family Nerf Night in Beavercreek

Tuesday, May 07 2024

Greene County Parks & Trails will be joining Greene County Board of Developmental Disabilities for an exciting Nerf battle!

Dr. Michael Horton Fishing Derby (All Ages)

Dr. Michael Horton Fishing Derby (All Ages)

Saturday, May 11 2024

Compete against others in your age bracket for the Most Fish, Longest Fish or Smallest Fish for your chance to win a ribbon, trophy, and prizes! Fishing ends at 11am with awards shortly after.

Family Fun Festival & 5K

Family Fun Festival & 5K

Saturday, May 11 2024

Join us for the Montessori School of Dayton's first Family Fun Festival and 5K Run. 8:30am-9:00am Fun Run 9:00am-10:00am 5K 10:00am-12:30pm Family Fun Festival

Healthy Kids Day

Healthy Kids Day

Saturday, May 11 2024

Come join us at Riverscape MetroPark on Saturday, May 11th, 2024, from noon to 4 pm, as we celebrate Healthy Kids Day with the YMCA of Greater Dayton. This nationwide initiative aims to enhance the well-being of children.

Preble Co. Pride Festival 2024

Preble Co. Pride Festival 2024

Saturday, May 11 2024

Join us for a day of celebration, inclusivity, and visibility for the Q+ community who live in and around Preble County, OH.

Second Saturday Drop In Studio

Second Saturday Drop In Studio

Saturday, May 11 2024

Join us at our studio every Second Saturday of the month from 10a-4p. No need to sign up or call- just drop in and help with the OD8-4 Memorial OR purchase a kit to mosaic for yourself! We’d love to see you!!!

Yoga in the Park at Riverscape

Yoga in the Park at Riverscape

Saturday, May 11 2024

Move your workout outdoors, come down to RiverScape and enjoy Yoga with Tori Reynolds. Weather Dependent. Reservations Required.

PRIDE ROCKS!

PRIDE ROCKS!

Saturday, May 18 2024

Pride Rocks! is a suicide prevention program promoting suicide prevention in the LGBTQ+ Community. Enjoy local meals from a food trucks, connect with local providers, check out local vendors and listen to LGBTQ musicians!

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