Free, family-friendly event! Tours of the Dayton Arcade, Vendors, Food Trucks during Art in the City.
2021’s Arcade Festival, held in conjunction with the Downtown Dayton’ Art in the City
event, gives a nod back to the Dayton Arcade’s initial celebrations. Arcade Festival will celebrate both the rebirth of the Dayton Arcade redevelopment as well as the revitalization of the Dayton arts community after a year-long pandemic.
“Arcade Festival” on Saturday, August 7 is a family-friendly, action-packed event. The first floor of Phase 1 of the Arcade redevelopment will be open for free, timed and ticketed touring, focusing on the past, present, and future of the Dayton Arcade. ThinkTV Network will present screenings of their documentary “Waking the Giant” in The Tank Inspired by CenterPoint Energy. Fourth Street will be closed between Main and Ludlow Streets and will host a street fair with food and merchandise vendors along with other community partners.