Dayton Family Events Calendar

Looking for fun things to do with the kids? Here's a little help finding events the whole family can enjoy, right here in Dayton!

Family-friendly events in Dayton

Saturday Night Fox Hollow Rodeo

Saturday Night Fox Hollow Rodeo

Saturday, June 01 2024

Rodeo held every Saturday night year round with Indoor/Outdoor Arena - Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Second Look Saturday

Second Look Saturday

Saturday, June 01 2024

Check out studios, galleries, and shops you missed on First Friday!

The 8th Annual Ohio Valley Indigenous Music Festival

The 8th Annual Ohio Valley Indigenous Music Festival

Saturday, June 01 2024

A weekend of award winning music featuring the Native American flute. Vendors with Native American style flutes, crafts, & food. An outdoor event, large music tent with chairs, free & open to the public with close parking.

Touch A Truck

Touch A Truck

Saturday, June 01 2024

The trucks are back! Join us at this FREE event in Kettering and get up close and personal with some of your favorite fire trucks, big rigs and more.

Troy Strawberry Festival

Troy Strawberry Festival

Saturday, June 01 2024

Troy celebrates its place as the center of Ohio's strawberry production by hosting the Troy Strawberry Festival.

Carillon Park Concert Band Performances

Carillon Park Concert Band Performances

Sunday, June 02 2024

The Carillon Park Concert Band is a long-loved Dayton tradition. Join us for summer concerts in 2024.

Free Concert at North Park: Springboro Wind Symphony

Free Concert at North Park: Springboro Wind Symphony

Sunday, June 02 2024

Enjoy classical music!

Star City Concert Series - FREE Concerts at Riverfront Park

Star City Concert Series - FREE Concerts at Riverfront Park

Sunday, June 02 2024

Join us for FREE live music on select Fridays and Sundays. Go to playmiamisburg.com for more info.

First Thursday

First Thursday

Thursday, June 06 2024

Join us for summer family fun! We’ll have live music, activities, various vendors, and more! Admission is free; food can be purchased at any of the participating food trucks.

Tiny Thursdays at the DAI

Tiny Thursdays at the DAI

Thursday, June 06 2024

Popular child and caregiver preschool program at The Dayton Art Institute. Dates may vary, call to confirm/register before attending.

2024 Uptown Music Series

2024 Uptown Music Series

Friday, June 07 2024

The Uptown Music Series in Centerville will continue this year on the patio space on the northeast corner of Franklin and Main streets near Graeter’s and City Barbeque.

90's Night featuring The Wet Bandits

90's Night featuring The Wet Bandits

Friday, June 07 2024

"You Oughta Know" that RiverScape will be having an exciting 90's Night on June 7th from 6 to 9 PM, featuring Columbus band, The Wet Bandits!

First Friday Art Hop at Front Street

First Friday Art Hop at Front Street

Friday, June 07 2024

Explore studios, galleries, shops and boutiques right in the heart of Dayton’s Arts District!

Party at the Landing with Crush- the Bon Jovi Experience

Party at the Landing with Crush- the Bon Jovi Experience

Friday, June 07 2024

Get ready to rock out at the first Party at the Landing on June 7th with Crush - The Bon Jovi Experience!

St Christopher Festival

St Christopher Festival

Friday, June 07 2024

Fun family festival with great food, drinks, music, rides, games, and adult beverages.

St. Helen Spring Festival

St. Helen Spring Festival

Friday, June 07 2024

Family fun all weekend with rides for the kids, food, flea market, beer garden and more!

Summer Arts Festival

Summer Arts Festival

Friday, June 07 2024

Springfield Arts Council presents the annual admission-free Summer Arts Festival in Veterans Park, downtown Springfield.

Tess Cortés: Vanishing Point

Tess Cortés: Vanishing Point

Friday, June 07 2024

MAY 10 – AUGUST 10, 2024 Artist Talk First Friday JUNE 7 / 6:30 pm Tess Cortés is an award-winning Dayton-based digital media artist and Instructor of Motion Design at the Modern College of Design, Kettering.

Zoom Around the Room

Zoom Around the Room

Friday, June 07 2024

Ages: 1 - 5 years. A variety of play equipment will be set up in the gymnasium for children and their guardian to run, climb, jump and recreate.

Andy Snow: Time Bends

Andy Snow: Time Bends

Saturday, June 08 2024

MAY 10 – AUGUST 10, 2024 Artist Talk JULY 13 / 2 pm The artist in conversation with Ron Rollins, retired Dayton Daily News editor Drop-in Tours with the Artist June 8, 15, 29 / 2 pm THE CONTEMPORARY DAYTON

Friends of the Dayton Metro Library Book Sale

Friends of the Dayton Metro Library Book Sale

Saturday, June 08 2024

The Friends of the Dayton Metro Library's used book sale - books, music, movies, and audiobooks.

Princess Express at the LM&M Railroad

Princess Express at the LM&M Railroad

Saturday, June 08 2024

All aboard the LM&M Railroad Princess Express! Come dressed as your favorite princess for an out-of-this-world experience.

Quilting 101 - Learn basic quilting techniques

Quilting 101 - Learn basic quilting techniques

Saturday, June 08 2024

Learn the basics of quilting! We will work on terminology and more!

Second Saturday Drop In Studio

Second Saturday Drop In Studio

Saturday, June 08 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!!!

The Market at Town & Country Shopping Center

The Market at Town & Country Shopping Center

Saturday, June 08 2024

The Market is a shop small/shop local haven, where you will meet local entrepreneurs, artists and craftsmen. We are set up in the Atrium and walkways at Town & Country Shopping Center, the second Saturday of the month.

Yellow Springs Street Fair

Yellow Springs Street Fair

Saturday, June 08 2024

All day festival entertainment, street performers, fine arts & crafts, clothing, jewelry, fair trade items, unique gifts, more.

Youth Fishing Derby in Kettering

Youth Fishing Derby in Kettering

Saturday, June 08 2024

The Kettering Youth Fishing Derby has become an annual event for many families and can be a special summer outing of yours, too. This is a FREE event and is held rain or shine.

Dayton Vegan Spring Market

Dayton Vegan Spring Market

Sunday, June 09 2024

Join us for Dayton Vegan Spring Market presented by Sprouting Dreams LLC on Courthouse Square, downtown Dayton

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