Memorial Day Weekend Concert with the Dayton Philharmonic May 29
In addition to Carillon Historical Park's collection of permanent exhibits and buildings, the event features letterpress printing, heirloom gardening, hearth cooking, Carillon Park Rail & Steam Society miniature train rides, lessons in a one-room schoolhouse, 19th century baseball featuring the Clodbusters, the Carillon Park Concert Band(2:00 p.m.), Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (3:00 p.m.) and more.
Starting the musical weekend performances, the Carillon Park Concert Band will perform at 2:00 p.m. This will mark the start of their 2022 concert season (click here to see all upcoming performances
The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (DPO), under the leadership of Artistic Director and Conductor Neal Gittleman, will provide the highlight of Heritage Day, a 3:00 p.m. patriotic concert.
The DPO performance will open with the traditional "The Star Spangled Banner” and feature patriotic selections from Charles Ives, Carlisle Floyd, Antonin Dvorák, John Philip Sousa, and various other artists. Complementing the DPO will be guest vocalist Minnita Daniel-Cox and guest narrator Dr. Patrick Nugent. And finally, to complete the exciting afternoon celebration, the program will conclude with the celebratory 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky.
Carillon Park will open from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Sunday, May 29, 2022. Admission to Dayton Heritage Day
is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, $8 for children aged 3–17, and FREE for Dayton History members and children 2 and under. Admission is $8 for all active military, military retirees, veterans, and reservists with valid I.D. Parking is free. No carried-in food or beverages are permitted. Food and beverages will be available on site for purchase. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets as seating will not be provided.