Things to do in Dayton this weekend | Oct 21-23, 2022

last updated 10/19/2022
Things to do in Dayton this weekend | Oct 21-23, 2022

Here are several events and things to do around Dayton you should check out this weekend.

Things to do in Dayton this weekend | Oct 21-23, 2022

Things to do this weekend around Dayton


  1. Halloween Haunt Friday/Saturday and Tricks & Treats Fall Fest Saturday/Sunday at Kings Island
  2. Far Away Places: Scheherazade - the Dayton Philharmonic Masterworks Series concert with performances Friday & Saturday evening
  3. Sweeney Todd returns to London seeking vengeance - presented by TheatreLab Dayton Oct 20-29
  4. Masquerage Dayton's "Party of Parties" returns Saturday night
  5. The Rocky Horror Show - fun and entertaining 18+ cult classic at Sorg Opera House October 21-30
  6. Dayton Music Fest back this Friday/Saturday, with 20 local bands, 10 local singer songwriters, Local MCs, DJs, and more
  7. Taste of Northmont and Business Expo in Englewood Saturday 11am-2.30pm
  8. Dia de Muertos - Saturday 12-5pm - the "Day of the Dead" celebration and parade with face painting, food trucks, and live music by local artists
  9. WWE Saturday Night's Main Event at the Nutter Center
  10. PhilharMonster Halloween Concert - take the family to see the PhilharMonster at The Schuster this Sunday

>>  Kings Island plans new rides, family-themed area for 2023  <<

What else is going on in Dayton this weekend? 

Check out our guide to Haunted attractions and our Fall festivals and activities guide - or browse our community events calendar and find plenty more events this weekend!

Coming up: 2 FREE Pumpkin Glows!

Pumpkin Glow on Stoddard Ave. - See close to 1,000 intricately carved pumpkins at this free, fun event for the whole family - Mon/Tues this week

Pumpkin Glow at Caesar Ford Park - See hundreds of hand-painted pumpkins in black light-reflective paint at this unique seasonal event - Wed thru Sat

Hauntfest on Fifth returns next Saturday with Live Music, Food & Beer Trucks, Street Performers, and a Costume Contest with Cash Prizes 

When is Trick or Treat  in your community?

Less than 2 weeks before Halloween!  Check when Beggar's Night / Trick or Treat is scheduled in your community here: 2022 Beggar's Night / Trick or Treat 

Have you got your costumes for Halloween?

Check out our list of local Halloween stores - plus we have coupons for Special Occasions Party Supply (locations in Kettering & Troy)

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