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Upcoming Events 


Recreation & Youth Services Events


Lights in Flight Fireworks & Festival (Sunday, July 3, 1-10 p.m.). RiverScape MetroPark 

Celebrate Independence Day with a multi-cultural festival starting at 1 p.m. Food, fun and live entertainment for the whole family to enjoy! Download the event poster here.

Photo: Bruce Soifer


Dayton Blues Festival (Sunday, July 17, 1-9 p.m.)

Dave Hall Plaza - Fourth and Jefferson St.

By far the best blues bands and performances this side of the Mississippi! Rhythms flow freely as the blues tunes are belted out by fantastic artists. See the talent line-up here.


Dayton Rock Festival (Sunday, Aug. 21, 1-9 p.m.)

Dave Hall Plaza - Fourth and Jefferson St.

Rock out the park to the smashing sounds of pop and rock music. The blaze of the guitar, vibe of the bass and sound of the sax will inspire the rock star in you! 



Dayton Reggae Festival (Sunday, Sept. 4, 1-8 p.m.)

Dave Hall Plaza - Fourth and Jefferson St.

Groove with the beat and live in the reggae moment!   



Dayton World Soccer Games (Saturday, Sept. 17, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Action Sports Center - 1103 Gateway Dr.

Join us in promoting a stronger community through recreational soccer. Get your youth or adult team together and come out for the fun as we compete and learn more about one another. Full event information here. 


Fall Harvest Festival (Monday, Oct. 31, 6-8 p.m.)

Kettering Field Complex - 444 N. Bend Blvd.

Everyone is invited to this family-friendly, safe alternative to trick-or-treating! Wear your favorite costumer and enjoy the sweet treats, games and activities this Halloween.





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