Local Events July 6, 2023

Dayton-Area Summer Activities Guide

Your Guide to Local Fairs and Festivals this Summer

Looking for a fun event to attend this summer? Check out some of our suggestions below!


Preble County Fair
Saturday, July 28, 2018
Preble County Fair in Eaton, Ohio – July 28-August 4, 2018. – Read More

Greene County Fair
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Greene County Fairgrounds in Xenia, Ohio – July 29- August 4, 2018. – Read More

Homearama 2018: Touring Edition
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Homearama features beautiful new homes throughout the Miami Valley. Use our new mobile app to view details and get directions!  – Read More

Dayton Horse Show
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
The Dayton Horse Show is gearing up for another top-notch show in Springfield, Ohio! – Read More

Champaign County Fair
Friday, August 3, 2018
Champaign County Fair in Urbana, Ohio – August 3-10, 2018.  – Read More

Fairborn Bluegrass & Brew Festival
Friday, August 3, 2018
Come down to Fairborn for wonderful music, a cold beer, and some friends!  – Read More

Annual Tour de Dayton
Saturday, August 4, 2018

Free cycling tour of different neighborhoods in Dayton  – Read More

Lebanon Blue Festival
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Enjoy live blues bands, food, and a deluxe beer garden. Free admission.  – Read More

The Sunflower Festival
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Join the New Lebanon community for a celebration of summer  –Read More

Polish Summer Fest
Saturday, August 5, 2018
Annual Polish picnic and dance. – Read More

Thursday, August 9, 2018
50 vendors, four food trucks and a live music. –Read More

Bellwether Music Festival
Saturday, August 4, 2018

A two-day, two-stage alternative music festival with camping –Read More

Miami County Fair
Thursday, August 9, 2018

Miami County Fair in Troy, Ohio – August 10-16, 2018. – Read More

Germanfest Picnic
Friday, August 10, 2018

The 35th Annual Germanfest Picnic offers food, drink, music, crafts, and an appreciation of German history – Read More

Springfield Wake the Lake
Friday, August 10, 2018

The NGK F1 Powerboat Championship returns at the Clark County Fairgrounds Lake – Read More

Art on the Lawn
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Artists from all over Ohio, selling goods. – Read More

Cincy Blues Fest
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Annual music festival showcasing blues and roots-rock music. –Read More

Englewood Art Festival
Saturday, August 11, 2018

45th annual 5k, parade, and artisan festival. – Read More

Festival of the Vine
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Fine wine and cool jazz at the Fraze Pavilion in Kettering – Read More

Down the River, Down a Beer
Sunday, August 12, 2018

Craft beer and river activities along the Great Miami. – Read More

Darke County Fair
Friday, August 17, 2018

Darke County Fair in Greenville, Ohio – August 17-25, 2018 –Read More

Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Food vendors, arts and crafts, and much more. – Read More

Springfield Antique Show
Saturday, August 18, 2018

One of the best antique shows in the Midwest. – Read More

Springfield Rotary Gourmet Food Truck Competition
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Sample various foods from dozens of food trucks and enjoy live music. – Read More

Springfield Antique Show
Saturday, August 18, 2018

One of the best antique shows in the Midwest. – Read More

Dayton African American Cultural Festival
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Enjoy the richness of the African American experience. – Read More

Troy Festival of Nations
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Celebrating cultures from around the world. – Read More

Hops in the Hangar
Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Middletown Regional Airport combines craft beer fans and aviation enthusiasts. – Read More

The Lebanese Festival
Friday, August 24, 2018
Middle Eastern dancing, entertainment, cultural displays, craft booths, amusement rides, and more. – Read More

20th Annual AleFest Dayton
Saturday, August 25, 2018
Ohio’slongest-runningg craft beer festival. – Read More

The Taste Festival
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Samples from over 30 restaurants, put on by Kettering-Moraine-Oakwood Chamber of Commerce. – Read More

Alter Fest
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Alterfest returns, rides and games all weekend. – Read More