Memorial Day is far more than a three-day holiday weekend heralding the beginning of summer. It's a time to remember and honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives for our freedom and our country. 

Dayton, as home to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, is a proud military town and an apropos place to celebrate our country's fallen. The Dayton Convention &Visitors Bureau has great pride for our veterans and active duty members.  The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau is privileged and honored to have the opportunity to host numerous military reunions each year. Dayton provides a lot for veterans to experience including these various memorials:


Centerville Veterans Memorial

255 W Spring Valley Rd. Centerville, OH


City of West Carrollton Veteran's Memorial -Evergreen Cemetery

401 N. Miami Ave., West Carrollton, OH

Dayton National Cemetery

4100 W. Third St. Dayton, OH


Germantown Veterans Memorial

Walnut St. & Warren St. Germantown, OH

Gold Star Mothers World War II Memorial

golden stars

1100 Spaatz St, Dayton, OH 45431​



Memorial Hall 

125 E. First St. Dayton, OH


Miamisburg War Memorial Library Park

35 S. Fifth St. Miamisburg, OH


North Dayton War Memorial 

Keowee & Valley St. Dayton, OH



Ohio Korean War Memorial 

East of Riverside Dr. Bridge Dayton, OH



Soldier at Parade Rest Monument

Main St. & Monument Ave. Dayton, OH


City of Vandalia War Memorial

1111 Stonequarry Rd. Vandalia, OH


Veterans' Memorial Bridge


Edwin C. Moses Bridge 


Victory Oak Knoll Memorial

Edge of the Community Golf Course at 2917 Berkley Ave., Kettering, OH



Vietnam Memorial

S. Patterson & W. Stewart St. Dayton, OH



Woodland Cemetery - Civil War Memorial

118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409


WWII Memorial 

130 Riverside Dr, Dayton, OH 45405


We encourage you to take a moment this Memorial Day holiday weekend to stop and remember and honor all those who sacrificed their lives for our country.  The Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau humbly salutes our fallen heroes.

Memorial Day is also a time to celebrate living veterans, family and friends.  So enjoy a backyard barbeque or a picnic and have some frivolous fun in celebration of our amazing American freedoms!