Outdoor Venues in Dayton

Outdoor venues offer beautiful and safe social distancing options for events and Dayton has no shortage of possibilities!

2nd Street Market

2nd st 2nd st

600 E 2nd St, Dayton, OH 45402(937) 228-2088

2nd Street Market is located in downtown Dayton and is open seasonally with over 40 vendors that offer a unique selection of items from delicious lunch options to fresh vegetables, meats and eggs, artisan breads, cheeses and more!

Aullwood Audubon


1000 Aullwood Rd, Dayton, OH 45414 | (937) 890-7360

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm is a natural area and educational farm in Montgomery County in southwestern Ohio, United States, about 10 miles northwest of downtown Dayton.

Benham's Grove

benhams  benhams

166 N Main St, Centerville, OH 45459 | (937) 433-1913

Benham's Grove, Centerville's community gathering place located in the heart of Centerville, Ohio. Benham's Grove is an ideal setting for a wide variety of functions from small, intimate meetings to large formal gatherings.

Canopy Creek Farm 

canopy creek  canopy creek

600 Benner Road, Miamisburg, OH​ | (937) 602-5867

Canopy Creek Farm offers a variety of extraordinary spaces full of elegance, natural beauty and sophistication for hosting your ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. The gorgeous "Reception Barn" is adorned with stunning chandeliers and seats up to 250 guests.

Carillon Historical Park

carillon carillon

1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409 | (937) 293-2841

Carillon Historical Park’s Event Lawn can be rented for larger festivals, walks, weddings or many other events. Carillon Historical Park’s Town Greene offers picturesque landscaped spaces for parties, concerts, wedding ceremonies, receptions, picnics, walks, or reunions.

Cox Arboretum

cox arboretum  cox arboretum

6733 N Springboro Pike, Dayton, OH 45449 | (937) 275-7275

Cox Arboretum MetroPark is a very special place for visitors to approach, enter and connect with nature. Look, discover and rest in the serenity and majesty of trees and shrubs thoughtfully arranged to capture the imagination.

Dayton Art Institute

dayton art institute  DAI

456 Belmonte Park N, Dayton, OH 45405 | (937) 223-5277

The Dayton Art Institute is a great place to hold an event the tranquil outdoor setting of the Hale Cloister is ideal for small weddings or receptions. This Italian Renaissance-themed courtyard features a covered stone walkway around the perimeter and a grass courtyard with an elegant fountain. The Hale Cloister holds up to 160 for a wedding ceremony and 200 for a cocktail reception.

Fraze Pavillion

fraze fraze pavillion

695 Lincoln Park Blvd, Kettering, OH 45429 | (937) 296-3300

The Fraze Pavilion is a 4,300-seat outdoor amphitheater in Kettering, Ohio

Hollywood Gaming

hollywood gaming hollywood

777 Hollywood Blvd, Dayton, OH 45414​ | (844) 225-7057


James F. Dicke Family Transportation Center

carillon carillon

1000 Carillon Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409 | (937) 293-2841

The Transportation Center is Carillon Historical Park’s most popular venue—known for beautiful outdoor wedding ceremonies on the nearby Morrison Bridge (ca. 1881), cocktail hours on the outdoor patio, and receptions. Guests mingle amongst a beautiful 19th century parlor railcar, summer trolley, and many other historic transportation artifacts.

Levitt Pavillion

levitt  levitt

134 S Main St, Dayton, OH 45402 | (937) 281-2144

Levitt Pavilion Dayton brings people of all ages and backgrounds together to experience free high-caliber concerts and celebrate a shared sense of community.

Magnolia Estate 

magnolia  magnolia

700 Benner Rd, Miamisburg, OH 45342​ | (937) 247-9031

Magnolia Estate will accommodate all of your needs including private dressing rooms for the bridal party, charming gazebos, and heated and air-conditioned reception pavilions, 

Marriott at the University of Dayton

marriott mariott

1414 S Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH 45409 | (937) 223-1000

Marriott at the University of Dayton features unique options for your wedding ceremony and reception or event. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or entertaining a few hundred guests, our team is here to help you choose the perfect event space for your special day.

Melody 49 Drive-In

drive in melody drive in

7606 Pleasant Plain Rd, Brookville, OH 45309(937) 833-5015


Montgomery County Fairgrounds


7606 Pleasant Plain Rd, Brookville, OH 45309 | (937) 224-1619


North Dixie Drive-In 

dixie dixie

6201 N Dixie Drive Dayton, OH 45414​ | (937) 890-5513


Polen Farm 

polen farms polen farm 2

5099 Bigger Rd, Dayton, OH 45440​ | (937) 435-5787

Polen Farm is a beautiful and historic 19th century farmhouse and barn situated on 15 picturesque acres is a favorite with area residents for weddings, receptions, meetings, luncheons, small conferences, retreats, reunions and other social affairs.

Radisson Dayton

crowne plaza crowne

33 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402​ | (937) 224-0800

Riverscape MetroPark


237 E Monument Ave, Dayton, OH 45402 | (937) 274-0126

Amid the beautifully landscaped gardens, flowering pots, hanging baskets and reflecting pools, this lively park on the banks of the Great Miami River offers a place for those who live, work and play downtown to connect to nature.

Rose Music Center

rose music rose music center

6800 Executive Blvd, Huber Heights, OH 45424 | (937) 610-0288 

The Stuart & Mimi Rose Music Center at The Heights is a 4,200 seat, fully covered, outdoor amphitheatre located in The Heights development of Huber Heights, Ohio.

The Steam Plant

steam plant  steam plant

617 E 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402 | (937) 985-0617

Whether you are planning a small get-together, fundraiser, business function or reception, The Steam Plant is easily-customizable indoor and outdoor venue for any event.

Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark

wegerzyn wegerzyn

1301 E Siebenthaler Ave, Dayton, OH 45414 | (937) 275-7275

Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark offers 10 formal gardens, a nature trail, and the Swamp Forest boardwalk!

UD Arena 

ud arena

1801 Edwin C. Moses BlvdDaytonOH 45417-4666