Things to Do in Dayton, Ohio

Dayton is a destination packed with  big-city experiences, amenities, attractions and shopping wrapped in small-town charm.


Need some ideas for your trip to Dayton?  We've put together some exciting sample itineraries to help you plan!

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Arts & Culture

From Broadway shows to world-class museums and organizations, you will find an expansive palette of arts and culture in Dayton!

Aviation Attractions

Dayton is the Birthplace of Aviation!  We are the home of the Wright Brothers, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and so much more!

Concerts & Music

If you love live music, you have come to the right place in Dayton!  Our indoor and outdoor venues provide the super sounds you are looking for!

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Dayton Ale Trail

The Dayton region can satisfy your thirst for locally brewed craft beer as you take a journey on the Dayton Ale Trail.  Pick up a Dayton Ale Trail passport!

Dayton Dragons

Fifth Third Field in downtown Dayton has the hottest ticket in town!  Dayton Dragons games are a hit with fans of all ages! 

Must-See Museums

Dayton, Ohio is home to multiple museums with amazing collections you won't see anywhere else in the world.   

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NCAA First Four®

The Dayton region LOVES college basketball.  Fans from around the world know that THE ROAD STARTS HERE®.

Outdoor Recreation

An abundance of natural beauty awaits you in our many Dayton parks where you will kayak, cycle, fish and so much more.

Winter Guard International

WGI Sport of the Arts is the world’s premier organization producing indoor color guard, percussion, and winds competitions. 




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