August Dayton Dozen {2022}


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It’s already August, and the Summer has been flying by, but it isn’t over yet! Check out these upcoming events in August, and have some Summer fun before it all ends.

1. The Little Stars We Are Visual and Performance Arts Youth Camp

Jul 18 – Aug 11
4730 Frytown Rd · Dayton, OH

3rd, 4th, and 5th grade graduates will put on a stage performance at the end of this camp in August!

2. Dayton’s Porch Fest St. Anne’s Hill

Aug 20
Sat, 1:30 – 6:45 PM
St Anne’s Hill · Dayton, OH

Free mini concerts held on porches throughout St. Anne’s Hill. Explore the neighborhood, and support local music at this unique annual festival celebrating the richness and diversity of the Dayton music scene.

3. Kids Night Out

Aug 5
Fri, 5:30 – 9:00 PM
Vandalia Recreation Center · Dayton, OH
Ages: 6 – 12 years old
$15 Resident/VRC Member; $18 Non-Resident

Enjoy all the activities the Vandalia Recreation Center has to offer like swimming, climbing the rock wall, and additional games and crafts. Remember to bring a bathing suit and towel for swimming and closed toed shoes for wall climbing. Preregistration is not required but is recommended to secure your spot. Note: A snack will be provided for your child.

4. SHOWTIME CLASSIC powered by Moves Global and Bonus Sports

Jul 19 – Aug 3
The Salvation Army Dayton Kroc Center · Dayton, OH

Showtime Classic is a Basketball LEAGUE for kids and adults.. 4 weeks – 4 divisions – 8 teams each age group!

5. Dayton Horse Show

Aug 3 – Aug 6
Champion Center · Springfield, OH

Celebrating the continued tradition of showmanship & sportsmanship!

6. Taco and Nacho Fest

Aug 27
Sat, 3 – 10 PM
Austin Landing
10050 Innovation Drive, Suite 340 · Miamisburg, OH

It’s “Nacho” Typical Food Fest.

7. BoomerFest

Aug 13
Sat, 1 PM
St. Leonard CHI Living Communities

BoomerFest at St. Leonard is an all-day community festival featuring free music and entertainment inspired by the Baby Boomer era.

8. Germanfest Picnic

Fri, Aug 12 – Sun, Aug 14
Dayton Liederkranz-Turner
1400 E. Fifth Street · Dayton, OH

The Germanfest Picnic is back with all the Gemuetlichkeit and many of the activities our visitors have come to know and love: lots of that delicious homemade German food, plenty of fantastic German and domestic bier and wein, your favorite bands playing in the biergarten, the Polka Mass, Culture Display, Kinder Korner and food and craft vendors.

9. Cruising Around Dayton – 4th Annual Tri-State Cruise

Aug 20
Sat, 10 AM
Payne Recreation Center
3800 Main Street · Moraine, OH

All Cars, Trucks, & Bikes are Welcome. All Events are Kid-Friendly so that the Whole Family can enjoy them.

10. Mom2Mom Kids Sale

Aug 6
Sat, 10 AM
Ginghamsburg Church – Tipp City Campus · Tipp City, OH

Consignment Sale- brand name kids clothing- newborn to teen sizes, maternity, toys, games, furniture, nursery items and more! *Appointments required before 11am.

11. Bacon Fest

Aug 13
Sat, 3 PM
Fraze Pavilion · Kettering, OH

“Everything Goes Better with Bacon” – Open to the public! FREE FESTIVAL. FREE Music.

12. St. Brigid Parish Festival

Aug 12
Fri, 7 PM
St Brigid Catholic Church · Xenia, OH

Come and enjoy good food and family fun at this annual three-day community festival.

Make sure to check out our Parks & Playgrounds guide as well this month!


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