June Dayton Dozen: Guide to Family-Friendly Events {2020}


Editor’s Note: In light of COVID-19, many venues have not updated their June event dates and information. This guide is accurate as possible as of the publish date.

1. Free Cinema Under the Stars

June 4 – 7

The Mall at Fairfield Commons and The Arts District create safe, socially distant Free Cinema under the Stars for all ages to enjoy.

2. Summer Arts Festival

June 10 – 14; June 17 – 20; June 25 – 28

Springfield Arts Council presents the annual admission-free Summer Arts Festival each June and July in Veterans Park, downtown Springfield.

3. SICSA Animal Adventure Camps

June 15-19; June 22 – 26

Animal lovers will learn how they can make a difference for homeless pets through fun, hands-on activities, projects, and volunteering. Ideal for ages 5-17.

4. 2020 Opening Day at Troy Aquatic Park

June 15

Troy Aquatic Park will open on Monday, June 15th and will close for the season on Sunday, August 16th.

5. Sewing Beyond the Basics – Summer Camp – 2 day

June 16

This 2-day camp focuses on projects beyond the beginner stuff. We are making some fun projects to keep your child engaged in sewing while having fun!

6. Vintage Market Days Dayton-Cincinnati

June 19 – 21

An upscale vintage market with 100 vendors, live music and food trucks.

5. 4 Paws Virtual 5K

June 20

Virtual 5K! Walk or run with your dogs to support 4 Paws for Ability from anywhere!

6. A Taste At The Crossroads

June 23

All You Can Eat food samples from many area restaurants and catering companies and live music under the tents at this fun-filled family event.

7. Kids Can Quilt Summer Camp – Lap Quilt – 3 day camp

June 24 – 26

This 3-day camp will teach your child how to create a fun 1/2 triangle quilt!

8. Annual 5k-9 Run, Walk and Wag

June 27

Help support the Humane Society of Greater Dayton and Miamisburg’s Canal Run Dog Park by participating in the 1 mile, 2 mile or 5k in Community Park.

9. Bark in the Burg at Community Park

June 27

Bring your dog on a leash and give him something exciting to bark about this year!

10. Rail Festival at Carillon Park

June 27 – 28

Dayton History and Carillon Park Rail & Steam Society are proud to present the Annual Rail Festival at Carillon Park.

11. Darke County Food Truck Rally & Competition

June 27

This event will feature 40 food trucks competing for prizes, dozens of craft vendors, live music, car & motorcycle cruise-in, petting zoo, pony rides & more.

12. Independence Day Family Fun Weekend Youngs Dairy

June 29 – 30

Young’s is open regular hours through the holiday! Take advantage of a special Family Value wristband good for all day, unlimited family fun at Young’s Jersey Dairy!


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