Free Dayton Weekend Events: October 5-7, 2012

Friday, October 5

Eastwood MetroPark: Midwest Outdoor Experience @6pm-10pm

This event is formerly Gear Fest and features outdoor activities, music, competitions, camping, demos and gear.  I love that you can try new experiences such as kayaking, canoeing, disc golf, fly fishing, geocaching and many more.  If you like the outdoors, this is the event for you.  You can check the schedule to plan your day.

Saturday, October 6

Home Depot Kids Workshop: Firetruck @9am-12pm

Bring the kids to Home Depot to build their own firetruck.  Every participant will receive a kids sized orange apron, kit, and project themed pin.  You may want to come early to ensure your child’s spot!

Toys R Us: Beyblade Event @12pm-2pm

You can try the latest Beyblade Tops.  My son loves these and would have a blast!

Toys R Us: LEGO Bricktober @12pm-2pm

Bring the kids to help buid a LEGO Monster Fighters Spooky City.  Each participant will receive a Free Lego Monster Fighters accessories pack.

This event is recommended for kids ages 5 and up and while supplies last!

Eastwood MetroPark: Midwest Outdoor Experience @9pm-8pm

This event is formerly Gear Fest and features outdoor activities, music, competitions, camping, demos and gear.  I love that you can try new experiences such as kayaking, canoeing, disc golf, fly fishing, geocaching and many more.  If you like the outdoors, this is the event for you.  You can check the schedule to plan your day.

Spring Valley Potato Festival @9am-9pm

If you love potatoes, then this is the festival for you. They will have children activities, live entertainment, vendor booths and more.

Carillon Historical Park: Balloon Glow @6pm-8p:30pm

Come out and see five hot air balloons light up the sky!  You will learn about The Wright “B” Flyer Flyover, hear a concert, and crafts for the kids.  You can even enter a Photo Contest to win a Dayton History Carousel Membership.

Just bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy the view.  I love hot air balloons and would love to see them in the evening glowing in the Dayton sky!

Sunday, October 7

Spring Valley Potato Festival @9am-9pm

If you love potatoes, then this is the festival for you. They will have children activities, live entertainment, vendor booths and more.

Monday, October 8

Dayton Mall Momtopia: Spooktacular Monday @10am-10:30am

Bring the kids in costume for the Dance Party with Jennifer Ellis.  They will be able to get a free photo with them in their costume as well with a rescued critter.  They will have snacks, gecko, lizards and even a tortoise that they may ride.  If you are brave, you can even hold a snake around your neck.

Don’t worry Moms!  You can still snag your freebies, coupons and enter for a giveaway for a Mall Gift Card.

For More Free Events, Check out the Dayton Savings Calendar!

by Savings Lifestyle: Bridgett on October 05, 2012

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