Dayton Free Events | September 9-11

Saturday, September 10

Lowes Build and Grow: Police Car @10am-12pm

Bring the kids out to build a police car that includes stickers and a flashing light.  You will need to register online for your local Lowe's location.  Every participant will receive goggles, kid-sized apron, project themed patch and a certificate of merit for completion of the project.

Mark you calendars for the upcoming firetruck project on September 24.

Festivals this Weekend

Beavercreek: Popcorn Festival, September 10 & 11

It is located on Dayton Xenia Rd between Fairfield and Meadow Bridge.   There will be over 200 booths/vendors.  Here are the highlights for weekend but you can check out the full schedule of events here.

  • Car Show
  • Children's Area
  • Live Entertainment
  • Dayton Dragons Heater/Gems Appearance

Riverscape MetroPark: Hispanic Festival, Sept 10

It will be held at the Riverscape MetroPark Pavilion from 11am-11pm this Saturday and will have Latin Music and Food.  You may want to check this out if you are in the Downtown area.

Greek Orthodox Church Greek Festival, Sept 9-11

If you love Greek food, then you will not want to miss this one!  This is one of my favorites and one of the best places to get a gyro!  Admission is $2 for adults and will include a raffle ticket for cash prizes.  Kids 12 and under are Free!

Parking is Free. You can park on the neighboring streets or at the Dayton Art Institute.  There will also be a free shuttle from First and Wilkinson Streets that will drop you off at the entrance to the festival.

Some of the highlights for the weekend include the following:

  • Awesome Greek Food
  • Dancing
  • Baking Demonstrations
  • Childrens' Area with Inflatables
  • Shopping and More!


Bella Villa Hall: Italian Fall Festa, Sept 9-11

Come out to the Bella Villa Hall to enjoy Italian Fall Festa in Kettering.  There will be Free Parking and you can take a shuttle from Reynolds & Reynolds Parking Lot.  Here are the highlights of the festival:

  • Live Music
  • Bocce Ball
  • Meatball Run 5K, Sunday at 10:30am
  • Spaghetti Eating Contest, Sunday at 3pm
  • Childrens Activities


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