2019 Summer Festivals in Dayton

Festival season is upon us! From foodie favorites to community festivals, holiday celebrations to summer fairs, Dayton comes alive during the summer. With rides, games, prizes and funnel cake, summer festivals are guaranteed fun for the entire family. From May through August, each weekend brings another opportunity for festival fun — and we hope you make it a very…

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Sensory Friendly Programs, Activities and Places in Dayton

April is Autism Awareness Month, but for families with children with autism, the challenges are every day. Happily, in Dayton, there are a wealth of programs and resources available for families with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) all year long. Seeing a performance at the theatre, exploring a museum, going to a playground — there are sensory-friendly accommodations in Dayton for a range…

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February Free Guide

It’s February, finally, which means spring is on the horizon- we hope! It also means special holidays (Black History Month, Groundhog’s Day, President’s Day and, of course, Valentine’s Day), tons of fun indoor and outdoor programs for kids– and lots of free family fun.       Feel the love all month long with our February Free Guide! Thursday, …

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The world’s largest children’s museum is just a drive away

Did you know the world’s largest children’s museum was in Indianapolis? With 472,900 square-feet of museum magic, The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is a true midwest treasure. Standing four stories tall (plus an entire, exhibit-packed lower level and massive outdoor space), The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis (TCM) houses 11 major galleries and hosts several visiting exhibits each year.   The…

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Museum of the US Air Force Family Days

The museum’s Education Division hosts Family Days one Saturday a month (excluding December).  These programs are designed for children and adults of all ages and offer several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy. Aerospace demonstration stations are located throughout the museum’s galleries to teach fun aerospace principles.     Each month features a new theme; such themes…

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