Free Dayton Fun

Our Top Favorite Free Activities in Dayton:



 1. The New Dayton Metro Library

The new Dayton Metro Library has a beautiful children’s area that looks like it was lifted right off the page of any classic fairy tale.

 2. Museum of the US Air Force Family Days

Monthly free programs are designed for children and adults of all ages and offer several hands-on opportunities for all to enjoy

3. Visit the Tree Tower

Climb 81 steps for a panoramic view of the Miami Valley.

 4. Possum Creek MetroPark

Let the kids explore the world around them through hands-on gardening activities and more.

5. Beavercreek Gravity Rail 

Swing on a big circular track that you can zip around on.

 6. Fairhaven’s Indoor Playground 

Fairhaven’s indoor children’s play area provides a free, safe, clean place for children ages 0-6 to play!

7. Storytime

Find the perfect place for your child to enjoy a good story or even brush up on some reading fundamentals.

8. Sign up for Kids Bowl Free

This program is designed by bowling centers to give back to the community and provide a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time this summer.

Looking for More Free Dayton Fun?


  1. Scan our FREE things to do each month in Indianapolis events calendar.
  2. Enjoy free admission at local museums during Free Museum Days.
  3. Eat out as a family with restaurants that offer a Kids Eat Free deal.
  4. Enter our contests to win awesome prizes.
  5. Scoring big on your birthday at several local places that offer birthday freebies.
  6. Explore a new playground.

Upcoming Free Events around Dayton: 

22feb10:00 am10:30 amMother Goose on the Loose10:00 am - 10:30 am Dayton Metro Library-Huber Heights

22feb10:00 am11:00 amCollege Advantage - Ohio's College Savings Plan10:00 am - 11:00 am Dayton Metro Library

22feb10:00 am3:00 pmCelebrate National Engineers Week10:00 am - 3:00 pm Dayton Metro Library - Main

22feb7:00 pm11:00 pmTeen DIY: InnovayTEEN Lock-In7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Dayton Metro Library - Kettering-Moraine

27feb4:00 pm6:00 pmY2Y Pulse Empowerment Workshop4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Dayton Metro Library - Kettering-Moraine

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