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: 

17may(may 17)9:30 am03aug(aug 3)6:00 pmFeaturedDayton Metro Library SUMMER CHALLENGE(may 17) 9:30 am - (august 3) 6:00 pm Dayton Metro Library

01jul(jul 1)1:00 am31(jul 31)11:55 pm2019 Teen Photo Contest Exhibit1:00 am (1) - 11:55 pm (31) Dayton Metro Library

18jul2:00 pm3:00 pmConstellations and Star Stories2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Dayton Metro Library

18jul6:30 pm7:30 pmRegistration begins 6/1/2019 at 8:00 AM Didgeridoo Down Under6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Dayton Metro Library

19julAll Day21FeaturedSummer Moon Festival(All Day) Armstrong Air and Space Museum

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