Looking for that perfect holiday experience this season? Visit Downtown Dayton and enjoy the beautiful lights, shop at locally owned boutiques and enjoy delicious cuisine only found in Dayton, Ohio!
HOLIDAY LIGHTS ON MAIN
New this year! Main Street in downtown Dayton has been transformed into an interactive light show! Tune your radio to 97.1 FM and drive along Main Street between Monument Avenue and Fifth Street, and watch more than 100 trees light up to a synchronized “dance” to holiday music! Light shows run continuously from 5pm until midnight daily. This attraction is free and will continue through early 2021. Click here to see a preview of the show.
TAKEOUT AND CURBSIDE PICKUP
Make it a complete evening by ordering takeout food or drinks from your favorite downtown eateries and pubs, and pick it up on your way home! Looking for downtown Dayton restaurants hours and service options? Find them here.
CHECK OUT OUR HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE!
You can find the same old stuff at the big box stores, or you can give something truly unique this holiday season by shopping at downtown’s independent, locally-owned retailers. Shopping small and shopping local not only is the best way to find great gifts – it’s also a great way to help small businesses survive the pandemic when they need your support more than ever. We’ve made the giving easy by assembling some fantastic gift ideas from downtown businesses. Find ideas for everyone on your list in our Downtown Dayton Holiday Gift Guide!
GIVE DOWNTOWN DOLLARS!
Need a great, one-size-fits-all gift? Downtown Dollars is a new e-gift card that is accepted at more than 50 local, independent downtown Dayton businesses. Find information at https://www.downtowndayton.org/dollars/