Destination Dayton 2022

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D AY T O N C V B . C O M

Take part in Paul Laurence Dunbar’s 150th birthday celebration!

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Daycations [2]

Map [20]

2022 Events [4]

Communities [22]

Attractions [6]

Dining [24]

Shopping [10]

Meetings [30]

Arts [12]

Lodging [33]

Outdoors [16]

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Jeffrey J. Mims Jr. Mayor of Dayton

Judy Dodge

Montgomery County Commissioner

Deborah A. Lieberman

Montgomery County Commissioner

Jacquelyn Y. Powell

Carolyn Rice

Montgomery County Commissioner

President/CEO, Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau

As the world reopens in 2022, Dayton awaits with open arms to welcome you back. The Birthplace of Aviation and So Much More, Dayton is the ideal destination for aviation aficionados. Learn about the Wright brothers and the history of flight at sites on the Aviation Trail, hop on a bike or in a kayak to explore an expansive network of trails and parks, or take in Dayton’s vibrant arts scene with a Broadway show or a museum visit. Whatever you travel for, find it here in Dayton.

Important Contact Information 1 Chamber Plaza, Ste. A, Dayton, OH 45402-2400 937-226-8211, 800-221-8235, Fax: 937-226-8294


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Dayton Skyline: Paul Moody, Paul Laurence Dunbar: National Park Service

Emergency & Non-Emergency Services Dayton Fire Department: 937-333-4500 Dayton Police Department: 937-333-COPS (2677) Emergency: 911 Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office: 937-225-4357 Important Phone Numbers AAA Emergency Road Service: 800-222-4357 Dayton International Airport: 937-454-8200 24-Hour Pharmacy Kroger, 2917 W. Alex Bell Rd., Dayton, 45459: 937-294-7141. Walgreens, 2710 Salem Ave., Dayton, 45406: 937-277-6022. Walgreens, 2140 E. Dorothy Ln., Kettering, 45420: 937-395-0633. Walgreens, 1260 Central Ave., Miamisburg, 45342: 937-859-3879.

Toledo Interpreting & Translator Services Interpreters of the Deaf, LLC: 937-242-6047 Vocalink Language Services: 877-492-7754 Hospitals Dayton Children’s Hospital: 937-641-3000 Dayton Children’s Outpatient Care Center – Springboro: 937-641-5725 Kettering Health Dayton: 937-723-3200 Kettering Health Main Campus: 937-298-4331 Miami Valley Hospital: 937-208-8000 Miami Valley Hospital North: 937-734-6784 Miami Valley Hospital South: 937-438-2400 Kettering Health Washington Twp.: 937-401-6000 Kettering Health Miamisburg: 937-866-0551


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National Museum of the U.S. Air force

IT’S A DAYCATION! By Ruth Corradi Beach

We invite you to take a Dayton vacation, or as we like to say, a Daycation! Read on for ideas to get started. For additional suggestions visit or download the free Visit Dayton app! 2 | Destination Dayton


1. Passport to Top-Flight Fun!

Dayton, the Birthplace of Aviation and home to Wilbur and Orville Wright, guarantees top-flight fun. Experience amazing, authentic sites showcasing the past, present and future of aviation along the Aviation Trail. Download the Wilbear Wright Passport at or pick one up at the Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau office or participating aviation sites. Get your passport stamped at just eight of the 17 sites to earn an adorable keepsake, the Wilbear Wright aviator teddy bear. Don’t miss the passport’s only mandatory stop, the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center (see page 9). At the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum, explore 19 acres of enclosed exhibit space and view over 340 aerospace vehicles on display. The Wright Brothers National Museum at Carillon Historical Park features more Wright brothers’ artifacts than anywhere else in the world, including the original Wright Flyer III– the only plane designated as a National Historic Landmark. Adventurous visitors who become Honorary Aviator members of the Wright “B” Flyer museum can take flight in a Wright B Flyer look-alike at the Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport. Grab a Wilbear Wright Passport and take off for days of fun!



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Paul Laurence Dunbar House

2. Be Inspired by the “Dunbar 150” Project

Celebrate the legacy and gifts of Dayton’s own internationally acclaimed African American poet and author, and friend of the Wright brothers, Paul Laurence Dunbar. The son of former slaves, Dunbar produced over 400 works in his short lifetime including books of poetry, short stories and four full-length novels, and was the first African American to earn a living as a writer. Learn more about his life and writing – known for its metaphors, dialect poetry and rhetoric – at the Paul Laurence Dunbar House, a National Historic Landmark. Throughout 2022, the “Dunbar 150” project will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Dunbar’s birth with a variety of activities. The commemorative flagship event, held at the Victoria Theatre on June 25, highlights the 21st century relevance of Dunbar’s works with recitations by worldrenowned poets including Nikki Giovanni, spoken word performances, musical selections and more. Learn more about upcoming “Dunbar 150” events at or follow @DaytonAviationNPS on Facebook.


3. Sports and the Great Outdoors

Dayton is a mecca for athletes and spectators alike! Each January Dayton and the James Trent Arena host the Premier Health Flyin’ to the Hoop Basketball Invitational, which is nationally ranked as the no. 2 high school basketball invitational. In March fans fill out their brackets and go mad over the NCAA® First Four® Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament at the University of Dayton Arena. The Arena will also host the 2022 Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Boys and Girls State Championships. Baseball fans can catch the popular Dayton Dragons, a High-A affiliate minor league team for the Cincinnati Reds, each summer at Day Air Ballpark. Greater Dayton is also home to the nation’s largest network of paved trails – over 350 miles! Bring your bikes, skates or walking shoes to explore the paths, or take advantage of area rentals and Five Rivers MetroParks’ guided ride programs. Boaters, paddlers and anglers love Eastwood Lake, Englewood MetroPark and the Stillwater, Mad and Great Miami Rivers. Hang ten and learn to ride the waves with Surf Dayton. If golf is “fore” you, Dayton’s impressive public golf courses and disc golf courses will be a hole-in-one.

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4. Live Shows and Arts Galore In the mood for live outdoor music? Top name acts frequent The Rose Music Center and the Fraze Pavilion. Free concerts rock the downtown Levitt Pavilion all summer, and RiverScape MetroPark hosts a free Summer Music Series featuring a variety of genres in the summer. Be exhilarated by performances of the Dayton Ballet — ­ one of the nation’s oldest ballet companies — the Dayton Philharmonic, Dayton Opera or internationally acclaimed Dayton Contemporary Dance Company. Dayton Live owns and operates Dayton’s premier performing arts venues, as well as the popular Premiere Health Broadway in Dayton Series, which welcomes showstoppers like Dear Evan Hansen, Come From Away and Hamilton. Explore diverse collection galleries, special exhibitions and events like Oktoberfest at the renowned Dayton Art Institute, one of the region’s premier fine arts museums. The Contemporary Dayton, located in the newly renovated Dayton Arcade, showcases visual art exhibitions by Dayton-based, national and international artists, gallery talks and workshops. For more information on area arts, see pages 12–14.

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2022 Events

2022 Calendar A SAMPLING...

Dayton is bustling with activity, year round! Read on for a sampling of the events you’ll find in the area, from stunning Broadway shows to sporting events that will have you on the edge of your seat. Looking for more? See a full calendar of events at JANUARY


Jan. 14–17 Premier Health Flyin’ to the Hoop Basketball Invitational

May 28–29 adidas Warrior Soccer Classic

937-704-9670, Now in its 19th year, this high school invitational has brought together nearly 40 teams for approximately 20 games in four days. Sell out crowds of over 20,000 spectators, scouts and coaches from Division I, II and III universities make this the nation’s No. 2 basketball showcase. James S. Trent Arena, $

Jan. 26–Feb. 6 “Hamilton”

937-228-3630, With a score blending hip-hop, R&B, jazz and Broadway, this musical follows the story of founding father Alexander Hamilton. Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, $

MARCH March 10–12 and March 18–20 OHSAA Girls and Boys Basketball State Championships

614-267-2502 and 937-229-4433, The University of Dayton will host the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s state basketball tournaments. Come out and support your favorite teams! UD Arena, $

March 15–16 NCAA® Men’s Division I Basketball, First Four® Tournament

877-NCAA-TIX and 937-229-4433, March Madness kicks off with eight Division I basketball teams as they compete in the First Four® tournament games at the University of Dayton Arena. UD Arena, $

APRIL April 8 Dayton Dragons Home Opener

937-228-2287, Join the Dayton Dragons — a High-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds — as they draw crowds at Day Air Ballpark. Get your tickets now! Day Air Ballpark, $

April 6–10 “Come From Away”

937-228-3630, This New York Times Critic’s Pick Broadway musical tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, $

April 7–9 WGI Color Guard World Championships

937-247-5919, Competing for the World Championship title, roughly 350 color guards from all over the world arrive in Dayton to join in the WGI Sport of the Arts competition as flags, rifles and sabers are creatively woven into interpretive movement and dance to music. UD Arena, $

April 21–24 WGI Percussion and Winds World Championships

937-247-5919, Music and rhythm fill Dayton as over 250 percussion ensembles compete (April 21-23) in this high-energy world championship. Don’t miss the indoor Winds World Championship prelims and finals as well (April 23-24). UD Arena, $

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937-985-3497, Every Memorial Day weekend, amateur youth soccer teams from throughout the Midwest participate in this prestigious soccer tournament. Free


SEPTEMBER Sept. 9–11 Dayton Greek Festival

937-224-0601, Celebrate Greek traditions at this annual cultural event. Find authentic fare like gyros and moussaka, exhilarating dances and music, and an import boutique to purchase traditional goods. Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, $

June 11 The Dayton Art Institute’s Art Ball

Sept. 18 Dayton Concours d’Elegance

June 25 "DUNBAR 150" Project

Sept. 23–25 Oktoberfest


Sept. 24 National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony

937-223-4278, This annual black-tie event and fundraiser features a three-course meal set within various galleries. Enjoy music and dancing to celebrate The Dayton Art Institute’s fine collection. The Dayton Art Institute, $ The flagship event of the “Dunbar 150” project for the 150th anniversary of Paul Laurence Dunbar’s birth. Explore the 21st century relevance of Dunbar’s works. Recitations by world-renowned poets like Nikki Giovanni, performances and more. Victoria Theatre, $

July 10–16 Montgomery County Fair

937-224-1619, Enjoy plenty of tasty eats, rides, entertainment, games, farm demos and livestock awards at the fair. Bring the family to share in the excitement. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, $

July 29–31 The United Irish of Dayton Celtic Festival

937-372-9788, Celebrate Dayton’s Celtic heritage with Irish music, beer and vendor booths, authentic eats and a fun children’s area. RiverScape MetroPark, Free

July 30–31 Centerpoint Energy Dayton Air Show Presented by Kroger

937-898-5901, One of the nation’s premier air shows. Performances by the thrilling U.S. Navy Blue Angels, among others, wow spectators. Dayton International Airport, $

July 24–Aug. 2 The Basketball Tournament

937-229-4433 Regionals July 24–27, quarterfinals July 28–30, and championships Aug. 2. Watch on ESPN. UD Arena, $

AUGUST Aug. 12–14 39th Annual Germanfest Picnic

937-429-9251, The Dayton Liederkranz-Turner German Club hosts. Music, a biergarten, weingarten, schnitzel dinners and a Bavarian fashion show. Historic St. Anne’s Hill, Free

Aug. 25-28 The 4th U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship

937-299-3571, and Some of the best female golfers over age 50 compete for the championship at this 72-hole stroke play golf competition. NCR Country Club, $

937-293-2841, This invitational event brings 200 of the finest antique and classic cars and motorcycles together. See cars from the early 1900s as well as classics of the ’50s and ’60s and more. Carillon Historical Park, $ 937-223-4278, Grab your lederhosen for The Dayton Art Institute’s largest fundraiser, which bustles with two large tents full of unique ethnic foods, craft and international beer, activities, music and artisans. The Dayton Art Institute, $

937-256-0944, The “Oscar Night of Aviation” returns home to Dayton in 2022. National Aviation Hall of Fame and National Museum of the United States Air Force, $

OCTOBER Oct. 1–2 Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience 937-275-7275, A Five Rivers MetroParks event, Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience is the premier outdoor adventure festival in Dayton, the Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest. Try activities such as climbing, fishing, slacklining, cycling and kayaking. Enjoy music, exhibitions, camping and competitions. Eastwood MetroPark, Free

Oct. 7–8 WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

937-255-3286, Commemorate the end of World War I with a two-day flying event of authentic and replica WWI aircraft, living history re-enactors, radio-controlled models, period automobiles, educational activities, music and a collectors’ show of WWI era items. National Museum of the United States Air Force, Free

NOVEMBER Nov. 22–Dec. 30 A Carillon Christmas 937-293-2841, See Carillon Historical Park's campus sparkle as a winter wonderland full of holiday cheer. Carillon Historical Park, $

Nov. 25 Grande Illumination Tree Lighting & The Dayton Children’s Parade Spectacular in Lights

937-224-1518, Downtown Dayton’s holiday festivities kick off with the Dayton Holiday Festival Grande Illumination tree lighting and evening Children’s Parade. Downtown Dayton, Free




World’s Largest Aviation Museum! Open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily (Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day)


Bring your family, or group, tour the aircraft and then experience Virtual Reality, 360˚ Flight Simulators, Aviation-themed Gifts for everyone, Movies on a Giant Screen, and Cafe Dining. Plus, the Museum provides a unique and memorable venue to host your next celebration or event — large or small.

Learn more about supporting the Foundation at or 937.258.1218. The Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc., is a Section 501 (c)(3) private, non-profit organization incorporated under Ohio law. The use of the Roundel image in the Foundation’s logo is with the permission of the United States Air |Force; 5 endorsement by the Department of Defense or the United States Air Force in fundraising activities of the Foundation is not intended nor implied pursuant to DoDI 5535.12.




ATTRACTIONS Whether you prefer learning about dinosaurs at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery or taking in the masterpieces at the Dayton Art Institute, create a Daycation packed with all of your interests.

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

John W. Berry, Sr. Wright Brothers National Museum at Carillon Historical Park

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937-890-7360 | Explore a 200-acre working farm and nature sanctuary, attend festive annual events and get hands-on experiences at the Marie S. Aull Education Center. Tues.–Sat. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. 1–5 p.m. Free parking. Adults (12-plus) $10, children (3–11) $7, children under 2 free. Friends of Aullwood members free with membership card. Center: 1000 Aullwood Rd., Dayton; Farm: 9101 Frederick Pike, Dayton.

Aviation Trail and Parachute Museum

937-225-7705 | Parachute Museum: 937-443-0793 Follow the aviation trail to see how the history of flight unfolded. Collect eight out of 17 stamps on the Wilbear Wright Aviation Trail Passport to score your own “Wilbear Wright” aviator teddy bear. Parachute Museum: Daily 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. Some stops along Passport Program have fees. 16 S. Williams St. (located in the National Park Service’s Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center), Dayton.

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

937-275-7431 | Experience the world around you and marvel at the Discovery Zoo’s animals. Explore the cosmos in the Caryl D. Phillips Space Theater and Hall of the Universe. Splash around at the water table or conduct experiments in Science Central. Mon.–Sat. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. noon–5 p.m. Adults $14.50, children (3–17) $11.50, seniors (60-plus) $12.50, children under 2 and members free. 2600 DeWeese Pkwy., Dayton.

The Dayton Art Institute

937-223-4ART (4278) | One of the country’s finest midsized art museums houses European, American, Asian, African and pre-Columbian works plus rotating exhibits. Thurs. 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Fri.–Sat. 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. noon– 5 p.m. Check website for current hours. Adults $15, seniors (60-plus), active military and groups 10 and over $10, students (18-plus) and children (7–17) $5, children under 7 and Dayton Art Institute members free. 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton.

Dayton Dragons Baseball

937-228-BATS (2287) | Since 2011, this High-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds has held the professional sports record in North America for most consecutive sold-out games. Take in a game at Day Air Ballpark in downtown Dayton. Call or check website for tickets and game times. 220 N. Patterson Blvd., Dayton.

Dayton International Peace Museum

937-227-3223 | Learn about social justice issues, international relations and nonviolent conflict resolution through exhibits and events at one of the few peace museums in the nation. Check website for hours and admission prices. 10 N. Ludlow St., Dayton.

Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame

937-443-0249 | Get a history lesson and find sidewalk plaques honoring more than 180 Dayton region inductees. Don’t miss the class of new inductees recognized each fall. Free. Wright-Dunbar Business District, W. Third Street, Dayton.

British Transportation Museum

Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway

937-235-7800 | Open 24/7, 365 days a year, experience 1,000 video lottery terminals, dining, entertainment, live harness racing three months of the year and simulcast horse racing year-round. 777 Hollywood Blvd., Dayton.

Iams Homestead

937-837-5387 | Explore this historic house that once belonged to pet food brand founder Paul Iams’ greatgrandfather. Sun. 2–4 p.m., April–Labor Day. Free. 349 S. Broadway, Trotwood.

Korean War Memorial and All Veterans Walkway

937-293-1819 | Pay your respects to the 8,182 American men and women declared missing in action in the Korean War at Ohio’s official memorial open 24/7, 365 days a year. Free. 130 Riverside Dr., Dayton.

The Learning Tree Farm

937-866-8650 | This working farm provides hands-on learning experiences. Mon.–Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Sun. 12:30–4 p.m. $5, family groups of 4 to 10 $20, children under 2 and members free. 3376 S. Union Rd., Dayton.

Miamisburg Mound State Memorial

937-866-8999 | Marvel at this 65-foot mound, one of the largest conical mounds in eastern North America, attributed to the Adena Indians circa 800 B.C.–A.D. 100. Daily dawn to dusk. Free. 900 Mound Rd., Miamisburg.

937-546-0039 | Find a collection of cars from British manufacturers. Mon. and Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. or by appointment. Free. 321 Hopeland St., Dayton.

Carillon Historical Park

937-293-2841 | Learn about Dayton’s contributions to history and inventions while visiting this park’s 65-acre campus featuring over 30 buildings with exhibits including the Wright Brothers National Museum. Mon.–Sat. 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. noon–5 p.m. Carillon Brewing Company open Wed.–Sun. 11 a.m.–7 p.m., Fri.–Sat. 11 a.m.–10 p.m. Adults $12, seniors (60-plus) $10, children (3–17) $8, children under 3 and Dayton History members free. 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton.

Centerville-Washington History

937-312-0040 | Tour some of Uptown Centerville’s most important buildings, dating from 1800– 1840 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tues.–Fri. noon–4 p.m. Free. Walton House Museum: 89 W. Franklin St., Centerville, 937-433-0123; Asahel Wright House Museum: 26 N. Main St., Centerville, 937-291-2223; Aaron Nutt Cottage: open by appointment, 78 N. Main St., Centerville.

SunWatch Indian Village/ Archaeological Park

The Citizens MotorCar Company/ America’s Packard Museum

937-226-1710 | Discover more than 50 (many restored) automobiles, including vintage Packards at this former 1917 Packard dealership. Thurs.–Sun. noon–5 p.m. Adults $10, seniors $5, students 18 and under free. 420 S. Ludlow St., Dayton.

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Dayton VA Medical Center

937-268-6511 | Tour one of the country’s three oldest veterans affairs facilities, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Mon.–Fri. 9 a.m.–3 p.m. or by appointment. Free. 4100 W. Third St., Dayton.

Mound Cold War Discovery Center

937-247-0402 | Learn about the Mound Laboratory’s contributions during the Nuclear Age and its role in NASA missions to the moon and beyond. Wed.–Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. 1075 Mound Rd., Miamisburg. | 7


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National Aviation Hall of Fame

937-256-0944 | 888-383-1903 | Co-located at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, the Hall of Fame celebrates aviation heroes from space travelers to pilots. Don’t miss the annual enshrinement gala — the “Oscar Night of Aviation” in the fall. Mon.–Wed. and Fri.–Sat. 9 a.m.– 4:30 p.m., Sun. noon–4:30 p.m. Free admission and parking. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, 1100 Spaatz St., Gate 28B (enter on Springfield St.).

National Museum of the United States Air Force

937-255-3286 | Explore 19 acres of indoor exhibit space at the world’s largest and oldest military aviation museum. Find over 360 aerospace vehicles, from nine presidential planes to a NASA Space Shuttle exhibit and more. Watch movies daily at the Air Force Museum Theatre, or take flight with the Morphis MovieRide simulator. Grab lunch in the on-site cafeteria, and be sure to save time to shop for mementos in the gift shop! Daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Free admission and free parking. WrightPatterson Air Force Base, 1100 Spaatz St., Gate 28B (enter on Springfield St.).

Patterson Homestead Museum

20 Foot Recycled Art Sculpture “Bibbi” by Thomas Dambo at Aullwood Audubon

937-293-2841 | Explore this 1816 Federal-style house, once home to Revolutionary War veteran Colonel Robert Patterson. Available year-round for monthly open houses and educational programming. General admission $5, school groups $3. 1815 Brown St., Dayton.


937-619-3200 | Have a blast with arcade games, go-karts, inflatables, blacklight mini-golf and laser tag at this indoor family fun center. Wed.–Thurs. 3 p.m.–9 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.–11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.–11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.–9 p.m. Fee for activities. 6196 Poe Ave., Dayton.

SunWatch Indian Village/ Archaeological Park

937-268-8199 | See what life was like 800 years ago for the agrarian Fort Ancient native community in this partially reconstructed 13th-century Native American village. April 1–Dec. 1. Tues.–Sat. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. noon–5 p.m. Adults $7, seniors (60-plus) and children (3–17) $6, children under 2 free. Free for Dayton Society of Natural History members. 2301 W. River Rd., Dayton.

Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum

937-228-3221 | Bask in the majesty of 3,000 trees and 165 native plants around the final resting place of the Wright brothers and poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, among other famous Daytonians. Check the website for tours and special events. Gate hours: Summer: 8 a.m.–7 p.m., winter: 8 a.m.–6 p.m., mausoleum: 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Free. 118 Woodland Ave., Dayton.

Wright B Flyer at Dayton Wright Brothers Airport

937-885-2327 | Take off in a look-alike of the 1911 Wright B Flyer, the Wright brothers’ first mass-produced aircraft, or test your piloting skills on a flight simulator. Tues., Thurs. and Sat. 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. Free. 10550 Springboro Pike, Miamisburg.

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Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum is the final resting place of many of Dayton’s most iconic residents including the Wright Brothers, Erma Bombeck, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Gov. James M. Cox, Charles F. Kettering and John H. Patterson

937-225-7705 | The National Park is composed of some of the region’s most treasured historic sites and honors the city’s history of innovation, aviation pioneers Wilbur and Orville Wright and poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. Explore each of the locations below.

Hawthorn Hill

937-293-2841 | Explore Orville Wright’s beautiful former home. This National Historic Landmark features 1900s furnishings and the inventor’s study. Tours Wed. and 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. $14, Carillon Historical Park/ Hawthorn Hill combo ticket $22. Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton.

Huffman Prairie Flying Field

937-425-0008 | Practice made perfect on this 84-acre field where Wilbur and Orville Wright really learned to fly and 119 of the world’s first pilots learned to fly. Daily dawn to dusk. Free. Gate 16A, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, St. Rte. 444, Dayton.

Hawthorn Hill

Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historical Site

The Wright Cycle Company

Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center and Wright Brothers Memorial Park

Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site

John W. Berry, Sr. Wright Brothers National Museum

The Wright Cycle Company and WrightDunbar Interpretive Center

937-425-0008 | Learn about the Wright brothers’ experiments at Huffman Prairie. Thurs.–Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. 2380 Memorial Rd., Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

937-293-2841 | With more Wright artifacts on display than any other place in the world, this museum includes the original 1905 Wright Flyer III and more. Mon.–Sat. 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. noon–5 p.m. Adults $12, seniors (60–plus) $10, children (3–17) $8, children under 3 and Dayton History members free. Located on the grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton.

937-224-7061 | See the last home of Paul Laurence Dunbar, the first publicly and critically acclaimed African-American poet and writer — and a close friend and classmate of the Wrights. Thurs.–Sun. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Free. 219 N. Paul Laurence Dunbar St., Dayton.

937-225-7705 | Discover this National Historic Landmark that was home to the Wright brothers’ early bicycling and printing businesses. Listen as Park Rangers tell of the Wrights’ accomplishments through 1903. Daily 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (Winter hours: Closed Mon. and Tues. Oct.–March.) 16 S. Williams St., Dayton.


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Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park


From top fashion to handcrafted works of art and everything in between, find your shopping favorites around Dayton. Winter shopping at Austin Landing

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2nd Street Market

937-228-2088 | 2nd-street-market Shop from up to 50 local farmers, artisans and merchants selling locally sourced meats, bread, produce, artwork, jewelry and more all year. Open weekends. 600 E. Second St., Dayton.


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The Contemporary Dayton

Austin Landing

937-291-6300 | This 142-acre development is home to T.J. Maxx, Field & Stream, Firebirds, Homegoods, a Cinepolis movie theater and much more. I-75/Austin Pike interchange, Exit 41, Dayton.

Cross Pointe Centre

937-432-9000 Find retail therapy at shops like Style Encore, Great Miami Outfitters, Woodcraft, Marshalls and Zig Zag Gallery. 101 E. Alex Bell Rd. at St. Rte. 48, off I-675 Exit 4, Centerville.

Dayton Mall


937-433-9834 | Shop from popular brands at Dayton’s largest enclosed mall with over 100 stores like Macy’s, Dick’s Sporting Goods and DSW Shoe Warehouse. 2700 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Dayton.

Esther Price Candies Celebrate your sweet tooth with treats from the Dayton original, iconic Esther Price Candies. Your taste buds will thank you. 1709 Wayne Ave., Dayton, 937-253-2121; 194 Woodman Dr., Dayton, 937-253-4971; 269 N. Main St., Centerville, 937-433-2535; 4810 Bolzano Blvd., Clayton, 937-836-7405.

Miami Crossing District

937-433-3426 | This district, which includes the Dayton Mall, also features numerous shops such as Barnes & Noble, Hobby Lobby, Golf Galaxy, Starbucks, Smashburger and many more businesses. Intersection of I-75 and I-675.

Northpark Center

This 30-plus store shopping complex includes options like Lowe’s, Kohl’s, Marshalls, Hobby Lobby and Target. One block north of I-70 on Old Troy Pike/St. Rte. 202, Huber Heights.

Oregon Historic District Dayton’s oldest neighborhood is home to a vivacious area of arts, nightlife, culture and eclectic shops, boutiques and cuisine. 12 city blocks bordered by Fifth Street, Wayne Avenue, Rte. 35 and Patterson Boulevard.

Shops of Oakwood

937-299-3852 Explore upscale shops like Talbots and Chicos, or boutiques like Wild Poppy, as well as foodiefavorites such as Graeter’s Ice Cream and Dorothy Lane Market. Far Hills Ave., between Dorothy Ln. and Peach Orchard Ave., Oakwood.

Town & Country Shopping Center

937-293-7516 | Explore this enclosed center featuring 30-plus specialty shops and big-name favorites like Trader Joe’s, Tuesday Morning and Bath and Body Works, as well as restaurants such as Figlio and Buffalo Wild Wings. 300 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering.

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ART GALLERIES 48 High Street Gallery

937-228-4532 | Find artist studios at this delightful 19th-century home, which acts as the gallery for the Dayton Society of Artists. 48 High St., Dayton.

Color of energy Gallery

937-266-3491 | Fueled by the energy of color, Mike Elsass is a prolific artist, creating small and large scale works with repurposed steel. 1001 E. 2nd St., Dayton.

The Contemporary Dayton (Visual Arts Center)

937-224-3822 | Home to “art for the community and a community for artists” since 1991, the Contemporary offers local art for sale and special exhibits, and is located in the newly renovated Dayton Arcade. 25 W. 4th St., Dayton.

Edward A. Dixon Gallery

937-985-2115 | You’ll find local, national and international artists featured at this art gallery. 118 W. First St., Dayton.


937-256-6245 | Purchase unique aviation souvenirs, Air Force gifts, apparel, aviation models, prints and more. National Museum of the United States Air Force, 1100 Spaatz St., Gate 28B (enter on Springfield St.).

Aullwood’s Nature Store

937-890-7360 | Purchase artisan gifts and local jams and honey. Proceeds benefit Aullwood’s programs and help preserve the Nature Sanctuary. Find unique nature-themed gifts, books and games, plus Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm’s meats and eggs at Marie S. Aull Education Center. 1000 Aullwood Rd., Dayton.

Carillon Historical Park Museum Store

937-293-2841 | Browse a large selection of books, aviation and Wright-brothers-related items, historical toys, ornaments, glass art and other unique gifts celebrating Dayton. 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton.

Front Street Art studios & Galleries

The Dayton Art Institute Museum Store

K12 Gallery & TEJAS

Discoveries Gift Shop at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery

937-331-9061 | This warehouse-turned-artist space houses and displays many local artist workshops. The Front Street Building, 1001 E. 2nd St., Dayton. 937-461-5149 | Shop for handmade works by regional and national artists, or participate in a sculpture, drawing or painting class. 341 S. Jefferson St., Dayton.

Rosewood Arts Centre

937-296-0294 | Studio space, theater performances and classes are available at this center showcasing a collection of exhibits. 2655 Olson Dr., Kettering.

Willis ”Bing” Davis Art Studio and EbonNia Gallery

937-223-2290 | Find paintings, drawings and other contemporary African-American artwork by nationally and internationally acclaimed artist Willis “Bing” Davis. 1135 W. Third St., Dayton.

937-512-0130 | Choose from a wide variety of jewelry, books, works from local artists and gifts related to current exhibits. 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton.

937-275-7431 | Find educational gifts from home science experiments and mini Zen gardens to stuffed animals and apparel. 2600 DeWeese Pkwy., Dayton.

Five Rivers MetroParks Carriage Hill’s Country Store

937-275-7275 | Find penny candy and items that relate to history and farming. Carriage Hill MetroPark, Dayton.

The SunWatch Store

937-268-8199 | Bring home authentic, Native American-made items including art, jewelry, pottery and other unique items. 2301 W. River Rd., Dayton. | 11



The arts come alive in Dayton. Experience outdoor concerts, artwork from local artists, Broadway hits like Hamilton and more on every visit.

HAMILTON National Broadway Tour

Dayton Ballet Company

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The Dayton Art Institute



VISUAL ARTS The Contemporary Dayton (Visual Arts Center)

937-224-3822 | Admire rotating exhibits by local and regional artists at one of the region’s leading contemporary gallery spaces and artists’ organizations. Enjoy workshops and special sales. Located on the first floor of the newly renovated Dayton Arcade. Wed.–Sat. 11 a.m.–6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.– 4 p.m. Free. 25 W. 4th St., Dayton.

Culture Works

937-222-ARTS (2787) | This nonprofit agency supports arts and culture in the Dayton region. Get a discount “Passport to the Arts” for buy-one-get-one-free tickets to various events. Go to for specific visiting hours. Mon.–Fri. 9 a.m.– 5 p.m. $. 31 S. Main St., Ste. A210, Dayton.

Explore 5,000 Years of Art History!

The Dayton Art Institute

937-223-4278 | One of the country’s finest midsized art museums houses European, American, Contemporary, Asian and African artworks plus rotating exhibits and numerous annual events such as concerts and more. Thurs. 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Fri.–Sat. 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Sun. noon–5 p.m. Adults $15, seniors and military $10, students and children (7–17) $5, children 6 and under and members free. 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton.

Front Street Art studios & Galleries | 937-331-9061 This warehouse-turned-artist space houses and displays many local artist workshops. Open daily. Visit artist profiles for individual hours and contact information. Free. 1001 E. 2nd St., Dayton.

Visit for a schedule of events and exhibitions.

K12 Gallery & TEJAS

937-461-5149 | Browse exhibited works or enroll in one of the many art classes and programs offered at this nonprofit arts center. Mon.–Fri. 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Free. Fees for classes. 341 S. Jefferson St., Dayton.

Oregon Historic District Dayton’s oldest neighborhood dates back to the 19th century and is overflowing with a diverse range of art, food and culture.

PERFORMING ARTS The Bach Society of Dayton

937-294-BACH (2224) | With more than 75 choral members and a full orchestra, this outstanding musical society delights a variety of audiences from Oct.–May. $. 126 N. Main St., Ste. 210, Dayton.

Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

937-228-3630 (tickets), 937-228-7591 (office) | Immerse yourself in performances by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Dayton Ballet and Dayton Opera as well as Broadway shows at this stunning facility designed by famed architect César Pelli. Box office: Tues.–Fri. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. $. 1 W. Second St., Dayton.

Brookville Community Theatre

937-833-6790 | This community theater group hosts a diverse variety of shows. $. 770 Arlington Rd., Brookville.

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Dayton Contemporary Dance Company

937-228-3232 | For more than 50 years, audiences have marveled at the performances by this nationally and internationally acclaimed dance company. $. 840 Germantown St., Dayton.

Dayton Live

937-228-3630 (tickets), 937-228-7591 (office) | Hosting 300-plus events each year at the Victoria Theatre, Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, The Loft Theatre and new PNC Arts Annex. Box office: Tues.–Fri. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. $. 1 W. Second St., Dayton.

Dayton Playhouse

937-424-8477 | One of the largest and oldest community theaters in Southwest Ohio, the Dayton Playhouse stages everything from dramas to comedies to musicals. Fri. 12:30–3:30 p.m. $. 1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave., Dayton.

Dayton Theatre Guild

937-278-5993 | The Dayton Theatre Guild is an allvolunteer group of performers that has been around since 1945. Visit the website to check out upcoming showtimes. $. 430 Wayne Ave., Dayton.

Fraze Pavilion

937-296-3300 | Enjoy top music acts at one of Southwest Ohio’s most popular outdoor entertainment venues with a 4,300-seat amphitheater. Fraze FanFare store: Tues.–Fri. noon–6 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Ticket Office open on show days from 3 p.m. through intermission. Check for 2022 schedule. $. 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering.

The Human Race Theatre Company

937-461-3823 (administrative office), 937-228-3630 (box office) | Dayton’s professional theatre company. Box Office Hours: Tues.–Fri. 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Sat. noon–4 p.m. Office Hours: Mon.–Fri. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Showtimes vary. $. 126 N. Main St., Ste. 300, Dayton.

Levitt Pavilion

Time to Step Back Into the Spotlight

937-281-2144 | Enjoy free live music Thursdays through Saturdays at this outdoor downtown Dayton venue, June through September. Free. 134 S. Main St., Dayton.

Muse Machine

937-222-MUSE (6873) | This nonprofit provides performances and arts-integrated education for PreK–12. $. 126 N. Main St., Ste. 310, Dayton.

Musica: Dayton’s Chamber Choir

937-371-4314 | This choral ensemble performs a variety of musical selections. $. 2697 Sugar Ridge Ln., Dayton.

Rose Music Center at The Heights

937-610-0288 | This outdoor music venue seats 4,200 in a covered pavilion and hosts hit artists. Box office: Mon.–Fri. 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. Check website for 2022 concert schedule. $. 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights.

Your Home for Arts, Culture & Entertainment

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937-224-3521 (office), 888-228-3630 (tickets) The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance is a nonprofit association comprised of the arts groups listed below. Box office: Tues.–Fri. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. $ 126 N. Main St., Ste. 210, Dayton.

Dayton Ballet Company

The second oldest ballet company in the U.S. celebrates its 84th season. The 2022 season features Sapphire Celebration and The Great Gatsby. $

Dayton Opera

Founded in 1960, the opera offers timeless performances to audiences in the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. Catch 2022 season shows including Finding Wright: A Dayton Opera Premiere and John Holiday: Opera Star Recital. $

Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1933 and is one of the Miami Valley’s oldest cultural institutions. The 2022 season shows range from classics such as Beethoven’s 7th and Strauss, to rock favorites including Revolution: The Music of the Beatles. $

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They changed the course of human history in just 12 seconds...

C O M E . D I S C OV E R . F LY ! PLAN YOUR TRIP AT National Museum of the United States Air Force | National Aviation Hall of Fame | Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park | Wright Brothers National Museum at Carillon Historical Park | Hawthorn Hill - Wright Family Home | Wright B Flyer | Wright Image Group | Air Force Museum Foundation | WACO Air Museum | Armstrong Air & Space Museum | Wright State University Special Collections & Archives | Aviation Trail Inc. & Parachute Museum | Champaign Aviation Museum | Grimes Flying Lab | Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum | Greene County Historical Society | CenterPoint Energy Dayton Air Show | Air Camp | 15



There’s no shortage of ways to get active outdoors in Dayton. Visit the MetroParks, play in the water or explore the nation’s largest network of paved trails (350+ miles) by bike or foot. Riverscape MetroPark

Englewood Metropark

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Eastwood Metropark

This nationally recognized estate garden’s 31 acres surround a vibrant prairie, a sweetly scented lilac lawn and an old-growth forest. 955 Aullwood Rd. (south of Aullwood Audubon Marie S. Aull Education Center parking lot), Englewood.



Aullwood Garden MetroPark

Carriage Hill MetroPark

Experience the 1880s at this working historical farm with a blacksmith shop, period actors, and farm animals. The Carriage Hill Riding Center offers opportunities to connect with nature on horseback. 7800 E. Shull Rd. (off St. Rte. 201), Huber Heights.


Cox Arboretum MetroPark

Explore this 189-acre oasis and discover the serenity and majesty of the beautiful landscaping. An education center, 65-foot-tall tree tower, butterfly house, hiking trails, specialty gardens and the Barbara Cox Center for Sustainable Horticulture round out this gem. 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton.

Deeds Point MetroPark

Revel in the picturesque views of downtown Dayton and the Five Rivers Fountain of Lights at this convergence of the Great Miami and Mad Rivers. 510 Webster St., Dayton.

Eastwood MetroPark

Hit the biking and hiking trails or grab your life jackets for a day of fishing, sailing, kayaking and more on the 185-acre Eastwood Lake. 1401 Harshman Rd., Dayton (Lake Entrance); 1385 Harshman Rd., Dayton (Park Entrance).

Englewood MetroPark

With 1,900 acres of woods, wetlands, lakes and the Stillwater River, Englewood is one of the largest MetroParks in the region offering 12 miles of trails, an 18-hole disc golf course and three waterfalls. 4361 National Rd./St. Rte. 40, Vandalia (East Park); 100 E. National Rd./St. Rte. 40, Englewood (West Park); 500 Old Springfield Rd., Union (North Park); 9331 Meeker Rd., Englewood (South Park).

Germantown MetroPark

Hike the boardwalk, meadows, ravines and a 27-plus-mile backpacking trail at this official Watchable Wildlife viewing site and Important Birding Area. 7101 Conservancy Rd., Germantown (Main); 6910 Boomershine Rd., Germantown (Welcome Center).

Hills & Dales MetroPark

Find hills, woods, wetlands, Adirondack-style shelters, a boardwalk and play areas in this park designed by the Olmstead brothers. 2655 S. Patterson Blvd., Kettering (Twin Oak Camp).

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Huffman MetroPark

Mountain bikers can pedal their way through more than 9 miles of trails while those not on two wheels will enjoy hiking trails, picnic areas, Huffman Lake and the Mad River. 4095 Lower Valley Pike via St. Rte. 4 (exit at Huffman Dam Rd.), and 4485 Union Rd. (MetroParks Mountain Biking Area), Dayton.

Island MetroPark

This park offers a sprayground water play area, fishing, wildlife watching and picnicking. 101 E. Helena St. (at Riverside Dr.), Dayton.

Miami Valley Trails

937-223-6323 | Find over 350 miles of fully accessible trails that run through Dayton and beyond — the nation’s largest network of paved trails!

Possum Creek MetroPark

Consisting largely of old farmland in the process of natural succession, this 580-acre park is one of the state’s most diverse planted prairies. Enjoy fishing, hiking, horseback riding and picnicking. 4790 Frytown Rd., Dayton.

RiverScape MetroPark

Unwind with a walk by the reflecting pools, along the Five Rivers Fountain of Lights or down the Dayton Inventors River Walk, or play in the splash pad. Delight in live music or ice skating at the outdoor pavilion, and in summer enjoy the Fitness in the Park program. 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, 237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton (pavilion, bike hub, ice rink).

Sugarcreek MetroPark

This 618-acre park is home to bridle trails, babbling brooks, marvelous 550-year-old white oak trees and the Osage Orange tunnel. 4178 Conference Rd., Bellbrook.

Sunrise MetroPark

Catch the sunrise over the Great Miami River at this park featuring everything from stunning views to short, quiet walks on riverside paths. 50 N. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton.

Sycamore State Park

937-854-4452 | Find 2,384 acres of bridle trails, hiking, fishing, picnicking and overnight camping. 4675 N. Diamond Mill Rd., Trotwood.

Taylorsville MetroPark

Admire breathtaking views overlooking the Great Miami River on some of the best hiking trails in the region. 2000 National Rd./ St. Rte. 40, Vandalia (South Park); 1200 S. Brown School Rd., Vandalia (West Park); 2005 National Rd./St. Rte. 40, Vandalia (North Park); 2101 National Rd./ St. Rte. 40, Vandalia (East Park).

Twin Creek MetroPark

Encounter the 2,000-year-old Hopewell Culture earthworks at Carlisle Fort in one of Five Rivers MetroParks’ most exceptional parks. 9688 Eby Rd. and 10230 Eby Rd., German Township; 8502 Chamberlain Rd., Franklin Township; 8539 Morningstar Rd., Franklin Township.

Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark

Explore the Marie Aull Nature Trail and the interactive Children’s Discovery Garden, with opportunities to learn and play. Experience the beautiful Federal, Memory and Victorian formal gardens. 1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave., Dayton.

Wesleyan MetroPark/ Adventure Central

Sixty-two acres of nature are perfect for hiking, biking and exploring. Enjoy hands-on learning activities at Adventure Central. 1441 Wesleyan Rd., Dayton.

DAYTON’S PUBLIC GOLF COURSES Cassel Hills Golf Course 937-890-1300 | 201 Clubhouse Way, Vandalia.

Community Golf Club 937-293-2341 | 2917 Berkley St., Dayton.

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The Golf Club at Yankee Trace

Meadowbrook at Clayton 937-836-6353 | 6001 Salem Ave., Clayton.

937-438-GOLF (4653) 800-438-4654 | 10000 Yankee St., Centerville.

Mound Golf Course

Jamaica Run Golf Course

PipeStone Golf Course

937-866-4333 | 8781 Jamaica Rd., Germantown.

937-866-2211 | 757 Mound Ave., Miamisburg. 937-866-4653 | 4344 Benner Rd., Miamisburg. | 17

Dayton Dragons baseball Game

Play In Dayton Competition is the name of the game in Dayton. Whatever your sport of choice, don your gear, take to the field or court and get your game on.

BASEBALL ACTION SPORTS CENTER: 937-371-0892 |; DAYTON DRAGONS: 937-228-BATS (2287) | Take in a Dayton Dragons game, the High-A affiliate team for the Cincinnati Reds, at Dayton’s DayAir Ballpark. Catch amateur baseball clubs competing at Action Sports Center and other area fields.


Come visit our safe, welcoming campus—virtually or in-person. See why it’s a great time to be a Raider.

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NCAA TICKETS:; PREMIER HEALTH FLYIN’ TO THE HOOP INVITATIONAL: 937-704-9670 |; UD FLYERS TICKETS: 937-229-4433 | The University of Dayton Arena has hosted more NCAA® basketball tournament games than any other venue in the U.S. and will again be home to the NCAA® Men’s Division I Basketball, First Four® Tournament March 15–16. Fans can experience the Premier Health Flyin’ to the Hoop high school basketball invitational, recognized by CBS Sports as one of the top two invitationals in the nation.


BOWLING CAPRI LANES: 937-298-7411; MARIAN LANES: 937-233-2222; PLA-MORE LANES: 937-426-6771; POELKING LANES: 937-435-3855 Dayton delivers a perfect strike of tournaments and public bowling in 2022.



BACKYARD BLITZ:; UD FLYERS TICKETS: 937-229-4433 | Dayton’s football season is set with UD Flyers home games, as well as the high school Backyard Blitz.

HOCKEY KETTERING ICE ARENA: 937-296-2587 |; SOUTH METRO SPORTS: 937-885-7590 |, See amateur and youth hockey at The Kettering Ice Arena at the Kettering Recreation Complex and South Metro Sports.

SKATEBOARDING ROB DYRDEK/DC SHOES FOUNDATION SKATE PLAZA: 937-296-2454 | Courtesy of Kettering native Rob Dyrdek, this 40,000 sq. ft. skate plaza recreates the essence of a public square with benches, rails and ledges.

URBAN KRAG CLIMBING CENTER: 937-224-5724 | Climbers of all skill levels will find 10,000 sq. ft. of vertical terrain with heights ranging from 28 to 56 feet inside a beautifully renovated former church.

TENNIS DAYTON RECREATION: 937-333-8400 |; DAYTON SPORTS COMPLEX: 937-276-3978 | Between the outdoor courts found at the Jim Nichols Tennis Complex and the indoor courts at Dayton Sports Complex, you have plenty of opportunities to practice your serve or catch a match year round.



Urban Krag Climbing center

KETTERING FIELD COMPLEX: 937-333-2255 | Montgomery County has several premier softball complexes and playing fields, including Delco Park, Art Van Atta Park, Vandalia Rec Center and Yankee Park. The Kettering Field Complex, featuring seven softball diamonds, four baseball diamonds and four fast-pitch diamonds, is a popular site for annual tournaments.

DAYTON DUTCH LIONS FC:; WARRIOR SOCCER CLUB: Attend a Dayton Dutch Lions FC men’s game, part of the USL League Two or the women’s team competing in the WPSL. Cheer on youth and amateur soccer tournaments, like the adidas Warrior Soccer Classic.

DAYTON JUNIORS VOLLEYBALL CLUB: Catch fast-paced blocks, spikes and digs at various volleyball venues and tournaments in Dayton and throughout Montgomery County.

one of the Great steakhouses in the country anD a lanDmark in Dayton since 1947

Locations At The Best Downtown Attractions And Historic Neighborhoods

“One of the World’s 10 Greatest Traditional Dining Institutions”

The Pine Club was the star of the show in the Food Network’s Profile of “The Top Five Steakhouses in the Country”

“The High-end New York Steakhouses can’t Hold a Candle to The Pine Club”

“There is no Better Steak in the USA”

Electric Pedal Assist Bikes Now Available Download the Link Dayton App to get started or visit

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BIKING LINK DAYTON BIKE SHARE:; MIAMI VALLEY TRAILS:; MIKE’S BIKE PARK: 937-963-2366 | Dayton has the nation’s largest paved trail network at 350-plus miles. Get the BCycle app to access Link bike rentals around Dayton. Mike’s Bike Park is an indoor activity course and thrill.

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Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm............. (B-3) Boonshoft Museum of Discovery.................. (E-5) Carillon Historical Park................................... (G-5) Day Air Ballpark Dayton Dragons................... (F-6) Dayton International Airport........................... (A-4) Dayton VA Medical Center.............................. (F-3) Dayton Art Institute......................................... (E-4) Delco Park....................................................... (H-7) Fraze Pavilion.................................................. (H-6) Hawthorn Hill................................................... (G-5) Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway........ (D-5) Huffman Prairie Flying Field........................... (E-9) Iams Homestead............................................. (E-2) Kettering Fields............................................... (E-5) Kettering Recreation Complex....................... (H-7) Kettering Skate Park....................................... (H-7) Learning Tree Farm......................................... (H-1) Levitt Pavilion.................................................. (F-5) Miamisburg Mound State Memorial.............. (K-2) Mike’s Bike Park.............................................. (F-6) Mound Cold War Discovery Center................ (K-2) National Aviation Hall of Fame...................... (E-7) National Museum of the U.S. Air Force......... (E-7)


804 Building..................................................... (F-5) The Arcade...................................................... (F-5) Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center.................................. (F-5) The Citizens Motorcar Company/ America’s Packard Museum.......................... (F-5) Dayton Convention Center.............................. (F-5) Dayton Cultural & RTA Transit Center............ (F-5) Dayton Masonic Center.................................. (F-5) Dayton Metro Library...................................... (F-5) The Grande Hall at Liberty Tower................... (F-5) Montgomery County’s Old Court House........ (F-5) PNC Arts Annex.............................................. (F-5) Sinclair Conference Center............................. (F-5) Steam Plant..................................................... (F-5) Top of the Market............................................ (F-5) Victoria Theatre............................................... (F-5)



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Extended Stay America Dayton North...... (C-5) Extended Stay America Dayton South..... (J-4) Fairfield Inn & Suites Dayton North.......... (C-5) Fairfield Inn & Suites Dayton..................... (F-5) Fairfield by Marriott Dayton South............ (K-5) Hampton Inn & Suites Dayton Airport...... (B-2) Hampton Inn & Suites Dayton-Vandalia......................................... (C-5) Hampton Inn Dayton/Huber Heights........ (B-7) Hampton Inn Dayton Mall......................... (K-4) Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Dayton North.............................................. (B-5) Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Miamisburg Dayton Mall South................ (K-4) Hilton Garden Inn Dayton South Austin Landing........................................... (L-4) Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dayton North Vandalia........................................... (C-5) Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dayton-Centerville..................................... (J-7) Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dayton/Huber Heights.............................. (B-7) Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dayton South I-675.................................... (K-5)

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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force......... (E-7)


COMMUNITIES While close in proximity, each neighborhood in Dayton has a distinct personality. You’ll find a variety of different shops, restaurants and points of interest to explore in each one.

Centerpoint Energy Dayton Air Show in Vandalia

Spring Fest Parade in Miamisburg

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Fraze Pavillion in Kettering

937-833-2135 | Six parks and a 13-mile bike trail provide outdoor enjoyment. The Brookville Community Theatre offers year-round entertainment.



937-535-1000 | Moraine has a rich aviation history. The city is home to the first seaplane base and Moraine Field, Dayton’s first Municipal Airport.

New Lebanon

937-433-7151 | Founded in 1796, the city is home to Ohio’s largest collection of early limestone houses. Find a mix of boutiques, shopping centers and casual and fine dining.

937-687-1341 | Visit for annual events such as the Rotary Car Show in June, Sunflower Festival in August, Halloween in the Village in October and Christmas in the Village in December.



937-836-3500 | This community is brimming with small town charm and modern amenities. Visit one of three parks or get a bite to eat at one of the community restaurants.


937-333-3333 | Breweries and bistros light up downtown and the Oregon Historic District. Kayak RiverScape River Run. Check out Courthouse Square, the Dayton Arcade, 2nd Street Market, Dayton Dragons baseball or Levitt Pavilion for free summer concerts.



937-855-7255 | This town’s historic structures date from the early 1800s, including a 100-foot-long covered bridge and The Florentine Hotel, now a restaurant.

Huber Heights

937-233-1423 | Located near Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and the I-70/I-75 interchange. Huber Heights offers a variety of family-friendly outdoor activities, including the Kroger Aquatic Center. 937-296-2400 | Celebrate summer concerts by top-name acts under the stars at Fraze Pavilion or shop at the Town and Country Shopping Center. 937-866-3303 | This historic downtown district features a variety of shopping, dining and entertainment options. View the calendar of upcoming events online.

Orient yourself wherever you are around Dayton and its surrounding communities with the map. Only a short drive apart from each other, these neighborhoods all welcome visitors with a variety of eclectic activities to fill a weekend or week-long adventure.

• 18 clean, safe MetroParks • 350-plus miles of recreation trails – the nation’s largest paved trail network

937-298-0600 | Hawthorn Hill, Orville Wright’s home, gives you a taste of history in this community offering the perfect blend of upscale shops, local restaurants and enchanting scenery.

• 270 miles of scenic river corridor


• Regional destinations, including the 2nd Street Market, RiverScape MetroPark, Cox Arboretum Tree Tower & Carriage Hill MetroPark Historical Farm

937-233-1801 | Riverside is the gateway to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Find outdoor fun, from trails to kayaking and canoeing, and numerous ethnic dining experiences.

• 160 miles of trails for hiking, cycling, mountain biking & horseback riding • Heart Healthy Trails & Mindfulness Walks



937-836-8624 | Located along the Stillwater River, Union has a variety of parks connected by walkways. Play basketball, volleyball, tennis, and softball, or go fishing in their 1-acre pond. 937-898-5891 | At the intersection of I-70 and I-75, Vandalia is the “Crossroads of America.” A neighbor to the Dayton International Airport and the CenterPoint Dayton Air Show, it boasts 12 parks and a sprawling Sports Complex.

West Carrollton

937-859-5183 | Check out local favorites like El Meson Restaurant before taking a stroll or cycling along the town’s 4-mile section of the Great Miami Riverway. Set and spike volleyballs at Miami Valley Sand, the indoor/outdoor beach volleyball club.



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Nature Is Open

937-837-7771 | In summer, visit the Community Market for arts and crafts and fresh produce. Make your way to Sycamore State Park for horseback riding, fishing, hiking and picnicking.

937-836-5106 | Once a major stopping point on the Old National Trail. Ride on a number of bike trails here.









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From global flavors to cheesy pizza to delectable desserts, Dayton’s food scene has you covered. Dig into delicious meals that will satisfy any craving.


Carillon Brewing Company

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Lily’s Dayton

416 Diner

Culp’s Café (in Carillon Historical Park)

Lucky’s Taproom & Eatery

Agnes All Natural Grill

Dewberry 1850 (in Marriott at the University of Dayton)

Mudlick Tap House

2nd Street Market

937-228-2088 | Find everything from fresh produce to independent food sellers at this European-style market’s 50 vendors. 600 E. Second St., Dayton, B, L, $ 937-461-0416 | This spot serves fresh breakfast to perk up the morning and continues throughout the day with lunch and late night eats. 416 E. Fifth St., Dayton, B, L, D, $ 937-368-8787 | A variety of sandwiches and Caribbean-style specials using family recipes offer a healthy fast-food option. 416 E. Third St., Dayton, L, D, $

Basil’s On Market

937-818-4390 | Overlooking the Great Miami River, this posh casual bistro is ideal for a date night. 312 N. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, , , L, D, $$$


Benjamin’s The Burger Master

937-223-8702 | Homey burger joint offers signature patties, ribs and wings, plus lunch specials. 1000 N. Main St., Dayton, , L, D, $

Blind Bob’s

937-938-6405 | Classic American tavern fare from burgers to wraps and sandwiches. Listen to live music here. 430 E. Fifth St., Dayton, , L, D, weekend brunch, $

Bourbon Street Grill & Cafe

937-610-0083 | bourbonstreetgrillandcafe Stop in this local favorite for a delicious plate of their famous bourbon chicken. 1043 Brown St., Dayton, L, D, $

Brixx Ice Company

937-222-2257 | View the Dayton Dragons at the Day Air Ballpark while enjoying entrées such as a Dayton Cuban sandwich, wings or a turkey melt. 500 E. First St., Dayton, , , L, D, $$

The Brunch Club

937-222-7411 | A small diner with a menu filled with dozens of breakfast and lunch options. 601 S. Main St., Dayton, B, L, $

Butter Café

937-985-9917 | Lunch and all-day breakfast favorites ranging from traditional to vegetarian and vegan. 1106 Brown St., Dayton, 6+, B, L, $

Carillon Brewing Co. (in Carillon Historical Park)

937-910-0722 | Serving “history by the pint,” including 1850s beer recipes from the cultures of early Dayton immigrants, as well as contemporary beer, complemented by German and American fare. Enjoy a refreshing drink in the outdoor biergarten and on the wine patio! 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, 8+, , L, D, $$

Carmen’s Deli & Bistro (in stratacache Tower)

937-610-9999 | A bistro dishing up handcrafted American, Turkish, Greek and Mediterranean cuisine. 40 N. Main St., Ste. 60, Dayton, B, L, $

937-228-2626 | Specializing in modern American comfort food with a twist, a hip dining atmosphere is perfect for casual and business diners. 250 Warren St., Dayton, , , L, D, $$$$

937-299-2277 |é An early 1900s-style menu reflects a rich history with daily specials, soups and sandwiches. 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, , B, L, $

937-223-1000 | This restaurant features new American cuisine with local ingredients, a large selection of regional craft beers and spirits. 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, , B, weekend dinner, $$

District Provisions A European-style market in the former Dietz Block building with purveyors such as Jack Lukey’s Oyster Saloon & Caviar and Glasz Bleu Oven, which creates wood-fired dishes. 521 Wayne Ave., Dayton, L, D, $$-$$$

Dublin Pub

937-224-7822 | A traditional Irish pub in the Oregon Historic District, offering house specialties such as shepherd’s pie and fish and chips, plus live music on the weekends. 300 Wayne Ave., Dayton, , , L, D, weekend brunch, $$-$$$

Flanagan’s Pub

937-228-5776 | A University of Dayton-favorite Irish tavern featuring pizza, sandwiches and burgers with many beers on tap. 101 E. Stewart St., Dayton, , L, D, $

Franco’s Ristorante Italiano

937-222-0204 | Authentic Italian cooking apparent in the pasta, fine meats and pizza, and a full bar. 824 E. Fifth St., Dayton, , , L, D weekdays, D only Saturday, $$$


937-223-5173 | Simple, fresh and affordable sushi dining. AsianAmerican cuisine. 1200 Brown St., Dayton, L, D, $$

Ginger and Spice

937-716-1298 | A fast-casual bistro serving authentic Asian dishes made with seafood, free-range chicken and fresh pork, and vegetables. 1105 Brown St., Dayton, L, D, $$


937-802-4544 | Enjoy fine-dining caliber bread, pasta and specialty provisions from Culinary Institute of America graduate chefs. 46 W. Fifth St., Dayton, D, $$

Hickory Bar-B-Q

937-723-7637 | Upscale, varied American food in a relaxed setting with farm-to-table seasonal menus that change daily. 329 E. Fifth St., Dayton, , , L, D, weekend brunch, $$$ 937-222-6800 | Hang out, watch sports and see the vast collection of small model cars while enjoying all kinds of delicious food made from scratch. 520 E. Fifth St., Dayton, , L, D, weekend brunch, $$ 937-895-4066 | High-end beer and cocktails with chef-inspired variations of traditional pub and tavern fare. 135 E. Second St., Dayton, , L, D, weekend brunch, $$$

North Village Chinese Restaurant

937-223-5898 | Authentic Chinese fare with flavorful and fun twists. Dine in, carry-out and delivery. 137 Jasper St., Dayton, L, D, $$

Old Scratch Pizza

937-331-5357 | Offering the finest Neapolitan-inspired pizzas cooked in wood-fired ovens. Cocktails, wine and 20 craft beers on tap. 812 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, , L, D, $$

The Oregon Express

937-223-9205 | Enjoy specialty pizzas, sandwiches, burgers and daily specials in the Oregon Historic District. 336 E. Fifth St., Dayton, , L, D, $$

Phebe’s Cafe

937-228-5282 | Freshly made coffees, brews, meals and daily chef specials. Soup du jour in their scratch kitchen. 1 S. Main St., Dayton, B, L, $$

The Pine Club

937-228-7463 | Named one of the top two steakhouses in the U.S. by The Food Network and acclaimed by The New York Times and Bon Appétit. Enjoy upscale specialties. 1926 Brown St., Dayton, L, D, $$$$

Roost Modern Italian

937-222-3100 | “Modern Italian”: a style of food blending traditional Italian food with modern techniques and ingredients. 524 E. Fifth St., Dayton, , , D, $$$$

Salar Restaurant and Lounge

937-203-3999 | This “Green Certified” Peruvian restaurant features world-fusion fare and handcrafted cocktails in a hip setting. 400 E. Fifth St., Dayton, , , D, $$$$

Smokin’ Bar-B-Que

937-228-5252 | A family-owned and operated restaurant specializing in barbecue, steaks and seafood. 1082 Brown St., Dayton, , D, $$$

937-586-9790 | Offering barbecue favorites prepared by slow hickory smoking all meats and serving them with homemade sauce. 200 E. Fifth St., Dayton, L, D, $$

Jay’s Seafood Restaurant

Spaghetti Warehouse

937-222-2892 | With fresh fish arriving four times a week, this restaurant boasts quality entrées and steaks, award-winning wines and homemade desserts. 225 E. Sixth St., Dayton, , D, $$$$

Jimmie’s Ladder 11

937-424-1784 | This restaurant and bar in a former firehouse offers American, Greek and Mediterranean fare. 936 Brown St., Dayton, , , L, D, $$

937-461-3913 | Serving classic Italian fare like a 15-layer lasagna in a festive atmosphere. 36 W. Fifth St., Dayton, , L, D, $$

Table 33

937-999-3070 | Share in an indulgent breakfast of chicken and waffles. Meals are always made from fresh and locally sourced ingredients. 130 W. Second St., Dayton, , B, L, Thurs.–Sat. brunch, D $$ | 25


Coco’s Bistro


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Tank’s Bar & Grill

Buckhorn Tavern

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

Taqueria Mixteca

Bunkers Sports Bar & Grill

Rip Rap Roadhouse

937-252-2249 | Enjoy breakfast all day, the popular broasted chicken or overstuffed deli sandwiches. 2033 Wayne Ave., Dayton, , 8+, B, L, D, $$ 937-258-2654 | This restaurant offers Mexican, Tex-Mex and vegetarian dining options. 1609 E. Third St., Dayton, L, D, $$

Thai 9

937-222-3227 | This restaurant offers traditional Thai food and authentic sushi. In the Oregon Historic District. 11 Brown St., Dayton, , , L, D, $$$

The Trolley Stop

937-461-1101 | Enjoy housemade sandwiches, salads and soups from Dayton’s oldest continuously operating tavern. 530 E. Fifth St., Dayton, , L, D, $

Uno Pizzeria & Grill

937-910-8000 | Bring out the flavor of classic Chicago deep-dish (or thin crust) pizza with Uno’s expert beer pairings. 126 N. Main St., Dayton, , , L, D, $$

View 162 (in Radisson Dayton)

937-224-0800 An exclusive rooftop restaurant and bar with stunning views of the city and delicious dishes. 33 E. Fifth St., Dayton, , B, L, D, $$$

Wheat Penny Oven & Bar

937-496-5268 | James Beard Award-winning chef Elizabeth Wiley serves up oven-baked pizzas, plated dinners, pasta and sandwiches. 515 Wayne Ave., Dayton, 5+, , L, D, Saturday and Sunday brunch $$$

White Lotus

937-222-7030 | This restaurant offers traditional Thai food and American sandwiches, plus a variety of burgers. 327 E. Third St., Dayton, L, D, $

Zombie Dogz

937-951-2942 | This one-time food truck-turned restaurant offers gourmet hot dogs with toppings such as white truffle mac and cheese, sauerkraut or housemade sausage gravy, along with handcrafted sides. 1200 Brown St., Ste. 150, Dayton, L, D, $$

NORTH Amber Rose Restaurant & Catering

937-228-2511 | Specializing in Eastern European cuisine and modeled after the continent’s cafes, this casual restaurant also offers Eastern European beers. 1400 Valley St., Dayton, , L, D, $$$

Bolts Sports Café

937-836-6634 | Choose from a wide variety of craft beers and munch on wings, ribs, sandwiches and other menu favorites. 910 S. Main St., Englewood, B, L, D, $$

The Brick Tap & Tavern

937-221-8787 | Relax with craft beer and live entertainment, or get your game face on for pool and dart leagues and casual play. 7113 Taylorsville Rd., Huber Heights, L, D, $$

The Brookville Grille

937-833-1940 | Family-style restaurant serving comfort food from eggs and pancakes to burgers and fries. 428 N. Wolf Creek St., Brookville, , B, L, D, $ 26 | Destination Dayton

937-890-3261 | This relaxed tavern has been serving specialty steaks, award-winning ribs and comfort food for 40 years. 8800 Meeker Rd., Dayton, , D, $$ 937-890-8899 | Offering a wide selection including Mexican and Mediterranean flatbread pizzas, plus 42 beers on tap. 893 E. National Rd., Vandalia, , L, D, weekend breakfast, $

Christy’s Family Pizzeria

937-898-2222 | A family-owned, family-friendly restaurant that has been serving pizza, subs, sandwiches and other homemade specialties since 1980. 503 S. Dixie Dr., Vandalia, L, D, $$

Company 7 BBQ

937-836-2777 | Founded by a family of firefighters and renovated to look like a 1920s firehouse, this restaurant specializes in slow-cooked, smoked gourmet barbecue. 1001 S. Main St., Englewood, , L, D, $$$

George’s Family Restaurant

937-275-0705 | Classic American fare with a few Greek specialties complete this menu with breakfast served all day. 5216 N. Dixie Dr., Dayton, , B, L, D, $$

Hollywood Raceway Skybox

937-235-7592 | restaurants-and-bars/skybox. Munch on wings or savor a steak while watching a simulcast or live harness horse race from above. 777 Hollywood Blvd., Dayton, , D, $$$


937-890-0467 | Chow down on wings or burgers at this casual sports bar, complete with on-tap craft, domestic and import beers. 6851 Miller Ln., Dayton, , L, D, $$

Humpty’s Bar & Grill (in Clarion Inn)

937-832-1234 | This bar and grill has weekly events to go along with its drinks and pub fare. 10 Rockridge Rd., Englewood, , D, $$

Little York Tavern & Pizza

937-890-6700 | Specializing in pizzas, this tavern is a go-to spot for live music and a round of pool. 4120 Little York Rd., Vandalia, , L, D, $

Nanyea Restaurant & Coffee House

937-396-4013 | Savor authentic fare of chickpeas, spiced meats, injera bread and rich coffee at the only Ethiopian restaurant in the city. 6129 N. Dixie Dr., Dayton, B, L, D, $$

Osaka Japanese Steakhouse

937-236-3888 | A sushi restaurant known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and highquality fresh ingredients. 8120 Old Troy Pike, Huber Heights, L, D, $$$

Pepe’s Mexican Flavors

937-233-2300 | pepesmexicanflavors Offering a bit of everything, including wild flavors of ice cream, slushies, pineapples, walking tacos and street tacos. 6114 Chambersburg Rd., Huber Heights, L, D, $

Ray’s Wine Spirits Grill

937-890-0300 | A wine, craft beer, cigar store and restaurant serving new American cuisine and offering drinks from around the world. 8268 N. Main St., Clayton, , L, D, Sunday brunch, $$$

937-410-0073 | Enjoy gourmet burgers, bottomless steak fries, root beer floats and more. 6404 Miller Ln., Dayton, L, D, $$ 937-236-4329 | A biker and family-friendly restaurant in a historic setting. 6024 Rip Rap Rd., Dayton, 10+, , weekend brunch, L, D, $$

Scene 75

937-619-3200 | This newly renovated entertainment center features its own bar and grill with pizza, burgers, salads and bar bites. 9196 Poe Ave., Dayton, , L, D, $$

Shen’s Szechuan and Sushi

937-898-3860 | Specializing in traditional Szechuan cuisine and sushi, this Chinese restaurant offers weekly specials. 7580 Poe Ave., Dayton, , L, D, $$

Siam Express

937-331-8264 | Fresh vegetables, seafood and more served in dishes like Pad Thai, fried rice and curry at this exhibition kitchen. 6118 Chambersburg Rd., Huber Heights, , L, D, $

Smokey Bones

937-415-0185 | Grab a drink and watch a game while enjoying fire-grilled favorites like steak and smoked barbecue. 6744 Miller Ln., Dayton, Sunday Brunch, L, D, $$

Sporty’s Tap House & Grill

937-242-7553 | Enjoy an assortment of dinner entrees and pub food. 5202 N. Main St., Dayton, L, D, $$

Victor’s taco shop

937-233-3477 | Order authentic Mexican food all day long. Enjoy tacos, nachos, quesadillas and even breakfast burritos and omelets. 6418 Chambersburg Rd., Huber Heights, B, L, D, $

Warehouse 4

937-387-6640 | Catch live music and events at this coffee shop that also offers fresh baked goods, salads and sandwiches. 335 S. Dixie Dr., Vandalia, B, L, $

SOUTH Ajanta India Restaurant

937-296-9200 | With lunch and dinner buffets, guests won’t have to choose among this restaurant’s wide array of traditional cuisine. 3063 Woodman Dr., Kettering, , L, D, $$

Amar India

937-439-9005 | Upscale Indian cuisine with a menu that includes a lunch buffet that lets guests sample all that the menu has to offer. 2751 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Dayton, L, D, $$

Ariake Sushi Bar

937-221-9739 Dine on traditional Japanese cuisine such as elegant sushi plates and a variety of noodle dishes such as udon, ramen and soba. 59 Fiesta Ln., Miamisburg, , L, D, $$

Backwater Voodoo

937-949-0522 | Inspired by their love for New Orleans, enjoy their tiki lounge, creole food and delicious drinks. 103 S. Second St., Miamisburg, 8+, , L, D, $$

937-436-2400 | Offering all-American fare each evening and breakfast favorites each morning. 300 Prestige Pl., Miamisburg, B, D, $

BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

937-859-6000 | Pair BJ’s award-winning craft beers with favorites like pizza, steak or the famous Pizookie dessert. 10563 Innovation Dr., Miamisburg, , L, D, $$$

Blue Crab Juicy Seafood

937-813-8081 | Savor the flavors of the sea at Blue Crab Juicy Seafood, from oysters and mussels to crab and lobster. 8901 Kingsridge Dr., Dayton, L, D, $$

Bonefish Grill

937-428-0082 | Savor a variety of market-fresh fish and enjoy weekday seafood and cocktail specials. 2818 Miamisburg Centerville Rd., Dayton, , , Brunch, L, D, $$$$

BRAVO! Cucina Italiana

937-439-1294 | Modern versions of Old World fare include pizza, pasta and more in this relaxed but sophisticated restaurant. 2770 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Dayton, , , Brunch, L, D, $$$

Bullwinkle’s Top Hat Bistro

937-859-7677 | Admire historic scenery and enjoy award-winning ribs, traditional barbecue, steaks and seafood. 19 N. Main St., Miamisburg, 6+, L, D, $$$

Carmel’s Southwest & Mexican Grill

937-294-1261 | Dine on a blend of Southern and Mexican cuisine while sipping signature margaritas. 1025 Shroyer Rd., Dayton, , L, D, $$

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

937-438-9690 | Restaurant and bar serving a diverse menu of classic Italian fare in a family-friendly setting. 900 Miamisburg Centerville Rd., Dayton, L, D, $$

Carvers Steaks & Chops

937-433-7099 | An award-winning, family-owned steakhouse using locally sourced ingredients with a livemusic and special-event Martini Lounge. 1535 Miamisburg Centerville Rd., Dayton, , D, $$$$

Central Perc European Cafe

937-299-5282 | Discover a delightful place for tea, soups, salads, pastries and finger sandwiches amid European décor. 2315 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, , B, L, $


937-434-7117 | Family-friendly chain serving classic Tex-Mex & American fare in a Southwestern-style setting. 1110 Miamisburg Centerville Rd., Dayton, L, D, $$

The Chop House

937-291-1661 | Savor steaks, seafood and homemade onion rings at this award-winning steakhouse. 7727 Washington Village Dr., Dayton, , L, D, $$$$

Christopher’s Restaurant & Catering

937-299-0089 | This restaurant uses locally sourced produce, cage-free brown eggs, naturally raised meats and fair-trade organic coffee and teas. 2318 E. Dorothy Ln., Kettering, 5+, B, L, D, $$

Chuck E. Cheese’s

937-439-2364 | Pizza, shows and interactive games abound at this all-you-can-play center of family fun. 30 Prestige Pl., Miamisburg, , L, D, $$


Jimmy’s Italian Kitchen

City Barbeque and catering

K D’s Kettering Bar-B-Q

Doubleday’s Grill & Tavern

La Pinata

937-247-5450 | A fun and funky Tex-Mex joint serving authentic and fresh tacos, enchiladas, margaritas and more. 10445 Innovation Dr., Miamisburg, , , L, D, $$ 937-312-1350 | This award-winning, Ohio-born barbecue joint smokes its meats fresh on-site and can even cater your next event. 5 E. Franklin St., Centerville, , L, D, $$ 937-436-4666 | A local dining staple with a large and diverse menu, from “monster” pizzas to burgers to classic sandwiches. 199 E. Alex-Bell Rd., Centerville, Sun. brunch, L, D, $$

El Meson

937-859-8229 | This full-service Hispanic-fusion destination restaurant’s menu is consistently being refined as the owners journey to other countries for new ideas. 903 E. Dixie Dr., West Carrollton, 7+, , D, $$$

elé Cake Co. Bistro

937-384-2253 | Pair decadent dishes such as Moroccan lamb meatballs or seared sea scallops with the perfect wine at this bistro. Save room for one of the many housemade delicious desserts! 3680 Rigby Rd., Miamisburg, L, D, Sat. and Sun. brunch, $$$


937-534-0494 | This 30-year family-owned restaurant specializes in high-quality entrees and classic wood-fired pizza with a modern twist. 424 E. Stroop Rd., Dayton, , D, $$

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

937-865-9355 | Enjoy aged steaks, fresh seafood or bar bites at this sustainable scratch kitchen restaurant. 3500 Rigby Rd., Miamisburg, , , L, D, $$$$

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers 937-262-7700 | Grab a cooked-to-order steakburger, shoestring fries and creamy custard at this classic American burger joint. 5501 Wilmington Pike., Centerville, , L, D, $

The Garden Grille & Bar (in Hilton Garden Inn Dayton South Austin Landing)

937-247-5850 Casual dining experiences offered in the hotel’s dining room. 12000 Innovation Dr., Miamisburg, B, D, $$

Geez Grill & Pub

937-439-0001 | Homestyle American and traditional Italian dishes are served up in this casual pub featuring flat-screen TVs. 6061 Far Hills Ave., Centerville, , L, D, $$

Gyro Palace

937-436-2770 | Family owned and operated, and fueled by old family recipes, this restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine. 57 S. Springboro Pk., Miamisburg, L, D, $

Harrigan’s Tavern

937-294-7474 | This tavern lends a traditional Irish bar experience, including 24 beers on draft, daily happy hour, trivia, and a variety of food. 4070 Marshall Rd., Kettering, , L, D, $

Holly’s Home Cooking

937-866-1983 | A favorite homegrown spot with hearty comfort food and desserts made from scratch. 489 E. Dixie Dr., West Carrollton, B, L, $

937-293-9133 | Curb your cravings with a variety of pizzas, pastas and other freshly made Italian dishes. 3002 Woodman Dr., Kettering, L, D, $$ 937-293-3592 | Enjoy barbecue with an assortment of dinner combos, housemade pies, sandwiches and a range of side dishes. 3911 Marshall Rd., Kettering, L, D, $$ 937-291-0227 | Whether it’s fajitas, burritos or enchiladas, this family-owned business is proud to spread joy through authentic Mexican cuisine. 9505 DaytonLebanon Pike, Centerville, , , L, D, $$

LaRosa’s Pizzeria

888-LAROSAS | Enjoy hoagies, pasta, salads and, of course, LaRosa’s famous pizza. 291 E. Alex-Bell Rd., Centerville, L, D, $$

Mamma DiSalvo’s

937-299-5831 | This family-owned and operated restaurant focuses on quality Italian food from family recipes using sauces made daily by the owners. 1375 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering, , , D, $$$

MCL Cafeteria

937-299-6605 | Family-owned and operated since 1950, this sociable cafeteria-style eatery serves madefrom-scratch comfort food and pies every day. 4485 Far Hills Ave., Kettering, L, D, $

Meadowlark Restaurant

937-434-4750 | James Beard Award-winner Elizabeth Wiley cooks up contemporary American food made from scratch using flavors and cooking methods from around the world. 5531 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, 5+, L, D, $$$$

The Melting Pot

937-567-8888 | Customize an interactive fondue dining experience with different courses, cooking styles, cheeses and desserts. 453 MiamisburgCenterville Rd., Dayton, , D, $$$$

Nelly’s A Taste of Bolivia

937-859-5555 | Taste the fresh Bolivian cuisine at this Latin American restaurant, featuring signature charcoal rotisserie chicken. 79 S. Main St., Centerville, , L, D, $$

Nida Thai Cuisine

937-221-8600 | This family-owned eatery brings the authentic flavors of Thailand to Dayton. 853 E. Franklin St., Centerville, L, D, $$

North China Restaurant

937-433-6837 | Dine at this authentic Mandarin family-style restaurant. 6090 Far Hills Ave., Centerville, , L, D, $$

The Oakwood Club

937-293-6973 | Catch up with friends at this fine dining bar and club offering delicious steaks and seafood flown in daily. 2414 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, , D, $$$$

The Old Bag of Nails

937-952-5749 | Every night is a fish fry at this family brewpub thanks to the famous battered fish ’n’ chips. 101 E. Alex-Bell Rd., Centerville, L, D, $$

Original Pancake House

937-438-5720 | Serving signature pancakes and other American breakfast classics in diner-like digs. 1516 Miamisburg Centerville Rd, Dayton, B, L, $$ | 27


The Bistro (in Doubletree Suites By Hilton Hotel Dayton-Miamisburg)

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937-299-8888 | Score traditional Italian fare or a Chicago-style, deep-dish pizza at this local restaurant and bar. 2667 S. Dixie Dr., Kettering, 6+, , L, D, $$$

The Paragon Supper Club

Taste of the World

937-813-2434 | This authentic Chinese restaurant — next to the Fuyao Glass America factory — offers a wide assortment of traditional dishes and new creations. 400 Fuyao Ave., Moraine, L, D, $$

937-433-1234 | Indulge in an evening of fine dining with filets and steaks that are hand cut daily, an extensive wine list and homemade dressings, sauces, soups and desserts. 797 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Centerville, , D, $$$$

Thai Street Noodles

P. F. Chang’s

TK Thai Kitchen

937-428-6085 | Serving Asian-inspired dishes such as dim sum, noodles and Mongolian beef made with traditional wok cooking and purposeful ingredients. 2626 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Dayton, , , L, D, $$$

Pho Mi

937-433-7388 | This unique restaurant offers Vietnamese dishes such as noodle soup and bahn mi. 8990 Kingsridge Dr., Dayton, L, D, $

Redlands Grill

937-435-4441 | A chef-driven, boutique-style restaurant serving wood-fired steaks, fish, burgers and rotisserie chicken dishes. 7970 Washington Village Dr., Dayton, , Sun. brunch, L, D, $$$$

Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern 937-436-2426 | American tavern fare, a sports-bar atmosphere and an extensive beer list are featured at this casual, family-friendly spot. 2812 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Dayton, , , Weekend brunch, L, D, $$

Sky Asian Cuisine

937-949-9883 | Stop in for specialties from China, Thailand and Japan, plus sushi options. 4090 Wilmington Pike, Dayton, , L, D, $$

Slyder’s Tavern

937-258-1222 | A relaxed bar atmosphere featuring a selection of craft beers, chicken wings and burgers — voted the best in Dayton. 836 Watervliet Ave., Dayton, , L, D, $

Sushi Hana

937-221-8600 | This restaurant from the owners of Nida Thai Cusine aims to introduce people to the authentic flavors of street noodles from Thailand. 5844 Bigger Rd., Kettering, L, D, $$ 937-436-5079 | Indulge in complex Thai food and sushi with the perfect blend of flavors prepared by the kitchen’s knowledgeable chef. 8971 Kingsridge Dr., Dayton, , L, D, $$

Tokyo Grill & Sushi Buffet

937-496-5688 | Japanese restaurant serving traditional dishes and sushi and sashimi. 1061 MiamisburgCenterville Rd, Dayton, L, D, $$

Treasure Island Supper Club

937-299-6161 | Kick back for an afternoon or evening amidst shipthemed décor while dining on steaks and seafood. 4250 Chief Woods Dr., Moraine, L, D, Sat. brunch, $$$

Troni Brothers Pizza

937-259-8877 | Offering hand-tossed, authentic East Coast pizza, garlic rolls and pasta dishes for delivery or dine-in. 4654 Wilmington Pike, Kettering, L, D, $$

Troni’s Pizza & Restaurant

937-643-9921 | Satisfy your craving for Italian food at this restaurant that features pastas, calzones and specialty pizzas. 1314 E. Dorothy Ln., Kettering, , L, D, $$


937-802-0891 | With diverse dishes and rotating specials, this casual yet elegant spot provides the ideal atmosphere for any occasion. 20 S. First St., Miamisburg, , , D, Sunday brunch, $$$$

Airway Kitchen

Sweeney’s Seafood Bar & Grill

Akashi Sushi Bar

937-291-3474 | Dine on fresh seafood, pastas and other dishes amid ocean décor, including overhead sails and four 150-gallon saltwater aquariums. 28 W. Franklin St., Centerville, , D, $$$

937-235-9970 | This restaurant has a wide variety of Mexican favorites. 2307 Valley Pike, Riverside, B, L, D, $

Cedarland Bakery & Restaurant

937-610-2888 | This combination of a Lebanese bakery and restaurant serves up pastries like baklava and assorted pies along with beef, chicken and veggie dishes. 4515 Linden Ave., Riverside, B, L, D, $

China Garden Buffet

937-781-9999 A wide selection of Chinese favorites including dumplings, noodles and a dessert bar. 112 Woodman Dr., Dayton, L, D, $

Clancy’s Tavern

937-256-9333 | Catch the game, grab some lunch or unwind at this tavern offering food specials and happy hour. 5514 Burkhardt Rd., Riverside, 6+, L, D, $$

Fifth Street Brewpub

937-443-0919 | Enjoy the biergarten. Dine on homemade food and a wide selection of homebrewed beers. 1600 E. Fifth St., Dayton, , L, D, Weekend brunch, $$

Hasty Tasty Pancake House

937-254-8431 | Eat breakfast all day at this old-fashioned country restaurant that also offers sandwiches for lunch and dinner. 3509 Linden Ave., Dayton, B, L, D, $

Joe’s Pizzeria

937-253-8154 | Specializing in pizzas made from scratch. 4313 Airway Rd., Riverside, L, D, $$

Las Margaritas

937-252-2092 | Visit this neighborhood taqueria for Tex-Mex fare. 5526 Airway Rd., Dayton, , L, D, $$

Linh’s Bistro

937-252-1857 | This family-owned bistro offers up the ideal mix of Vietnamese and Chinese dishes in a cultural atmosphere. 5532 Airway Rd., Riverside, L, D, $$

Panaderia El Ranchito


937-434-2070 | This Japanese and Korean sushi bar offers many specialty rolls as well as other noodle, teriyaki and rice dishes. 1501 Lyons Rd., Dayton, , L (weekdays), D, $$$

Burrito King

937-640-1330 | This kitchen features a variety of Turkish and American dishes for any meal. 4918 Airway Rd., Riverside, B, L, D, $ 937-233-8005 | This Japanese restaurant has plentiful seafood and a selection of exciting rolls, platters and other Asian dishes. 2020 Harshman Rd., Dayton, , L, D, $$$

Asia Gourmet

937-253-2233 | Come enjoy classic Chinese and Thai specialties from eggrolls to combinations and everything in between. 5518 Burkhardt Rd., Riverside, , L, D, $

937-237-7203 Creating cakes and pastries during the week, doling out traditional Mexican dishes for lunch and dinner on the weekends. 2528 Valley Pike, Riverside, L, D, $

Salsas Mexican Bar & Grill

937-252-5131 | Enjoy Mexican cooking from grandma’s kitchen in this vibrant, family-friendly environment. 4904 Airway Rd., Riverside, , L, D, $

Song’s Sushi

937-254-8989 A blend of sushi, Japanese and Korean cuisine. Find sushi shaped like a stemmed rose and a fish-shaped pastry at this restaurant with a vibe that reflects Asian culture. 5516 Airway Rd., Riverside, L, D, $$

The Vistro

937-221-8121 | This Vietnamese restaurant offers authentic food with a modern twist. 3937 Linden Ave., Dayton, L, D, $



Eudora Brewing Company

Heavier Than Air Brewing Co.

Carillon Brewing Company

Fifth Street Brewpub

Lock 27 Brewing (two locations) Toxic Brew Company

The Dayton Beer Company

Hairless Hare Brewery

Lucky Star Brewery

Warped Wing Brewing Company

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Star City Brewery & Cantina

A&W Restaurant Applebee’s Arby’s Archer’s Tavern Arepas & Company Barry Bagels BIBIBOP Asian Grill Bob Evans Restaurant Boston Stoker Buffalo Wild Wings Burger King Captain D’s Seafood Cassano’s Pizza King Chick-fil-A Chipotle Mexican Grill China Buffet China Cottage Church’s Chicken CJ Chan Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and Restaurant Dairy Queen

Dewey’s Pizza Domino’s Pizza Donatos Pizza Dragon China Dragon City El Rancho Grande El Toro Bar & Grill Elsa’s Mexican Restaurant Fazoli’s Firehouse Subs First Watch Five Guys Burgers & Fries Flyboy’s Deli The Flying Pizza Fricker’s Frisch’s Big Boy Restaurant Godfather’s Pizza Gold Star Chili Golden Corral Hardees Hot Head Burritos IHOP J J Fish & Chicken

Jersey Mike’s Subs Jimmy John’s KFC Las Piramides Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken Long John Silver’s LongHorn Steakhouse Marion’s Piazza McAlister’s Deli McDonald’s Milano’s Pizza, Subs & Taps My Favorite Muffin and Bagel Café Noodles & Company O’Charley’s OinkADoodleMoo Barbecue Old Hickory Bar B-Q & Carryout Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Outback Steakhouse Panera Bread Papa John’s Pizza Penn Station East Coast Subs Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Piada Italian Street Food Pizza Hut Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Potbelly Sandwich Shop Qdoba Mexican Grill Rally’s Rapid Fired Pizza Red Lobster Roosters The Rootbeer Stande Ruby Tuesday Sake Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar Sharks Fish & Chicken Skyline Chili Smashburger

Sonic Drive-In Starbucks Steak Escape Steak ‘n Shake Submarine House Subway Super Subby’s Taco Bell Texas Roadhouse Tim Hortons TJ Chumps Waffle House White Castle Wing Zone Wendy’s

For a complete list of Dayton area dining, contact the Dayton Convention & Visitors Bureau at 800-221-8235 or visit

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Dinner Mon –Thu: 4:30 pm –10:00 pm Fri: 4:30am –11:00pm Sat: 3:00 pm –11:00 pm Sun: 12:00 pm –10:00 pm

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Host your convention, event, family gathering, work meeting and more in Dayton’s spacious and unique meeting venues.

The Arcade

Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

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937-503-7268 | This downtown Dayton meeting space seats a max of 111 in four different rooms and offers state-of-the-art tech amenities. With a flexible layout for all meeting styles, The 804 is available for rent by the hour, day, week or month. 804 E. Monument Ave., Dayton.

Action Sports Center

937-371-0892 | This 29,000-sq.-ft. sports facility features eight baseball diamonds, five soccer fields, one football field, batting cages, one indoor soccer field and an 18-acre lake. Plus, a 900-sq.-ft. pro shop and a 600-sq.-ft. mezzanine. Entire facility: 300+. Ceiling height: 25 ft. 1103 Gateway Dr., Dayton.

The Citizens Motorcar Company/ America’s Packard Museum

937-226-1710 | Museum: up to 150 guests. Packard Pavilion: up to 225. Catering by Elite Catering & Events. 420 S. Ludlow St., Dayton.

Cox Arboretum MetroPark

937-275-7275 | Fifth Third Conference Center: 100 banquet; 175 theater. Huffman Gallery: 100–150 banquet. MeadWestvaco Theatre: 48 theater. Kettering Learning Lab: 25 banquet. Allee: 200 standing reception. Edible Landscape Garden Pavilion: 200 standing reception. Catering list provided. 6733 Springboro Pike, Dayton.

The Arcade

937-222-2787 | The newly renovated and restored Dayton Arcade offers two venue options. The majestic historic architecture of the Rotunda offers several seating configurations and custom AV capabilities. 500 reception, 700 theater, 1,000 standing cocktail events. The Tank is a contemporary space with professional-grade AV technology ideal for team building or performances. Both offer full event catering. 35 W. Fourth St., Dayton.

Dayton Masonic Center

937-559-4590 | Main auditorium: 1,700. Templer Room: 500 auditorium. Both can be set up theater style. Two-story ballroom: 1,000 both levels; 500 banquet, single-level. In-house catering, free parking. 525 W. Riverview Ave., Dayton.

Dayton Metro Library

937-463-2665 | Dayton’s library system offers meeting spaces at a variety of branches across the city, including the downtown main branch. Some locations offer A/V equipment and sound systems. Main branch features free public computers and Wi-Fi, 12 group study and conference rooms, two large community rooms and event spaces, and a convenient parking garage. 215 E. Third St., Dayton.

The Dayton Art Institute

Aullwood Audubon 1. Charity A. Krueger Farm Discovery Center

937-890-7360 | Nestled in a 200-acre nature sanctuary. Highlights: auditorium, kitchen, classroom, open-air pavilion with fireplace and view of the farm. Auditorium: 225 lecture; 150–175 dinner or banquet; trade show: 25–30 booths. 9101 Frederick Pike, Dayton.

2. Marie S. Aull Education Center

937-890-7360 | The Education Center features a dividable auditorium, multiple classrooms, a kitchen, access to an outdoor trailhead and an open-air deck. Auditorium: 150 lecture; 120 dinner or banquet; trade show: 25 booths. 1000 Aullwood Rd., Dayton.

Benham’s Grove

937-433-1913 | Renovated 19th-century farmhouse on a 10-acre plot. Entire complex: 200; Gerber House: 70 inside or 120 outside; barn: 80; cottage: 24; East Meeting Room: 20. Your choice of caterer. 166 N. Main St., Centerville.

Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center

937-228-7591 | The Wintergarden: 1,000 reception; 450 banquet. Mathile Theatre: 250 reception; 100 banquet. Mead Theatre: 2,325 theater (seats); 500 reception (stage); 400 banquet (stage); 275 banquet with dance floor (stage). Donor Lounges: combined: 150 reception; 90 banquet; separate: 75 reception; 50 banquet. 1 W. Second St., Dayton.

Carillon Historical Park

937-293-2841 ext. 415 |; Carillon Brewing Company: 937-910-0722 | Indoors: 700; tents outdoors: 1,000. Venues: James F. Dicke Family Transportation Center, Kettering Family Education Center, Deeds Carillon, Carillon Brewing Co., Carillon Event Lawn and picnic pavilions, and the Winsupply Center of Leadership (adds 32,000 sq. ft. of classrooms, exhibit galleries and a banquet facility for more than 700 guests. Approved catering list provided. 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton.

The Dayton Art Institute

937-223-5277 | Shaw Gothic Cloister: 300 banquet; 600 reception. Auditorium: 480 theater. Great Hall: 150 banquet; 400 reception. Hale Cloister: 160 wedding ceremony; 200 reception. Entrance Rotunda: 250 reception. Catering list provided. 456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton.

Dayton Convention Center

937-535-5300 | 150,000 sq. ft.; 68,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space; 21 meeting rooms. Full-service theater seating 672. In-house catering by ASM Global. Wi-Fi access and A/V equipment. Connects to 287-room Radisson and 1,500-space parking garage. 3,000 banquet, 5,500 general session. $35 million renovation project started Q4 2021. 22 E. Fifth St., Dayton.

Dayton Cultural & RTA Transit Center

937-333-2489 Zion Theater: 87 fixed seats; 120 maximum. Legacy Gallery: 60 banquet; 90 reception; 20 classroom. Conference room: 15 seats. Free parking. 40 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton.

Dayton Sports Complex

937-276-3978 | This premier sports facility boasts an indoor 248-by-120-foot turf field for soccer, football, flag football, rugby, lacrosse, futsal, softball and baseball; two full basketball courts, five volleyball courts, two tennis courts and a batting cage. 4801 Salem Ave., Dayton.

Delco Park Meeting Place

937-630-3790 | Room for 80 people. Kitchen, A/V equipment, Wi-Fi and custom setups available. 1707 Delco Park Dr., Dayton.

The Galleria Event and Conference Center

937-254-6930 | A unique location for weddings, social events or corporate events for as many as 225 guests. 4140 Linden Ave., Dayton. | 31


The 804 Building

937-299-0343, 833-2-THEGEM (284-3436) | A 6,200 sq. ft. full-service venue with catering by Christopher’s Restaurant. Capacity: 175 banquet; 200 conferences. Space can be split into two separate rentable rooms. Bride/groom suites available, WiFi and 75-inch TVs with live streaming capabilities. 85 parking spaces. 3425 Valley St., Riverside.

The Grande Hall at Liberty Tower

937-559-4590 | This art deco space can accommodate seated events for up to 300 guests and blends historic details with modern conveniences. Catering through Elite Catering. 120 W. Second St., Dayton.

James S. Trent Arena

937-499-1643 | Seats 4,400 people. Two full-size basketball courts, four locker rooms, conference room, officials’ room, concessions, walking track, arena and fitness center. 8,000-sq.-ft. lobby hosts banquets, award dinners and meetings. 3301 Shroyer Rd., Kettering.

Madison Lakes Learning and Conference Center

937-496-6644 | lakes/madisonlakes/madisonlakes.htm Two meeting wings: 45 people each. A/V equipment, Wi-Fi, patios for participants and a kitchenette with refrigerator/microwave. 581 S. Olive Rd., Dayton.

The Mandalay Banquet and Event Center

937-294-6600 | An 8,250-sq.-ft. ballroom holds 800 theater; 480 classroom; 600 banquet; 1,000 reception. Trade shows: 50+ booths. Ceiling: 14 ft. A/V equipment and in-house catering. 2700 E. River Rd., Dayton.

Montgomery County Fairgrounds & Event Center

937-224-1619 | Main event building: 20,700 sq. ft. can be theater, classroom, reception or trade show. Capacity: 3,000. Exhibition Hall: 14,000 sq. ft. for theater, classroom, reception or trade show. Capacity: 2,000. Gym with stage: 5,000 sq. ft. Outdoor shelter: 1,000 sq. ft. Rent 30 acres of outdoor space as well – this venue has accommodated everything from small family reunions to large events like the Hot Rod Power Tour and the county fair. Free parking for your event. 645 Infirmary Rd., Dayton.

Montgomery County’s Old Court House 937-293-2841 | This 19th-century historic Greek Revivalstyle courthouse can hold up to 150 people for a ceremony and 100 for a seated dinner reception. Approved catering list provided. Corner of 7 N. Main St. and Third St., Dayton.

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force 937-751-1550 | For groups from 10 to 600, ten individual spaces located inside the nation’s largest military aviation museum offer unique venues for hosting a variety of events. Perfect for dinners, ceremonies, seminars, corporate meetings, movies and more. Distinguish your next event at an extraordinary location! Both daytime and after hour event times available. Free museum admission and parking. National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, 1100 Spaatz St., Riverside.

Patterson Homestead

937-293-2841 | The 1816 Federal-style farmhouse holds 80 banquet and 200 tented reception. Gazebo wedding options. Catering list provided. 1815 Brown St., Dayton.

Sinclair Conference Center

937-512-3061 | Dedicated conference center. Great Hall: 800 reception; 740 banquet; 80 booths. Frederick C. Smith Auditorium: 336 theater. Charity Earley Auditorium: 200 banquet; 240 reception. A/V equipment and in-house catering. 18 other meeting rooms available. 301 W. Fourth St., Dayton.

Steam Plant

937-985-0617 | A refurbished steam plant with floor-to-ceiling windows. Reception/banquet: 300 sit-down, 500 reception. Smaller event spaces and outdoor space available. Built-in sound. List of preferred caterers. 617 E. Third St., Dayton.

SunWatch Indian Village/ Archaeological Park

937-268-8199 | Reception or banquet: 120. Two meeting rooms on second floor. 2301 W. River Rd., Dayton.

Top of the Market

937-224-3663 | Renovated freight warehouse with exposed brick and cathedral ceilings. The Loft: 175 reception. The Warehouse: 350 reception; 350 banquet. In-house catering.32 Webster St., Dayton.

PNC Arts Annex

University of Dayton Arena

Polen Farm

University of Dayton John F. Kennedy Memorial Union

937-228-7591 | This 12,000-sq.-ft. flexible performance space offers a 200-seat theater, classroom studios, a lobby and even a backstage area for events. On-site catering. 46 W. Second St., Dayton. 937-435-5787 | An historic 19th-century farmhouse on a 15-acre estate. The Farm House: 130. The Barn: lower level: 125; upper level: 175. The Grounds and Gazebo: 208. List of preferred caterers available. 5099 Bigger Rd., Kettering.

Presidential Banquet Center

937-291-3600 | Lincoln Room: 250 banquet; Kennedy Room: 250 banquet; combined: 500 banquet. Washington Room: 125 banquet. Jefferson Room: 175 banquet. In-house catering, beverage service, Wi-Fi and some A/V capabilities available. Handicap accessible. Free parking. 4548 Presidential Way, Kettering.

937-229-4635 | With the $75 million renovation completed, this arena seats 13,407 plus eight luxury suites, four terrace suites and 102 loge seats. Four separate lounges for banquet or reception space ranging from 70 to 300 people. In-house concession and catering. 1801 Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton.

937-229-3333 | Kennedy Union offers space for 540 theater style; 370 banquet style. In-house catering. 300 College Park Ave., Dayton.

Victoria Theatre

937-228-7591 | Built in 1866, reception guests will marvel at the ornate Baroque-style lobby and interior. 1,030 seats. Reception capacity available upon request. 138 N. Main St., Dayton.

Yankee Trace Golf Restaurant & Banquets

937-438-3585 | Accommodates up to 250 guests. In-house catering, A/V equipment and Wi-Fi available. 10000 Yankee St., Centerville.



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Located 1 mile from the University of Dayton campus. Laundry, wireless internet access, business library, 24-hour market. In-room coffee makers, hair dryers, irons/boards and cable/ satellite TV. Bistro serving breakfast and dinner, Starbucks coffee served 24 hours a day.

The Water Street District hotel is within walking distance to downtown Dayton restaurants and amenities, including RiverScape MetroPark and the Dayton Dragons’ DayAir Ballpark.


Wi-Fi and hot breakfast. Close to I-75, the University of Dayton and downtown.

Concierge services, room service, ATM, free parking, irons/boards, high-speed internet access, in-room coffee makers, jogging/ bike trails and business center. Dine at Dewberry 1850. Adjacent to the University of Dayton and a half-mile from UD Arena.

Courtyard By Marriott University of Dayton 2006 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton, 45417, 937-220-9060, FAX: 937-220-9233,

Fairfield Inn and Suites Dayton

305 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, 45402, 937-331-9330,

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Dayton Southwest, University Area

2140 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., Dayton, 45417, 937-250-6400,







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Marriott at the University of Dayton 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, 45409, 937-223-1000, FAX: 937-223-7853,

Radisson Hotel Dayton Convention Center

33 E. Fifth St., Dayton, 45402, 937-224-0800, FAX: 937-224-1231,

Free self parking, outdoor pool, fitness center, free local calls, high-speed internet access, on-site business center, valet parking, concierge level and skywalk access to the Dayton Convention Center and Oregon District Parking Garage.

Free hot breakfast, free calls to U.S. and Canada, free wireless internet, Jacuzzi.

Free hot breakfast, high-speed wireless internet access, in-room microwaves, refrigerators, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons/boards and cable TV. Free airport shuttle service from 4–8:30 a.m. Pets allowed with fee.

Flat-screen TVs, business center, high-speed wireless internet access, in-room coffee makers, microwaves, refrigerators, hair dryers, irons/boards and HBO. Complimentary hot breakfast buffet. Free airport shuttle service and special “Park & Fly” rates available.

NORTH Baymont Inn & Suites Huber Heights/Dayton 8110 Old Troy Pike, Huber Heights, 45424, 937-237-1888, FAX: 937-237-2033,





Best Western Plus Dayton Northwest 20 Rockridge Rd., Englewood, 45322, 937-832-2222, FAX: 937-832-3859,

Clarion Inn Dayton Airport

10 Rockridge Rd., Englewood, 45322, 937-832-1234, FAX: 937-832-3548,

Comfort Inn & Suites Dayton North

3661 Maxton Rd., Dayton, 45414, 937-890-1221, FAX: 937-890-6884,

Comfort Inn & Suites Englewood

9305 N. Main St., Dayton, 45415, 937-836-9400, FAX: 937-832-9712,





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Free hot continental breakfast, two Jacuzzi suites available, 24-hour business center, cable TV/HBO, free high-speed internet access, free local calls and in-room coffee makers.

Comfort Inn Dayton-Huber Heights

7907 Brandt Pike, Huber Heights, 45424, 937-237-7477, FAX: 937-237-5187,



Free hot continental breakfast, fitness center, cable, hair dryers, irons/boards and in-room coffee makers. Rooms with refrigerators available.

Cable TV/HBO, voicemail and wireless internet access. Within walking distance of several restaurants.

Courtyard By Marriott Dayton North

7087 Miller Ln., Dayton, 45414, 937-890-6112, 800-321-2211, FAX: 937-890-6112,

Days Inn & Suites Dayton North

7470 Miller Ln., Dayton, 45414, 937-898-4946, 800-DAYS-INN, FAX: 937-898-0214,








Cable TV, free wireless internet access, free local calls, free continental breakfast. Regular, deluxe and suite rooms available.

Days Inn Dayton/Huber Heights Northeast

7761 Old Country Ct., Huber Heights, 45424, 937-233-1836, 800-DAYS-INN, FAX: 937-233-3079,

Dayton Motor Motel

1639 N. Keowee St., Dayton, 45404, 937-222-5518

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Free hot breakfast, cable TV, microwaves, refrigerators, in-room coffee makers, hair dryers, irons/boards and wireless internet access, hot tub in pool area.


Free continental breakfast, guest laundry, free local calls and free high-speed wireless internet access.

Self parking in front of every guestroom, TV.

Extended Stay America Dayton North

6688 Miller Ln., Dayton, 45414, 937-898-9221, FAX: 937-898-9227,

Fairfield Inn & Suites Dayton North

7072 York Center Dr., Dayton, 45414, 937-576-1500, FAX: 937-576-1501,

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Two-room suites, in-room microwaves/refrigerators, free hot breakfast, evening beverages and snacks, one hour of free longdistance calls each day and free high-speed internet access. Both Panera Bread and Red Lobster are adjacent to the hotel. Studio suites with free wireless internet access, fax and copying services, satellite TV/HBO, data ports, on-site laundry, voicemail, free local calls, irons/boards and fully equipped kitchens. Free grab-and-go breakfast. Hotel is pet friendly.



Complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV, in-room irons/boards, free continental breakfast and business services. Accessible rooms available.


In-room HDTV, cable, coffee makers, irons/boards, free local calls and wireless internet access. Free hot breakfast and weekday “Hampton On the Run” breakfast bags, guest laundry and business center. A/V equipment rentals available. 24-hour “Suite” Shop. Some rooms have Whirlpool tubs. Free airport shuttle.

Hampton Inn & Suites Dayton Airport 180 Rockridge Rd., Englewood, 45322, 937-832-3333, FAX: 937-832-3939,

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Free continental breakfast, in-room microwaves and refrigerators, hair dryers, irons/boards, guest laundry, business center, high-speed internet access, free local calls and cable/HBO.

Hampton Inn Dayton/Huber Heights

5588 Merily Way, Huber Heights, 45424, 937-233-4300, 800-HAMPTON, FAX: 937-233-4443,

Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham Dayton North 7070 Poe Ave., Dayton, 45414, 937-898-7764, FAX: 937-890-5891,

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dayton/Huber Heights

5610 Merily Way, Huber Heights, 45424, 937-235-2000, FAX: 937-235-2600,

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dayton North – Vandalia

7121 York Center Dr., Dayton, 45414, 937-280-4880,

Home2 Suites By Hilton Dayton Vandalia

6615 Towncenter Dr., Dayton, 45414, 937-949-6200,

Knights Inn Dayton North

7575 Poe Ave., Dayton, 45414, 937-280-4422, FAX: 937-280-4423,

Motel 6 Dayton – Englewood

9325 N. Main St., Dayton, 45415, 937-836-8339, FAX: 937-836-1772,

Motel 6 North

7130 Miller Ln., Dayton, 45414, 937-898-3606,

Quality Inn Dayton North

7125 Miller Ln., Dayton, 45414, 937-890-9995, FAX: 937-887-0057,

Red Roof Inn Dayton-Huber Heights

7911 Brandt Pike, Dayton, 45424, 937-236-9361, FAX: 937-236-9361,

In-room HDTV, cable, coffee makers, irons/boards, free local calls and wireless internet access. Free hot breakfast and weekday “Hampton On the Run” breakfast bags, guest laundry and business center. Kitchens available in suites. Some rooms have Whirlpool tubs.

Hampton Inn & Suites Dayton-Vandalia

7043 Miller Ln., Dayton, 45414, 937-387-0598, 800-HAMPTON, FAX: 937-387-0597,


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Drury Inn & Suites North Dayton

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Full kitchens, DirecTV, laundry facilities, fitness room, free hot breakfast buffet, dry cleaning service and free wireless internet access. Complimentary manager’s reception for guests Wednesdays, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Pets allowed with fee.

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Satellite TV/HBO, high-speed internet access, in-room coffee, free local calls, irons/boards and laundry. Microwaves/ refrigerators available in all rooms. Pets allowed with fee. Free hot breakfast.

Opened Nov. 2021. Free breakfast, micro/fridge in all rooms, free internet, free parking, irons/boards, hairdryers, cable TV, in-room keurig, guest laundry on site and in-room safes.

This extended-stay hotel near the Dayton International Airport offers free breakfast, free Wi-Fi access and cooking and working spaces in all suites. Pets welcome with fee.

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Free wireless high-speed internet access, free local calls, cable TV. Minutes from the airport. Pets allowed with fee.


High-speed wireless internet access, kids 17 and under stay free, coin laundry, pets allowed, free coffee 5–10 a.m. Free cable, free local calls.


Kids 17 and under and pets stay free, coin laundry, free coffee, free cable, free local calls, free wireless internet and truck parking.

Wireless internet access, free hot continental breakfast, free 24-hour coffee and tea, Jacuzzi, heated indoor pool, cable TV. Pet-friendly rooms are available (up to 25 pounds).

Free wireless internet access, in-room coffee makers and refrigerators in all rooms, free expanded cable, free local calls and long distance in continental U.S. Kids and pets stay free.

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NORTH Red Roof Inn Dayton North Airport

7370 Miller Ln., Dayton, 45414, 937-898-1054, 800-733-7663, FAX: 937-898-1059,

Residence Inn By Marriott Dayton Vandalia

7227 York Center Dr., Dayton, 45414, 937-890-2244, FAX: 937-890-2255,

SpringHill Suites By Marriott Dayton Vandalia 3591 York Plaza Ln., Dayton, 45414, 937-280-4150, FAX: 937-280-4700,

Super 8 Vandalia/Dayton International Airport 550 E. National Rd., Vandalia, 45377, 937-898-7636, FAX: 937-898-0630,

TownePlace Suites By Marriott Dayton North 3642 Maxton Rd., Dayton, 45414, 937-898-5700, FAX: 937-898-5701,

Traveler’s Motel Dayton North

2833 N. Dixie Dr., Dayton, 45414, 937-277-6585


Free expanded cable, free local calls and long distance in continental U.S., data ports, voicemail and free wireless internet access. Kids and pets stay free.

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Free high-speed internet access, free breakfast, business center, free parking, voicemail, guest laundry, irons/boards, hair dryers, in-room coffee makers and on-site market. Full kitchens or kitchenettes available.


All-suite hotel, free wireless internet access, complimentary breakfast, iron/board, in-room coffee maker, hair dryer, cable/satellite TV. In-room refrigerators.




Free wireless internet access, free hot continental breakfast, on-site mini-market, grilling/social area for extended stay guests and full kitchens. Free off-site gym membership. Cable TV, phone. Self-parking in front of each room.

Tru by Hilton Huber Heights Dayton

7000 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, 45424, 937-660-9001, FAX: 937-237-8070, hotels/dayhuru-tru-huber-heights-dayton

Free continental breakfast, free wireless internet access, satellite TV, irons/boards on request, refrigerators and microwaves in most rooms. Airport park-and-fly shuttle services provided with nominal charge at scheduled hours. Pets fee.

Free wi-fi, free breakfast, free parking, business center, laundry facilities and in-room refrigerators, TVs, hair dryers and irons/ boards. Situated next to the Rose Music Center.

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SOUTH Best Western Plus Dayton South

8099 Old Yankee St., Dayton, 45458, 937-291-0284, FAX: 937-436-2995,

Budget Inn

2700 S. Dixie Dr., Dayton, 45409, 937-298-1411





Cable TV/HBO. Self-parking in front of each room.

Comfort Suites Miamisburg

42 Prestige Plaza Dr., Miamisburg, 45342, 937-436-4529, 800-695-8284, FAX: 937-436-4965,

Courtyard By Marriott Dayton South/Mall

100 Prestige Pl., Miamisburg, 45342, 937-433-3131, FAX: 937-433-0285,

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Free full breakfast, all non-smoking rooms, in-room refrigerators and microwaves, coffee makers, laundry facilities, irons/boards, hair dryers, data ports, high-speed internet access.



Free Wi-Fi, on-site parking, on-site laundry, in-room coffee makers, mini-refrigerators, iron/board, cable and hair dryers. Fitness trails nearby

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Two-room suites, satellite TV, Crabtree & Evelyn toiletries, minirefrigerators, high-speed internet access in all suites, voicemail, hair dryers, irons/boards and laundry facilities. Microwaves and two flat-screen TVs in each room.

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Doubletree Suites By Hilton Dayton South

300 Prestige Pl., Miamisburg, 45342, 937-436-2400, 800-222-TREE, FAX: 937-436-2886,

Complimentary wireless internet access, voicemail, microwaves/refrigerators, irons/boards, hair dryers and clock radios available in all rooms. Complimentary hot breakfast available.


It’s always a clean, comfortable and affordable stay — with more amenities than you would ever expect from an economy hotel.






Red Roof Inn Dayton-Moraine/U of Dayton 2450 Dryden Road • Moraine, OH 45439 phone: 937.637.6507 • Download the Red Roof mobile app on:

Radisson Hotel 33 E. 5th Street Dayton, OH 45402 937-229-9835

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SOUTH Extended Stay America Dayton South 7851 Lois Circle, Dayton, 45459, 937-439-2022, FAX: 937-436-8273,

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Fully equipped kitchens, laundry, extended cable TV service, free high-speed wireless internet access, free local calls, voicemail and coffee bar. Hotel is pet friendly. Free grab-and-go breakfast.

Fairfield By Marriott Dayton South

8035 Washington Village Dr., Dayton, 45458, 937-428-7736, 800-228-2800, FAX: 937-428-7736,

Hampton Inn Dayton Mall

8960 Mall Ring Rd., Dayton, 45459, 937-439-1800, FAX: 937-439-1802,

Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham Miamisburg Dayton Mall South

155 Prestige Pl., Miamisburg, 45342, 937-434-7881, FAX: 937-434-9308,

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Free high-speed internet access, free grab-and-go breakfast, cable TV, business center, local calls and irons/boards, hot tub and dry cleaning available.


Complimentary full hot breakfast buffet, multi-use lobby, wireless high-speed internet access, free local calls, in-room microwaves/ mini-refrigerators, hair dryers, irons/boards, coffee makers and flat-screen HDTVs with digital cable. 24-hour Shop and coffee.

Breakfast buffet, complimentary manager’s reception for guests Wednesdays 5:30–7:30 p.m., on-site laundry, data ports and high-speed internet access. Hotel is pet friendly.


Full-service hotel with nearly 5,000 total square feet of flexible meeting space, room service, indoor pool, hospitality suites, breakfast-to-order, guest business center, laundry room, media room/library, fiber optic high-speed internet access, HDTV, 24-hour market. Nearby shopping, movie theater and restaurants.


Free breakfast, in-room coffee makers, microwaves, refrigerators, irons/boards, hair dryers, business center, pantry, guest laundry, dry cleaning, free local calls, free high-speed wireless internet access.


Hilton Garden Inn Dayton South Austin Landing 12000 Innovation Dr., Miamisburg, 45342, 937-247-5850, FAX: 937-247-5859,

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dayton–Centerville

5655 Wilmington Pike, Centerville, 45459, 937-424-5757, FAX: 937-424-5758,

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Homewood Suites By Hilton Dayton South

3100 Contemporary Ln., Miamisburg, 45342, 937-432-0000, FAX: 937-435-9411,

InTown Suites Extended Stay Dayton

8981 Kingsridge Dr., Dayton, 45458, 937-433-9038, FAX: 937-433-5384,

Motel 6 Dayton South

1944 Miamisburg Centerville Rd., Dayton, 45459, 937-813-8066, FAX: 937-438-1878,

Red Horse Motel

4625 S. Dixie Dr., Dayton, 45439, 937-294-7500, FAX: 937-294-7508

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Free wi-fi, free hot breakfast, Oasis lounge with 24-hour business services area and 24-hour market, in-suite kitchen, in-room coffee makers, cable TV, irons/boards and laundry facilities.

Residential suites with satellite TV/HBO and kitchen. Full hot breakfast buffet daily, free 24-hour business center, free highspeed internet access for Hilton Honors members and guest laundry, evening manager’s reception Mon.–Thurs. 5:30–7:30 p.m. Fully furnished efficiencies available for longer stays. Laundry facility, free local calls and free high-speed internet access available.

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Free wireless internet access, coffee makers, hair dryers, irons/ boards. Microwaves and refrigerators in all rooms. Pets allowed with daily fee.

In-room microwaves/refrigerators, cable TV and coin laundry. Self parking in front of each room. Free internet access.



2450 Dryden Rd., Dayton, 45439, 937-637-6507, FAX: 937-952-1573

Red Roof Inn Dayton South Miamisburg

222 Byers Rd., Miamisburg, 45342, 937-866-0705, FAX: 937-866-0700,

Relax Inn

3333 S. Dixie Dr., Dayton, 45439, 937-299-3581

Rodeway Inn Dayton South

185 Byers Rd., Miamisburg, 45342, 937-859-8797, FAX: 937-859-5254,

Springhill Suites By Marriott Dayton South

417 Springboro Pike, Dayton, 45449, 937-432-9277, FAX: 937-432-9366,

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Free Wi-Fi, free expanded cable, free local calls and long distance in continental U.S., hair dryers, irons/boards, free coffee and tea in lobby, free continental breakfast, coin laundry, vending, kids and pets stay free.


Free wireless internet access, free local calls and cable. Microwaves and mini-refrigerators available in superior king and deluxe double rooms. Hair dryers available upon request. Kids and pets stay free. Mini-microwaves/refrigerators in some rooms. Self parking in front of each room.




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Cable TV/HBO, wireless internet access, microwave/refrigerator, free local calls, laundry. Jacuzzi rooms available. All ground floor rooms. Pet friendly.


Studios with microwaves/refrigerators, coffee makers, free wireless internet access, free local calls, irons/boards, Paul Mitchell toiletries, hair dryers, cable TV, 24-hour Market Pantry, free hot breakfast, indoor pool. Four Jacuzzi suites.

Extended-stay hotel. Free self-serve laundry. Pet-friendly rooms available. Outdoor pavilion with grill, fire pit and large screen TV. Fully equipped kitchens, full-size refrigerators, complimentary Wi-Fi, cable TV/HBO, hot breakfast, business center and 24-hour market. Mon.–Wed. free evening reception.

Staybridge Suites

10110 Landing Way, Miamisburg, 45342, 937-535-2222, FAX: 937-535-2111,

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Studio 6 Dayton Miamisburg

8101 Springboro Pike, Miamisburg, 45342, 937-434-8750, 800-466-8356, FAX: 937-434-6734,

Super 8 Miamisburg Dayton South

155 Monarch Ln., Miamisburg, 45342, 937-866-5500, FAX: 937-866-8270,

Woodspring Suites Dayton South

3787 Summit Glen Dr., Miamisburg, 45449, 937-684-9000,

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“Green” hotel constructed with environmentally friendly materials and roof-top solar panels. Free hot breakfast, hair dryers, irons/boards, in-room Keurig coffee makers, business center, guest laundry, free local calls, free internet access, Jacuzzi in pool area. Eight extended-stay suites with microwaves. Service animal-friendly property.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Dayton South

200 Austin West Blvd., Miamisburg, 45342, 937-530-8450, FAX: 937-634-1555,


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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dayton South I-675





Fully furnished studios, fully equipped kitchens, counter-top stove, microwaves/refrigerators, free local calls, coffee makers, laundry facilities and cable TV/HBO. Hotel is pet friendly.

Free high-speed wireless internet access, free continental breakfast buffet, in-room refrigerators, coffee makers, irons/ boards, hair dryers, microwaves and cable TV.

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EAST Airview Inn

1891 Harshman Rd., Dayton, 45424, 937-236-8083, FAX: 937-236-8083,


Cable TV, free wireless internet access, microwaves/ refrigerators and laundry facilities. Smoking and non-smoking rooms. Weekly rates available.

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All rooms have microwaves/refrigerators, irons/boards, coffee makers, satellite TV/HBO, pull-out couches and free wireless internet access. Free deluxe continental breakfast, business center and guest laundry facilities. Across the street from the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

Comfort Suites Wright Patterson 5220 Huberville Ave., Dayton, 45431, 937-425-6498, FAX: 937-252-5724,

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Dayton/Riverside 4500 Linden Ave., Dayton, 45432, 937-802-0113, FAX: 937-252-7065,



In-room microwaves/refrigerators, irons/boards, coffee makers, hair dryer, TVs and free Wi-Fi. Free parking, continental breakfast, business center and laundry facilities. Quick access to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

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WEST Brookville Inn

100 N. Parkview Dr., Brookville, 45309, 937-770-1269, FAX: 937-770-1537,

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dayton West/Brookville

95 Parkview Dr. N, Brookville, 45309, 937-833-9998, 888-HOLIDAY, FAX: 937-833-9088,

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Free local calls, HBO, cable TV, high-speed internet access, continental breakfast. Hotel is pet friendly.




Free hot breakfast, flat-screen TVs with cable TV/HBO, voicemail, hair dyers, irons/boards, in-room coffee makers and free local calls. Kids stay free. Laundry facility and wireless internet access. Pets allowed with fee.

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