Once again the Miami Valley showcases food, fun, cultural celebrations and new experiences in a month chocked full of festival fun. And this doesn’t even include all the Halloween Happenings around town. Start planning your October outings and enjoy!
October 4 @ 6:00 pm – 11:59 pm
October 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:59 pm
October 6 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
The Oktoberfest, which draws over 80,000 people to the Village, emphasizes the community’s rich German heritage. This gala, fun filled festival provides delights for all. Sing and dance to German music. Taste the hearty German foods. Watch the spectacular parade featuring colorful floats, marching bands and many celebrities. See the many events in the Gazebo and the Spazz Plaz. Take part in the beer tray relay, the 10K run, and any numerous other games.
An event more than 100 years in the making, the inaugural Festival of Flight is a celebration of the innovative and world-changing aviation heritage. Live entertainment and fun aviation-related educational experiences. Grab food from some of the area’s most popular food trucks, dance to favorite local bands, and bring the family to explore the Kids Zone and haunted trail. Sports fans will be able to cheer on the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball team, Wright State’s NCAA Division I volleyball and men’s soccer, and the university’s club football team.
October 5 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm & October 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Hot sauce, salsas, mustards, rubs, hot sauce, marinades, beef jerky, and, oh, did we mention hot sauce? This year, we’re bringing you more samples, more fiery foods, and more heat with brand new competitions, newly-imagined WOFI awards, and plenty of the spicy foods that you love
Family-oriented, handmade arts & crafts festival. Great craft vendors come from 25 states. Sauerkraut served in many unique & traditional ways, including Sauerkraut donuts, cookies, cabbage rolls, reubens, pizza and more.
A New 3 Day Dayton Peace Festival featuring mediation, sports, dialogue, music mindfulness, education and ideas in the aftermath of the tragic mass shooting of August 4, 2019 in Dayton’s Oregon District. Four-square tournament, Yard games. Join with special celebrity guests! Free Mindfulness seminar, book conversations, Panel discussion with experts on gun violence and mental health discussions
October 12 @ 10:30 am – 6:30 pm
October 13 @ 11:30 am – 6:30 pm
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