Join us in July and August for the 2022 Dayton Friday Nights! This year, the events will be held every Friday from July 1st – August 26, 2022 from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m..
Gather downtown for a free, family-friendly celebration every Friday night during July and August that includes live musical performances, activities for kids and a market in the park, and wine, dining & shopping at downtown businesses, and a Cruise In for unique and antique cars on Fourth Street (no registration required), and an end of summer Lantern Festival including a lantern parade around the park.
“Friday Nights” is jointly presented by the Dayton Community Development Association (DCDA), a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization, and the City of Dayton, in collaboration with downtown businesses.
Musical Lineup – Live music is 6-8:00 p.m.
July 1 – Second Winds Community Band (Big Band, Patriotic)
July 8 – Bartolotti Brothers (Rockin’ blues)
July 15 – New Iberians (Blues & zydeco)
July 22 – Nancy McCann Band (Rock, country & folk with three part harmonies)
July 29 – Probable Cause (danceable rock’n’roll) (Old Timers Weekend city event, check City website for times and activities)
Aug 5 – Rustic Valley (Modern country & rock)
Aug 12 – Corral Creek (Bluegrass & Oregon tunes)
Aug 19 – Fiddleschtix (Americana/Country Roots)
Aug 26 – Mark Stevenz as ELVIS (Elvis Tribute Artist)
We invite local artists, craftspeople, food vendors, or nonprofits and businesses focused on local products or public services to participate in Dayton Friday Nights! No fee is charged for participation. Apply online to be a vendor, or download the application and email it to email@example.com.
Interested in volunteering at Friday Nights 2022? Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to have your help!
NOTES OF INTEREST:
- Seating for concerts: A limited amount of seating may be available on provided benches. Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blankets.
- Dogs on leash and under control of owner.
- No smoking or alcohol allowed in the park.
- No driving allowed onto park grounds.
Goal of Friday Nights: To build community, create a sense of place and strengthen the local economy by drawing hundreds of visitors and residents to downtown Dayton to interact in and around the historic park and enjoy weekly live music, kids activities, shopping and dining.