Performing Arts - Dayton offers a rich blend of dance, vocal, theatrical and instrumental arts.
Sports - The region provides ample opportunities for sports fans with the Reds and Bengals in Cincinnati and the Crew and Blue Jackets in Columbus. Our hometown Dayton Dragons single A baseball team was named one of the Top Ten Hottest Tickets in Sports by Sports Illustrated magazine.
Heritage & History - Known as the birthplace of aviation, Dayton is home of several premier museums and aviation related events.
Green Space - More than 35,000 acres of parks, nature preserves and a popular river corridor along the Great Miami River offer outstanding outdoor activities.
Shopping, Dining & Getting Away - Dayton features the Miami Valley's largest shopping mall, a 72-acre town center featuring pedestrian-friendly streets, and unique restaurants and shops in downtown area.
Festivals & Fairs - Southwest Ohio boasts an almost endless succession of cultural and ethnic festivals, rib cook-offs and county fairs during the summer months, along with musical offerings ranging from jazz, blues and R&B, to Latin, Celtic and polka.