Performing Arts - Dayton offers a rich blend of dance, vocal, theatrical and instrumental arts.
- Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center
- Victoria Theatre
- Dayton Opera
- Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
- Dayton Ballet
- Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
- Human Race Theatre Company
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.
- Dayton Dragons Professional Baseball
- Cincinnati Reds
- Cincinnati Bengals
- Columbus Blue Jackets
- Columbus Crew
Heritage & History - Known as the birthplace of aviation, Dayton is home of several premier museums and aviation related events.
- National Museum of the United States Air Force
- Vectren Dayton Air Show
- Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
- National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center
- Carillon Historical Park
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.