Join us for an array of free events following the annual, historic downtown Main Street Dayton Days parade! Experience "Our Western Heritage" as we celebrate the pioneer roots that cultivated this town into the thriving community that it is today. After the parade learn pioneer skills at the local museums, meet local rodeo courts dressed in full regalia & stop by the Dayton restaurants & shops to experience specials & discounts throughout the day!
Come celebrate "Our Western Heritage" in our small town, huge backyard!
*Parade Participants that are walking or on floats need to park at the Dayton City Pool, S 1ST ST.*
*PLEASE REMEMBER TO SIGN the Hold Harmless Agreement/Model Agreement ON YOUR ENTRY FORM!*
This year we want to also invite you and your families to participate in expanded Dayton Days activities planned in Downtown Dayton, celebrating our community the same day. Here are some of the many FREE activities planned following the parade:
Fair Court Royalty Meet & Greet at the Historic Depot Courtyard
Children’s Pioneer Activities at the Boldman House Museum
Western Roping & The Buffalo Soldiers on The Historic Courthouse Lawn
Historic Map Exhibit showcased at The Historic Depot
Attend mock classes at Smith Hollow Schoolhouse
Carnival Block Party with live entertainment, food and games, presented by Dayton Memorial Library
Mule Mania hosts mule competitions at The Columbia County Fairgrounds
Blue Mountain Station celebrates their Summer Market Opening
Please also support these local groups, restaurants & shops that will be open and offering specials:
Kiwanis of Dayton feeds the masses breakfast and lunch Downtown & at the Fairgrounds
Wenaha Gallery hosts a Special Art Show with free artisan treats
The Liberty Theater presents a special movie
Village Shoppes offer special sale pricing
Dingles of Dayton offers sales throughout
Noble Hunt, Weinhard Café, Weinhard Coffee Shop, Rey’s Roast Coffee Shop, Carolyn’s Café, Dayton Cut & Wrap, Creative Designs Salon, Main St. Salon, Azure Mountain Botanicals, Mary’s Candies, Manila Bay Café, Quilts & More, Pioneer West, Snapdragon Floral & Gifts, Chief Springs Fire & Irons Brew Pub & Pizza are open for business with specials and promotions.
XO Alambic hosts their newest Whiskey Release at Blue Mountain Station