• April 2018:
"MainStreet Spring Fling" in Downtown Dayton!
• Downtown Merchant "Spring Fling" sales and promotions throughout the day!
Link for Booth Application -- Click Here for Booth Application
• May 2018:
A Dayton Chamber of Commerce Sponsored Event
For more information: Contact the Dayton Chamber of Commerce at (423) 775-0361 or at their website www.tnstrawberryfestival.com!
• July 14-16, 2017:
Featuring "Front Page News," a play with music produced in collaboration with Crossville, Tennessee's renowned Cumberland County Playhouse, performed in the actual Rhea County Courthouse Scopes Trial Courtroom! Enjoy the re-enactment of portions of the Scopes-Evolution Trial of 1925, and also the story about how the famous trial came to be litigated in the small southern of Dayton, Tennessee!
Enjoy live "Front Page News" Play performances: Friday evenings, Saturday matinee and evening performances, and Sunday matinees, July 15-17 & July 23-24. For specific performance times and ticket ordering information please visit www.scopesfestival.com.
Stroll through the downtown Dayton merchants & restaurants offering fabulous food, arts, antiques & small town atmosphere. Be sure to visit the Rhea Heritage & Scopes Trial Museum to learn more about the "World's Most Famous Court Trial!"
For more information see the Scopes website: www.scopesfestival.com
• Saturday, August 26, 2017:
• Monday, September 4, 2017:
• 2018 PumpkinFest:
The annual PumpkinFest is now a tradition in Downtown Dayton, Tennessee! The festival offers an alternative to traditional Halloween activities. Two days of Fall Festival Fun, Food, Games, Entertainment & Halloween festivities for the whole family!
Join us for music & entertainment, a Movie in the Park, Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest, Costume Contest, and the kids favorite activity, trick-or-treating downtown on Saturday evening! Full Schedule of Events Here!
Want to sign up for Trunk or Treat 2018? Click here!
Food and Craft Vendor Booths will be set-up on and around the Courthouse lawn, see applications below.
• Small Business Saturday
Come to downtown Dayton and kick off your Holiday Shopping! There is something for everyone with antiques, clothing and accessories, art, collectibles, restaurants and more! Shopping local small businesses helps our town grow and prosper!
• December 2, 2017:
2017 Historic Rhea County Christmas Ornaments