Heritage Days is the annual community festival in Dayton, MN that takes place on the 3rd weekend in September, which falls on Friday, September 16th, and Saturday, September 17th in 2022.  This year, the Dayton Lions, Dayton Community Foundation, and the City of Dayton have joined forces to bring residents an even more exciting line-up of festivities.

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Friday, September 16th

Encanto (PG, 99 mins)

Celebrating the Magic of Families & Heritage Days Weekend at Elsie Stephens Park

Friday, September 16, 2022

7:40p Showtime

14430 Dayton River Road, Dayton, MN 55327

Sponsored By: City of Dayton, Dayton Lions & Dayton Community Foundation

Honoring: TBD

Activities: Strolling Magicians & Glitter Tattoos with A Touch of Magic Entertainment , Lawn Games, Kids Crafts.

Food Trucks:  Flaming BowlDiamond Lake Roadside CoffeePretty Great Cheesecake, Dayton Lions Beer Tent, Mama’s Taco Truck

Special Thanks to: Twilight Zone Outdoor Cinema Services

Saturday, September 17th

Festivities to take place in Historic Village, near the Post Office, 18521 Robinson St, Dayton, MN 55327.

Noon – 11:00pm       Lions Beer Tent

12:45pm                     Kids Fun Run

1:00pm                       Parade

2:00pm                       Kids Entertainment (bounce house, magician, corn pit)

4:00pm – 7:00pm      Live Band “Angry Men”

7:00pm – 11:00pm     Live Band “Jasmin & the Gents”

Get Involved in Heritage Days 2022!

Join Our Parade!

Volunteers Needed

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Become a Vendor

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Parade Grand Marshal Nominations

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Special Thanks to our 2022 Heritage Days Sponsors!

We could not make this event happen without you!