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Date(s) - 11/30/2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Please join us for the HoliDayton Celebration!

Date: November 30th, 2023
Time:  6-8 p.m.
Location: City Hall, 12260 South Diamond Lake Rd
Parking:  Please look for parking signs, more details to come closer to event.  Parking will be located at Central Park.  Please note, South Diamond Lake Rd will be close at 6 p.m. for the light parade, if you plan to attend please arrive before 5:50 p.m.

Enjoy a night of magical holiday fun with attractions including:

  • Holiday Light Parade (6pm):  The Light Parade will continue this year in a new format and will run from Raintree Plaza down Balsam Lane and onto South Diamond Lake Rd to end at Pineview.
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony at (6:45pm): Witness the magical moment when the holiday tree comes to life when Santa’s elves share their magical fairy dust to light the holiday tree.
  • Santa & Grinch Pictures:  Following the Tree lighting ceremony, meet Santa and get a picture on the fire truck!  The Dayton Police Department caught the grinch! The Grinch will be taking pictures, but he doesn’t always like being told what to do!
  • Food & Sips:  The City is serving up holiday treats including mini donuts, hot cocoa, apple cider & smores
  • Holiday Hayride: Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride with the family.
  • Bonfire:  Gather around the fire and enjoy some smores
  • Kids Activities: Make magical reindeer food and create your own reindeer antlers