Prior to the airing of our first movie of the season, Star Wars –The Last Jedi, please join us for a family-style gathering at the Pavilion as we celebrate the facility’s new name — DOVE PARK. Feel free to bring your own “show & tell” items to share when the location was Jim’s Drive-In! Enjoy a free hotdog, and then sit back to enjoy the movie! May the “force” be with you!
Join us for the annual Bonfire behind the Parkview Federal Credit Union! This will be an opportunity to hang out with family, friends and neighbors. We will have S’Mores’ ingredients available (while supplies last). Note: We will also have a separate portable grill available for the roasting of the marshmallows.
The Cardboard Boat Races have been canceled due to a lack of registrations. We apologize for any inconvenience and/or disappointment this may cause.
We’re hoping for a lovely Fall-weather like evening to grill hotdogs and enjoy a peaceful outing at Dove Park! The Town will supply chips and water as well. We will also have the ingredients available for S’mores!
At dusk, we can enjoy the LEGO BATMAN movie that will be shown on our large, outdoor movie screen. Please bring your lawn chair and/or a blanket; don’t forget to bring / invite your family and friends!
No charge for the food or movie! Food available while supplies last.
NOTE TO POTENTIAL VENDORS: This event is sold out; nonetheless, we are accepting applications to be placed on a Waiting List (for homemade Arts & Crafts only). Due to various circumstances, we have had vendor space openings, and although there are no guarantees, we welcome interested parties. If you would like an application emailed to you, then send your contact information to the following: email@example.com.
Prepare for a full-day of shopping with hundreds of vendors and local businesses for our 40th Annual Dayton Days / Autumn Celebration. Your taste buds will also be in for a day of delights with our vast and varied Food Vendors!
Our Dove Park (College Street Pavilion) entertainment will feature the following: Highlander String Band (8:30 – 10:30 a.m.), Brent Funkhouser (10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.) and RELENTLESS (1:15 – 4:00 p.m.).
Entertainment will also be provided by Doug Tumer, Soloist at The Thomas House Restaurant and Keith Engle will be performing as The Traveling Fiddler.
Enjoy the free concerts and shuttle services.
Handicap and wheelchair accessible free shuttle service available all day. Pick up and Drop off at the following locations:
Turner Ashby High School (800 North Main St., Bridgewater)
John Wayland Elementary School (801 North Main St., Bridgewater)
WoodmenLife Building (3045 John Wayland Highway / Rt. 42, Dayton)
See our Dayton Days / Autumn Celebration Facebook page for more information!
Note: Severe weather date is Saturday, October 12th.
Join us for our annual Christmas Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting celebration. The parade will go through town and end at Dove Park. The tree lighting, Christmas carols, hot cocoa, etc. will all occur within Dove Park!
If you wish to participate, click here for an application.
Are you interested in being a vendor at our annual Redbud Festival? This popular spring festival attracts between 3,000 to 5,000 visitors (more if Mother Nature cooperates)!
The 11th Annual Redbud Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 18th, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The severe weather date is April 25th.
The application process is now open to interested parties to be an Arts & Crafts Vendor (homemade items by the vendor), and/or a Food & Drink Vendor.
The fee for a 15′ x 10′ space is $75.00. The fee for a 30′ x 10′ space is $125.00
Vendor booth space is available for locations along College Street and at Dove Park.
Please click on below for an application, along with the Welcome Letter and the 2020 Rules & Regulations. If you have any questions, please email Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org.