The Dayton Muddler (8th year) offers a challenging 4+ mile obstacle course in and throughout the Town of Dayton. As a bonus, there’s also a 1/2 Marathon option to start the day! All proceeds are donated to the Boulder Crest Retreat here in Virginia. The BCR tends to our nation’s wounded Veterans and First Responders who are dealing with physical and emotional needs.
Registration fees are now $45 to $85 each, depending on the event(s) and categories you select.
Please click below for the 2019 Dayton Muddler Course Map.
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.
Movie: Lego Batman (PG), College Street Pavilion (360 College Street, Dayton, VA 22821)
Movies are shown at dusk at Dove Park. Movies are free of charge and are displayed on a 16’x9’ blow up movie screen. Don’t forget your neighbor and your lawn chair.
A cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to rule Gotham City, while discovering that he has accidentally adopted a teenage orphan who wishes to become his sidekick.
Now through November 15, 2019, visit any six participating shops &/or restaurants within the Town of Dayton and get your card punched to be eligible for great prizes including a 3 day/2 night vacation package, ski season passes, or combo passes at Massanutten Resort. No purchase necessary. However, we encourage you to take this opportunity to check out all the wonderful places Dayton has to offer. Passports may be picked up at the Town Hall or at any of the participating retailers. Completed passports must be returned to the Dayton Town Hall to be included in the drawings. Drawings will be held on Fridays, from October 18th to November 15th.
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.