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  • The Dayton Food Pantry is open the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  The Dayton Community Food Pantry is housed by the Dayton First Baptist Church and is the Dayton branch of YCAP Food Bank. The pantry is located at 300 Flower Lane.


    For more information or emergency food boxes contact Debbie Nissen at 503-551-4419. 


    La despensa de alimento comunitaria  -  de Dayton. Abre el 2 y 4 martes de cada mes  -  de 4 a 6 pm. El dispensario esta localizado en

    300 Flower Ln, la Primera Iglesia Bautista.

    Si necesita la comida mas pronto llame a Debbie Nissen 503-551-4419.


    The Dayton Food Pantry gives out Holiday Food Boxes every holiday season for those in need who have an address with a 97114 zip code.  


    No sign up is required. Boxes may be picked up at the Food Bank.


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  • Details for 2021 TBA!

    ¡Se anunciarán los detalles para 2021!

  • Details for 2021 TBA!

    ¡Se anunciarán los detalles para 2021!

    • 2021 application dates will be published when available.

      Christmas Applications are taking place on: TBA

      La registracion para Navidad que se anunciará 



      Please bring the following/Porfavor de traer: Verification or Address/Verificación de dirección. (must be a power/water bill, or rental agreement/ bill de agua o de electricidad)
      Identification for each person living in the house/ Identification para cada adulto viviendo en casa.
      All children - Birth Certificate, current Report Card, or school enrollment letter
      Para todos los niños/niñas: Certificado de Nacimiento, Boleta de calificaciones actual o carta de inscripción escolar.

      Gifts will be delivered by the Dayton Fire District. 

      The City cannot accept applications for this program. 

    • Details for 2021 will be published when available.  

      Los detalles para 2021 se publicarán cuando estén disponibles.

    • Bunny on the Run

      The Easter Bunny will be visiting Dayton and giving out treats on Saturday, April 3rd! The Bunny will be making two trips around Dayton - one starting at 10:00 a.m. and the other starting at 1:00 p.m. Please maintain social distance and follow face-covering guidelines.

      ¡El conejito de Pascua visitará Dayton y repartirá golosinas el sábado 3 de abril! El conejito realizará dos viajes por Dayton, uno a partir de las 10:00 a.m. y el otro a la 1:00 p.m. Mantenga la distancia social y siga las pautas para cubrirse la cara.

      Click here to download a map of the routes. Maps will also be included with March water bills.

      Haga clic aquí para descargar un mapa de las rutas. Los mapas también se incluirán con las facturas de agua de marzo.

  • Join us in August for the 2021
    Dayton Friday Nights!

    This year, the events will be held
    August 6, 13, 20 & 27 from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m..
    Gather downtown for a free,
    family-friendly celebration every Friday night during August that includes live
    musical performances, activities for kids and a market in the park, and wine, dining & shopping at downtown businesses, and a Cruise In for unique and antique cars on Fourth Street
    (no registration required).

    “Friday Nights” is jointly presented by the Dayton Community Development Association (DCDA), a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization, and the City of Dayton, in collaboration with downtown businesses.

    Musical Lineup – Live music is 6-8:30 p.m.

    Aug 6 – The Crooked Corner Band (Classic Rock)

    Aug 13 – Fiddleschtix (Americana/Country Roots)

    Aug 20 – Second Winds Community Band (Big Band)

    Aug 27 – Mark Stevenz as ELVIS (Elvis Tribute)

    We invite local artists, craftspeople, food vendors, or nonprofits and businesses focused on local products or public services to participate in Dayton Friday Nights! No fee is charged for participation. Apply online to be a vendor, or download the application and email it to

    Dayton Friday Nights
  • Hosted by the Mary Gilkey Library. Details/date to come. 

    Organizado por la Biblioteca Mary Gilkey. Detalles / fecha por venir.

  • Saturday,November 27th

    Details for 2021 will be published when available.  

    Los detalles para 2021 se publicarán cuando estén disponibles.

  • Light Up Dayton

    Details for 2021 TBA!

    ¡Se anunciarán los detalles para 2021!


  • Disposal Voucher

    Changed for 2021 due to COVID-19. Please check back soon for details!


    Modificado para 2021 debido a COVID-19. ¡Vuelve pronto para conocer más detalles!

Events listed in this Section may not be sponsored by the City of Dayton. If you have an Event you would like to see posted, contact the City of Dayton at 503-864-2221.  If you are interested in volunteering for a City Events Committee click here.