Discover a different side of Dayton when you visit the historic Oregon Arts District, a fun and funky neighborhood that offers an eclectic mix of coffee shops and restaurants, interesting boutiques, exciting nightlife, and quiet outdoor spaces. Filled with historic buildings featuring unique architecture spanning from 1820-1915, visitors will enjoy walking the streets to see the beautiful Victorian structures just as much as they'll like perusing the area's shops, galleries and nightclubs.
Varies by business or attraction.
Free, some attractions charge admission.
Dayton Holiday Festival
Hauntfest on Fifth
Dayton Greek Festival
Trolley Stop Bar
Fifth Third Field
Wiley's Comedy Nightclub
Oregon Historic District History
Established in the height of the Victorian era, this is the city’s oldest neighborhood and was once considered the most fashionable place to live in Dayton. The area is filled with buildings constructed from 1820-1915 and featuring a wide array of architectural styles, including Federal, Greek Revival, Queen Anne, and Italianate. Today, these lovingly restored buildings serve as stunning examples of the architectural trends spanning that period.
First Friday & Urban Nights
If you’re looking for a little nighttime excitement, be sure to check out First Friday and Urban Nights in the Oregon Arts District. The area comes alive from 5pm-10pm on the first Friday of each month with an art hop at local galleries, live music and entertainment on the street. The area’s special Urban Nights showcases neighborhood restaurants, nightclubs, galleries, and shops with special discounts, live entertainment, and home tours twice a year.
What can I find here?
You’ll find coffee houses, restaurants, bookshops, art galleries, antique stores, theatres, comedy clubs, bars, and so much more.
Can I walk to E. 5th Street from the hotel?
Yes, the Oregon Arts District is located just three blocks away from the Crowne Plaza Dayton, and we offer complimentary shuttle service for your convenience.