It’s that time of the season where you want to gather your friends and family and celebrate the holidays. Thankfully, the Dayton area is full of opportunities to spread that festive cheer. Whether you are looking for a family Christmas event in Dayton or want to create a wonderfull evening for that special someone, read through this list of the best holiday events around Beavercreek.
A Christmas Carol at Victoria Theater
Enjoy a holiday classic at the Victoria Theater in Dayton, Ohio! Running over 300 shows per year, The Victoria Theater’s rendition of Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol is its most popular. Watch the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas past unfold on stage, as The Nebraska Theater Caravan brings each character to life, making this evening a highlight of the holiday season.
Please note that the Victoria Theater only allows guests six and over, so this is an evening to be enjoyed with the older kids. This show will run on November 28th and 29th, so grab your tickets fast!
A Carillon Christmas
Be there to see the lighting of Ohio’s tallest tree at Carollin Christmas in Dayton. The lighting takes place on November 29th, but the festivities run all the way through December 30th. This is a truly family-friendly holiday event with train rides, carousels, and pictures with Santa. Strands will light the trees, carolers will set the mood, and Carollin Brewing Co. will provide the food.
Members and children under 3 are free while others gain admission at a minimal fee.
Moonlight and Mistletoe Festival
The Moonlight and Mistletoe Festival provides the small-town Christmas feel that you are looking for. Vendors will be selling crafts and baked goods, and if you really want to partake in the fun, sign up for the Fruit Cake Eating Contest. There will be no shortage of entertainment with performances by the Carlisle High School Jazz Band, Franklin High School A’Cappella Choir, and Jeannie Moreland Dancers.
This free festival begins December 2nd at Franklin Township Campus in Carlisle, OH.
Experience the sounds of the holidays with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. The multi-platinum rock opera band will take your breath away with magical Christmas favorites when they make a stop in Dayton on December 2nd. Performances will be held at the Wright State University Nutter Center in Dayton.
Tickets start at $37.50 and are currently on sale at www.daytonlocal.com, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald Foundation.
Celebrate the magic of the holidays with a stroll through the trees of Countryside Park. Going 25 years strong, this Woodland Lights attraction has continuously been a favorite of the locals. The kids are sure to have a night to remember when they see the completely redone Grinchworld display, and for those looking to get the complete Christmas experience, Santa will be in his cabin every night until December 23rd.
This event takes place at Countryside Park in Township, OH. Visit www.washingtontwp.org for more details.
Glow Candy Cane Hunt
Looking for a unique way for your kids to enjoy the holidays? They’ll surely enjoy the Glow Candy Holiday Hunt in Vandalia, OH. This fun Christmas event is for children older than 12, but the entire family is invited! Festivities will start with kids decorating bags to collect their candy canes in. They will then search the grounds of the Vandalia Recreation Center for glowing candy canes, before finishing off the night with a holiday classic: cookies and hot cocoa.
Be sure to bring the jammies and flashlights. Experience this event December 21st for just $10.
Find Holiday Savings at Our Honda Dealership near Dayton
And if you’re looking for that big special something to surprise your little special someone, be sure to stop by Germain Honda of Beavercreek to discover our immense selection of new Honda models and used cars for sale. By the holiday season, our new and used car dealership should be featuring a tremendous amount of Honda special offers and pre-owned car deals, so buying that gift won’t weigh down your budget!
Contact our Honda dealership at (937) 426-9564 to schedule a test drive, or simply stop by our Beavercreek Honda dealership at 2300 Heller Dr. From our family to yours, we wish you a very magical holiday season!
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