The Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, under the leadership of Artistic Director and Conductor Neal Gittleman, will take the stage again this year to present a Memorial Day Weekend Concert as the featured performance of the Dayton Heritage Day at Carillon Historical Park, the Park’s exciting day of music and family events. Guest vocalist Alex Harper joins the Dayton Philharmonic for this special performance. The DPO proudly bring music brimming with Americana flair, including a tribute to famed composer Leonard Bernstein, to this Dayton Heritage Day celebration.
Held on Memorial Day weekend, Heritage Day at Carillon Historical Park celebrates Dayton’s unparalleled history through special activities, costumed interpreters, and more. Draped in patriotic decorations, the Park welcomes thousands of guests each year to this family-friendly event! After a full day of historical demonstrations, miniature train rides, and general merriment, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra fills the air with beautiful music. Heritage Day is a festive and patriotic way to ring in summer.
Carillon Park will open at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 26, and admission to Dayton Heritage Day is $10 for Adults, $9 for Seniors, and $7 for Children aged 3–17, and FREE for Dayton History Members and Children under 3. Admission is $7 for all active military, military retirees, veterans, and reservists with valid I.D. Parking is free. No carried-in food or beverages are permitted. In the event of cancellation due to weather, the rain date for Dayton Heritage Day and the DPO performance will be Monday, May 27.