Festivals and Parades

Fairborn Parks and Recreation
Location: 461 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd.
Mail: 44 W. Hebble Ave.
Fairborn, OH 45324
Office:(937) 754-3090
Fax:(937) 754-3133
Contact:Alicia Eckhart, PhD.
E-mail: Parks Division
10 am – 4 pm, M–F

Fairborn’s Annual Special Events

The Fairborn Parks and Recreation works with a number of community agencies to create dynamic and family-friendly parades and festivals that make Fairborn a place to call home. The largest parades and festivals in the area include:

  • July 3rd Block Party
  • July 4th Parade
  • July 4th Fireworks Celebration
  • Sweet Corn Festival - August
  • Spooktacular Costume Contest and Parade - October 20, 2017
  • Fairborn Halloween Festival - October 20 - 22, 2017
  • Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting - December 1, 2017

Other annual events hosted by the City of Fairborn include:

  • Fishing Derby - May
  • Community Movie Night - June
  • Fairborn's 5K Run/Walk - July

    Other annual community events in Fairborn:

    • Easter Egg Hunt
    • USAF Marathon - September

    Hometown Holiday Festival - Parade and Tree Lighting

    Join us in celebrating the holiday season and participate in the Fairborn Hometown Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting on Friday, December 1, 2017. We encourage everyone to be a part of this fun, family-oriented event! The parade will begin at Second Street and Main Street and will travel east on Main Street through downtown Fairborn. All Lighted Horse and Carriage entry forms must be received by Friday, November 24, 2017. More 2017 Hometown Holiday Festival information to come soon!

    Click here for a printable Horse and Carriage Parade Application