AeroCarnival Updates

Saturday, September 9, 2017 is the date for the National Park Service's 2017 Aero Carnival, to be held at Huffman Prairie. This free event includes a multitude of activities throughout the day and will have expanded hours this year. The list of activities lined up so far has been updated as of April 9, and can be seen on the 2017 Aero Carnival page on this Aviation Trail website. Even more events are expected to be added as the date approaches, so check back frequently for more announcements. A slideshow of photos from last year's event may also be seen on that page.

For more information see the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Park website at this link:


Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours and for a map.


From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.


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- In Partnership with the National Park Service


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