Featured Events

5K Run

5K Run
The Up and Running,   Americana 5k Run/Walk is once again hosted by the Centerville Noon Optimist Club.   The race will start at 7:30am on July 4 th at the Centerville High School Stadium on East Franklin Street, and follow the parade route down Franklin Street ...Read more

Parade

Parade
A Regular highlight of the Americana Festival is the parade. The Parade begins at 10:00am on East Franklin Street, west of Centerville High School, and proceeds West to Cline Elementary on Virginia Avenue. Showcasing more than 120 units, the parade features numerous bands, floats, and numerous mobile and walking units. If your organization would like to participate ...Read more

Street Fair

Street Fair
July 4th at 9:30AM until 5:00PM. A Wide Variety of Activities for Young and Old Alike! Each year, the Street Fair continues to grow.  Featuring 300 craft and food booths, artists, musical entertainment and a children’s game and activity area, the Street Fair also showcases staged and strolling performers.  The arts, crafts and food booths are located on North Main Street, from Franklin Street north into ...Read more

Fireworks -  Brought to you by Miami Valley Hospital South

Fireworks - Brought to you by Miami Valley Hospital South
    The 43rd  annual Americana Festival ends with a bang on July 4 at the   Centerville High School Stadium, 500 E. Franklin Street. A variety of food vendors will be on hand at the stadium entrance and you can reserve track seating for the event until June 24. More ...Read more


All Other Festival Events & Activities

Flag Ceremony

Flag Ceremony
The flag ceremony will be held on July 3rd, starting at 7:00pm at Stubbs Park on West Spring Valley Road.  The Americana Concert will be held immediately following the ceremony. ...Read more

Americana Concert

Americana Concert
The Americana Concert will be held on July 3rd, following the Flag Ceremony , at Stubbs Park on West Spring Valley Road.  Enjoy Patriotic music performed by Centerville Community Band and Chorus. ...Read more

Auto Show

Auto Show
The Auto Show -Sponsored by South Dayton Auto and Truck, begins at 11:00am on July 4th. The Antique, Classic and Custom Car and Truck Show,, will be located near Benham's Grove on North Main Street. The Show highlights the old, the new, and the classics of the automotive world. Top Picks Pre-49's Nifty 50's. 60-70's, 80-90's and 2000 to present Muscle Cars, Imports Corvette, Mustang Auto Daily Driver Trucks ...Read more

Children's Activities

Children's Activities
This year's Children's Area (Just North of Benhams Grove) at the Americana Festival will be the best yet! All of the activities and attractions focus on children and youth through middle school. The activity Center location offers a zero-depth spray ground, an all-access playground, shelter with indoor restrooms, and tennis courts. Additional attractions will include: Games for the kids Inflatable attractions and climbing wall from Busy Bouncing, Inc. Tents and seating from Kosins Party & Tent Rental ...Read more

Entertainment

Entertainment
Entertainment begins at 11a.m. on July 4 th featuring a great line up! Look for strolling performers including jugglers, clowns, musicians, stilt walkers and a German wheel. Bands playing rock, country, jazz, pop, big band and more will be entertaining on stages at Routsong Funeral Home, Burke Orthodontics, Benham’s Grove and Centerville Service Station. Enjoy karaoke as well as other performers in the Children’s Area at Activity Center Park.   2016 Americana Festival Entertainment Schedule   ...Read more

Benham's Grove

Benham's Grove
This beautiful location has served as the venue for our fine arts show in recent years, and this year we are doing even more to promote this important area. With the theme, Meet Me At The Grove, we are working to create an unhurried retreat within the heart of the Americana Festival. While vendors in Benham’s Grove traditionally enjoy as much traffic as those on Main St, the atmosphere in this area is more relaxed, allowing festival goers more time to explore booths and make purchases. This year ...Read more

Town Hall Activities

Town Hall Activities
 Washington Township Hall will again serve as a central activity area at the Americana Festival on July 4 th .  This year’s festival theme is Our Youth…America’s Future , and as a program for young audiences, the theatre staff couldn’t agree more!   The day’s bill will feature free balloons and patriotic arts and crafts outside ...Read more