About us

MainStreet Dayton is an accredited by the National MainStreet since 2006. The goal of MainStreet Dayton is to make downtown Dayton a destination through facade and building improvements, downtown events, and fantastic shops and restaurants. We strive to make downtown a thriving place for retail and commerce.

It is an honor to serve as the Executive Director of MainStreet Dayton. I have the opportunity to work with so many individuals whose enthusiasm for revitalizing downtown Dayton is contagious!

Thank you for your support of MainStreet Dayton!

Candice Graham
Executive Director

our board members

We Love this Town and It Shows.

on a mission

Our board members represent diverse fields of expertise and experience, while sharing the same goal.

Invigorate the downtown Dayton businesses and local community.



MainStreet Dayton is striving to bring new life to our downtown area, to make it a more vibrant and attractive place to Work, Live, Shop and Enjoy, while preserving the historic integrity and beauty of the downtown commercial district.


It’s a new day in downtown Dayton as New shops, restaurants, and annual events are giving new life to our vibrant town.

Check out event calendar for upcoming events.


Efforts are underway to restore Dayton’s most beloved landmark, the Rhea County Courthouse.

Over $200,000, has been granted to the efforts of a complete restoration of this national treasure.

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Come hungry, leave happy.


Take a stroll along Market Street to explore our many shops.


Treat yourself to something special.  You deserve it!