Thank you for your interest in the Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame. Nominations for 2020 are now closed and honorees will be announced Spring 2020. Additionally, event details on the October 29th Luncheon will also be posted shortly.
Now accepting applications for 2021. Deadline 5 PM February 5, 2021.
Support the Walk of Fame Year Round
You can sponsor an honoree's stone.
The Walk of Fame is a significant legacy of the City of Dayton’s bicentennial celebration in 1996. As of 2019, 180 honorees have been recognized on the Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame for their outstanding and enduring personal or professional contributions to the community, nation and the world in the areas of:
Arts and Culture
Significant Personal Achievement
Since its inception in 1996 as a part of the City of Dayton’s bicentennial celebration, individuals have been recognized on the Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame for their outstanding and enduring personal or professional contributions to the community, nation and the world.
The Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame is installed in the sidewalks along West Third Street between Shannon and Broadway Streets in the historic Wright-Dunbar Business District, and can be enjoyed year-round. Visit the place where three exceptional men, Orville and Wilbur Wright, and Paul Laurence Dunbar called home. Begin your visit at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, where you can chat with knowledgeable staff, pick up a Walk of Fame walking tour brochure, information and directions to other historical sites, and find out about general programs and special events during your visit.