Our most frequently asked questions.

What do you mean by "enhanced show hours?"

The show will be open and available each day, but the booth may not have representatives to speak to during the weekdays.  However, during the enhanced show hours of Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday you can expect all vendors available to talk to and ask questions.  The best part? Compare companies side by side and get all the information you need.

Is this the same home show that Cox produced at the Dayton Expo Center for the past several years?

No.  This show is a brand new concept for 2018.  We've made admission totally free now and moved to a location that has better parking, things to do, places to eat and drink and shopping close by.

Is admission really free?

Yes, it's inside the mall and you can stop in every day with no admission price.

How about parking?

Of course parking is free with plenty of handicap parking available. If you are in need of a wheelchair during your visit, please contact Dayton Mall Security at 937.433.1919. Wheelchairs are complimentary but require a valid drivers license upon pick up. 

How about strollers?

Push your little one around with ease in our of our strollers.  Stroller rental is $5.  Receive $1 refund when stroller is returned.  Stroller locations:

  • On the lower level at Entrance 4 near JCPenney
  • At Entrance 1 near Maurices 
  • At Entrance 3 near Elder-Beerman. 

The show runs every day?

Of course! Our show is open during normal Dayton mall operating hours from February 9 - February 19.  You can come back as often as you want to visits booths during the show week.  

Who's putting this show on?

We are Cox Media Group Event Productions, a division of Cox Media Group.  The owners of WHIO-TV Channel 7 in Dayton, The Dayton Daily News and dozen's of other media brands.  We've been producing home shows for almost two decades and know a thing or two about reaching mass audiences.

What about security?

Enjoy the show with peace of mind knowing our Security is here to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. If you need to contact Security at any time during your visit, please call (937) 433-1919. Dayton Mall has instituted a Parental Escort Policy on Friday and Saturday between the hours of 4 p.m. and closing.

*Anyone under the age of 16 visiting Dayton Mall must be accompanied by a parent or adult escort 21 years of age or older after 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. One parent or adult escort (21 years of age or older) is permitted to supervise up to 8 youths.  Youths under 16 must remain within the company of their adult escort, and under their supervision and control. 

Is food available?

We are proud to present food trucks offering your favorite local food!  Check the list of vendors and times. Plus there are dozen's of places to eat inside and outside the mall.  The Food Court is located on the upper level near Macy's.  From fast food to Chick Fil-a Taco Bell, Subway and Gold Star Chili to more upscale dining like PF Changs and Bonefish Grill.

How about the kids?

Take a break from shopping and let your little one enjoy some fun at the Dayton Children's Hospital Flight Zone Play Area. Located on the lower level between Macy's & JCPenney. Open to all children 44" and under.

What kind of shopping is available?

With anchors like Macy'sDick's Sporting Goods and Elder-Beerman, and boasting over 90 specialty retailers including H&MForever 21Ulta Beauty and more, you’re sure to find everything you’re looking for at Dayton Mall. 

How can my business have a booth?

We would love to have you.  Contact John Adams at 937-259-2111 today.