DPVA 2017 Designers’ Show House at The Delco Lofts

June 9th – June 25th

Monday – Saturday, 11AM to 7PM, Sunday 12PM to 5PM

The DPVA is proud to announce the selection of a new and excitingly different venue for its biennial fundraising event. The Delco Lofts, adjacent to the Dayton Dragons Fifth Third Field, will be the site of an amazing transformation.

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The Delco Lofts, adjacent to the Dayton Dragons Fifth Third Field, will be the site of an amazing transformation. Charles “Boss” Kettering’s original Delco factory , converted into luxury loft style apartments by Crawford-Hoying Development of Dublin Ohio, will have the fifth floor transformed by many of the area’s leading decorators and interior designers.

Show Daily Events

  • Delco Den
    Relax and enjoy a beverage and snack during your tour
  • Boss Kettering’s Emporium
    Shop for unique items in our lovely boutique
  • Medley of Musicians
    Local musicians will be on hand to serenade you as you tour the Delco Lofts

For a full list of special events, download our calendar:

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Show House Designers

The creativity and ingenuity of our many dedicated designers are what makes DPVA Show House the visual accomplishment it is! We’re excited to present the people hard at work creating Show House 2017 at the Delco Lofts.

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Show House Special Events

May 19 – Kick-Off Square is Where

Courtyard Plaza
Friday, May 19, 11:30 AM
Free to the public
Music & Raffles to launch our event
Music by the Oakwood Brass and Jackson Riffle, DPVA Scholarship Winner

June 8 – Self-Starter Preview Party

Delco Lofts Dragon Plaza
Thursday, June 8, 5:00 PM
$100
Be the first to see the Designers’ Show House at Delco Lofts
Dinner and dancing under the stars
5:00 Open Bar with Beer, Wine and Food Stations
6:00 Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Nan Whaley to open Show Hour Tours
8:00 to 11:00 Music and Dancing Under the Stars
DJ Christopher “Etch” Weyrich

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June 12 – First Ladies of Dayton High Tea and Fashion Show

Dayton Woman’s Club
Monday, June 12; 11:00 AM
$40 includes tour of the Designers’ Show House at Delco Lofts, high tea and fashion show
Fashions by Magnolia’s on Main; Pianist Raymonde Rougier
Transportation to the Show House included

Meet the Designer Days

Come and visit with your favorite interior designers and gather amazing ideas during Designer Days – between 2-7pm – Tuesday June 13, Thursday June 22, and Sunday June 25.

June 16 – Hot Cars & Cold Beers Pine Club Burger Party

Delco Lofts Dragon Plaza
Friday, June 16; 6:00 PM
$50 includes tour of the Designers’ Show House at Delco Lofts, Pine Club burgers, Killer Brownies and all the fixin’s.
Live music and High-end Luxury Car Show
J Stanton and Friends, Featuring Natalie Sanders

June 17 – Sounds of the Classics Cruise-In

Delco Lofts Dragon Plaza
Saturday, June 17; 9:00 AM-3:00PM
Cruise – In free to the Public; Visit the Designers’ Show House at Delco Lofts pre-sale $20 or $25 at the Door
Amazing DJ Richard (Hot Rod) Ryman and over 100 amazing cars
Enjoy our Food Truck Rally, Balloon Sculptures by Lea Craine Children’s Entertainment, Raffles and Door Prizes
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June 19 – First Ladies of Dayton High Tea and Fashion Show

Dayton Woman’s Club
Monday, June 19; 11:00 AM
$40 includes tour of the Designers’ Show House at Delco Lofts, high tea and fashion show
Fashions by Wild Poppy; Pianist Brent Manley
Transportation to the Show House included

June 22 – Seventh Inning Stretch

Designers’ Show House at Delco Lofts and the New Dragon’s Lair
Thursday, June 22
$60 includes tour of the Designers’ Show House at Delco Lofts, Dragons Game at 7:00, and ball park buffet with Dragon souvenirs

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