Dayton's largest international festival, the World A'fair, is represented by
the festival dancers.
The grape dance usually takes place on the last Saturday in September (check the
calander to make sure)!
It is a celebration for the grape harvest. Traditionally, it is a time when the
grapes have been harvested, trampled, and the wine made.
This is a family-friendly time where the girls dance with bottles of wine or grape
juice on their heads, and the boys perform a stick dance, both in traditional
The children take bags of grapes suspended from a frame. Couples take to
the dance floor for Hungarian folk dances such as the csárdász.