March is Women’s History Month, but it's important to honor women and their contributions to society year-round! The City of Dayton, specifically the Oregon District, is filled with unique small businesses.
Read our list of suggestions below for woman-owned businesses in Dayton, Ohio you can visit (less than an hour drive away from most of Cincinnati).
Woman-Owned Businesses in Dayton
- Luna's Gifts & Botanicals
Luna is owned by a group of six women who are longtime best friends. Their dream was to create a new shop in a neighborhood they love, the Oregon District. And they did just that. Luna Gifts & Botanicals sells a variety of hand-picked quality plants and unique gifts like jewelry, books, mugs and stickers.
- Heart Mercantile
Owned by a few of the same women that own Luna Gifts & Botanicals, Heart Mercantile is another shop in the Oregon District. It promotes feminism and sells funny and cute gifts that are often Gem City themed.
- Speakesy Yoga
This empowering yoga studio is owned by artist Allie Haines and includes mediation, workshops, and training. Speakesy is located in the heart of Dayton, but also offers virtual classes.
Clash is a boutique/gallery in the Oregon District. It sells vintage items, modern clothing, costumes, and art created by local artists.
- Wheat's Penny Oven & Bar
Owned by two college friends with a passion for cooking, Liz and Wiley, this inclusive restaurant offers pizza-centric and rustic Italian-styled dishes, while serving fresh and trendy cocktails.
- Billie's Gold Bubble Tea
Inspired by adventures of Nicole Cornett’s 2018 family vacation, the Billie Gold Bubble Tea Food Truck made its debut at Dayton's Levitt Pavilion shortly after. Explore a variety of yummy bubble and boba teas at this food truck located on Watervliet Ave. In March, Billie Gold Bubble Tea will also open a store front location in the old Press Coffee bar in Belmont!
- Puff Apothecary
This natural hair boutique offers plant-based products and specializes in natural hair; curls, braids, and locs while encouraging confidence and beauty in women.
In addition to many of these businesses above, the Oregon District also has altafiber's free Public Wi-Fi! We encourage you to take advantage of this fast and reliable Wi-Fi as you discover all that Dayton, Ohio has to offer, including more woman-owned businesses. Learn more about altafiber’s presence in Dayton at the button below.