Dayton Hamvention 2021 Cancelled

Dayton Hamvention 2021 has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On January 11, 2021, the Dayton Hamvention 2021 Executive Committee announced:

Unfortunately, several setbacks in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic make necessary the difficult decision to cancel Hamvention 2021. …

Those who had their tickets, inside booths or flea market spaces deferred last year will be deferred again. Those who purchased 2021 tickets, inside booths or flea market spaces will also be deferred. If you desire a refund instead please email and we will contact you. 1

ARRL News reports in Dayton Hamvention Cancels 2021 Show:

The committee said the show would return in 2022 and hinted at a QSO party for Hamvention weekend. In November, Hamvention had announced that “The Gathering” would be the theme for the 2021 show. 2


  1. “Home - Hamvention”, Dayton Hamvention®, accessed January 12 2021,↩︎

  2. “Dayton Hamvention Cancels 2021 Show”, ARRL the national association for Amateur Radio, retrieved January 12 2021,↩︎