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The BEST fish fry events this weekend in Dayton

There’s no better Friday pastime this time of year. 

And that means fish fry season. Sure, many fish fries have been under way for weeks. But since it’s official season now, we have some events this weekend just for you.

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Fish fries take place like clockwork during the Lenten season. These are community events that bring people together in droves to break bread and thousands of pounds of crispy, flaky fish together. CONTRIBUTED


Feb. 14: Our Lady of the Rosary Fish Fry

22 Notre Dame Ave., Dayton

937-228-8802, 5:30-10:30 p.m., $17 at the door

All-you-can-eat Icelandic cod, chicken strips, fresh sausage (hot and regular), French fries, salad, cole slaw, cabbage and noodles, homemade desserts, plus popcorn, ice cream, coffee, beer and soft drinks. 

All food is made from scratch.

Age 25 and older.

More info: Facebook

Feb. 14: North Dayton Anglers & Gun Club Fish Fry

1924 Valley St., Dayton

937-236-9120, 6-8:30, $10 at the door 

Feb. 15: 10th annual Brick City Blast Fish Fry

5357 Fishburg Road, Huber Heights

937-233-8618, 6-11 p.m., $15 at the door

Prices includes beer/pop and all-you-can-eat fish, chicken, polish sausage, french fries, baked beans and coleslaw.

More info: Facebook

A fish fry helmed by the Corpus Christi Fryers. ALEXIS LARSEN/CONTRIBUTED
The Hecht family and friends batter Icelandic Cod fillets to be fried at Friday night’s fish fry at Fenwick High School last March in Middletown. The Hecht family has been throwing fish fry events for more than 50 years. NICK DAGGY / STAFF
Photo: Nick Daggy