The official attendance at the 2015 Dayton Hamvention® was 25,621. That’s an increase from the official count of 24,873 visitors last year — or an additional 748 attendees. The 2013 attendance was 24,542.
Hamvention attendance peaked in 1993 at 33,669, before the 1996 change in date from April to May.
While attendance has fluctuated over the years, Dayton Hamvention has grown to international proportions, attracting members of the worldwide Amateur Radio community each spring.
The sponsoring Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) already has begun counting down the days to the next Hamvention on May 20-22, 2016. — Thanks to Henry Ruminski, W8HJR