Summer festivals and events 2019

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Howland Summer Market 
Saturdays, May 18 through October 12, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Richard E. Orwig Park at the corner of East Market Street and Willow Drive.

Mission Night Market Boardman 
Second Friday of each month, from 6-10 p.m., May through October
Huntington Place Plaza, 1393 Boardman-Canfield Rd., Boardman
Each month, Mission Night Market will provide opportunities to local producers to share healthy foods, new businesses to get their feet wet, musicians to reach new audiences and community groups to share their programs and gather as neighbors.

Warren Farmers Market 
Tuesdays from 3-6 p.m. from early June through early October.
Courthouse Square in Warren, Ohio 
This outdoor market features food, cooking demos, music and activities.

Youngstown’s Summer Movie Series
All movies will be shown outside of the Covelli Centre, located at 229 E. Front St., at 9 p.m. (Rainouts will show the next day at 9 p.m.) 
The schedule is as follows: 
July 19: Jurassic Park (1993) — This movie will be shown at the Youngstown Amphitheater
July 22: The Sandlot (1993) 
July 29: Beauty and the Beast (1991)
August 5: Wizard of Oz (1939)
August 12: School of Rock (2003) 

More information is available on the event’s Facebook page.

Youngstown Flea 
2019 Flea Dates: Aug. 17, Sept. 7 and Oct. 5. Hours are from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
110 Freeman Alley (next to the Covelli Centre)
The Youngstown Flea hosts a “Market for Makers” once per month right in the heart of the downtown Youngstown area. This market is dedicated to local/regional vendors of hand-made, antique and repurposed wood/metal/furniture, vintage clothing and collectibles.

River Rock at the Amp
Classic rock concerts take the stage rain or shine at the Warren Community Amphitheatre. The Amp is located in downtown Warren, along Millionaires’ Row and adjacent to historic Courthouse Park overlooking the Mahoning River. 
In addition to Amphitheatre seating, there is room for lawn chairs and blankets. Food and refreshments, including a beer tent, is located on site. 
Concerts take place on Saturdays, starting May 25. A full schedule is available at

Party on the Plaza
The outdoor music series features local and regional performers in downtown Youngstown and food and beverage specials from area restaurants. This year features a diverse line-up of country, pop, hip hop and oldies music.
The schedule is as follows:

— July 19: SWAGG and Sparking B from 6 to 11 p.m. on N. Phelps Street
— August 9: Luke Nasty: 6 to 11 p.m. on E. Federal Plaza
— August 16: Alex Meixner from 6 to 11 p.m. on N. Phelps Street
— August 23: Houseband and RDNA from 6 to 11 p.m. on N. Phelps Street

Visit the event’s Facebook page for updates.

Vienna Summer Concerts
Free concerts at the Vienna Township Gazebo. Bring your lawn chairs. If it rains, concerts will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle’s Parish Center.
The schedule is as follows, and all concerts begin at 6 p.m.:

Sunday, July 21: Jim Frank Combo
Sunday, July 28: The Road Work Band
Sunday, August 4: Full House
Sunday, August 11: Guys Without Ties
Sunday, August 18: The Liverpool Lads (Beatles tribute band)


Girard Mount Carmel Festival
July 12-16, from 5-11 p.m. nightly
IFH Club, 33 W. Wilson Ave., Girard, OH
Music, food and games, as well as Bingo. Fireworks will be at 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Niles Our Lady of Mount Carmel Summer Festival
Wednesday, July 17 – Sunday, July 21, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 5-11 p.m. 
One of the oldest running church festivals in Ohio features games of chance, raffles, Bingo, amusement rides and Italian food. 
More information

Lowellville Mt. Carmel Festival
Wednesday, July 17 – Saturday, July 20
102 Washington St., Lowellville, OH
Baby Doll Dance July 17, 18 and 19. 
Fireworks display at 11 p.m. July 20. 
Nightly entertainment from 6-8:30 p.m. 
For more information, visit the Facebook page or

Antique Appraisal Show
Thursday, July 18, from 3-7 p.m.
Shepherd of the Valley, 4100 N. River Rd. NE, Warren, OH
Parking will be available at the Ernie Hall Airport and at Eye Care next door, and guests can be shuttled over to the event
Shepherd of the Valley Howland residents are hosting an Antiques Tent Show at their Howland community. The show will be modeled after the popular television program “Antiques Road Show,” with more than 10 appraisers of many kinds of antiques and collectibles on hand.
The public is invited to bring up to two items per person to learn about the history and value of the pieces they are curious about. Expert opinions of value, rather than written appraisals, will be provided. At appraisal events such as this and the Antiques Roadshow on television, there is no buying or selling.
Food trucks will be on-site, and free bottled water will be provided.

Columbiana Wine Festival
From 4-9 p.m. Friday, July 19 and 2-9 p.m. Saturday, July 20
Town Center at Firestone Farms, 101 Town Center Ave., Columbiana, OH
The event features live music, juried arts and crafts, food and selections from area wineries. Wine Fest raises awareness and funds in support of the Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau.
Tickets are $25 in advance/$30 at the gate and include 10 tasting tickets, a souvenir Wine Fest glass and event program. 
Guests can purchase tickets online at, or by visiting one of these area locations:– Wine Connection – 350 E. State Route 14, Columbiana
— Moondance Boutique – Town Center, Firestone Farms, at 127 Town Center Ave., Columbiana
— Diletto Winery – 8578 Market Street, Boardman
— Columbiana Area Tourism Bureau Office (located in the Chamber building) – 333 North Main Street, Columbiana

Rockin’ the River
Friday, July 19
Riverwalk Amphitheater, 214 E. Washington St., New Castle, Pa.
Five local bands will be performing through the night while raising money for the PA Wounded Warriors. There will be food vendors, kids activities and more. Fireworks are at 10 p.m.

7th Annual Butterfly Festival 
Saturday, July 20, from 1 – 4 p.m. 
Southside Community Butterfly Garden: 88 Williamson, Youngstown, Ohio
This is a free event that showcases all of the garden’s programs. There will be a butterfly display, food, and music.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Enon Valley Community Day
Saturday, July 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. 
Fireworks are at 10 p.m.

Fireworks Festival and Freedom Fair
Saturday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 
At 10 p.m., there will be fireworks. Events take place in downtown New Castle. More information is online.

A Celebration of Color: Interactive Gallery Showing
Saturday, July 20, from 6-10 p.m. 
The Armory of Arts, 49 S. Sharpsville Ave., Sharon, Pa. 
The interactive art show will feature selections of work by Jeffrey S Piper, Michael DeBonis, Doug Meyer, Justin Reese and Dallas Wooten, along with musical entertainment provided by Silver Bridge Strings. Attendees can enjoy interactive exhibits, pottery demonstrations, caricatures, body painting and black-out poetry throughout the evening. 
Catering is provided by Lulu Beans Cafe.
Proceeds will fund large scale art initiatives in Downtown Sharon.
Tickets are $25 and include one drink ticket and hors d’oeuvres. A cash bar will be available during the course of the evening. 
Tickets are available for purchase at Lulu Beans Cafe or online at

Bethel Fest
Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21
Bethel Church of God in Christ, 3147 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown, OH
From noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, there will be an outdoor festival, featuring live music, free food, activities and a rib cook-off contest. Morning worship under a tent takes place at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Warren Greek Festival
July 24-28
The St. Demetrios Hellenic Orthodox Church hosts its 52nd annual festival. With traditional Greek food like gyros and souvlaki, Greek dancers, and carnival rides, you won’t want to miss the festivities. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page. 

Basilica of Our Lady Mt. Carmel Italian Festival 
Thursday, July 25 through Sunday, July 28 
A processional begins at 1 p.m. Sunday after the noon mass.
The youth of the church will lead the procession with flags that display Italy’s regions. The group will process down Mt. Carmel and then return to the original start point. 
The event includes food and an Italian auction, which concludes with a drawing on Sunday evening. 
More information can be found on the event’s Facebook page.

WaterFire Sharon’s Beach Bash
Saturday, July 27, from 1-11 p.m. 
Downtown Sharon, PA
The “Beach Bash” theme features summer-time beach music. The event also includes an artisan market full of vendors, food court selections and fire on the river.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

87th Annual Serbian Day Picnic
Sunday, July 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
Holy Trinity Serbian Orthodox Church, 53 Laird Ave., Youngstown, OH
The event features live musical entertainment, games and activities for children, a folk dance performance, basket raffle, traditional foods and refreshments. 
Admission is free.

Columbiana County Fair
July 29 – August 4
225 Lee Ave., Lisbon, Ohio


St. Patrick Church Parish Festival
August 1 and 2 from 6 to 11 p.m., August 3 from 5 p.m. to midnight and August 4 from 3 to 11 p.m.
225 N. Main St., Hubbard
Free admission.
Live entertainment – The House Band, Hern Brothers Band, Fabulous Flashbacks, Demos Papadimas and Generation Rock featuring Leanne Binder.
5K race on Saturday, raffles, parish-made food, rides, games.
Grand prize raffle is a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab 4×4.
You can buy raffle tickets and view the entertainment schedule online.

Jackson Twp. Citizens Association Community Wide Yard Sale 
Friday, August 2 and Saturday, August 3 
10748 Mahoning Ave. near the Jackson-Milton Football Field 
Vendors spots are available for $20; they are also taking donations. Businesses in the area are open and offering specials for sales.

Greater Youngstown Italian Fest  
August 2, 3 and 4 (From 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Sunday and 1 to 11 p.m. on Saturday)
Central Square, downtown Youngstown
The fest is a family-oriented event that offers a taste of the Italian heritage through performances by international recording artists, delicious food offered by the area’s finest vendors and restaurants, Italian games and more.

Brews, Bands and Bikes V
Saturday, August 3, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
Mercer County Courthouse Square
There will be a vintage bike show, craft beers, food and live music. Admission is free.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Champion Rotary Bluegrass/Country Celebration
Saturday, August 3, from noon – 11 p.m. 
Willow Lake, 6863 Mahoning Ave. NW, Champion, OH
Admission is free to the event, which includes a basket raffle and popular Beard & Mustache Contest. Camping, swimming, food and beverage are available at additional charges. 
Bluegrass performers will be from noon to 6 p.m. 
More information is on the event’s Facebook page.

7th Annual Wings and Wheels
Sunday, August 4, from 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 
Ernie Hall Aviation Museum, 4033 N. River Rd., Howland, OH
Hundreds of classic cars and aircraft will be on display. Music, food and beer will also be available.
Admission is $10, children ages 6-12 are $5, and those 5 and younger are free.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Holy Spirit Parish Festival
August 7-10
St. Vitus Church Grounds on Mercer Street in New Castle
Homemade food, nightly Italian specials, entertainment, Baby Doll Dance, Kiddieland rides and games and the Morra Tournament.
Fireworks are at dusk on August 10.
Visit Lawrence County’s website has more information.

Summerfest on the Green
At 10 a.m. Saturday, August 10 until 5 p.m. Sunday, August 11
Brookfield Center, Brookfield, OH
Events include a community parade, car cruise, bike/wagon parade, free kids activities, trick dog show, High5 the Clown/Magic Show, pet parade, Jungle Terry’s Exotic Animals, firefighter waterball challenge, bed race, freestyle Karate demo team performance, WC4 Children’s Choir, bounce house/inflatables, rock wall, music, food, vendors and more.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Shaker Woods Festival  
August 10-11, 17-18, and 24-25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Shaker Woods Grounds, 44337 County Line Rd. Columbiana, OH
Over 200 crafters and artisans will be dressed in Shaker period clothing while demonstrating and selling their handmade wares.

Lake Milton Arts and Crafts at the Beach
Saturday, August 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
2323 Grandview Rd., Lake Milton, OH
Arts and Crafts Festival held at Lake Milton State Park.

Lawrence County Fair
August 12-17
Rides, games, food and exhibits as well as the Demolition Derby.
Fireworks are at 9 p.m. August 17.
For more information and a schedule, visit the Lawrence County Fair’s website.

Brier Hill Italian Festival 2019 
Thursday, August 15 through Saturday, August 17 (4-11 p.m.) and Sunday, August 18 (Noon-11 p.m.)
ITAM Post 12, 354 Calvin St., Youngstown, OH 
This event is held by Trolio-DiVito Italian Merchandise. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Free Movie Night at Eastwood Field
Friday, August 16 at 8 p.m. (Gates open at 7 p.m. 
Eastwood Field
Get ready to watch “The Lego Movie 2,” presented by Cricket Wireless. Grab a blanket and watch the movie from the outfield! Food and beverage will be available for sale throughout the movie.
The Scrappers ask that the following items are not used on the field: chairs, bug spray and spray sunscreen.

Polish Day
Sunday, August 18, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. (mass at 11:30 a.m.)
St. Anne Ukrainian Catholic Byzantine Rite, 4310 Kirk Rd., Youngstown, OH
The original polka bands from the first Polish Day will be joining the festivities from Cleveland and Pittsburgh. There will also be speakers and educational workshops throughout the day as well as a​​​​​​ pierogi eating contest, made-to-order Nalesniki (Polish crepes), how to make pierogi workshop, Polish deli and bakery, a silent auction, basket raffle, cultural garden, children’s activities and a Polish marketplace.
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page

Canfield Fair
August 28 – Sept, 2
7265 Columbiana-Canfield Rd Canfield, OH
The largest county fair in Ohio features car and animal shows, rides and games, food and more. The main musical act will be Pentatonix

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