(WKBN) – The summer season is coming to the Valley, which means fun and festivities out in the community.
Do you know of a scheduled event or an update on the status of an event that we’ve missed? Submit your information here.
Below is the list of events in the Valley and where they currently stand:
Shaker Woods Festival
August 13-14, 20-21, 27-28
44337 Countyline Rd, Columbiana, OH 44408
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
St. Jude/OLOL Parish Festival
180 7th St.
From 5-10 p.m. June 17-19
Food, rides, games, raffles, music, beer and wine. There will be a $100 cash drawing nightly (the winner must be present). The grand prize drawing is $5,000 on Sunday night at 10 p.m. There will be Bingo nightly in the church hall from 6-9 p.m.
First Fridays on Fifth
Every Friday during the summer in downtown East Liverpool.
This includes a live band, beer and wine sales, concessions, vendors, crafts, and local businesses will be open late. These are held on the First Friday of the month during the summer. There won’t be one due to the all-class reunion in July.
St. Jude and Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Festival
June 17-19, 5-10 p.m.
At St. Jude Church, 180 7th Street in Columbiana
It will feature live entertainment, games, raffles, homemade food, bingo, beer and wine, a 5k drawing and an amusement midway. There will also be a cowboy boot scootin’ judging contest (Fri 4-7 p.m.) and a Polka Mass (Saturday at 4 p.m.)
Weekly Yoga in Thompson Park
Every Monday from 7-8:15 p.m.
Thompson Park Amphitheater in East Liverpool
All are invited! The setting offers an open fresh air environment surrounded by the prana of beautiful trees, and the support of a roof that offers shade and rain protection during class.
Columbiana County Fair
225 Lee Ave., Lisbon, OH
For a list of events and pricing, go to www.columbianacountyfair.com.
Salem Super Cruise
S. Broadway Avenue and E. Pershing Street, Salem, OH
More information at www.salemsupercruise.com.
Summer Concerts in the Park
6000 Kirk Rd., Austintown, OH
All concerts are 7-8:30 p.m., weather permitting
A schedule of acts is available on Austintown Township’s website.
August 31 – September 5
For a list of events and pricing, go to www.canfieldfair.com.
Mill Creek MetroParks Farm
The barns at the MetroParks Farm are currently open for the season for the public for viewing the animals daily from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., with extended hours until 6 p.m. from June to October.
The farm is located at 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Rd.
Movie and Family Fun Night
Friday, June 10, beginning at 5 p.m.
33 Cortland Ave.
The event includes food trucks, a movie at dark (“Spiderman No Way Home”), free bounce house, dunk tank and Blue Siren Band.
Friday, June 24 and Saturday, June 25
Disco Inferno will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Cortland Field Stage. There will also be food and bounces. On Saturday, there will be a parade, Poland Idol, pie contest and fireworks. The parade begins at 6 p.m.
Information on the weekend can be found on Celebrate Poland Ohio Facebook page.
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Festival Lowellville
Wednesday, July 13 through Saturday, July 16
Baby doll dances on Wednesday at 9:00 p.m. Thursday at 11:00 p.m. and Friday 11:00 p.m. Our Zambelli Fireworks display is Saturday night at 11:30 p.m. Other events include the bocce tournament each night and all day Saturday with the championship match Saturday night. Morra tournament on Friday starting at 6:00 p.m. Entertainment includes the Lowellville Mt. Carmel band each night along with multiple musical guests each night. There is no cost to get in and there will be vendors on site along with all kinds of carnival games & rides for the kids. The event begins at 6 p.m. daily.
Sebring Fireman’s Festival and Parade
Wednesday, June 8 to Saturday, June 11
The event includes rides, games and festival food.
On Wednesday, the queen will be crowned at 7 p.m.
Thursday will be the classic car show at 6 p.m.
Saturday is Bike Night hosted by Legion Riders at 4 pm.
The parade is Friday at 6:30 p.m., with registration starting at 5 p.m. Those participating in the parade are welcome to give candy.
July 8-9, from 5-10 p.m.
COSP at St. Nicholas Great Hall
The indoor/outdoor event will be held rain or shine. Food will be served inside the Great Hall, and there will be activities for kids including Jocko the Clown on July 8 and Porgie the Clown on July 9.
There will also be Over and Under Table and Chuck-a-Luck for adults, as well as a 50/50 raffle, a Chinese Auction and a baked goods booth.
A free family bike run will be from 10 a.m. to noon July 9. Meet in the St. Nicholas parking lot.
Summer Concert Series at the Gazebo
July 14 – John Reese Project
July 28 – American Made
Agust 11 – Mr. Robert Noble
Music starts at 6 p.m.
Bring your own chair
Hot Troll Summer @ Noble Creature Cask House
Saturday, June 18, 8 p.m.
126 E Rayen Ave, Youngstown, OH 44503
Food, beer, and entertainment provided by Greywalker and ALBUM.
Youngstown Funk Fest
Sunday, June 19
Wick Park on Fifth Avenue
Hosted by Youngstown United as One, the program includes the following schedule:
- Noon – 1 p.m.: DJ Play’s P Funk Music
- 1-1:30 p.m.: Charisma
- 2-2:30 p.m.: We Nex
- 3-4 p.m.: The Real Deal Band
- Intermission with 24KARAT Line Dancers from 4-4:30 p.m.
- 5-6:30 p.m.: The Matrix
- 7-8:30 p.m.: Geo C & Tha Storm
Simply Slavic Festival
From 5-11 p.m. Friday, June 17 and noon to midnight Saturday, June 18
The event includes live music, folk dancing, vendors, educational exhibits, food, street dancing, children’s activities, a bonfire after dark and more. The entry fee is $5, but children 12 and younger are free. Find more information at www.simplyslavic.org.
Community Event Series:
The 2022 edition of the Premier Bank Community Event Series will continue its tradition of hosting programming focused on community interest, with local performers and other summer favorites. The series will kick off at the Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre on May 5.
The schedule is as follows:
- June 4 – The Vindys (Doors: 6:30 p.m., Showtime: 7:30 p.m.)
- Northeast Ohio favorite – The Vindys – will return to The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre to share their unique blend of pop, jazz and rock music (Buy tickets here).
- July 9 – Youngstown Wine and Jazz feat. Four80East (Doors: 6 p.m., Showtime: 7 p.m.)
- JAC Live, The City of Youngstown and Youngstown State University Summer Festival of the Arts will once again present Youngstown Wine and Jazz feat. National Recording Artist Four80East and the Homecoming of Sharon Rae North (Buy tickets here).
- July 22 – Youngstown Summer Movie Series: “Space Jam”
A special Friday edition of the Youngstown Summer Movie Series, featuring the original Space Jam starring Michael Jordan.
- September 16 – Night Out For Neighborhoods feat. 76 Degrees West (Doors: 6:30 p.m., Showtime: 7:30 p.m.)
Concert and fundraiser for local neighborhood watch organizations (Buy tickets here).
- October 2 – Ohio Nonviolence Week Parade
Mahoning Valley Sojourn to The Past’s annual Ohio Nonviolence Week Parade.
Family Fun Day
Saturday, July 2 from 12-5 p.m. at Wick Park
Music, face painting, food and refreshments as well as bounce houses.
Glaciers Sport: “Tribute to Neil Diamond
St. Marion’s Pavillion- 1555 S. Meridian Road
The annual event is being held on July 30 and proceeds to benefit The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley and The Boys and Girls Club of the Mahoning Valley.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival
343 Via Mount Carmel Ave.
Features Italian food and music to promote Italian heritage and culture while assisting with the historic Mt. Carmel parish maintenance.
Summer Movie Series:
The movies will be shown from June 20 through August 15 on the lawn of Wean Park, located at 229 E. Front St. Each movie starts at 9 p.m. Monday. If there is a rain-out, it will be shown at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
The schedule is as follows:
- June 20 – “Ghostbusters Afterlife” (2021)
- June 27 – “Encanto” (2021)
- July 11 – “Dark Crystal” (1982)
- July 25 – “Christmas Vacation” (1989)
- August 9 – “Spiderman No Way Home” (2021)
- August 15 – “School of Rock” (2003)
A special “Drive-in Movie Night” will also be held at the Youngstown Amphitheater featuring “Space Jam” (1996). That movie starts at 9 p.m. Friday, July 22.
The Amphitheatre is located at 201 South Phelps St.
The Taste of Youngstown 5k and 0.0
June 24, 6 p.m., at the Canfield Fairgrounds
You can run or walk the 5K or just enjoy various food and drinks that will be on site.
There will also be live music by Jon and Bob from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
The cost of the 5K run/walk is $40, $35 for 0.0, and $25 for those 12 and under.
You can sign up at YoungstownMarathon.com, SecondSoleRacing.com or Race Sign Up.
Greater Youngstown Italian Fest
Downtown Youngstown, Central Square
Largest Italian-American celebration in the tri County area featuring two stages of entertainment and delicious food and wine and beer for you to enjoy.
August 20, from noon to 3 p.m.
Covelli Centre — Wean Park
Family dog show
Summer on the Green
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4
Crafters, home-based businesses and farmers are welcome to sell their wares. Vendors may register at the township administration building before May 31, or call 330-448-4500 for more information.
Craft and vendor fair
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, July 23
Crafters, home-based businesses and farmers are welcome to sell their wares. Vendors may register at the township administration building before July 18, or call 330-448-4500 for more information.
Route 7 60-mile Garage Sale
8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3
Brookfield will be participating in the garage sales, which take place 60 miles along Route 7. Those who want to register for a table at the green can register at the township administration building before August 29, or call 330-448-4500 for more information.
Steel Valley Woofstock 5
Sunday, Aug. 14 at the Tiffany Banquet Center
Featuring food and music including the Labra Brothers. Raffle baskets to raise money for emergency vet services.
More information available on their website.
Fair Food Frenzy
From 4-7 p.m. Friday, May 20; and noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21
Trumbull County Fairgrounds, 899 Everett Hull Rd.
Drive through to purchase several popular fair foods.
Trumbull County Fair
899 Everett Hull Rd.
Information on events and prices is available at www.trumbullcountyfair.com.
Summer Fun at the Eastwood Mall
- Tuesday for Toddlers: Beginning June 14 and taking place at 11 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, kids between 2 and 5-years-old are invited to enjoy summer crafts, snacks and a storytime, sponsored by Books-A-Million.
- Medici Museum of Art Summer Camp: Introduces children 7 and up to the basic principles of art, with a focus on art history and culture. This specially-designed program will run every Thursday until July 7, from 1–2 p.m. Because space is limited, parents are encouraged to register online.
- Camp Marshmallow: Returns to Eastwood Mall June 28 – July 26. Every Tuesday at 11 a.m., children will learn about the great outdoors through fun activities, guest speakers and interactive programs. Each week will have a new theme. This program is for children age 5 and older.
For more information about summer events, visit www.eastwoodmall.com.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Summer Festival
Thursday, July 14 – Sunday, July 17
381 Robbins Ave, Niles
Festival foods, entertainment, rides, games, Bingo, annual Bocce tournament and more.
Niles Strawberry Festival
Thursday, June 9
6 p.m. at Niles Library
Along with strawberry goodies. there will be a 50/50 and basket raffles. All proceeds benefit the Club`s Niles McKinley High School Scholarship Program.
Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport
Saturday, Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
There will be a variety of food vendors, a D.J., merchants, cars, and AIRPLANES! Admission is still $10 for adults and $5 for children and parking is free.
African American Achievers’ Festival
Friday, June 3 – Sunday, June 5
Courthouse Square, downtown Warren
It includes food, entertainment, games, rides and a free health fair. The parade going downtown will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Grace AME Church.
You can find more information on the Trumbull County African American Achievers Association’s Facebook page.
River Rock at the Amp
Saturdays, May 28 – September 3 (Fins to the Left performs Friday, July 1)
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 the Courthouse Park overlooking the Mahoning River.
Concert times are from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Gates open at 5 p.m.
All tickets are general admission and are always available online (until ONE WEEK before a concert) and at the gate at the concerts. Tickets are $8, $10 or $12 per person depending on the concert. Children ages 12 and under are admitted free with an adult to all concerts.
You can find a schedule of acts and more information on River Rock at the Amp’s website.
Friday, June 17 – Sunday, June 19
Quinby Park, 525 Austin Ave.
There will be activities for all ages daily, including Friday’s Youth Day featuring climate Justice activities, movie night and Cultural Games. Saturday’s Juneteenth events include historical teachings and Traditional African Garment show and Dancing and The Matrix band, while Sunday is filled with honoring all Positive Community Men with singing, a fishing derby and a vigil for the violence locally and nationally, and more. Activities for each age will be going on daily with vendors, free food, free haircuts and gift cards and prizes will be given out daily.
Pride in the Valley
Saturday, June 18, until 8 p.m. (The parade steps off at noon from Warren City Hall)
Courthouse Square, Warren, OH
Organized by Full Spectrum Community Outreach, the annual festival includes vendors, speakers, entertainment, networking and social opportunities, not only for those who identify as LGBTQIA+, but also for their friends, allies and community supporters. The festival is free to attend.Packard Concert Series
Packard Summer Concert Series
Sunday, June 19 at 7 p.m.
Monday, July 4 at 8 p.m. for the Fourth of July Spectacular with fireworks
Sunday, July 10 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, July 17 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, July 23 at noon
Sunday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21 7 p.m.
All concerts are free and open to the public.
Chalk On The Walk
Saturday, June 25. 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Courthouse Square, Warren, OH
The event is free and open for all kids. Free chalk will be provided. The event is hosted by the Fine Arts Council of Trumbull County. Kids will have the chance to meet Elsa and Spiderman. They can also take part in face painting and tour a Warren City fire truck at 1 p.m..
Flag Day Festival
5 to 11 p.m. Thursday, June 9 and Friday, June 10 and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 11
Weathersfield Township Park on S. Main Street
There will be live music, food, rides, carnival games and a beer tent. A parade down Route 46 will also take place Friday at 6 p.m
The annual festival serves as a fundraiser for the local fire department, which is fully operated by volunte
MERCER COUNTY, PA
Greenville Freedom Festival
Hermitage Arts Festival
From noon to 9 p.m. (fireworks at 9:15 p.m.) Saturday, July 30 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 31
Rodney White Olympic Park
All-day live music, art, food and more.
Interested vendors should complete an application. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Hermitage Farmer’s Market is moving to a monthly Night Market. Along with growers and artisans, there will be food trucks and live entertainment.
The first market is from 5-9 p.m. Thursday, July 14.
Interested vendors, food trucks and musicians should email their name, contact information and business information to email@example.com
Community Day at Brandy Springs Park
Saturday, July 23
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. : The Mercer Markey
1 p.m. : Disc Golf ($20), Pickleball ($40) and Cornhole ($40) tournaments begin
1 – 4 p.m. : Splash Zone
1 – 6 p.m. : Inflatable bounce houses
6 p.m. : Donut Eating Contests
7 p.m. : Live music by Bethany Church band
8 p.m. : Live music by Brett Allen Morgan
More food trucks and activities planned throughout the day
Juneteenth Celebration: Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, June 17 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 18
Music, food vendors. Parade on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. Community food cookoffs, games and more.
Tails of Hope: (No) Father’s Day Spay-ghetti Dinner
Friday, June 10 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Thelma’s Sports Nook Riverside Pavilion
Raffle Baskets and other raffles include great gift ideas for dad or other family members-including your four-legged friends. More information is available and tickets can be purchased online here.
Tails of Hope: Battle of the Bands
Saturday, July 9
Doors open at 5 p.m., the first band hits the stage at 6 p.m.
Thelma’s Sports Nook Riverside Pavilion
Raffle Baskets and other raffles. Tickets are $20 and ticket stub is a free entry into our Door Prize raffle valued over $300. Thelma’s Sports Nook is currently casting the bands. The winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize! Bands interested in submitting themselves for the contest can contact their Facebook Page @TSN2008.
Father’s Day Car Show
Sunday, June 19
Cars will be on display all day 1at the annual car show.
Saturday, July 23, begins at 2 p.m.
Downtown Sharon, along the Shenango River
The Artisan Marketplace and Food Court open at 2 p.m. Ruby will be on the Main Stage starting at 2:30 p.m., performing a mix of mountain soul music, jazz and blues. That’s followed by Beatlemania Magic, a tribute to the Beatles, at 5:30 p.m. The Four Kings and a Queen close out the Main Stage entertainment at 9:30 p.m. At 8 p.m., Ally Grande will perform on the State Street Bridge followed by the blessing of the Shenango River and the lighting of the WaterFire globe and 55 floating bonfires.
The event is family-friendly and open to the public. Visit www.waterfiresharonpa.org for more information.
Transfer Fair Kids Festival Sponsored by Brown’s Towing
Saturday, August 27 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Transfer Harvest Home Fair, Harvest Home Road
Free kids’ festival with games and prizes
For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page
LAWRENCE COUNTY, PA.
Ellwood City Arts, Crafts and Food Festival
July 2, Ewing Park, Ellwood City
More than 200 arts and crafts booths, food and musical entertainment. Great for the entire family.
39th Annual Slovenefest
July 8-10, SNPJ Recreation Center, 270 Martin Rd.
Slovenefest brings together thousands each year to enjoy the ethnic foods – Slovenian Sausage, barbecued lamb, chicken and pork, – music, culture and fun of Slovenia! There’s never a dull moment as the entertainment runs continuously from noon until late at night. See the website for a full entertainment schedule.
Enon Valley Community Day and Bluegrass Festival
July 16, Enon Valley Borough, 95 Cass St., Enon Valley
Breakfast at Masonic Lodge from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Opening Ceremonies at Memorial Park at 9 a.m. with a parade kicking off at 10 a.m. Vendors and Crafters, Amish Donuts, Carnival Bingo, Historical Displays, Civil War Encampment, Children’s Activities, Carnival Bingo, Bluegrass Festival, Fireworks, and much more! Fun for the whole family!
June 11 at Haunted Hill View Manor, 2801 Ellwood Rd., New Castle. Admission is $5.
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Psychic Fair
1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Gallery Reading with Greg Nicholas & Cindy Willoughby
2 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Ghost Hunting Class (Free with Admission)
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Evidence Talk (Free with Admission)
Lawrence County Fair
August 15-20, Lawrence County Fairgrounds, 464 Midway Rd., New Castle
Grandstand fan favorites like Rodeo and Demolition Derby as well as rides & games, food and exhibits plus much more! Week-long Agricultural Show-Case of livestock exhibits, farm & home products, machinery & allied equipment, along with agricultural, sustainable living & homemaking educational activities. Family-based entertainment: Music Concerts, Truck & Tractor Pulls, Rodeo, Demolition Derby, Gospel Entertainment, local high school bands and dance troupes.
Western PA Balloon Quest
Aug. 3-7, Scotland Meadows Park, 304 S. Scotland Lance, New Castle
A hot air balloon galore event! See the sky sprinkled with hot air balloons (weather permitting), Thursday night see the “Balloon Glow” where the balloons dance to music along with amusements, live entertainment, food, and more!
Hill-Con Paranormal Convention
August 13, 11 a.m. to 3 a.m., Haunted Hill View Manor, 2801 Ellwood Rd., New Castle
The event includes speakers, vendors, readings, tours and more.
Tour de Donut
June 10-11, New Wilmington, Pa.
We are riding into summer 2022 with sweet new ideas to make sure we all get out and enjoy delicious donuts and New Wilmington Amish Country roads again this year. Friday, June 10, we’ll be getting sugared up the Apple Castle for the Donut Dash! Saturday, June 11, we’ll be sprinkling in lots more fun at Westminster College for the sweetest ride of the year, Tour de Donut.
Summer events at Volant Mills (550 Main St.):
July 9: Everything BLUEberry Fest
July 23: Harry Potter’s Birthday
July 30: Flower Power
August 13: 15 Miles of Treasures Yard Sale
August 27: Sunflower Saturday
Summer Throwdown at Mines and Meadows
July 16-17, Mines and Meadows ATV/RV Resort, 1307 Old Route 18, Wampum
Admission: $30. The schedule includes off-road riding, food vendors, Mud Bog competition, music and fireworks.