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 Flea 
Aug. 17, Sept. 7 and Oct. 5 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
Concerts take place on Saturdays, starting May 25
Classic rock concerts take the stage rain or shine at the Warren Community Amphitheatre, located in downtown Warren along Millionaires’ Row and adjacent to the 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.
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:
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
All free concerts begin at 6 p.m.
Vienna Township Gazebo (if it rains, concerts will be held at St. Thomas the Apostle’s Parish Center)
Bring your lawn chairs.
The schedule is as follows:
Sunday, August 18: The Liverpool Lads (Beatles tribute band)


Shaker Woods Festival  
August 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.

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.

Summer Tractor Show
Friday, August 16- Sunday, August 18
1653 Ridge Rd., Vienna, OH
Tractor buffs of all ages will enjoy this annual show which features a large variety of antique tractors on display. This year’s featured tractor is John Deere. Plenty of games; events for children; Chinese auction; tractor pulls; and flea market. Food available for purchase. Musical entertainment Saturday and Sunday.

East Palestine Historic Car Cruise
Saturday, August 17, from 1-6 p.m.
East Palestine Park, 31 Park Ave.
The car cruise features food vendors, displays, sponsor choice trophies, door prizes, music from 5 Decades, raffle baskets, a 50/50 raffle, bag/bucket of goodies to the first 50 classics registered. Donations go to the East Palestine Bulldog Band to defray the cost of their trip to perform in Disney World.

Heritage Days and Wild Wheels Car Show
Saturday, August 18 at 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Ward-Thomas House, 503 Brown St., Niles, OH
It will feature tours of the house, greenhouse and barn as well as displays by crafters, artisans and vendors. There will be activities for children and music. The Wild Wheels car show will showcase vintage and classic cars and awards will be given.
Admission is by donation.

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

Jeep Show and Shine
August 18, from noon – 5 p.m.
Courthouse parking lot, Lisbon, OH
The event includes prizes for the best Jeeps, a 50/50 raffle and live music.
Registration is $10 and can be done online, at

The Great Trail Arts and Crafts Festival
Aug. 24-25 and Aug. 31 – Sept. 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Great Trail Festival Grounds (State Route 43/6331 Canton Rd., Malvern, OH)
Enjoy two full weekends of olde-time entertainment and activities from the French and Indian-era. There will be an 18th-century marketplace, music, buckskin rendezvous, kettle-cooked foods, a live buffalo herd and much more.
A flag-raising will take place each day at 11 a.m., along with battle reenactments at 1 p.m.
The State of Ohio Tomahawk Throwing Championship will be Sept. 2 at 1 p.m.
Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for kids 10-18 years old and free for kids under 10.
There will be acres of free parking available.
For more information, call Barbara Garduno at 330-794-9100 or visit

Trinity Fellowship’s Community Carnival
Sunday, August 25, from 3-6 p.m.
4749 South Ave., Boardman, Ohio
The free community event includes face painting, games, bounce-arounds and more. Concessions will be available for $1.
More information is available on 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


GraceWood Niles Assisted Living’s Car and Bike Show
Saturday, Sept. 7 from noon to 3 p.m. (registration starts at 11 a.m.)
GraceWood Niles (730 Youngstown Warren Rd.)
Food and drinks will be for sale along with other activities like a 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction, DJ Killin, dash plaques, goodie bags and special prize drawings for all registered vehicles.
All proceeds benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.
For more information, call Jan Gilliland at 330-652-4177, ext. 202 or email

New Castle Music Festival
Saturday, September 14, beginning at noon
2520 Mill Bridge Rd., New Castle, Pa.
Celebrate life with art at the 2019 New Castle Music Festival. Over 21 musicians and comedians performing all day. There will be food trucks, gelato, vendors and games.
More information is available online.

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