Greater Youngstown Italian Fest canceled this year


The festival plans on returning in August 2021

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest, an annual summer tradition downtown, has been canceled this year due to COVID-19 concerns.

“This pandemic has impacted virtually every business, industry and citizen across our country. The health, safety and well-being of our volunteers, vendors, members and our visitors are our highest priority to ensure a safe environment for our guests,” the festival posted on Facebook.

The festival plans on returning in August 2021.

The Warren Italian-American Heritage Festival has also been canceled this year.

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