EVENTS & CONCERTS: THE YOUNGSTOWN EXPERIENCE

Looking for something to do? You’ve come to the right place! Check out all of the exciting happenings, events and concerts Youngstown has to offer!

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Simply Slavic Heritage Festival

Friday, June 14 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Simply-Slavic

Simply Slavic, the festival created specifically to celebrate Youngstown’s Slavic community, will take place on Friday, June 14, 2024 from 5pm to 11pm and Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 12pm to Midnight in Downtown Youngstown. The event will include live music, folk dance performances, homemade food, children’s learning areas, educational exhibits, and ethnic vendors. A full weekend of entertainment and education is planned. Admission is $5.00. Children 12 years old and younger will be admitted free of charge both days.

Visit the Simply Slavic website for more information including a complete schedule of events.

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Date:
Friday, June 14 2024
Time:
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.simplyslavic.org/

Venue

Downtown Youngstown
20 Federal Place
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Ribs-N-Rock Festival

Thursday, June 20 2024 @ 12:00 pm

Ribs-N-Rock Festival
Ribbers and rockers unite for summer’s ultimate rib cook-off and music festival June 20-23, 2024 at the Southern Park Mall. Gates open each day at 12:00pm. Admission is free until 3:00pm. After 3:00pm, admission is $7.00 per person (Saturday after 3:00pm, admission is $10.00 per person). Re-entry allowed with paid admission. For more information, visit the Ribs-N-Rock Facebook page.
Headlining performances by:
Thursday June 20 – The Clarks with special guests AC & The Heat and No Funk No Justice
Friday, June 21 – Josey Scott with special guests the Undone and Bad JuJu Cleveland
Saturday, June 22 – Vince Neil with special guests Huckin Fillbillys, Turbo Lovers and Youngstown’s EPIC Band
Sunday, June 23 – Chris Higbee with special guests Candace Campana and Broken Reins
Join them each night after the event for the Official Afterparty at Steel Valley Brew Works.

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Date:
Thursday, June 20 2024
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12:00 pm
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Venue

DeBartolo Commons at the Southern Park Mall
7401 Market St.
Boardman, OH 44512 United States
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Youngstown Juneteenth Cultural Festival

Saturday, June 22 2024 - Sunday, June 23 2024

Juneteenth Cultural Festival
The Youngstown Juneteenth Cultural Festival will be held on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 at Wean Park in downtown Youngstown. The two-day festival features vendors, food trucks and musical performances. Festival events include the Youngstown Youth Talent Showcase, R & B Only: Juneteenth Edition, Hip Hop Homage, and the Sunday Soulfood Cook Off Competition.
On Sunday, June 23, there will be fireworks at dark. Free parking at the Covelli Centre.

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Start:
Saturday, June 22 2024
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Sunday, June 23 2024
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Website:
https://www.youngstownjuneteenth.com/

Venue

Wean Foundation Park
201 S. Phelps St.
Youngstown, OH 44503 United States
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Riverfest 2024

Sunday, June 23 2024 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Riverfest

Riverfest will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2024 from 11:00am-4:00pm. This is a free, fun, family-friendly event held at Spring Commons Park/B&O Station. There will be exhibits, food trucks, music, kids crafts, and the Komara Outdoor reptile display. Trumbull Canoe Trails will be there to offer kayak or canoe experiences on the Mahoning River! In addition, the Artists of the Rust Belt will be having a show inside the B&O Station from 11:00am-4:00pm.

For more information or if you would like to register as an exhibitor, please see Eventbrite ( https://www.eventbrite.com/e/riverfest-tickets-881566859207?aff=oddtdtcreator) or go the the Friends of the Mahoning River website (https://friendsofthemahoningriver.org/) or Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/groups/MahoningRiver/).

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Date:
Sunday, June 23 2024
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

B&O Station
530 Mahoning Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44502 United States
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Celebrate Poland

Friday, June 28 2024 - Saturday, June 29 2024

Celebrate Poland

Celebrate Poland is a fun family-friendly celebration in honor of the community of Poland, Ohio! The community of Poland and the surrounding areas come together for this two day fun filled event.

The opening night, Friday, June 28 includes bounce houses, food vendors and a concert by No Funk No Justice.

Saturday, June 29 includes Chalk it up, arts & crafts, Poland Idol, vendors, bounce houses, Parade, and Fireworks.

You won’t want to miss this exciting Summer event! For more info or to find out how you can get involved, visit www.CelebratePolandOhio.com.

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Start:
Friday, June 28 2024
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Saturday, June 29 2024
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Website:
https://www.celebratepolandohio.com/

Venue

Poland Village Hall
308 S Main St.
Poland, OH 44514 United States
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Mahoning Valley Irish Festival

Friday, July 19 2024 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Mahoning Valley Irish Festival 2023

The 2024 Mahoning Valley Irish Festival will be held on Friday, July 19 from 5:00pm-11:00pm and on Saturday, July 20 from 11:00am-11:00pm at Penguin City Beer in downtown Youngstown.

The third annual Mahoning Valley Irish Festival promises an even more spectacular celebration and lots of craic! Attendees can look forward to a delightful array of Irish-American foods, captivating dance performances, soul-stirring music, eclectic vendors, and much more.

This year, the festival proudly once again provides special attractions such as Kids’ Day on Saturday, from 11:00am-5:00pm, ensuring that young festival-goers have a day packed with entertainment tailored just for them. Additionally, the inclusion of a neurodivergent tent underscores the festival’s commitment to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all attendees.

For the whiskey enthusiasts, Friday night will feature an exclusive whiskey tasting event, offering a unique opportunity to savor the finest Irish spirits and explore their complex flavors.

Follow the Mahoning Valley Irish Festival Facebook page for the latest festival information.

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Date:
Friday, July 19 2024
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Penguin City Beer
460 E. Federal Street OH 44503 United States + Google Map
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