Tips to Find the Best Sip: Youngstown, Ohio’s Local Wineries

Youngstown, Ohio might not necessarily be the first place you think of when it comes to wine — but that’s about to change, because we’ve got some amazing local wineries that are putting Mahoning County on the map! 

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing evening with a glass of wine in hand, or want to meet up with friends to share some fantastic food and lively conversation, we’ve got all the info on where you should go!

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Fall Into FUN: 2022’s Must-Do Fall Events in Youngstown, Ohio!

NOTE: This listing is from 2022. Visit our up-to-date events calendar for upcoming fall events.


Gather ‘round the fire and get the hot dogs and s’mores ready, because fall is almost here! 

Youngstown, Ohio (and the Mahoning Valley in general) is a must-visit location when it comes to fall-themed family-friendly events and unique activities! We’ve got world-class farmers markets, nationally recognized corn mazes, and much more! So grab your calendar, and start planning all the fun things you want to be a part of this fall season!

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The Best of the Best: Outdoor Dining in Youngstown, Ohio

Summer’s here, and what’s better than a great meal and cold drink in the fresh air? Nothing!

Downtown Youngstown and the surrounding areas are filled with restaurants and eateries where you can get brunch, dinner or just a cold beer while relaxing outside. So, here’s your list of the 20 best restaurants with outdoor seating in and around Youngstown!

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Youngstown’s Water FUN! Kayak Trips and Canoe Adventures in Mahoning County

Many aren’t aware that northeast Ohio is a haven for water recreation opportunities, and it’s only going to improve in the near future! Let’s take a look at the many great options for kayaking and canoeing in Youngstown – for visitors and residents alike!

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Your Ultimate Guide to 2022 Fourth of July Fireworks Shows and Events

NOTE: This listing is from 2022. Visit our up-to-date events calendar for upcoming fireworks.


It’s time again to celebrate our nation’s birthday with food, fun, and fireworks! We know that people from all over Mahoning County have been looking forward to an incredible fireworks show as part of the upcoming Fourth of July weekend – and you don’t need to drive to Cleveland, Akron or Canton for an amazing show! 

Here’s your guide to all of the fireworks displays and Fourth of July events going on in and around Youngstown!  

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Live Music in 2022: Your Schedule for The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre

NOTE: This listing is from 2022. Visit our up-to-date events calendar for current listings of upcoming concerts.


Summer is almost here, and that means live music in downtown Youngstown! In fact, there’s no better way to spend a warm summer day or night, and The Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre is excited to announce an epic lineup of events. 

The venue (located near the Covelli Centre in Wean Park) has been showcasing live bands and musical acts for several years now, and with its capacity to host 4800 guests, “The Amp” brings together music lovers from across the Mahoning Valley and beyond! Whether you’re from Austintown, Canfield, Boardman, Pittsburgh, Cleveland or Columbus, you’re sure to enjoy the national acts and local legends that grace The Amp’s stage. Check out the list of 2022’s upcoming musical guests! 

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Festivals and Summer Events in Youngstown, Ohio

Summer is almost here – it’s time to get out and have some fun! The variety of summer events in Youngstown is sure to satisfy anyone’s appetite for a good time, so, let’s take a look at the list of activities, concerts, festivals and fairs to put on your calendar ASAP!

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Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, May 14, 2023, Youngstown area restaurants, bakeries and markets are ready to help you show your mom just how much you love her. Scroll below for some brunch spots, local sweet treat offerings and other unique gift ideas. Read more

Ideas to Celebrate Easter

With Easter fast approaching, here are some ideas to help you celebrate. Enjoy an Easter meal with your family at one of the following locations. Reservations are required and some offer carry-out options. Read more

STERANKO AND THE AMERICAN HERO at The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, OH

This spring, visit Youngstown and be in the company of modern-day heroes!

The Butler Institute of American Art, located in the heart of Youngstown, OH, is excited to present STERANKO AND THE AMERICAN HERO, an exhibition of over 60 paintings by STERANKO, one of the legendary creators at Marvel Comics. The paintings will be on display March 13 – May 29.

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