Welcome to the City of YOU

There are amazing things happening in our city and we’re here to tell you about them all. 


Youngstown has offered over 33 huge events this year, on top of what the Covelli Centre hosts on a daily basis. Check out some of our events, read testimonials, and join us by clicking HERE!


Youngstown has a rich cultural history and every Youngstowner has a story to tell. Listen to our podcasts, view our graphic media, and watch our videos to learn more about our heritage by clicking HERE!

News & Updates

Check out the ‘News’ section to learn more about what folks are up to  in the City of Youngstown. Includes news on events, programs, and other cool things. You can read all of our updates by clicking HERE

Upcoming Events

YMCA Memorial 5K

5 Mile Run, 5 Mile Walk, 1/2 Mile Kids Fun Run! 

It’s never too early to start to train for the Memorial 5 race! For more information, e-mail Beth Murray bmurray@youngstownymca.org.


Changing Views II

In the ongoing changing views of the city this exhibition offers a comprehensive look at YSU’s NEA funded Our Town Grant, INPLACE, an Innovative Plan for Leveraging Arts through Community Engagement. 


Burgers, Beards, and Brews: Facial Hair Festival & Competition

Our 2nd annual event will consist of carnival games, contests for spectators, a facial hair competition with categories for nearly every style and gender, food & drink, and several birthday celebrations!


Share your Youngstown story!

Do you have a story to share, an anecdote to hand down,
or just want to talk about the City?

Let us know by clicking the button below and we can get you on an audio podcast, YouTube video, write up a blog post to share on our site, or share your message via social media! 

Tell Us!

For The Love of Cars: The Wick Six and SuperNats

By: Jennifer Rodriguez   The Hot Rod Super Nationals are just around the corner. For all car enthusiasts, myself included, the SuperNats is a time to kick back and enjoy one of the finer things in life – beautiful cars. When I was younger, I remember always...

Celebrating Simply Slavic

Simply Slavic, one of Youngstown’s signature cultural celebrations, held its sixth event on Federal Street on June 17. This annual event was founded by Dave Slanina, Aundrea Cika-Heschmeyer and Ken Shirilla in 2011 to commemorate the similarities and differences of...

YSU Summer Honors Institute: “City of You”

"YSU Summer Honors Institute: City of You" by RJ Thompson, Assistant Professor of Graphic + Interactive Design in the Department of Art at Youngstown State University Youngstown is made up of a multitude of different individuals, all with their own thoughts and...

Featured Podcast Mini-Series

Our partner organizations have developed excellent content that focuses on their impact on Youngstown. Listen in!

Youngstown Playlist

Episode 3:
East 9th

“I Know, I Know, I Know” you won’t want to miss an incredible performance by East 9th! Hear about the beginning of the band, the different sounds on their new album “Electricity,” and more on this week’s Youngstown Playlist.

“City of You” by SJ

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City of YOU by SJ

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Song Produced by:
Black Cloud of The Senate Production Team