“2014 Man and Woman of the Year” now requesting nominations

The 2014 Greater Youngstown Italian Fest is seeking nominations from family members, friends, or neighbors regarding their favorite Italian man or Italian woman. The nominees would be considered for the highest honor and if selected would be introduced in person at the Fest ceremony on Friday August 1. The selected recipients will receive honorary recognition and it is a lot of fun.

All you need to do is submit a few paragraphs and details regarding your nominee. For instance any of the following would help.

Name, birth date and location of birth, spouses name, parents names and grandparents, where from Italy are they from, or their ancestors, sisters and brothers names. What is their favorite past time? What is their favorite Italian dish or how does this person likes to spend their vacation time etc. Just do the best you can and submit the essays at mottlesmurals@gmail.com

2014 Fest Dates August 2-4





Admission- $4  Under 12- free

Under 18 not permitted unless accompanied by an parent.

4 Gates for your convenience:

-W. Federal and Phelps St.

-Wick Ave. and Commerce St.

-Market St. and Boardman St.

-E. Federal and Champion St.



Nominate the 2013 Man and Woman of the Year Awards

The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest is now accepting nominations for Italian-American Man and Woman of the Year until June 22, 2013.
In order to nominate an individual, please send in a biography of their life along with some treasured memories that would make them worthy of Man or Women of the year.
Also, please enclose a 2 color photos of the individual.
Please mail to: The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest
                         C/O John R Rossetti
                         159 N. Hazelwood Ave
                         Youngstown, Ohio 44509.
If you have any questions please call 330-501-3171
or e-mail us at italianfest1@gmail.com


2013 Greater Youngstown Italian Fest is looking for new Volunteers!

The Italian Heritage Foundation of Youngstown(Greater Youngstown Italian Fest) is asking for anyone interested in joining our membership or to volunteer at the Fest.

Please call us at 330/793-9602 or email us at italianfest1@gmail.com

for more information.

Come out and join us and see why we are the

“Biggest and Best Italian Fest in the Mahoning Valley”.

2011 Fest generates over $27,000 to local charities and scholarships to YSU

The Greater Youngstown Italian Fest has distributed over $27,000 to local charities and scholarships to YSU from the 2011 fest!

Since moving the fest back downtown it has generated over $100,000 to worthwhile charities and YSU scholarships. Many thanks to all of our committee members, corporate sponsors and to the citizens of the Mahoning Valley. Come and visit us August 3-5 and help us help others in need.