Youngstown, Ohio, is abuzz with excitement as the vibrant and much-loved tradition, the 23rd Annual Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival, is set to take place from July 27th to July 30th in downtown Youngstown. With a lineup of diverse and entertaining events, this festival promises to be a celebration of Italian heritage, community spirit, and family fun.
The festivities kick off on July 27th with the adorable Little Prince & Princess Pageant, showcasing the charm of the youngest members of the community. Also that night will be RDNA taking the outdoor stage.
One of the highlights of the festival is the Italian music that fills the air both inside and out. Attendees will be treated to a array of Italian music that reflects the cultural heritage, from the likes of Gli Italiani, Pino Marelli, Mirella, Butch Nichols, Jim Frank and the Avanti Band, just to name a few.
For those eager to find unique treasures and support a good cause, the Huge Italian Auction is a must-visit attraction. Overflowing with an assortment of valuable items, including arts, crafts, antiques, and delectable Italian cuisine, the auction promises an exciting time for all. The proceeds from the auction benefit the church.
The young ones have a dedicated Kids Area to explore filled with engaging crafts and exciting activities, the little festival-goers are sure to have an absolute blast.
Culminating the festivities is the Mass and Procession on Sunday, July 30th. This spiritual event brings a sense of unity and devotion as the community comes together to celebrate their faith and honor their traditions.
So, mark your calendars, and join in the revelry at this extraordinary celebration in downtown Youngstown, Ohio.
More info at: https://www.facebook.com/MtCarmelFest.