YSU Summer Festival of the Arts

July 8, 2017

July 9, 2017

10:00 To 17:00

Youngstown State University, University Plaza, Youngstown, OH, United States

http://www.ysu.edu/sfa/

330.941.2307

Event Description

The YSU Summer Festival of the Arts is a celebration of the performing and visual arts, prominently including a juried art show featuring the works of local, regional and national artists, and welcoming over 80 artists yearly. Music, dance and theatrical performances throughout the festival grounds complement the art and attracts a diverse and fun crowd. The Summer Festival of the Arts is the flagship event for the Summer Festival of the Arts Weekend, which includes a Friday night concert, Youngstown Wine and Jazz concert, a Gospel concert, and St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Summerfest. Other activities designed to enhance the Summer Festival of the Arts include the Festival of Nations, where ethnic groups display artifacts and sell food; an extensive children’s hands-on art tent; a silent auction and numerous displays and activities sponsored by community arts and cultural groups.

The festival is held outdoors, on the park-like, urban campus of Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio.

Saturday, July 8, 2017
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, July 9, 2017
11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Contact Information

lafactor@ysu.edu

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