Hotels and Lodging

Staying in town for Simply Slavic is easy! Multiple suburban hotel districts are located within minutes from the festival area, easily accessible from major highways into the Youngstown metropolitan region. Travelers are encouraged to visit the Mahoning County Convention & Visitors Bureau's list of nearby hotels, motels, and inns in the Greater Youngstown and Mahoning County area, which includes Austintown, Boardman, Poland, and Canfield.


If arriving from the west (Cleveland/Akron), the OH 46/I-80 Hotel District has access nearby to the Ohio Turnpike and OH 11. From this hotel district, follow I-80 East to I-680 Youngstown, exit at Market Street Northbound and follow the Market Street Bridge into Downtown Youngstown. The Simply Slavic festival is located just a few blocks away on East Federal Street, with free parking available at the Covelli Center. Other parking is available throughout the city in any legal parking spaces and designated areas.

Directions from Cleveland, OH Directions from Akron, OH

If arriving from the southeast (Pittsburgh Region and beyond) the US 224/I-680 Hotel District has access from the Ohio Turnpike via the Pennsylvania Turnpike. From the hotel district, follow I-680 North to the South Avenue Exit and proceed northbound to the Downtown Youngstown festival site.

Directions from Cleveland, OH

If arriving from the north (Ashtabula/Erie, PA) the I/80/OH 11/Belmont Avenue Hotel District has access from those highways. To get to the festival site, you can follow Belmont Avenue south directly into Downtown Youngstown.

Directions from Ashtabula, OH/Erie, PA

If you happen to have an extra day or two to spend in Youngstown, be sure to check out Mill Creek Metroparks. The Davis Visitor's Center is located on McKinley Avenue , off Mahoning Avenue leading west from Downtown. The park offers miles of drives, hiking trails, long hole and short hole golfing, lakes, amazing vistas, picnic areas, waterfalls, and architectural treasures such as Pioneer Pavillion, the Cinderella Bridge, and Lanterman's Mill.

We wish you safe travels and we hope you enjoy our festival! Please remember to drink responsibly!