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Community Day

Come see ALL the Commons has to offer! Southern Park Mall is celebrating the grand opening of DeBartolo Commons with a Community Day! 

You are invited to the commons on Saturday, Oct. 23 to enjoy free, safe and socially distanced outdoor activities for the entire family including live music, princess and superhero appearances, a petting zoo and pony rides, yard games, inflatables, food trucks and more.  

Community Day will kick off at noon with a performance by the Boardman High School marching band. During Community Day, guests can also partake in:

• Bounce houses and yard games, Boardman Police and Fire Department meet and greets and Touch A Truck, rock wall climbing, a selfie station provided by The Selfie Space and Shelby’s Sugar Shop and Youngstown Clothing Co. pop-up shops

• Stilt walkers and bubble artists and complimentary train rides provided by All Smiles Aboard! from noon – 5 p.m.

• Pony rides and a petting zoo, face painting and strolling princesses and superheroes from noon – 4 p.m.

• Pumpkin painting led by Southern Park Mall’s The Art Café beginning at 1 p.m. for the first 100 children

• Caricature artist from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. 

The Syndicate will take the stage from 4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. and 80s Proof will conclude the evening performing from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Throughout the day, food and beverages will be available for purchase from a variety of favorite local food trucks, including De Chellis Concessions, Le Macaron, Molnar’s Concessions, OH Donut, Ye Olde Kettle Corn and more. 

The Beer Garden opens at 4:30 pm and guests ages 21 and over can choose from a variety of beers, wine and seltzers to purchase. All proceeds from the sale of alcohol will benefit The Sojourner House Domestic Violence Program. To further support The Sojourner House mission, guests are encouraged to bring a toiletry item or cleaning product to donate.