1740 New Butler Rd.
New Castle, PA 16101
Phone: (724) 658-7700
Fax: (724) 658-7727
Western Pennsylvania's biggest fair, Big Butler Fairgrounds is one of the most popular in the United States. The fair starts on July 4th and includes an array of entertainment options like concerts, rides, tractor pulls and exciting exhibits.
One of the finest educational institutions in the state of Pennsylvania, Mercer Area High offers a consummate learning experience to every high school student enrolled here. It's colors are white and Virginia Blue. Sports and athletics have always been a priority, and it is little wonder that their football team is one of the strongest in the region. Call for details.
A well-developed dirt-racing venue, Switchback Raceway covers an area of 71 acres (28.73 hectares). The raceway is also used by ATV enthusiasts irrespective of their experience levels and ages.
Tod Engine Heritage Park houses the infamous Tod Engine which was a large mill engine with two cylinders. This park now houses a grand collection of the steel heritage of Youngstown. It includes historic steel industry equipment and original artifacts, that were created in the Mahoning Valley.
The Alpaca Palace is a small animal farm located in the city of Butler. It specializes in the breeding of alpacas like the Huacaya Alpaca. They also offer breeding services for those looking improve animal breeds at their farms.
Located in the historic B & O Train Station in Youngstown, the Rust Belt Brewing Company offers a variety of beers made with staple crops of the region. You can try their craft creations like the Blast Furnace Blonde or Coke Oven Stout. Also available are mainstream local beers, wines and liquors.
Lanterman’s Mill was built in the year 1846 in the city of Yougstown. This structure is functional even now and is used for grinding crops like corn and wheat. Visit this mill and step into the past as you watch the grindstone crushing the grains, to produce genuine flour. The gift shop here has beautiful pieces made by local artisans.
The Antonucci Horticulture Library is located in the Fellows Riverside Gardens in Youngstown. This place has vast collection of gardening books for adults and children. It undertakes numerous horticulture classes and presents exhibits related to gardening and landscaping.
Fellows Riverside Gardens is a public garden located in the city of Youngstown. This 12 acre (4.85 hectare) garden features a magnificent display of flowers like annuals, biannuals, perrenials, flowering and non- flowering shrubs. Tours and gardening classes are available as well.
D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center is located within the Fellows Riverside Gardens. It provides a range of services and facilities for the tourists. It also offers tours and classes for the visitors along with interesting programs.
The Preston Park is situated along the serene waters of River Tees in Butler. This park has an area of 100 acres (40.4686 hectares) and is one of the most popular urban parks in the city. With numerous recreational facilities for the public, this spot is great if you wish to spend some quality time with your kids or playing your favorite sport.
Located in the city of Butler, the Alameda Park is a wonderful spot if you are looking for some good family- time together. This place has a large volleyball field and numerous playing areas for kids as well. It has big dive- pool as well, so get a floating raft and laze around in the pool, or just have fun with your family in the picnic area.