Moms, come celebrate an evening with your little “knight” (boys ages 4-8) at Boardman Park’s Mom & Son Date “Knight” Friday, November 10,  4:30-6pm OR 7:00-8:30pm in the Lariccia Family Community Center.

Spend the evening making memories; eating, dancing, training to be superheroes, making crafts, and posing for a professional photo as a keepsake of this fun night. Also, moms don’t forget to bring your camera for some great photo opportunities.

The sons and moms are welcome to dress as their favorite hero, Knight/Batman/Star Wars/Super Hero or just nice dress attire.

Stocking Stuffer

Call the Park Office at 330-726-8105 to purchase.


Santa's Winter Workshop

$12 per person pre-sale/ $15 per person at the door. (children ages 2 and under are free)

It was so much fun last spring, we decided to bring our fun back for Christmas! Join us again at Boardman Township Park on December 2nd, from 10am to 4pm for our partnership with Boardman Park to create our version of Santa's Workshop. Admission includes all of our activities and your own family printed 5x7 picture with the big guy himself! Youngstownsip will be on hand to help us get into the holiday spirit offering cozy drinks to get you ready to sit by the fire in the park setting. The park will have Grinch waffles to make and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to help you practice your cookie decorating skills! Cheese Louise will be there as well if you stay a while and need to fill those little bellies! Early bird admission available at the link below. Please note that your time slot is for your Santa pictures. Early arrival is welcome, and you may stay as long as you would like. We promise to have plenty of activities and fun to keep your little ones entertained for quite a while. Be sure to stop by Liam & Nathan's raffle table. Raffle baskets available for adults and a special children's raffle with toys for all ages! ALL PROCEEDS DIRECTLY BENEFIT OLIVIA'S GRACE. We are proud to note that our organization is run solely by donations and volunteered services. No one associated with our organization receives pay for any services provided. 100% of your money donated goes directly to our mission and the families in Northeast Ohio! Link to book your spot:


Winter Drive Thru Wonderland


Boardman Park is transformed into a Winter Wonderland for the holidays and our Annual Holiday Light Display is one that you won’t want to miss this year.  Tune your car radio to 88.9 FM as you enter the Park to enjoy several light displays that are synchronized to a variety of your favorite traditional Christmas songs, as well as family favorites. 

The entire Holiday light display, which features over 21 displays, is free and open to the public from 5pm-10pm every evening until January 1/7/23.

Community Christmas Event


Create a new family tradition by gathering your family and friends and coming out to Boardman's Community Christmas, to decorate your own family named tree, see Santa and enjoy Holiday music. Beginning at 4pm-bring some natural decorations and decorate one of the Park's pine trees. Some decorating examples would be: pinecones covered in peanut butter, birdseed, cereal/popcorn strings, bagels, orange slices, use your imagination and HAVE FUN with it!

Please reserve your tree by calling the Park Office at 330-726-8105 or e-mailing Karen at

Santa will be arriving by fire truck at 4:00pm.  Be sure to bring your camera and take a picture with Santa in the Gazebo.  Then, head up to The St. James Meeting House and enjoy listening to Christmas music and caroling led by Linda Smrek and The Boardman High School Chorus beginning at 4:30 pm.  All activities are free and will take place near the Gazebo and St. James Church.


Santa’s Calling


Boardman Park will be assisting Santa with a direct line from the North Pole to the Boardman Community.  Parents who would like their children, ages 3-10, to receive a phone call from Santa should fill out the form below.  Deadline is 12/12.  Since this is a busy time for Santa, he will only have time for one phone call to each family.  It’s very important that you are home during your scheduled time.  There is no fee for the phone call.

Sign Up for a Call from Santa! 

Holiday Concert


Enjoy this free concert of Holiday favorites played by Park Avenue Brass, with such elegance and grace. Come add a touch of class to your holiday by listening to the sounds of warmth and tradition. The concert will take place in the St. James Meeting House which will be lavished with handmade decorations created by the Holborn Herb Growers Guild.