Cy Young Days Festival

Mission and Purpose Statement

​     Our festival  honors Cy Young and the game he loved. The Cy Young Days Festival Committee is committed to promoting the Village of Newcomerstown, our youth, and Cy Young through fun family oriented activities.


​     The festival provides an environment for all individuals, organizations and athletic teams, with a focus on youth baseball and softball, to come together and advance their groups; growth and success.


Ohio Festival and Events Association

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​​Planning has already started for the 2018 Cy Young Days Festival....anyone interested in helping out this year with time, materials, ideas, suggestions, parade entries, vendors, entertainment etc... please feel free to contact a committee member and find out how to become a part of the festivities. Big things are in store for the festival this year. You don't want to miss out on this great summertime celebration, be sure check us out and stay up to date on facebook,  twitter and Instagram.


For the month of September running to October 1st: Congratulations to our winner, Jessica Carpenter, on winning the raffle for tickets to Warther Museum, Dinner for (2)  to Texas Roadhouse in New Philadelphia, and an overnight stay at Hampton Inn New Phila.  


Roast Beef Dinner:  ​Had a great turnout today, thanks to Dicks Place for the roast beef and Texas Roadhouse for the rolls. Thanks to all those who purchased tickets and to those committee members that came out to help today. We served nearly 200 dinners.


​Starting in November and running through December:  Next big item up for raffle... ​In time for Valentines Day....get your raffle ticket for Dinner and a Show! Tickets for two to the Kent State Performing Arts Center's Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two Woman Show, and Dinner at Uncle Primo's New Philadelphia. You will see us set up at home basketball games, come and support your Trojans and Cy Young Days Festival.  


​Many more items coming, so stay up to date - Contact Ed Gibson 740-498-5261, Gary Chaney 740-498-4545, David and Sara Shepherd at 740-492-4251 or any other committee member for details.


Thank you, 1993 Cy Young award winner Jack McDowell and family, for your time, and being part of our festival this year. It was an honor and a pleasure to have you and your family spend time with us this weekend.  Thanks for you appearance at opening ceremonies, basket auction, luncheon and parade. I know you've made a positive and lasting impact on many individuals, young and old, in our community. Please know you and your family are always welcome in Newcomerstown.  


Thanks to everybody, individual and/or company, that has made a donation this year.

Thanks to everyone that has work so hard helping put the final touches on all the events this week. Please reach out to a committee member to find out how to get involved for 2018. And continue to grow this one of a kind festival.


And a big thank you to the community that turned out to this years event to help support and promote our youth, community and history. Without your attendance and continued support this would not be possible.