Top 8 Must-See Entertainment Venues in Trumbull County

What most people don’t know about Trumbull County is the incredible amount of entertainment available for everyone. From theatre to bars, to concerts and venues indoor and outdoor: What is the must-see entertainment of Trumbull County? After all, the diversity of year-round live performances from Packard Music Hall and Robins Theatre to all the tasty Trumbull County restaurants and bars – you’ll be sure to discover incredible musicians, vocalists, and performers – it’s tough to narrow it down. So here’s a list of the top 8 entertainment venues in Trumbull County where you’ll find entertaining things to do the best entertainment in Northeast Ohio!

1. Packard Music Hall

Home to the Warren Civic Music Association, Trumbull Town Hall, the W.D Packard Band and JAC Entertainment and others, Packard Music Hall is a favorite among locals for quality sights, sounds and entertainment. Past acts include award-winning musical artists such as Brian McKnight, The Spinners and Steve Vai. Comedians like Colin Mochrie have graced the stage. And celebrity guest speakers such as Cary Elwes and Linda Evans, along with countless musical theater productions, have made big names in a great venue with affordable prices Packard Music Hall’s specialty. Packard Music Hall is also home to a range of community events, including dance recitals, fundraisers, and benefits. For more information and a schedule of events, visit Packard Music Hall.

2. The Robins Theatre

Are you looking for the thrill of BIG entertainment in a classy, intimate setting? Look no further than the Robins Theatre located on E. Market Street in downtown Warren. This newly renovated theatre has been restored to its former glory and is making waves in the valley with its detailed architecture, décor, and fantastic staff. Past entertainment includes The Nutcracker, Samantha Fish, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Lisa Lampanelli, and Who’s Bad – The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience, to name a few! Between the full schedule of entertainment and the lack of a single bad seat in the house, whether it’s a date, a family outing, or just in town for the night, you’ll be sure to have a memorable experience at the Robins Theatre. And while you’re at it be sure to grab a bite to eat at one of our many downtown restaurants in Warren, Ohio! Visit for more information.

3. Trumbull County Fairgrounds

Summers in Trumbull County are loaded with to-dos, both indoor and outdoor, and the Trumbull County Fair is a MUST visit hotspot. The summer is packed with music and cultural experiences for your enjoyment. Rockabilly Ruckus and the Trumbull County Fair are two of many noteworthy events held at the fairgrounds. Things to do include, but aren’t limited to: Car shows, 4-H shows, concerts (including original and cover bands), demolition derby’s, food, auctions, craft shows, camping opportunities and so much more! You won’t be disappointed at this one-stop-shop near Cortland, Ohio. For more information on the Trumbull County Fairgrounds, visit

Trumbull County Fair at night

4. Trumbull New Theatre (TNT)

Trumbull County is laced with talent – and that’s no exaggeration. The music, the singing, the dancing, the acting, the musicianship, and everything in between. At the Trumbull New Theatre located in Niles, you’ll see and hear the sights and sounds of Broadway, brought to you by some of our finest performers, nestled in a quaint theatre located just southeast of the Eastwood Mall on the 422 Strip. Experience the unexpected plot twists, laugh a little, sit in shock, shed a tear - all in the name of theatre! While in Niles, you should also take advantage of the Eastwood Mall. You can enjoy over 35 unique dining experiences either before or after the show! For more information, visit

5. The Downtown Warren Amphitheatre

The Amphitheatre, located right in downtown Warren, is home to an array of performing arts and community events. This outdoor venue packs a punch in the spring, fall, and summer months, from dance concerts to movie nights and everything in between. Most notably, the River Rock at the Amp continuously levels up with some of the best summer and fall outdoor concerts you’ll ever see. It will surely make your Trumbull County experience memorable. Featuring the most remarkable tribute bands worldwide, you’ll time travel back to the ’70s and ’80s to experience the sights and sounds of Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Queen, Journey, and more. Sit, dance, eat and drink! Located right on the Mahoning River and next to Perkins Park, take advantage of the outdoors, enjoy a picnic, let the kids play on the playground, and get some family-friendly, high-energy entertainment. The Amphitheatre will be sure to leave an impression and keep you coming back for more! Visit River Rock at the Amp for more information.

6. Sharon Speedway

Opened in 1929, this is one of the oldest, continuously running dirt ovals in the country. With the Steel Valley Thunder weekly racing series, Sharon Speedway checks all the boxes for good, wholesome entertainment. After all, there’s music involved, people cheering and enjoying themselves, the venue is fantastic, and the energy is high. Be sure to get some merch and enjoy the evening of cars racing, mud flying, and fans cheering. Whether you’re looking for a date night, family outing, celebrating a birthday, or whatever the occasion, rest assured, this is a family-friendly venue and great for all ages. Plan your next adventure in Northeast Ohio and make sure you check out the upcoming season to catch a race. View next season's schedule.

Live action entertainment at Sharon Speedway in Ohio.

7. Bicentennial Gazebo – Vienna

When you’re visiting Trumbull County, top off your stay with some live entertainment in Vienna, Ohio. During July and August, Sunday evenings are filled with live music at the Vienna Bicentennial Gazebo for the Summer Concert Series. Every weekend features a different group of talented artists for your enjoyment—everything from the music of Elvis to bluegrass, country music, and more. The 2022 season kicks off on Sunday, July 10th. Visit (20) Vienna, Ohio | Facebook for more information and for a detailed schedule of events visit our calendar.

8. Kent State Trumbull

There’s no business like show-business! And as we’ve already mentioned, Trumbull County has an abundance of show business ready to be shared with you. The Kent State Trumbull Theatre is a hotspot for quality entertainment. Love stories, comedies, musicals, and dramas will keep you on the edge of your seat. With a robust schedule of performances, musicals, and plays, you’ll be sure to leave feeling satisfied with your time spent with the cast and crew of this terrific venue located off Mahoning Ave in Champion. And you can’t miss Kent State’s Summer Stock (May-Aug) introducing kids to the acting with amazing, sometimes hilarious results!Visit Kent State Trumbull for more information about and the schedule of shows.

And so, ladies and gentlemen, there it is! Our list of go-to, must-see entertainment venues in Trumbull County. We hope your visit includes an experience at one (or more) of these fantastic places located halfway between Cleveland and Pittsburgh! Check the schedules, plan your trip, and we’ll see you soon!

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