Located on the southern shore of our namesake lake, Erie is the Flagship City and Pennsylvania's primary access point to the Great Lakes.
From fireworks to festivals, the Erie region has several Fourth of July events to help you celebrate our most patriotic of holidays.
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Erie’s warm summer temperatures and soothing waters provide numerous reasons to escape the worries of everyday life. One of the best ways to do that is to spend a day at one of Erie’s sandy beaches!
Erie is Pennsylvania’s only port on the Great Lakes: it’s only natural that one of Erie’s best features is its waterfront. Whether you spend time on the water or alongside it, you’ll find an abundance of things to do set against the beautiful backdrop of Presque Isle Bay.
Mark your calendars and don’t miss any of Erie County’s most popular festivals, fairs, and events. Whether it’s an ethnic festival, live music on the water, classic fair food and midway rides, or celebration of all things Erie, there’s sure to be an event that fits any interests.
The Epic Erie Summer Bucket List includes 50 of the must-do family activities to make it an EPIC summer in Erie, PA! Complete at least five, and you'll be entered to win one of three Erie prize packs.
Pick your favorite season and you will find plenty of fun things to do in Erie PA! Plan a spring shopping adventure. Spend a day at the beach in the summer. Tour the wineries of Lake Erie Wine Country in the fall or catch some air while downhill skiing in the winter. The possibilities are endless!
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