1. VNEA PA State 8-Ball Championships
The 38th Annual VNEA PA State 8-Ball Tournament will be hosted at the Bayfront Convention Center. The tournament, hosted annually by Warner Coin Machine, is the fourth largest 8-ball tournament in the country. More than 200 tables will be set up for the competition of nearly 2,000 qualifying pool players.
2. Erie Home & Garden Expo
Shop the latest in home improvement products and learn from experts on all of your home building, remodeling, and decorating needs. See an actual home constructed inside the convention center for attendees to tour, plus seminars.
3. Sinbad at JR’s Last Laugh
Ranked by Comedy Central as one of the “100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time,” actor and comedian Sinbad has had audiences laughing for over three decades. Throughout his incredibly successful career as a standup comedian, Sinbad has starred in two Comedy Central specials and four HBO comedy specials.
4. 43rd Annual Erie St. Patrick’s Day Parade
No matter what the weather brings or what your nationality, everyone is ALWAYS Irish and the weather is ALWAYS perfect during the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Beginning 2 PM from 11th and State Streets, down State Street to St. Patrick’s Church on East 4th and French.
5. Molly Brannigan’s St. Paddy’s Weekend 2020
March 13-15, 17
It wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day in Erie without making a stop at Molly’s. A modern Irish pub located in the heart of downtown. The Irish eyes are smiling when they look at Molly’s all decked out for this special time of year. Featuring live music, Irish food as well as an unbelievable Irish whiskey selection!
6. Sunday Concerts at Arundel Cellars
Every Sunday in March 1 PM – 4 PM
Arundel Cellars & Brewing Co. is a family-owned winery/brewery headquartered in a beautifully restored 19th century barn nestled among the vineyards of scenic North East. A variety of appetizers and delicious entrées are available every day; and premium wine, delicious beer and non-alcoholic beverages are always on hand to satisfy thirsty customers. Different music each week. Free
7. Erie Pickleball Tournament
Pickleball is a paddleball sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis. The American Pickleball Tour will host the Erie Pickleball Tournament for the first time at ERIEBANK Sports Park. The tournament is open to anyone interested in trying the sport - whether beginner or professional, with competition for singles, doubles and mixed.
8. Erie Bayhawks Basketball
throughout the month you can catch the high-flying action of Erie’s very own NBA G-League basketball team, an affiliate of the New Orleans Penguins. The Bayhawks regular season concludes in March with the last home game set for March 28th (fan appreciation night).
9. Erie Playhouse “Something Rotten”
March 20-Apr 5
One of the funniest musicals to come out of Broadway in years, there is hardly time to recover from the last burst of hysterics or applause before you'll find yourself laughing out loud again. Fans of history and theater alike will remain enthralled with the innumerable references to Shakespeare’s most infamous quotes and dozens of musical theater references. The musical is over-the-top, flashy and full of energy.
10. Erie Philharmonic Pop Series “Rodgers & Hammerstein in Concert”
This will be one of the Phil’s last concerts in the historic Warner Theatre before it closes for its final stage of renovation. Enjoy your favorite Broadway hits with an all-star local cast, featuring classics from the Sound of Music, Cinderella, the King and I and more!