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Best Shopping Places in Erie PA

Tuesday Aug 11th, 2020

Erie County is filled with unique shops, plazas and tucked away retail gems. In addition to being open for in-person visits, many of them offer online shopping, call-in service and curbside pickup.  Find everything from jewelry, art, team merchandise, clothing, furniture, chocolate, pottery and even wine! Don’t forget you can also find most of your favorite area shops on Facebook for special offers, discounts or coupons.

Gift card purchases are also extremely helpful in supporting our local retailers. If you are looking for the easiest way to support Erie County retailers, purchase a gift card! This helps keeps your favorite stores open for business, plus you get the satisfaction of doing your part to support a local business. Consider looking online or calling ahead for specific stores’ hours of operation or any special instructions they may have.

To help satisfy your urge to browse, here are links to some of our favorite retailers.  Shop local and help support Erie’s retail industry! Always remember to wear your mask and practice social distancing. 

Support Local.  Stay Safe. Savor the Moment.

Claudine’s Consignment
Erie Bayhawks
E. Lane Boutique

Erie Otters Team Store

Erie SeaWolves Team Store
Fish USA

Glass Growers Gallery
Grape Discovery Center


Harley Davidson of Erie
Icing on the Lake

Moose Head Pottery

The Oasis Market

Painted Finch Gallery

Pulakos Chocolates

Relish, Inc.
Romolos Chocolates


Don’t forget about our local breweries and wineries!

The Lake Erie Ale Trail - Most member breweries are open for carry-out and delivery sales. Dine-in services are suspended until further notice but you can always get beer to go. Each member brewery operates under different hours so it is suggested to check ahead of time. Click here for a full list of LEAT breweries.

Lake Erie Wine Country – LEWC wineries are following state and local recommendations and are no longer offering wine samples. Many of the LEWC wineries have online ordering/shipping options.  Visit the winery website of your choice for current updates.  Click here for COVID-19 visiting information. 

For a complete list of VisitErie’s Erie County retail partners, click here.

Consider booking a hotel to complement your Erie Summer Staycation and make a night or two of it! Erie County has plenty of lodging opportunities from first-class hotels to quaint Bed & Breakfasts, family-owned motels, cottages and campgrounds.  For a complete list of lodging options, click here

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Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership

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The Cork 1794

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Port of Erie!

Located on the southeast shore of Lake Erie, the Port of Erie has been promoting industrial, commercial, and recreational opportunities on the waters of Lake Erie since 1959.

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U Pick 6 Craft Beer Pubs & Restaurants

Erie’s own local craft beer pubs are a must-visit! With 4 great locations, just pick one that’s convenient for you! A casual, family friendly dining experience with something for everyone! To view our menu, check out what’s on tap, or get to directions to our pubs, learn more now!”

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Bayfront Grille is ideal for all!

Located inside of the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel and overlooking Presque Isle Bay, The Bayfront Grille is ideal for friends and family gatherings or a romantic dinner just for two. The Bayfront Grille serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Dinner menu items include delectable salads and appetizers as well as steak, chicken and seafood options. Enjoy this premier Erie dining choice.

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Fall is the perfect time to visit wine country!

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The Cove Bay-Side Restaurant & Tavern

Join us today! The Cove Bay-Side Restaurant & Tavern is sure to give you an unforgettable and care-free dining experience. Enjoy a nautical atmosphere with a beautiful view of Presque Isle Bay.

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