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Mission Statement:

VisitErie is the leader for marketing Erie’s tourism industry and promoting its economic growth.

VisitErie Office

208 East Bayfront Parkway, Suite 103
Erie, PA 16507
814-454-1000
General inquiries: info@visiterie.com

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

John Oliver 2022

John Oliver
President & CEO
joliver@VisitErie.com
Ext. 128

Biddle 2021 WEB

Emily Biddle
Director of Marketing and Research
emilyb@visiterie.com

Ext. 149

Hannah Stancliff 2022

Hannah Stancliff
Director of Convention Sales & Services
hstancliff@VisitErie.com

Ext. 155

Chris Temple 2022

Christine Temple
Director of Communications
cvb1@VisitErie.com
Ext. 136

Janice F 2022

Janice Friedrichsmeyer 
Director of Partnership 
janicef@VisitErie.com

Ext. 132

Mary Morgan November 2022 WEB

Mary Morgan 
Marketing Coordinator
marym@visiterie.com
Ext. 139

Mary Lou Karr November 2022 WEB

Mary Lou Schuler-Karr
Administrative Coordinator
mkarr@visiterie.com
Ext. 121

Erie Sports Commission Staff

Mark April 20 2022 X2

Mark Jeanneret
Executive Director
mark@eriesports.com
Ext. 138

Ben April 20 2022 X2

Ben Huggler
Event Services Director
ben@eriesports.com
Ext. 131

Chris Rosato April 20 2022 X2

Chris Rosato Jr. 
Events and Marketing Manager
chris@eriesports.com
Ext. 135

Partner Spotlight

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Dobbins Landing

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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Outdoor Dining at the Bayfront Grille

The Bayfront Grille Restaurant at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel is excited to announce that our Bayside Patio is open for Lunch and Dinner. Please check Open Table for reservations or contact the restaurant directly at 814-454-2005.

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Port Farms Corporate Events

Treat your employees to a unique, country experience that is sure to inspire with all of the magic the farm has to offer! Located just outside of Erie, Port Farms offers a charming countryside venue for your next company retreat! Our unique space is located on 200 rural acres and includes everything you will need to host a successful work session, work event, or company picnic. Learn more about how we can help you plan the perfect event!

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Erie Events

Erie Events manages a four facility entertainment complex that includes the Warner Theatre, Erie Insurance Arena, Bayfront Convention Center and UPMC Park. These four venues host a variety of events that include world-class entertainment, family friendly shows and sporting events.

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Cart/Horse

Cart/Horse Distilling is a first-generation woman-owned distillery, pioneering the craft in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. Handcrafted care never goes out of style. We put that artistic attention into every bottle of our small batch spirits. Cart/Horse proudly produces rum, whiskey, vodka, gin, and several award-winning specialty liquors. Our robust cocktail menu uses the finest and freshest ingredients for each custom-built drink.

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Millcreek Mall

The Millcreek Mall features more than 160 stores, restaurants, and fun for the whole family on Upper Peach Street, Erie’s most popular shopping district! Shopping in Erie means no sales tax on clothing or shoes. Choose from a variety of hotels located on the Mall property and just minutes away at the intersection of Peach Street and Interstate 90.

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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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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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UPMC Hamot - See What Makes Us Different

UPMC Hamot is a 423-bed hospital in Erie, PA, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services, and serves as a regional referral hub and Level II Trauma Center.

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Mazza Vineyards and the South Shore Wine Company

The Mazza family welcomes you to explore 3 unique locations in Lake Erie Wine Country. Sip and savor award-winning wines at Mazza Vineyards and the historic South Shore Wine Company, both located in North East, PA, and be sure to visit their combination winery, distillery and brewery, Mazza Chautauqua Cellars/Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing, in nearby Westfield, NY.

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The Cork 1794

The Cork 1794 is the perfect spot for a date night or special occasion! Indoor and outside seating available with amazing food.

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When you have an opportunity to fly, give Erie a try - support your hometown airport!

Direct daily flights to Charlotte. Erie International Airport is serviced by American Airlines with daily flights to Charlotte with connections to many other destinations.

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