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For 04/08/2024

Total Solar Eclipse Festival at Lake Erie Speedway

Outdoor
Family friendly
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Eclipse at the Maritime

Family friendly
Historical
Educational
Bayfront District
Waterfront
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Join the Erie Maritime Museum for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! View a total solar eclipse in the plaza of the Maritime Museum.
There will be several family-friendly activities that will focus solely on the skies. Discover the art of celestial navigation using techniques from cultures around the globe, create star charts, and so much more!

Eclipse Watch Party - Erie Land Lighthouse

General
Outdoor
Family friendly
Historical
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM

Watch Erie's Total Solar Eclipse from the historic grounds of the Erie Land Lighthouse. There will be crafts, activities, and more!

Eclipse Farmers Market

Eclipse
Outdoor
Family friendly
Food
04/08/2024 | 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Join Legacy Hydroponics for a fun filled farmers market leading up to the Erie's Total Solar Eclipse.

Eclipse On The Farm at Port Farms

General
Outdoor
Family friendly
Breweries/Distilleries
Pet-friendly
Food
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Eclipse Viewing Party with FEED

General
Arts and Culture
Outdoor
Family friendly
Festivals/Fairs
Educational
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Eclipse within our Gates - the Eclipse at Mercyhurst

Educational
Outdoor
Family friendly
Eclipse
04/08/2024

Mercyhurst is opening their gates to the community with lectures and activities, plus an actual viewing of the eclipse from their campus. Activities include educational talks, glasses and glow-ware giveaways, and a special viewing event at Saxon Stadium with music!

Erie News Now's Solar Eclipse Watch Party

Outdoor
Family friendly
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Join Erie News Now at Erie Sports Center to experience Erie's Total Solar Eclipse with music, food, drinks, and friends!

Riverside Brewing Company - Eclipse Watch Party

Family friendly
Breweries/Distilleries
Eclipse
Food
04/08/2024 | 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Experience Erie's Total Solar Eclipse with Riverside Brewing Company! The company is hosting a viewing party that includes live music by Juvenile Characteristics, a post-eclipse buffet by Chef Ryan, and a special beer can release, "Celestial Energy."

Total Eclipse of the Art - Jay & Mona Kang Art Show and Sale

Arts and Culture
Family friendly
Festivals/Fairs
Eclipse
04/08/2024

The talent of regional artists put on display during the once-in-a-lifetime event where Erie is in the path of totality for a total solar eclipse. Celebrate this celestial moment beginning April 5 and culminating with the total eclipse on April 8 at 3:16 p.m. for prime viewing at the Barber National Institute main campus. Official eclipse viewing glasses will be available at the show!

Solar "Elk" lipse Party at Twisted Elk Brewery

Breweries/Distilleries
Eclipse
Food
Concerts
General
Outdoor
LGBTQ+
04/08/2024 | 12:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Enjoy live music, food and beer!

Edinboro Eclipse Fest

General
Arts and Culture
Outdoor
Festivals/Fairs
Educational
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Black Hole Sun at Erie Ale Works

General
Family friendly
Breweries/Distilleries
Food
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Burch Farms Solar Eclipse Party

General
Outdoor
Family friendly
Seasonal
Educational
Wineries
Food
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Eclipse Camp at Camp Fitch

Outdoor
Family friendly
Waterfront
Eclipse
04/08/2024

Experience the Eclipse at Camp Fitch from April 7-9 with camp activities, hot meals, and lodging!

Park Side of the Moon - Total Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Outdoor
Family friendly
Educational
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Watch the natural phenomenon from the beautiful park grounds, with music, poetry reading, food and beer vendors.

Eclipse with Us at Mound Grove Golf Course

Outdoor
Eclipse
Family friendly
04/08/2024 | 07:00 AM - 04:30 PM

The golf course is the perfect viewing spot for this once in a lifetime natural phenomenon!

Solar Eclipse Party at Presque Isle Downs and Casino

Eclipse
Outdoor
04/08/2024 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Join Presque Isle Downs and Casino in the Lower Parking Lot for food, fun & free play!

Holiday Inn Eclipse Watch Party

Family friendly
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 12:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Enjoy an eclipse themed party with the Holiday Inn!

Solar Eclipse Cruise on the Victorian Princess

Waterfront
Eclipse
Outdoor
04/08/2024 | 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Experience the Solar Eclipse in Style aboard the Victorian Princess!

Eclipse Watch Party at Faith Lutheran Church

Outdoor
Family friendly
Educational
Pet-friendly
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Eclipse Public Wine Tour

Outdoor
Adults only (21+)
Wineries
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Zooclipse: Solar Safari

Family friendly
Outdoor
Educational
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Join the Erie Zoo for an event of a lifetime to experience the Total Solar Eclipse!

Dancing in the Streets Eclipse Party

Outdoor
Festivals/Fairs
Family friendly
Arts and Culture
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Enjoy a day of dancing with the Painted Finch Gallery in downtown Corry!

PennWest Edinboro Eclipse Watch Party

Outdoor
Family friendly
Educational
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Join PennWest Edinboro for Erie's Total Solar Eclipse!

SeaWolves ‘Block’ Party

Downtown Erie
General
Sports
Family friendly
Outdoor
Eclipse
04/08/2024 | 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Celebrate Erie's Total Solar Eclipse with the Erie SeaWolves, the Double-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers!

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Presque Isle State Park Events

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Voted Erie’s Choice Best Hospital for eight years in a row

One stop convenience.

Fill your tank, pick up fresh food from local brands, and a six-pack to go in 40 regional locations.

Soak in the fun!

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Ante-up, Erie.

Find true action with slots, table games, sports book, and horse racing.

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Experience family summer fun on more than 100 great rides, slides and attractions at Waldameer!

Award-Winning Compassionate Care

Voted Erie’s Choice Best Hospital for eight years in a row

Ante-up, Erie.

Find true action with slots, table games, sports book, and horse racing.

Soak in the fun!

Experience 84 degrees all year at one of the top water parks in the country.

One stop convenience.

Fill your tank, pick up fresh food from local brands, and a six-pack to go in 40 regional locations.