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September 14


31st Annual Wild Rib Cook-Off & Music Festival

Downtown Erie
Family friendly
09/14/2022 | 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

This festival features National Touring, Award Winning BBQ Cooking Teams, local and regional entertainment, works by artisans and craftsmen, vendors, business booths, service groups, festival foods and treats, specialty acts, beer on the plaza and safe inflatable rides.

Albion Area Fair


The biggest little fair around!

Erie Food Tours - Happy Appy Erie Food Tour

09/14/2022 | 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Learn the history and culture of our region while enjoying delicious food from locally-owned restaurants, bakeries, and specialty shops.

Victorian Princess Happy Hour Cruises

09/14/2022 | 07:00 PM

Join us onboard our gorgeous Victorian paddleboat for an evening of food, entertainment and fun!

Daughtry - The Dearly Beloved Tour

09/14/2022 | 07:30 PM

Daughtry is one of the most visible and consistent Rock & Roll torchbearers of the 21st Century

Glass Growers Gallery presents: “Wonders” by Susan Stone

Downtown Erie
Arts and Culture

Come experience Glass Growers Gallery’s beautiful new exhibit “Wonders” featuring the work of Susan Stone

Asbury Woods Story Book Walk

Family friendly
09/14/2022 | 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

The storybook walk is an opportunity to read the book The Birdwatchers by Simon James as you meander a short trail loop adjacent to the Wasiesky Teaching Pavilion, near the Nature Center.

Presque Isle State Park Events

  • Oct 7, 2022: Virtual Honeybees at Presque Isle State Park
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  • Oct 20, 2022: Lights Out at the Lighthouse at Presque Isle State Park
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  • Nov 5, 2022: Professional Development – WILD about Turkey at Presque Isle State Park
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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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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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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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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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John Russell Brewing Company Brew House & Restaurant

Local Craft Beer Brewery & Pub in Erie, PA! Featuring a large selection of craft beers, a wood-fired brick oven featuring fresh dough specialty pizzas & our open-view brewing environment makes for a unique experience! Reservations // Call 814.866.BEER (2337)
:: Full Menu, Wood-fired Brick Oven & Casual Pub Dining
:: Brewery & Craft Beer Pub
:: Craft Beers on Tap & Beer To-Go
:: Indoor & Outdoor Dining & Bar
:: Online Ordering & Takeout
:: Beer To-Go
:: Conveniently located of I-90 on Peach Street

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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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Fall Harvest at Port Farms

Happy Fall Y’all! Celebrate 125 years of Port Farms during the Fall Harvest season from September 17th – October 30th. Grab your friends and family and enjoy a variety of fall themed activities for every age. With over 25 attractions here at the farms, our guests create long-lasting memories worth repeating. General admission includes hay wagon rides, 8-acre corn maze, slide mountain, ball zone, game garden, pedal carts, animal exhibits, mindbender mazes, trike track, tire fort and so much more! PLUS, this year we have added tons of new events that are included with admission! Learn more and purchase tickets:

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Mazza Vineyards and the South Shore Wine Company

Local wine is great for holiday entertaining, plus it makes a great gift! Stop by to try (and pick up) award-winning wines at Mazza Vineyards and the historic South Shore Wine Company, both located in North East, PA.

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

Direct Daily Flights to Charlotte and Chicago.
Erie International Airport is serviced by American Airlines and United Airlines with daily flights to Charlotte and Chicago with connections across the country and around the world. Book your flight today at or

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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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