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December 10

2022

Animals are the Artist Sale!

Family friendly
Arts and Culture
12/10/2022 | 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Erie Station Dinner Theatre presents "Christmas Memories"

12/10/2022 | 05:30 PM

The magical holiday family musical

Erie Otters OHL Hockey

Downtown Erie
Sports
Family friendly
12/10/2022 | 07:00 PM

Join us for fast paced hockey excitement at Erie Insurance Arena!

Breakfast with Santa

Seasonal
Holiday
Family friendly
12/10/2022 | 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gather your friends & family for Peek’n Peak’s Breakfast with Santa!

Erie Philharmonic presents "Handel's Messiah"

Downtown Erie
Arts and Culture
Holiday
Concerts
12/10/2022 | 03:00 PM

From the awe-inspiring Hallelujah chorus to the many thrilling and intimate arias, Handel’s landmark oratorio is an unforgettable Erie Philharmonic and Erie Philharmonic Chorus holiday tradition.

Mazzmosa Weekends at Mazza Vineyards

Wineries
Adults only (21+)
12/10/2022

You are invited to enjoy Mazza's take on this light, delightful beverage while visiting them on Saturdays or Sundays at the South Shore Wine Company or Mazza Vineyards.

Asbury Woods Winter Wonderland

Holiday
Family friendly
Outdoor
12/10/2022 | 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM

The boardwalk adjacent to the Andrew J. Conner Nature Center at Asbury Woods will be lit up each night in December for the holiday season.

Dramashop presents "The Crumple Zone"

Arts and Culture
Downtown Erie
LGBTQ+
12/10/2022 | 12:00 AM , 08:00 PM

Extremely funny and deeply moving, The Crumple Zone is about staying together, breaking apart, and the things we lose along the way.

PACA presents "The Lion in Winter"

Downtown Erie
Arts and Culture
12/10/2022 | 07:30 PM

Set during Christmas 1183, The Lion in Winter tells the wickedly amusing tale of King Henry II, his imprisoned queen (released only for the holiday), and their three entitled sons

Christmas at Port Farms

Family friendly
Outdoor
Seasonal
Holiday
Pet-friendly
12/10/2022 | 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Whether you’re searching for the perfect Christmas tree or a place to experience a horse-drawn sleigh or carriage ride, you need to visit Port Farms. We also have oodles of festive children’s activities, are serving up delectable cocktails for our 21+ guests, and are a weekend stop for Santa Claus & live music!

Presque Isle Lights

Presque Isle
Family friendly
Holiday
Seasonal
12/10/2022 | 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

The annual fundraiser for Presque Isle invites visitors to take a self-guided evening driving tour of seasonal lights at Presque Isle State Park.

The Winter Wonderland of Trees at The Elsie Greer House

Family friendly
Historical
Holiday
12/10/2022 | 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Step back in time for a tour of The Winter Wonderland of Trees. Join The Elsie Greer House Bed & Breakfast as they introduce Christmas! Refreshments will be provided.

Second Saturday: Card Making & Melty-Bead Extravaganza

General
Downtown Erie
Arts and Culture
Family friendly
Seasonal
Educational
12/10/2022 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Goodell Gardens Holiday Shopping Event

Arts and Culture
Holiday
Seasonal
12/10/2022 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list in the Goodell Gift Shop! Featuring locally-made, handcrafted art, garden-themed gifts, Goodell branded items, and special guest vendors.

Build Your Best Holiday Yet with Glass Growers Gallery & ExpERIEnce Children's Museum

Downtown Erie
Holiday
Family friendly
12/10/2022

See all of the progress on the new Children’s Museum construction zone, and get gifts for your whole family on one corner between the expERIEnce Children’s Museum and Glass Growers Gallery!

Habitat Holly Days

General
Family friendly
Seasonal
Holiday
12/10/2022 | 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Join the Greater Erie Area Habitat for Humanity for a spirited fundraiser to help support local Habitat for Humanity builds with partner families.

Downtown Art Brunch

Downtown Erie
Arts and Culture
Family friendly
12/10/2022 | 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Glass Growers Gallery, City Gallery, D' Hopkins Denniston Gallery Fine Art, and The 10|20 Collective are collaborating to bring downtown art brunches to Erie, PA!

Holiday on the Hill

Family friendly
Holiday
Food
Arts and Culture
12/10/2022 | 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

Visit with Santa, enjoy special holiday drinks and treats, and shop locally this holiday season!

Presque Isle State Park Events

  • Feb 8, 2023: Presque Isle Critters by Campfire at Presque Isle State Park
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  • Feb 10, 2023: Virtual Lighthouse at Presque Isle State Park
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  • Feb 14, 2023: Valentine's Day Cast Iron Cooking at Presque Isle State Park
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  • Feb 16, 2023: DiscoverE: Build Like a Beaver at Presque Isle State Park
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  • Feb 22, 2023: Virtual Wildlife Wednesday at Presque Isle State Park
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Partner Spotlight

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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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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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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 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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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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PortFarms SpotlightAd NovDec 7

Port Farms Weddings

Nestled in the small town of Waterford just outside of Erie, PA, Port Farms offers a charming countryside wedding venue. Our unique barn is located on 200 rural acres making it the perfect backdrop for your special day. Say “I do” outside under the beautifully decorated pergola or inside the rustic barn. Our timbered barn showcases vaulted ceilings adorned with romantic and whimsical lighting. The venue offers a Bridal Suite and Grooms Cottage where you and your wedding party can get ready. To help make your day stress free, we have a dedicated wedding coordinator and staff to ensure you and your guests enjoy the perfect day.

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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 www.aa.com or www.united.com

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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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