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PRESQUE ISLE STATE PARK IS CELEBRATING ITS 100-YEAR ANNIVERSARY IN 2021! A new educational exhibit showcasing the history of the park will be on display from May 17, 2021 through August 23, 2021 at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center. For more information click here. Presque Isle is a National Natural Landmark and Pennsylvania's most visited State Park. Sandy beaches and endless outdoor recreation! Presque Isle (French for “almost an island”) welcomes over 4 million visitors annually.
Visitors flock to Presque Isle for its distinctive blend of natural beauty and year-round recreation including swimming, boating, biking, surfing, birding and fishing. Explore on foot, wheels, surreys, skis, pontoons and kayaks.
One of America’s oldest amusement parks. Located near the entrance to Presque Isle State Park, set among beautifully landscaped grounds and picnic groves. Make sure to check out the Chaos pendulum thrill ride - sending you swinging, then spinning and then turning you upside down as you soar 60 feet in the air! In Water World, cool off in their heated relaxation pool near the GIANT wave pool! Waldameer was recently voted as the 15th nicest water park in the U.S. Thrilling water park slides, live shows, modern arcade, traditional midway games, food and refreshment centers and numerous picnic groves.
Get ready Erie! The Erie Sports Center will soon be ready and waiting for you to enjoy! This 28-acre multi-purpose venue is geared for sports, tourism, business and social events as well as sports conferences. The facility features a 61,000 sq. ft. indoor dome with FIFA –certified astro turf, 12 outdoor soccer fields and 8 baseball fields, Fun Park with go karts, mini golf, batting cages and climbing wall, 1,800 sq. ft. beach arena for volleyball and soccer, the 150-seat LUMI café/restaurant/bar, conference room and sports science facility.
84º of year-round water soaking excitement! A South Sea Island atmosphere, multiple twisting and turning slides, a 1,000 gallon Tiki tipping bucket, multi-level activity Tree House, indoor wave pool, tree tops ropes course, food court, kiddie area and more!
Shows appearing and disappearing nightly! Kellar’s Modern Magic and Comedy club formally Jr’s last laugh Comedy club and restaurant has been rebranded and reimagined into a state-of-the-art historical entertainment tourist attraction themed around the dean of American magicians Harry Kellar. Before Houdini, there was Kellar – a magician from Erie, Pennsylvania who defined magic so brilliantly that author L. Frank Baum based his immortal character “The Wizard of Oz” on him. Henrich “Harry” Kellar (1849-1922) has been forgotten by history – UNTIL NOW! Featuring the brightest names in Comedy and Magic performing live on stage, from TV shows like America’s Got Talent, Penn & Teller: Fool Us, The Tonight Show, Last Comic Standing and Netflix. The sleight of hand performance bar “Secrets & Wonders” is Erie’s most unique magic bar. featuring sleight-of- hand close-up artists that entertain guests during “Magic Hour” and signature cocktails that magically disappear. Enjoy the show with modern American family friendly cuisine that features a magic themed menu and mind-blowing table artists for a one-of-a-kind unique dining experience. Watch their newest video!
Northwestern Pennsylvania’s premier gambling destination and racetrack! Try your luck at 1,580 slot machines, 32 table games and 9 poker tables, or place your bets on off-track and live thoroughbred racing.
Minutes from downtown Erie, Presque Isle Downs spans 272 acres and features a state-of-the-art poker room, award-winning dining, four lounges, live entertainment, customer incentives and Churchill's Bourbon & Brew with 30 specialty, local, regional craft beers on tap.
The gaming and excitement is 24/7! Live horse racing (May - September).
Erie's Ontario Hockey League team gets crowds on their feet with hard checking, in-your-face hockey maneuvers.
The cracking of bats and cheers from the stands fill the air when the Erie SeaWolves, the AA Detroit Tigers affiliate team takes the field at UPMC Park.
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.
The Creation Station is an unique arts and crafts studio where kids can create and have fun!
Book your birthday party, register for a ladies night out or stop in during open Craft days and choose a project from the project board.
Experience the holidays at Port Farms November 26th through December 23rd. The farm features horse-drawn carriage & sleigh rides, Santa's Workshop with holiday activities, surprise visits from Santa, live music, pick your own Christmas trees, holiday decor, and more. The farm will be open Wednesday - Sunday. Create lasting memories with your family and friends at Port Farms! www.portfarms.com
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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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.
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.
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!”
The Erie Regional Chamber is leading Erie’s economic evolution through awareness, advocacy, and access to the people, education, and information integral to elevating regional success and economic growth. Become a member today and join us in championing a vibrant and sustainable regional economy.
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.
Erie International Airport is serviced by American Airlines and United Airlines with daily flights to Charlotte, Chicago, and Washington D.C. with connecting flights to the east coast, west coast, and international destinations. Book your flight today at www.aa.com or www.united.com.
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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