Erie’s extraordinary arts and cultural community provide residents and tourists alike with experiences that deepen the roots of our region, enliven neighborhoods, fuel creativity, and learning and bridge cultural divides. Our community proudly tells the story of our heritage. It paints a picture of who we are today and our aspirations for an even more vibrant future.
Look to Erie Arts & Culture for a complete resource guide to all the area's arts and culture organizations.
Take a virtual tour of the Erie Art Museum! The tour takes you from the front door through every gallery that is on view including works by Brett Kern, Bill Brady, Brian Pardini, Chuck Johnson, and the Museum's collection show hung salon-style. Look for tags within the tour that allows viewers to get more information.
Take a virtual tour of the Hagen History Center’s Watson-Curtze Mansion! Check out the Griswold Cast Iron & Watson family china on the first floor, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry’s Sword on the second floor and Mr. Watson’s Billiard Room on the third floor.
Explore downtown Erie's Arts Scene With Ease!
The Cultural Loop is a free trolley service that operates every 15 minutes on Saturday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to midnight, along a dedicated route set apart from EMTA’s regularly scheduled lines. The service provides door to door transportation to and from great businesses and arts, cultural and sporting events in downtown Erie.
Cultural Loop maps are available at EMTA, and most arts and cultural venues in Downtown Erie. Route maps can also be downloaded online.
The Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership is leading Erie's economic evolution. We're the heart of the business community to champion a vibrant and sustainable economy. Your business is our business. Become a member and increase your brand awareness, advocate for important business issues, and gain access to people, education, and information integral to elevating your team's success.
You can now call in to reserve Igloo Dining at the Bayfront Grille!❄ Igloo Dining will begin November 15th and we will be offering time slots during lunch and dinner. The Igloos are perfect for any special day including Anniversaries, Birthdays, Honeymoons, and so much more. You can't get this opportunity anywhere else in Erie, PA and we are ecstatic for you to experience it!
The Cork 1794 is the perfect spot for a date night or special occasion!
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 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.
A destination for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Experience it all!
Enjoy a scenic ride to North East and stop into family owned Mazza Vineyards and the historic South Shore Wine Company to sip and savor the local flavor.
Erie International Airport now offers two direct daily flights to and from Washington Dulles International Airport with connecting flights to the east coast, west coast and international destinations. Book your flight today!
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