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Featuring first class accommodations, Presque Isle State Park, cultural attractions, Lake Erie Wine Country, Lake Erie Ale Trail, restaurants, museums, galleries, shopping, world-class sunsets and bustling Downtown and Bayfront districts,
Erie is your off-the-beaten path gay-cation destination!

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Erie is making great strides to ensure our area is welcoming to EVERYONE!

Please explore our web site for great ideas on where to eat, shop, play and stay! Our handy dandy web site trip planner makes it a breeze. https://visiterie.visitwidget.com/ 

 

Don't forget to download our newly updated 'Hello Erie' app and start planning your Erie get-away with ease!

 

Pennsylvania’s only Great Lakes Port City is ready to play host to your next getaway or event!  Book your stay at one of our LGBT-friendly accommodations, and plan to visit some of Erie’s LGBT-welcome attractions. Once you’ve arrived, staff and volunteers are available to provide one-on-one personalized visitor information services:

  • VisitErie 208 East Bayfront Parkway, Erie PA 16507
  • The Erie Visitor Center inside the Tom Ridge Environmental Center 301 Peninsula Drive Erie PA 16505
  • The Pennsylvania Welcome Center (I-90 Westbound in North East, PA)
  • Interstate Rest Stops (I-90 Eastbound near the PA/OH border and I-79 Northbound just before the Edinboro exit). Seasonally staffed Memorial Day through September 30.

If you’re planning your special day, Erie has several unique wedding venues for you to consider. Exchange vows on the beach or at a local museum, a park, one of our many cruise excursions or a lavish ballroom. A wedding in Erie is as elaborate or intimate as you and your partner desire.

Don’t forget to consult our calendar of events to make sure you don’t miss out on any local flavor and check out these signature Erie LGBT events:  Erie Pride Fest and Parade, Erie Pride Picnic, Erie Pride Day at Waldameer, Drenched Fur. 

For more information on LGBT events

 Access the most recent issue of Erie Gay News

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Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership

The Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership, providing advocacy and access to people, information and education. Learn how you can get involved!

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The Cork 1794

The Cork 1794 is the perfect spot for a date night or special occasion!

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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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Port of Erie!

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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Bayfront Grille is ideal for all!

Located inside of the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel and overlooking Presque Isle Bay, The Bayfront Grille is ideal for friends and family gatherings or a romantic dinner just for two. The Bayfront Grille serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. Dinner menu items include delectable salads and appetizers as well as steak, chicken and seafood options. Enjoy this premier Erie dining choice.

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Millcreek Mall

A destination for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Experience it all!

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Fall is the perfect time to visit wine country!

Winter is a relaxed time to visit wine country. Enjoy a scenic ride to North East and stop in Mazza Vineyards and the historic South Shore Wine Company to sip and savor the local flavor."

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TSA Precheck Enrollment Event

The Erie Regional Airport Authority has postponed the TSA Precheck Enrollment Event until June 22-26, 2020.

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