As our weather is finally starting to warm up, it got me thinking about all of the amazing festivals that Erie is home to! My family and I have lived here for about 8 years now and we still haven't been to all of them! My goal is to explore some new ones this year!
Church of the Nativity Community Center
109 German St. Erie, PA 16507
Panegyri Greek Festival
Assumption Greek Orthodox Church
4376 W. Lake Road
Saint Paul's Italian Festival
1617 Walnut St.
https://stpaulrcerie.org/italianfest.html (Dated 2022)
Zabawa Polish Heritage Festival
Holy Trinity Parish
2220 Reed St.
German Heritage Festival
Saint Nick's Grove
5131 Old French Rd, Erie, PA, 16509
$5 per person
Children 12 and under are free
$8 per two-day pass
At the 2022 festival, donations were collected for the ANNA Shelter.
Saint Patrick Church
130 E 4th St, Erie, PA 16507
This one is a favorite of my family's! It's especially dear to my heart since we're members of St. Pat's and I cantor there!
And don't forget about a few other fun festivals around town over the summer!
UPMC Sunset Music Series
June 21-July 26 (Wednesday Evenings 5:30-7:00pm)
Presque Isle Beach 11
Enjoy live music and local food trucks while you take a dip in the lake or play at the nature playground!
North East Firemen's Cherry Festival
40 N. Lake St.
Enjoy rides, festival foods, and games! All proceeds from the North East fire department tents benefit Fuller Hose Company #1 and Crescent Hose Company #2.
Discover Presque Isle Days
Presque Isle State Park
Discover Presque Isle Days is hosted by the Presque Isle Partnership, an official non-profit partner to Presque Isle State Park. DPI is a multi-day celebration that occupies several areas of the park and offers dozens of family friendly recreational and educational opportunities.
8 Great Tuesdays
July 11-August 29 (Tuesday evenings 6:30-9:30pm)
Highmark Amphitheater & Liberty Park
828 W Bayfront Parkway
Enjoy live music, different local vendors, and a great view! Rent a tent at the top of the hill or bring a blanket for the family! These events are ones that I can't wait to check out this year!
Waterford Heritage Days - 50th Anniversary
Parks in downtown Waterford
The Waterford Heritage Days showcase the community, churches, non-profits, booster groups, and businesses. Enjoy entertainment, games, crafters, and food vendors!
Dan Rice Days
34 Main St. W.
This celebration commemorates the many contributes that Dan Rice made to the Girard community. Enjoy free entertainment, a parade, crafts, vendors, educational activities, and local food! Parking is available on side streets and at the Girard High School. A free shuttle bus is available and makes stops at various locations.
Downtown Erie between 4th and 10th streets
Celebrate the best of Erie's arts, culture, food, business, and family!
Ok Erie-ites! I want to know, what's YOUR favorite festival?? Which one are you dying to try this year? Let me know in the comments!
Until next time, take care and smile pretty!!