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ERIE ADVENTURE GUIDE | 2020


“I was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. I love Erie. My wife Rhonda and I raised our three children here. You cannot beat Erie’s beautiful beaches and spectacular sunsets.” ~ Mayor Joseph Schember, City of Erie

WELCOME TO

Erie, Pennsylvania! Welcome to Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth largest city and the only Pennsylvania Port on the Great Lakes. Located along the shores of one of the world’s best-protected harbors Erie has an extensive maritime history as a Great Lakes City. Central to the Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Buffalo triangle Erie is within 500 miles of more than half of the U.S. population and is accessible by automobile, boat, plane, train, or bus. A truly diverse city Erie boasts a wealth of natural beauty, fascinating history, active cultural and arts scenes, diverse ethnic heritage and firstrate sports teams. Erie offers the cultural and entertainment options you’d expect from a big city, plus the friendliness and leisurely pace of a smaller town.

Erie Welcomes EVERYONE! Erie prides itself on being a warm, hospitable community for all races, religions, ethnicities, sexual orientation, nationalities, interests, backgrounds and experiences. Pick your favorite Erie thing to do and Experience AWEsome! Download the FREE ‘HelloErie’ new integrated mobile app and map out everything you don’t want to miss in Erie! 4 | Erie Adventure Guide


TABLE OF CONTENTS 6 What’s New! 8 Fun Things to Do 16 Fun Things to Do on the Water 20 Arts & Culture 22 Outdoor Adventures 26 History & Heritage 28 Shopping 33 Coupons 38 Dining/Wineries/Breweries/Distilleries 48 Festivals & Events 54 Lodging & Services 64 Maps/Transportation I

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Erie Times-News 205 W. 12th St. Erie PA 16534 814.870.1600 www.GoErie.com This Adventure Guide is a product of VisitErie and the Erie Times-News. On the Cover: Lights Over the Lake/Bicentennial Tower: credit Paul Gibbens Photography

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Package, Plan, Go! Take the stress out of your trip planning and book an overnight package! Family fun, romance, girlfriend get-away, sports, theater, shopping and more! Get the complete list of Erie overnight packages at www.VisitErie.com/packages.

Fly Erie! Erie International Airport/ Tom Ridge Field is served by three major airline carriers (Delta, American Airlines and United) nonstop flights to Detroit, Chicago and Charlotte with connections to over 1,110 different destinations. 6 | Erie Adventure Guide

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JANUARY 34 21 FEBRUARY 36 21 MARCH 44 28 APRIL 56 38 MAY 67 48 JUNE 76 59 JULY 80 64 AUGUST 79 63 SEPTEMBER 72 56 OCTOBER 61 45 NOVEMBER 50 37 DECEMBER 38 27 Temperatures are Fahrenheit degrees. Source: weather.com

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• Experiential Tours with VisitErie! Looking to try new things, be immersed in unique local activities, and create memories? We’ve got just the thing for you adventurous, hands-on types. Pottery Making, Whiskey Barrel Tasting Erie Food Tours, Winery Tours, Fishing and Horse-back riding. Find them all at VisitErie.com/explore • Waldameer Amusement Park & Water World is racing into Summer 2020 with an exciting 6-lane Rally Racer waterslide. Racers will collect their racing mat at ground level and make their way up to the starting line atop a 50 ft tower. From the start line, racers will spiral down headfirst on their mats in enclosed tubes that meet and form an open-flume rally section. Then, racers will spiral again in enclosed tubes until they meet in a final rally section with a drop into the finish line. The amusement park wasn’t left out for 2020, as a new family spinning coaster, Whirlwind, will offer pint-size thrills for children and their families. www.waldameer.com • U.S. Ariel Historic Adventures Climb aboard the U.S. Ariel and experience Erie’s role in the Battle of Lake Erie firsthand. Venture onto Presque Isle Bay and tour key historical locations: Cascade Creek Inlet • Dobbins Landing • Misery Bay • Perry’s Monument. Knowledgeable guides identify and describe points of interest while they supply enlightening information about the area’s history. Learning history has never been this fun! Take part in on-board activities (including water cannon battles) and feel what it was like to be a sailor on a tall ship at war. www.usariel.com • John Russell Brewing Company Brew House & Restaurant Formerly known as the U Pick 6 Beer Store on upper Peach Street, this brewery will brew on-site house recipes and feature a wide variety of craft beers. www.upick6.com • The Bay House Restaurant & Rooftop Bar This new venue will feature indoor & outdoor panoramic views of Presque Isle Bay and Lake Erie, seafood-forward menu with raw bar, private dining, upper mezzanine, fire pits and more. Coming Summer 2020. www.upick6.com • Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park & Resort has undergone a major expansion! New features include the Flow Rider indoor surfing machine, expanded arcade, improved food service and additional space for guests. www.splashlagoon.com • Hampton Inn Bayfront Hotel & Oliver’s Rooftop Bar Erie’s newest hotel, a Hampton Inn & Suites along Erie’s Bayfront opens in early 2020! Featuring stunning views of Presque Isle Bay, including panoramic views from Oliver’s Rooftop restaurant on the hotel’s eighth floor. The hotel’s interior design pays tribute to the Erie region’s rich naval history and

is inspired by Oliver Hazard Perry, a naval commander in the War of 1812.​www.visitscott.com • Sneaky Pete’s Tapas Bar & Restaurant One of Erie’s hidden gems has expanded! Step back into days gone by with Tiffany lamps, Waterford crystal, wood burning fireplace, good drinks & food, specializing in Imported CharcutERIE! Make the trip to check out their new outdoor patio and bocce court! www.sneakypeteserie.com • Presque Isle Downs & Casino new BetAmerica Sportsbook Features 50 state-of-the-art sports wagering kiosks. BetAmerica is an online and retail sportsbook, casino, advance-deposit wagering website and mobile app offering a world-class, full-spectrum solution for betting on sports, casino games and horseracing. Around-the-clock pre-match and live sports betting are available on a wide variety of sports. www.presqueisledowns.com • Erie County Historical Society Watch for the new exhibit building on the campus of the Hagen History Center which will provide 6000 square feet of new exhibit space. The construction of the building should be completed in Fall 2019 and the first floor exhibit should be completed by Spring 2020. www.eriehistory.org • Lot 10 There’s a new spot downtown where you can step out to enjoy some fresh air. Lot 10, located off of East 5th Street between the Erie Art Museum and expERIEnce Children’s Museum has recently transformed into a unique new garden setting for Erie. The Lot’s one-of-a kind hut, archway and trashcans were designed by local artist Evan Everhart and made out of recycled materials. • New Mural at Dobbins Landing One of the most popular spots on Erie’s Bayfront got a face lift! Designed by internationally-known street artist SatOne, the eye-popping abstract mural covers the observation deck at Dobbins Landing (foot of State Street). The best way to view the complete mural is from the top of the Bicentennial Tower. • ‘HelloErie’ App Trip Planner Update Planning the perfect day just got much easier with our NEW integrated mobile app…Map out everything you don’t want to miss in Erie! This tool provides a new way to explore what the area has to offer, including upcoming events, popular restaurants, area hot spots, shopping, and points of interest. View it all at once or search by categories See an upcoming Event, Restaurant oe Attraction you don’t want to miss? Click “Add” and it will be added to your plan. Want to invite some friends? Share your plan with them directly or via social media, email or SMS. Available FREE for Apple and Android devices.

Erie PA Longitude/Latitude 42.1292° N, 80.0851° W Getting Here

(for maps and transportation/ tour services, see page 64)

From Baltimore (6 hrs) From Boston (9.5 hrs) From Buffalo (90 minutes) From Chicago (7.5 hrs)

From Cincinnati (5 hrs) From Cleveland (90 minutes) From Detroit (4.5 hrs) From New York City (7 hrs) From Niagara Falls (2 hrs) From Pittsburgh (2 hrs) From Toronto (3.5 hrs)

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All An Act Theatre 652 West 17th Street Erie, PA 16502 814-450-8553 AllAnAct.net

Board & Brush Erie 3330 West 26th Street Suite 20 Erie, PA 16506 814-392-3500 boardandbrush.com/erie

ERIEBANK Sports Park 8159 Oliver Road Erie, PA 16509 814-866-5425 eriebanksportpark.org

Bicentennial Tower Foot of State Street/Dobbins Landing Erie, PA 16507 814-455-7557 porterie.org

Erie Art Museum 20 East 5th Street Erie, PA 16507 814-459-5477 erieartmuseum.org

Erie Commodores National Premier Soccer League visit the website for game locations Erie, PA 814-392-4785 ErieCommodores.com

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Erie Bayhawks NBA G-League Basketball Erie Insurance Arena/ 110 East 8th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-790-5600 eriebayhawks.com Erie Food Tours (Downtown Erie & North East PA) Meets at Like My Thai (Erie) and The Bean (North East) 814-572-1407 eriefoodtours.com Erie Otters OHL Hockey Erie Insurance Arena/ 201 East 8th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-455-7779 ottershockey.com Erie Philharmonic 23 West 10th Street, Ste 3 (office) Erie, PA 16501 814-455-1375 eriephil.org Erie Playhouse 13 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-454-2852 erieplayhouse.org Erie SeaWolves AA Baseball UPMC Park/110 East 10 St. Erie, PA 16501 814-456-1300 seawolves.com Erie Station Dinner Theatre 4940 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-864-2022 canterburyfeast.com Erie Events (Erie Insurance Arena, UPMC Park, Warner Theatre & Bayfront Convention Center) 809 French Street Erie, PA 16501 814-453-7117 erieevents.com Erie Zoo & Botanical Gardens 423 West 38th Street Erie, PA 16508 814-864-4091 eriezoo.org Escape Game Erie 23 West 10th Street 4838 West Ridge Road Erie, PA 16501 814-580-9905 escapegameerie.com

expERIEnce Children’s Museum 420 French Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-3743 eriechildrensmuseum.org Gypsy Rose Pirate Bus Tours 2 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-449-0993 gypsyrosepiratebus.com Hagen History Center 356 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-454-1813 eriehistory.org Hooch & Blotto’s Bowling 8071 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-217-1140 hoochandblottos.com Jr’s Last Laugh Comedy Club 1402 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-461-0911 jrslastlaugh.com Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park (LEAF) 1501 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-453-5323 leaferie.org Lake Erie Speedway (special events only) 10700 Delmas Drive North East, PA 16428 814-725-3303 lakeeriespeedway.com Peek ‘n Peak Ski Resort 1405 Olde Road Clymer, NY 14724 716-355-4141 pknpk.com Play Port 2730 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-528-5257 playporterie.com Presque Isle Downs & Casino 8199 Perry Highway/Exit 27, I-90 Erie, PA 16509 866-ERIE-FUN (374-3386) presqueisledowns.com Presque Isle Lighthouse Presque Isle State Park, East of Beach 6 Erie, PA 16505 814-833-3604 presqueislelighthouse.org

Presque Isle State Park Foot of Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-833-7424 dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/presqueisle. aspx Scallywags Pirate Adventures 2 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-2627 scallywagspirateadventure.com Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort 8091 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 1-866-3SPLASH (77-5274) splashlagoon.com The BIG Green Screen at TREC 301 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-838-4123 trecpi.org Tom Ridge Environmental Center (TREC) 301 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-833-7424 trecpi.org Waldameer Park & Water World 220 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 877-817-1009 waldameer.com Yellow Bike Rental Company Presque Isle State Park/ Waterworks area Erie, PA 16505 814-835-8900 presqueisleyellowbikerental.com

more fun THINGS TO DO! Arts & Culture page 20 Outdoor Adventures page 22 History & Heritage page 26 Shopping page 28 Dining/Wineries/Breweries/ Distilleries page 38 Festivals & Events page 48

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fun on the water! “Erie is paradise! Friendly people, a charming waterfront and the hidden wonders of a stunning Great Lake. There is even a friendly pirate ship.� ~ Nancy K. Frank - Hershey, PA

Buckets Fishing Charters 50 State Street Erie, PA 16507 724-321-6729 bucketscharters.com

GypsyLyn Fishing Charters 35 State Street Erie, PA 16507 724-316-2529 gypsylynfishingcharters.com

Lake Erie Outfitters 421 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-860-1144 lakeerieoutfitters.com

Erie Maritime Museum/ U.S. Brig Niagara 150 East Front Street Erie, PA 16507 814-452-2744 flagshipniagara.org

Lake Effect Sailing West Canal Basin near foot of State Street Erie, PA 814-434-0600 lakeeffectsailing.com

Lakeshore Towing Services/ Wolverine Park Transient Marina

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34 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-6387 lakeshoretowing.com


North East Marina 11950 East Lake Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-8244 northeastmarina.com

Scallywags Pirate Adventures 2 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-2627 scallywagspirateadventures.com

U.S. Ariel Historcial Adventure Presque Isle State Park/Water Works Erie, PA 16505 814-490-0402 usariel.com

Port Erie Sports 402 W. Bayfront Parkway Erie, PA 16507 814-452-2628 porteriesports.com

Tight Lines Sport Fishing, LLC Ft of Port Access Road Erie, PA 16507 724-880-1283 tightlinessportfishingllc.com

Victorian Princess Cruise Lines Foot of State Street/Dobbins Landing Erie, PA 16507 814-459-9696 victorianprincess.com

Presque Isle Boat Tours Canadian Sailor Dobbins Landing/Foot of State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-455-0055 piboattours.com Presque Isle Boat Tours The Lady Kate Perry Monument at Presque Isle Erie, PA 16505 814-836-0201 piboattours.com Presque Isle Boat Tours Water Taxi State & East Dobbins Landing Erie, PA 16507 814-455-0055 piboattours.com Presque Isle State Park Foot of Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-833-7424 dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/presqueisle. aspx handicapped,

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ARTS & CULTURE! “There is so much going on Downtown and on the Bayfront during the summer. Wonderful outdoor restaurants and bars, great food, lots of young people, and sensational music. It’s a big city squeezed into a charming and easy small town.”  ~Eden Charles - Milwaukee, WI

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All An Act Theatre 652 West 17th Street Erie, PA 16502 814-450-8553 AllAnAct.net Allen Stoneware Gallery 2602 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-836-0345 Allenstonewaregallery.com Board & Brush Erie 3330 West 26th Street Suite 20 Erie, PA 16506 814-392-3500 boardandbrush.com/erie Erie Arts & Culture 23 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-452-3427 erieartsandculture.org Erie Art Museum 20 East 5th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-459-5477 erieartmuseum.org Erie County Historical Society & Museum 356 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16507 814-454-1813 eriehistory.com

Erie Maritime Museum/ U.S. Brig Niagara 150 East Front Street Erie, PA 16507 814-452-2744 flagshipniagara.org Erie Philharmonic 23 West 10th Street, Ste 3 (office) Erie, PA 16501 814-455-1375 eriephil.org Erie Playhouse 13 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-454-2852 erieplayhouse.org Erie Station Dinner Theatre 4940 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-864-2022 canterburyfeast.com Erie Yesterday 356 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16507 814-824-2190 erieyesterday.org expERIEnce Children’s Museum 420 French Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-3743 eriechildrensmuseum.org

Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society 31 High Street Waterford,PA 16441 814-796-7817 fortleboeufhistory.com Glass Growers Gallery 10 East 5th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-453-3758 glassgrowersgallery.com Goodell Gardens & Homestead 221 Waterford Street Edinboro, PA 16412 814-734-6699 goodellgardens.org National Comedy Center 203 East 2nd Street Jamestown, NY 14701 716-484-2222 comedycenter.org Ralph Miller Jewelers & Gallery 28 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-452-3336 3330 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-616-4950 createduniques.net Relish Studio & Gallery 3835 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-836-1827 relishinc.com Warner Theatre 811 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-452-4857 erieevents.com handicapped,

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outdoor ADVENTUREs! “Lake Erie is the absolute star of the show, with sunsets, sandy beaches, spectacular lookouts, hiking trails, and so much more.” ~ Jennifer Scott - Matoon, IL

OUTDOOR ATTRACTIONS/ RECREATION Asbury Woods Nature Center (outdoor trails only) 4105 Asbury Road Erie, PA 16506 814-835-5356 asburywoods.org Bicentennial Tower Foot of State Street/Dobbins Landing, Erie, PA 16507 814-455-7557 porterie.org Camp Sherwin/YMCA 8600 West Lake Road, Lake City, PA 16423 814-774-9416 ymcaerie.org

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Double D.A.B. Riding Stables 5811 Welch Hill Road, Ripley, NY 14775 716-736-4418 doubledab.net

Erie Zoo & Botanical Gardens 423 West 38th Street Erie, PA 16508 814-864-4091 eriezoo.org

ERIEBANK Sports Park 8159 Oliver Road Erie, PA 16509 814-866-5425 eriebanksportspark.org

Fishing ( Lake Erie and its Tributaries/ Creeks/Streams) fishandboat.com

Erie Food Tours (Downtown and North East) Meets at Like My Thai (Erie) & The Bean (North East) 814-572-1407 eriefoodtours.com handicapped,

pet-friendly

FishUSA 6960 West Ridge Road, Fairview, PA 16415 800-922-1219 fishusa.com Goodell Gardens & Homestead 221 Waterford Street, Edinboro, PA 16412 814-734-6699 goodellgardens.org


Greater Erie Regional Trail Network 150 East Front Street/Ste 300 Erie, PA 16507 814-454-1770 erietrails.org Great Lakes Seaway Trail - An America’s Byway™ Route 5 and Presque Isle 1-800-SEAWAY-T (732-9298) seawaytrail.com Hulings Blueberries and Farm Market 5095 Old State Road, Edinboro, PA 16412 814-734-5605 hulingsblueberries.com Lake Effect Sailing West Canal Basin near foot of State Street Erie, PA 814-434-0600 lakeeffectsailing.com Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park (LEAF) 1501 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-453-5323 leaferie.org Lake Erie Outfitters 421 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-860-1144 lakeerieoutfitters.com Lake Erie Speedway 10700 Delmas Drive North East, PA 16428 814-725-3303 lakeeriespeedway.com Lakeshore Towing Services, Inc & Wolverine Park Marina (Transient Boat Dockage) 34 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-6387 lakeshoretowing.com Land Lighthouse Foot of Lighthouse Street/ Rte 5/Seaway Trail Erie, PA Mount Pleasant of Edinboro 14510 Mt. Pleasant Road Cambridge Springs, PA 16403 814-734-1641 skimountpleasant.com North East Marina 11950 East Lake Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-8244 northeastmarina.com

Peek ‘n Peak Ski Resort 1405 Olde Road Clymer, NY 14724 716-355-4141 pknpk.com Pennsylvania Scenic Route 6 1-87-PA-ROUTE6 (877-276-8836) paroute6.com Pennsylvania State Snowmobile Association Erie, PA 814-464-3971 pasnow.org Port Erie Sports 402 W Bayfront Parkway Erie, PA 16507 814-452-2628 porteriesports.com Presque Isle Canoe & Boat Livery Presque Isle State Park/Lagoon Boat Launch Erie, PA 16505 814-838-3938 presqueisleboatrental.com Presque Isle Lighthouse Presque Isle State Park, east of Beach 6 Erie, PA 16505 814-833-3604 presqueislelighthouse.org Presque Isle State Park Foot of Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505 814-833-7424 dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/presqueisle. aspx Presque Isle Boat Tours Canadian Sailor Dobbins Landing/Foot of State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-455-0055 piboattours.com Presque Isle Boat Tours The Lady Kate Perry Monument at Presque Isle Erie, PA 16505 814-836-0201 piboattours.com Presque Isle Boat Tours - Water Taxi 3 pick up locations along Presque Isle Bay Erie, PA 16507 814-455-0055 piboattours.com Scallywags Pirate Adventures 2 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-2627 scallywagspirateadventures.com

The North Pier Light Presque Isle State Park Erie, PA 16505 814-833-7424

U.S. Ariel Historcial Adventure Presque Isle State Park/Water Works Erie, PA 16505 814-490-0402 usariel.com

Panama Rocks Scenic Park 11 Rock Hill Road Panama, NY 14767 716-782-2845 panamarocks.com

Victorian Princess Cruises Foot of State Street/Dobbins Landing Erie, PA 16507 814-459-9696 victorianprincess.com

Walking or Driving Self-Guided Tours (Downtown, Bayfront, Murals and more) For more information go to VisitErie.com or download the ‘HelloErie’ mobile app. Yellow Bike Rental Company Presque Isle State Park/Waterworks area Erie, PA 16505 814-835-8900 presqueisleyellowbikerental.com FOR A LIST OF CAMPGROUNDS, SEE PAGE 55

FISHING CHARTERS Buckets Fishing Charters 50 State Street Erie, PA 16507 724-321-6729 bucketscharters.com GypsyLyn Fishing Charters 35 State Street Erie, PA 16507 724-316-2529 gypsylynfishingcharters.com Tight Lines Sports Fishing, LLC Ft of Port Access Road Erie, PA 16507 724-880-1283 tightlinessportfishingllc.com

GOLF Erie Golf Club 6050 Old Zuck Road Erie, PA 16506 814-866-0641 eriegolfclub.com Harbor Ridge Golf Club 3730 Harbor Ridge Trail Erie, PA 16510 814-898-GOLF hrgolfcourseerie.com Harbor View Miniature Golf 36 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-874-3536 harborviewminigolf.com Lake View Country Club (private club, limited availability) 8351 Route 89 North East, PA 16428 814-725-9644 lakeviewcc.com Mound Grove Golf Course 10760 Donation Road Waterford, PA 16441 814-796-2767 moundgrove.com The Upper Course at Peek ‘n Peak 1405 Olde Road Clymer, NY 14724 716-315-4141 pknpk.com Whispering Woods Golf Club 7214 Grubb Road Erie, PA 16506 814-838-9942 whisperingwoodsgc.com

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JUST ADD WATER. Erie, Pennsylvania is a waterfront destination with plenty of space to play – during and after the competition. Plan your next great sporting event on our Great Lake. Learn more at

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2014 & 2016 NATIONAL SPORTS COMMISSION OF THE YEAR A DIVISION OF VISITERIE

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history & heritage! “Wow! Erie is truly the Gem City…and it’s not just because of Lake Erie. On our brief visit, we had time to enjoy the Erie Maritime Museum, an excellent meal and a gorgeous sunset. My husband and I can’t wait to return – but for longer next time – and to discover more of what Erie has to offer.” ~Andrea – Westfield, NJ

Museums/Heritage Attractions/Memorials 9-11 Memorial 150 E Front St. In front of Blasco Library Erie, PA 16507 Battles Museum of Rural Life 436 Walnut Street Girard, PA 16417 814-454-1813 eriehistory.org Brotherton’s Covered Bridge Niemeyer Road, Waterford, PA 26 | Erie Adventure Guide

Civil War Memorials Girard, PA and Union City, PA Corry Area Historical Society 814-664-4749 Edinboro Area Historical Society/ Doucette House 814-734-6109 Elk Creek Township Historical Society echistoricalsociety@gmail.com Erie Art Museum 20 East 5th Street Erie, PA 16507 814-459-5477 erieartmuseum.org

Erie Cemetery Historical Association Walking Tours 2116 Chestnut Street Erie, PA 16502 814-459-2463 eriecemeteryassoc.com Erie County Historical Society & Museum 356 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16507 814-454-1813 eriehistory.org

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Erie Maritime Museum/ U.S. Brig Niagara 150 East Front Street Erie, PA 16507 814-452-2744 flagshipniagara.org Erie Yesterday 356 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16507 814-824-2190 erieyesterday.org expERIEnce Children’s Museum 420 French Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-3743 eriechildrensmuseum.org Fairview Area Historical Society/ The Sturgeon House 814-474-5855 Firefighters Historical Museum 814-456-5969 Fort LeBoeuf Historical Society 31 High Street Waterford, PA 16441 814-796-4817 fortleboeufhistoricalsociety.org George Washington Monument (only one in a British uniform) Waterford, PA Goodell Gardens & Homestead 221 Waterford Street Edinboro, PA 16412 814-734-6699 goodellgardens.org Grape Discovery Center 8305 West Main Road Westfield, NY 14787 716-326-2003 grapediscoverycenter.com Hagen History Center/ WatsonCurtze Mansion & Museum 356 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-454-1813 eriehistory.org Harborcreek Historical Society 814-899-4447 Harrington Covered Bridge Barney Road Albion, PA Historic Eagle Hotel 814-796-0060 Hornby School Restoration Society 814-323-4404 Hubbard House Underground Railroad Museum 440-964-8168

Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park (LEAF) 1501 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-453-5323 leaferie.org Lake Shore Railway Museum 814-725-1911 Land Lighthouse Foot of Lighthouse Street/Route 5/ Great Lakes Seaway Trail Lawrence Park Historical Society 814-899-1505 Military Park (World War II, Korean War, Purple Heart & Vietnam War Memorials) Intersection of 27th & State Streets North East Historical Society/ Museum 814-403-8709 The North Pier Light Presque Isle State Park Oliver Hazard Perry Statue/ Monument Presque Isle State Park & East Perry Square Operation Desert Storm Memorial Waterford Park/Gazebo, Waterford, PA Presque Isle Lighthouse Presque Isle State Park East of Beach 6 Erie, PA 16505 814-833-3604 presqueislelighthouse.org Soldiers & Sailors Memorial West Perry Square/Downtown Erie Brig. Gen. Strong Vincent Statue In front of Blasco Library Erie, PA Union City Museum & Historical Society 814-438-7573 U.S. Revolutionary War Memorial Waterford, PA Valley School Museum Society 814-756-4764 Veterans Memorials North East, Lake City, Girard and Albion, PA Wattsburg Historical Society 814-438-9226 Wayne Blockhouse Foot of Ash Street

West County Historical Association 814-774-3653 World War I Memorial Corner of 1st Ave. & West High Street Union City, PA

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shopping! “I discovered Erie 40 years ago and have returned each summer, and in the off-seasons, developing enduring friendships as well as an appreciation for all that Erie has to offer. My family especially loved the tax free shopping when my son was growing up! ~ Terry Walsh - Simcoe, Ontario Canada

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ACTIONTOYMAN 1215 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16508 814-454-9900 actiontoyman.com

Epiphany’s Emporium, LLC 34 North Center Street Corry, PA 16407 814-964-4711 Erie Art Museum Frame Shop/Gallery

Icing on the Lake 940 West Erie Plaza Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-464-0528 icingonthelake.com

Allen Stoneware Gallery 2602 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-836-0345 allenstonewaregallery.com

411 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-459-5477 erieartmuseum.org

Lakeview Wine Cellars, LLC 8440 Singer Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-4440 lakeviewwinecellars.com

Arrowhead Wine Cellars 12073 East Main Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-5509 arrowheadwine.com

FishUSA 6960 West Ridge Road Fairview, PA 16415 800-922-1219 fishusa.com

Lighthouse Jewelers 2230 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-454-7770 lighthousejewelers.com

Arundel Cellars & Brewing Company 11727 East Main Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-1079 arundelcellars.com

Fuhrman’s Cider Mill, Bakery & General Store 8270 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-864-1125 fuhrmanscidermill.com

Mazza Vineyards 11815 East Lake Road North East, PA 16428 800-796-WINE (9463) enjoymazza.com

Beach Zero 83 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-833-3688 beachzero.com

Glass Growers Gallery 10 East 5th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-453-3758 glassgrowersgallery.com

Bella Salon & Day Spa 41 West Main Street North East, PA 16428 814-725-6767 bellasalonanddayspa.net

Grape Discovery Center 8305 West Main Road Westfield, NY 14787 716-326-2003 grapediscoverycenter.com

Claudine’s Consignment 2208 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-520-8055 claudinesconsignment.com

Grasshopper Boutique 2518 Peach Street Erie, PA 16502 814-454-9545 2818 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-836-9545 facebook.com/GrasshopperErie/

Cobb’s Second Time Around Thrift Shop 1215 Parade Street Erie, PA 16503 814-455-4068 facebook.com/Cobbs-ThriftShop-112848622114121/ Courtyard Winery 10021 West Main Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-0236 courtyardwinery.com E. Lane Boutique 956 West Erie Plaza Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-806-1158 e-laneboutique.com

Harley Davidson of Erie 3712 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-838-1356 hderie.com Hulings Blueberries and Farm Market 5095 Old State Road Edinboro, PA 16412 814-734-5605 hulingsblueberries.com

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Mazza Wine Shop at Fuhrman’s 8270 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-864-1125 enjoymazza.com Millcreek Mall 5800 Peach Street Erie, PA 16565 814-868-9000 millcreekmall.net Moosehead Pottery 12775 Donation Road Waterford, PA 16441 814-796-6635 mooseheadpottery.com Northern Lights Hydroponics 38 West Main Road Ripley, NY 14775 814-725-1000 Erieindoorgardening.com The Oasis Market 914 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-449-6509 theoasismarket.com The Original Popcorn House 2660 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-920-4134 originalpopcornhouse.com/erie

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Painted Finch Gallery, Inc. 508 East Columbus Avenue Corry, PA 16407 814-664-3053 paintedfinchgallery.com

Romolo Chocolates 1525 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-452-1933 romolochocolates.com

Penn Shore Vineyards 10225 East Lake Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-8688 pennshore.com

the Shops on the Hill Peach Street between 26th & 24th Streets Erie, PA 16502 814-882-9854 shopsonthehill.com

Presque Isle Gallery & Gifts 301 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-836-9107 discoverpi.com/presque-isle-gallerygifts

Shops at the Colony 2580 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-833-7903 thecolonyplaza.com

Presque Isle Wine Cellars 9440 West Main Street North East, PA 16428 814-725-1314 piwine.com

South Shore Wine Company 1120 Freeport Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-1585 enjoymazza.com

Presque Isle Wine Cellars at the Colony 2658 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-315-6537 piwine.com

The Squeaky Frog at Asbury Woods

Pulakos Chocolates 2530 Parade Street Erie, PA 16503 814-452-4026

Tootsie Winkles 5613 West Ridge Road Erie, PA 16506 814-315-4001 tootsiewinkles.com

380 Millcreek Plaza Erie, PA 16565 814-868-4924 pulakoschocolates.com Ralph Miller Jewelers & Gallery 28 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-452-3336 3330 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-616-4950 createduniques.net Relish Studio & Gallery 3835 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-836-1827 relishinc.com

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4105 Asbury Road Erie, PA 16506 814-835-5356 asburywoods.org

Village West Shopping Plaza 3330 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506 814-838-9762 villagewestshops.com

Wegmans 6143 Peach Street Erie PA 16509 814-860-5300 5028 West Ridge Road Erie PA 16506 814-835-1900 wegmans.com West Erie Plaza 800 West Erie Plaza Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-459-5730 westerieplaza.com Wild Birds Unlimited 3330 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506 814-838-5145 wbu.com/erie World of Music 1355 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16508 814-459-2585 worldofmusicerie.com


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FOOD & DRINK! Dining | Breweries | Wineries | Distilleries “I love shopping and dining in Erie, PA. The service is always great and so is the food! We’ve tried a lot of different places, and have never been disappointed. We definitely have our favorites for great food, excellent service, and relaxed ambience…check them all out!” ~ Sally B. - Ashtabula, OH

DINING 1201 Kitchen 1201 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-464-8989 1201kitchen.com

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698 Roadhouse 7495 Route 6N Edinboro, PA 16412 814-250-2080 698roadhouse.com

Applebee’s 2911 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-838-1144 4002 Buffalo Road Erie, PA 16510 814-898-0150 7790 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-866-8210 visitscott.com


Backstretch Buffet at Presque Isle Downs 8199 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-860-8999 presqueisledowns.com Bayfront Grille at the Sheraton Hotel 55 West Bay Drive Erie, PA 16507 814-454-2005 marriott.com/hotels/travel/erisisheraton-erie-bayfront-hotel/ Bay House Restaurant & Rooftop Bar (Opening Summer of 2020!) Courtyard Bayfront Hotel Parking Garage 2 Sassafras Pier Erie, PA 16507 upick6.com Blaze Pizza 1930 Douglas Parkway Erie, PA 16509 814-924-0550 blazepizza.com Bolero (inside the Avalon Hotel) 16 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-459-2220 The Brewerie at Union Station 123 West 14th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-454-2200 Brewerie.com Bruster’s Real Ice Cream of Erie 3100 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-836-1170 brusters.com

Calamari’s Squid Row 1317 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-459-4276 calamaris-squidrow.com

Erie Food Tours Meets at Like My Thai 827 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-572-1407 Eriefoodtours.com

Churchill’s Bourbon & Brew 8199 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-866-8335 presqueisledowns.com

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill 680 Millcreek Mall Erie, PA 16565 814-864-1599 Erie.firebirdsrestaurants.com

Cloud 9 Wine Bar and Restaurant

The French Quarter 8657 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-864-8856 frenchquarterserie.com

25 East 10th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-870-9007 cloud9erie.com The Colony Pub & Grille 2670 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-838-2162 thecolonypubandgrille.com The Cork 1794, LLC 844 W Erie Plaza Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-651-0332 cork1794.com The Cove Bayside Restaurant & Tavern 2 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-454-7160 rumrunnerscove.com Donato’s Pizza 1535 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-722-5900 donatos.com Edinboro Lake Resort Sunset Grill 12670 Edinboro Road Edinboro, PA 16412 814-434-3307 edinborolakeresort.com

Harbor View Grill 3730 Harbor Ridge Trail Erie, PA 16510 814-898-4653 hrgolfcourseerie.com Hooch & Blotto’s Sports Bar & Grill 8071 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-217-1140 hoochandblottos.com Icing on the Lake 940 West Erie Plaza Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-464-0528 icingonthelake.com IHOP 8040 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-520-5303 2933 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-920-7334 visitscott.com

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Isle House Café 9440 West Main Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-1314 x215 piwine.com

Noosa 11950 East Lake Road North East, PA 16428 814-347-5376 noosanortheast.com

Sara’s Restaurant 25 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-833-1957 sarasandsallys.com

John Russell Brewing Company/ Brew House & Restaurant 7520 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-866-2337

Nostrovia Brewing Company 4415 East Lake Road Erie, PA 16511 814-315-0916 nostroviabrewing.com

Shoreline Bar & Grille 2 Sassafras Pier Erie, PA 16507 814-636-1005 marriott.com/eriedt

Jr’s on the Bay Sloppy Duck Saloon 726 West Bayfront Parkway Erie, PA 16507 814-452-6699 sloppyducksaloon.com

Oasis Pub & Tiki Bar 3122 West Lake Road Erie, PA 16505 814-833-1212 oasispub.com

Skunk & Goat Tavern 17 West Main Street North East, PA 16428 814-347-9078 skunkandgoattavern.com

Lavery Brewing Company 128 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-454-0405 LaveryBrewing.com

Oliver’s Rooftop (Opening Spring of 2020!) 136 East Front Street Erie, PA 16507 visitscott.com

Smuggler’s Wharf 3 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-459-4273 smugglerswharfinc.com

LBV Steak & Pasta at Presque Isle Downs & Casino 8199 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-866-8359 presqueisledowns.com

The Original Popcorn House 2660 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16506 814-920-4134 originalpopcornhouse.com/erie

Sneaky Pete’s 6116 Swanville Road Erie, PA 16506 814-440-1383 sneakypeteserie.com

Peek ‘n Peak Ski Resort 1405 Olde Road Clymer, NY 14736 716-355-4141 pknpk.com

Sunset Café at TREC 301 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-833-5843 trecpi.org

Pineapple Eddie Southern Bistro 1402 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16502 814-454-0700 pineappleeddiesouthernbistro.com

Syd’s Place 2992 West Lake Road Erie PA 16505 814-838-3089 sydsplaceeriepa.com

The Plymouth Tavern 1109 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-453-6454 plymouthtavern.com

U Pick 6 Harbor House 4454 Buffalo Road Erie, PA 16510 814-616-8106 upick6.com

Quaker Steak & Lube 7851 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-864-9464 visitscott.com

U Pick 6 Public House 4575 West Ridge Road Erie, PA 16506 814-520-8495 upick6.com

Rum Runners 133 East Dobbins Landing Erie, PA 16507 814-455-4292 rumrunnerserie.com

U Pick 6 Tap House 333 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-520-5419 upick6.com

Safari Grille at the Hilton Garden Inn 2225 Downs Drive, Erie, PA 16509 814-868-9200 visitscott.com

Voodoo Brewery - Erie 101 Boston Store Place Erie, PA 16501 814-520-6990 voodoobrewery.com

Lighthouse Inn & Restaurant 3704 East Lake Road Erie, PA 16511 814-899-9300 Erielighthouseinn.com Like My Thai 827 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-455-1026 likemythai.com Max & Erma’s 2078 Interchange Road Erie, PA 16565 814-860-3332 maxandermas.com Maxi’s Cafe at the Clarion Lake Erie Hotel 2800 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-838-9270 belaireclarion.com Millcreek Mall Food Court 5800 Peach Street Erie, PA 16565 814-868-9000 millcreekmall.net Molly Brannigans Irish Pub & Restaurant 506 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-453-7800 mollybrannigans.com 40 | Erie Adventure Guide

Samurai Kitchen + Sushi 2767 West 12th Street, Erie, PA 16505 814-833-0293 samuraikitchenerie.com


Voodoo Brewery - Meadville 215 1/2 Arch Street Meadville, PA 16335 814-337-3676 voodoobrewery.com

Erie Distillery 1101 Peninsula Drive Ste 205, Erie, PA 16504 814-746-7826

Arrowhead Wine Cellars 12073 East Main Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-5509 arrowheadwine.com

Wegman’s Café 6143 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-860-5300

Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing 8398 West Route 20 Westfield, NY 14787 716-793-9463 enjoymazza.com

5028 West Ridge Road Erie, PA 16506 814-835-1900 wegmans.com

John Russell Brewing Company 7520 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-866-2337

Woody’s Backwater Bar & Grill 110 East Dobbins Landing Erie, PA 16507 814-455-4292 woodysbackwaterbargeandgrill.com

Lake Erie Ale Trail Over 12 breweries! lakeeriealetrail.com

Courtyard Winery 10021 West Main Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-0236 courtyardwinery.com

Lavery Brewing Company 128 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-454-0405 laverybrewing.com

Five & 20 Spirits & Brewing 8398 West Route 20 Westfield, NY 14787 716-793-9463 enjoymazza.com

Luminary Distilling 8270 Peach Street, Suite 300, Erie, PA 16509 814-790-4044 luminarydistilling.com

Johnson Estate Winery, LLC 8419 West Main Road Westfield, NY 14787 716-326-2191 johnsonwinery.com

Nostrovia Brewing Company 4415 East Lake Road Erie, PA 16511 814-315-0916 nostroviabrewing.com

Lake Erie Wine Country 23 wineries in PA and NY 877-326-6561 lakeeriewinecountry.org

BREWERIES & DISTILLERIES Arundel Cellars & Brewing Company 11727 East Main Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-1079 arundelcellars.com Black Monk Brewery 3721 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-616-8659 blackmonkbrew.com The Brewerie at Union Station 123 West 14th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-454-2200 brewerie.com Churchill’s Bourbon & Brew at Presque Isle Downs & Casino 8199 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-866-8363 presqueisledowns.com

Voodoo Brewery - Meadville 215 1/2 Arch Street Meadville, PA 16335 814-337-3676 voodoobrewery.com Voodoo Brewery - Erie 101 Boston Store Place Erie, PA 16501 814-520-6990 voodoobrewery.com

WINERIES

Erie Ale Works 416 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-314-9089, eriealeworks.com

6 Mile Cellars Winery Inc. 5727 Firman Road Erie, PA 16510 814-5-8375 6milecellars.com

Erie Brewing Company 6008 Knowledge Parkway Erie, PA 16510 814-459-7741, eriebrewingco.com

21 Brix Winery 6654 West Main Road Portland, NY 14769 716-792-2749 21brix.com

Erie Brewing Company BrewPub 4102 West Lake Road Erie, PA 16505 eriebrewingco.com

Arundel Cellars & Brewing Company 11727 East Main Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-1079 arundelcellars.com

Lakeview Wine Cellars LLC 8440 Singer Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-4440 lakeviewwinecellars.com Mazza Vineyards 11815 East Lake Road North East, PA 16428 800-796-WINE (9463) enjoymazza.com Penn Shore Vineyards 10225 East Lake Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-8688 pennshore.com Presque Isle Wine Cellars 9440 West Main Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-1314 piwine.com South Shore Wine Company 1120 Freeport Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-1585 enjoymazza.com

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CHURCH DIRECTORY

ASSEMBLY OF GOD

NON-DENOMINATIONAL

LUTHERAN

East Erie Assembly of God

CHURCH OF CHRIST

2317 West Grandview Blvd. • 814-838-4866 Bible Classes at 9:30 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. Nursery and Children’s Worship available 6:30 p.m. Evening worship Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Bible Study Everyone welcome

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2653 Saltsman Road 814-899-5247 Christian Education Sunday at 10 am. Morning Worship Sunday at 11 am. Children’s Church (all ages) Sunday 11am Wednesday night: Royal Rangers at 7:00 pm; Adult Bible Study at 7:00 pm, Youth Group Sunday evenings at 6:30 pm Visitors always welcome. Clifford Hamilton, Pastor

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Bethel Cares! Tim George connect@bethelerie.org

4703 West Ridge e Rd. Rd (Route (Ro (R oute out 20) Erie Erie, PA 16506 (814) 833-9053 Service Times: Sundays 8:38 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Sunday School: Sundays 9:45 a.m. Youth Group: Sundays 6:00pm Bible Study: Wednesdays 6:00pm Website: www.asburyerie.org Pastor: Rev. Bruce Davis

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CATHOLIC

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Saint James African Methodist Episcopal Church

236 E. 11th St., Erie, PA 16503 • (814) 456-4011 Pastor Dale B. Snyder Sr. M. DIV Church School, Sunday, 9:45 a.m. Sunday Morning Service, Sunday, 11:00 a.m.

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Vigil Mass, Saturday, 4:00 pm Sundays: 6:30 am, 8:30 am and 11:00 am Week Day Masses- M-F 6:30 am, 12:10 pm & 5:15 pm Saturdays: 8:00 am Confessions daily: 4:30 pm- 5:00 pm, Saturday, 3:00 pm- 3:45 pm.

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Bible Study, Wednesday at 6:00 p.m.

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UNITARIAN Imagine a religion where people with different beliefs worship as one faith...

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Erie! Please Join us for Worship Services Sundays at 10:30 a.m., 7180 Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16509 814.864.9300 www.uuerie.org

Reverend Charlie Dieterich

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We: INSPIRE personal and spiritual growth; CONNECT in fellowship and service; ACT for peace and justice.

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FESTIVALS & EVENTS! “We had a fantastic experience at Celebrate Erie! The streets of downtown put on quite the display of local culture! Food trucks, restaurants, art, and music provided plenty of activities for ALL to enjoy. Vibrant murals covered the streets of an entire city block. It was such a wonderful time and we look forward to visiting Erie again soon!”  ~ Karen Fortunato and Lauren Cercel – The 2 Orchids, Youngstown OH

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January 2020 January 17-20 Stars and Stripes Gymnastics Invitational Bayfront Convention Center eriegymnastics.com 814-454-1000 Thousands of gymnasts from across the region come to Erie for four days in Pennsylvania’s second largest co-ed gymnastics competition. January 17-20 Lake Erie Wine Country Stack Your Rack Lake Erie Wine Country lakeeriewinecountry.org 877-326-6561 Stock up your wine “Rack” with your favorite Lake Erie Wine Country wines as the wineries make room in their tanks/barrels for the new wines. Check the Lake Erie Wine Country web site for winery hours. January 25-26 Erie Kennel Club All-Breed Show Bayfront Convention Center eriekennelclub.com AKC All Breed Conformation and Obedience Show. Janaury 30-February 2 Erie Auto Show Bayfront Convention Center eriepromotions.com 814-790-5079 Over 100 Models of New cars, SUV’s, Trucks & Vans on display 25 Erie County Dealers, Domestic & Imported Vehicles, Classic Cars, Muscle Cars, Motorcycles and Auto Accessories.

February 2020 February 6-9 Erie RV Show, Powersports & Camping Bayfront Convention Center eriepromotions.com 814-790-5079 RV’s, campers, motorhomes and much more!

February 7-9 Sarah Backstrom Girls Hockey Tournament ERIEBANK Sports Park erieyouthhockey.com Erie Youth Hockey Association presents one of the area’s largest girls hockey tournaments. February 14-16 Lake Erie Wine Country Decadent Pairings Fri Noon-6pm, Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5 Lake Erie Wine Country lakeeeriewinecountry.org 877-326-6561 Enjoy savory food, chocolates and of course, wine! Participants will receive a gift box for chocolates that will be collected at 12 wineries. February 22 Wine on the Lake 2020 Bayfront Convention Center wineonthelake.com info@wineonthelake.com The region’s best celebration of the local grape! Taste wines, sample cheese and foods, shop for unique gifts. February 28 - March 1 Erie Sports & Travel Expo Bayfront Convention Center eriepromotions.com 814-790-5079 Outdoor enthusiasts delight: fishing, hunting, camping and power sports.

March 2020 March 13-15 VNEA Pool Championships Bayfront Convention Center warnercoin.com 814-454-1587 Thousands of the state’s top billiards players compete at Erie’s Bayfront Convention Center. March 14-15 16th Annual Maple Taste & Tour Weekend 10am-4pm At Northwestern PA sugarhouses pamaple.org Explore the heart of the Pennsylvania Maple Producer. Each of these sugaring operations are unique in their own way. Free tours

March 20-22 Erie Home & Garden Expo Bayfront Convention Center eriepromotions.com 814-790-5079 There are over 150 vendors with a broad range for all homeimprovement needs, an actual home constructed inside the convention center for attendees to tour, and seminars.

April 2020 April 4 2020 Erie Micro Brew Fest 1pm-4pm and 5pm-8pm The Brewerie at Union Station WQLN.org/Brewfest 814-864-3001 Over 20 regional microbreweries offering their finest, pouring over 100 kinds of beer. Two sampling sessions. April 4-5 Lake Erie National Cheer & Dance Championships all weekend Erie Insurance Arena championcheercentral.com 814-454-1000 The culmination of Champion Cheer Central’s Battle of Lake Erie series concludes at the Erie Insurance Arena with cheer competition for all levels. April 4-5 Asbury Woods Maple Festival 11am-4pm Asbury Woods Nature Center Asburywoods.org 814-835-5356 Maple syrup making historical tours, arts & crafts, maple flavored foods, pancakes & music April 24 - Sept 4 The Nicole & Harry Martin Spring Show Regular museum hours Erie Art Museum ErieArtMuseum.org 814-459-5477 Juried, regional art show, open to artists within a 250-mile radius of Erie.

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May 2020 May 14-17 Edinboro Art & Music Festival Downtown Edinboro Edinboroartandmusic.com 814-734-3777 A three day event that showcases grassroots art and music in the unique spirit of Appalachian culture and tradition. May 15-17 Lake Erie Wine Country “Tapas & Wine” Weekend Fri Noon-6pm, Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5 Lake Erie Wine Country lakeeriewinecountry.org 877-326-6561 Visit all the wineries for fabulous cheese-inspired food samples, each paired with a complementary wine. May 22-24 12th Annual Troika Russian Festival Fri Noon-10pm, Sat Noon-4pm, Sun Noon-10pm Old Orthodox Church of the Nativity ChurchoftheNativity.net 814-459-8515 Authentic Russian food, ice bar, live folk entertainment. Free admission and free parking. May 27-30 30th Annual Erie Wild Rib Cook Off & Music Festival 11am-11pm Perry Square, Downtown Erie ErieRibFest.com 814-899-5177 numerous vendors compete for best rib competition plus plenty of music, entertainment and tasty barbecue!

June 2020

June (date TBA) Presque Isle Poker Paddle Time is TBA Presque Isle State Park/Lagoon Boat Launch discoverpi.com 814-838-5138 Paddlers of all types and skill levels are invited to join us for a day of fun on the waterways of Presque Isle! The 6.25 mile poker run takes you through the Presque Isle Lagoon, Marina Lake, Presque Isle Bay, Horseshoe Pond, Misery Bay and Graveyard Pond June 10 ,17, 24 , July 8 ,15 UPMC Sunset Music Series/Food Truck Wednesday at Presque Isle Every Wednesday 6pm-9pm Presque Isle State Park, Beach 1 DiscoverPI.com 814-838-5138 Free concerts on the beach plus food trucks and world-class sunsets! June 18-20 Lake City Fire Company 95th Annual Carnival Thurs/Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat 1pm-11pm Lake City, PA LakeCityFire.org 814-774-4402 Food, rides, games, bingo, parade and live entertainment. Family friendly! June 20 Erie’s Downtown Food Truck Festival 3pm-Midnight State Street between 13th and 12th Streets Bourbonbarrel.com 814-452-3000 Fun for the whole family! Local food trucks will line the block along with local bands, entertainment, local vendors and more! June 24-26 B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship Lake Erie/Presque Isle Bay bassmaster.com/bass-nation The top anglers from 11 states will compete over three days in Bassmaster’s B.A.S.S. Nation Northeast Regional Championship.

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June 26-28 Lake Erie Wine Country “Red, Whites and BBQ Too” Lake Erie Wine Country lakeeriewinecountry.org 877-326-6561 Enjoy summer fare, BBQ recipes local fruits and produce, and picnic sides in time for July 4th June 27 Erie PrideFest 1pm-4pm Perry Square, Downtown Erie nwpapride.org 814-314-9075 Pride Parade18th & State to Perry Square. Fest includes drag queen performances, entertainment, vendors, food and more!

July 2020 July 7,14,21,28 8 Great Tuesdays 6pm-9pm Highmark Amphitheater at Liberty Park PortErie.org 814-455-7557 Live music every Tuesday evening, each week a different artist and style July & August July (dates TBA) 75th Annual North East Fireman’s Cherry Festival All day Downtown North East necherryfestival.com 814-725-5616 Family entertainment with midway rides, games, arts, crafts, large parade and of course cherry pies! July 10-12 Panegyri Greek Festival Fri. 2:30-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 12pm-7pm Assumption Greek Orthodox Church ErieOrthodox.org 814-838-8808 authentic Greek dancing, food and pastries. Church tours, arts, crafts and entertainment.


July 14-19 Harley Davidson of Erie BikeFest All day Harley Davidson of Erie/Erie’s Bayfront HDErieBikeFest.com 814-838-1356 9 days of rides, music, giveaways, vendors, entertainment and more! July 17-19 Waterford Days 10am-9pm Gazebo Park, Waterford PA waterforddays.com waterforddays@gmail.com Parade steps off at 10am. Crafters will be open from 10am to 8pm, music continues at the gazebo until 9pm. Gazebo Park, Waterford, PA July 24-26 Discover Presque Isle Days Various times each day Presque Isle State Park/Beach 11 Area DiscoverPI.com 814-838-5138 Art area, children’s games and activities, beach volleyball, various music locations, pancake breakfast, vendors, bonfire and much more. July 25 13th Annual Beer on the Bay 12pm-7pm Liberty Park/Highmark Amphitheater eriepa.com/beer-on-the-bay 814-454-7191 x123 The region’s largest craft beer festival held on the picturesque Erie Bayfront July 30-Aug 1 Dan Rice Days Th 6pm-10pm, Fri 10am-10pm, Sat 8:30am-10pm Downtown Girard danricedays.com 814-774-9683 Event commemorating the life and times of the most famous clown in history.

July 30-Aug 2 Lake Erie Cycle Fest Various times each day Various locations eriecyclefest.org 814-454-1000 An all-cycling weekend for all cycling lovers, Lake Erie Cycle Fest features unique collection of rides for cyclists of all levels. July 31-August 2 Blues, Jazz and Arts Festival 1pm-11pm Frontier Park erieartsandculture.org 814-452-3427 Various local, regional and national blues and jazz bands perform on one professional stage.

August 2020 August (date is TBA) 37th Annual Lake Erie Fanfare 7pm Veterans Stadium leregiment.org 814-456-5300 Featuring a variety of drum and bugle corps from across the nation in competition. August 4, 11, 18, 25 8 Great Tuesdays 6pm-9pm Liberty Park/Highmark Amphitheater PortErie.org 814-455-7557 live music every Tuesday evening, each week a different artist and style July & August

August 7-9 St. Paul’s Annual Italian Festival Various times each day St. Paul’s Church stpaulrc-erie.com 814-459-3173 Italian food, cookies, pasta fagioli dinner, musical entertainment and procession of the Virgin Mary. August 14-16 Celebrate Erie 2020 Fri-Sun Noon-10pm Downtown Erie CelebrateErie.com 814-870-1200 Three day extravaganza celebrating everything Erie from food to culture to music and performances filling the streets of downtown. August 21-23 Zabawa Polish Festival Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat 1pm-10:30pm, Sun Noon-6pm Holy Trinity Church grounds holytrinityrc.org 814-456-0671 Polish festival featuring home-made specialties, polka music, dancing and raffles. August 31-September 5 Erie County Fair Various times each day Erie County Fairgrounds/Wattsburg, PA wattsburgeriecountyfair.com 814-739-2232 Erie County’s oldest and largest fair. Entertainment, amusement rides, truck/tractor pulls, horse pulls and great food.

September 2020 September 5-6 German Heritage Festival Sat 11am-8pm, Sun 11am-6:30pm St. Nick’s Grove DANK-Erie.org 814-456-9599 Gemutlichkeit starts with “The Mad Bavarian”, German music, food, dancing, petting zoo and historical research.

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September 7-12 Waterford Community Fair Various times each day Waterford Fairgrounds/Waterford, PA Waterfordfair.org 814-796-4490 Agricultural exhibits, thrill rides, truck/tractor & horse pulls, food & entertainment. September 12 27th Annual Edinboro Highland Games All day Edinboro University Edinboro.edu 814-732-1420 Variety of music, massed pipe bands marching, food, athletics, kids’ games, and an array of gift and clothing vendors. September 15-19 76th Annual Albion Area Fair Various times each day Albion Fairgrounds/Albion, PA albionfair.com 814-756-3911 Animal exhibits, produce exhibits, tractor pulls, live music, amusement rides and food. September 18-20 Erie Irish Festival Fri 5pm-10:30pm, Sat 11:30am10:30pm, Sun 11:30am-6pm St. Patrick’s Church erieirishfestival.com 814-454-8085 Irish vendors, Irish food and entertainment, Irish-themed art show and raffles September 19 Asbury Woods Honey Harvest Festival 11am-3pm Asbury Woods Nature Center Asburywoods.org 814-835-5356 A festival celebrating the wonderful honey bee and the vital role it plays in agriculture, pollination and the food chain. Learn how to harvest honey from a honeycomb, sampling several types of honey and touring Asbury Woods’ bee hives. 52 | Erie Adventure Guide

September 24-26 Presque Isle Downs & Casino Race of Champions Weekend Times are TBA Lake Erie Speedway rocmodifiedseries.com 814-454-1000 The second-longest consecutiverunning auto racing event in North America, second only to the Indianapolis 500, returns to the Erie region with three days of high-speed action.

October (date TBA) Fall Harvest Celebration 11am-5pm Mt. Pleasant of Edinboro skimountpleasant.com 814-734-1641 Saturday is the 5K Challenge plus challenging course mountain bike race. Sunday is Kids Day with games, face painting, bouncy houses and a fun run. Fall-themed entertainment, activities, chair rides, ski swaps, food and vendors on both days.

September 25-27 WineFest Various times each day Gravel Pit, Gibson & Heard Parks, North East PA nechamber.org 814-725-4262 Wine tasting, winery tours, grape stomping, vendors, bed racing, car/ motorcycle shows, food and live entertainment.

October 8-10 Scary Creature Feature 6pm-9pm Asbury Woods Nature Center Asburywoods.org 814-835-5356 Fall, family event complete with hayride, donuts and cider, crafts, storytelling and a guided walk through the woods where guests encounter and learn about some not-so-scary, nocturnal creatures that live in the forest.

October 2020 Oct. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18 Fall Fest at Peek ‘N Peak Various times each day Peek ‘N Peak Ski Resort pknpk.com 716-355-4141 Pumpkin cannon, huge craft show, live entertainment and family activities. October 15-30 ZooBoo! 6pm-9pm Erie Zoo eriezoo.org 814-864-4911 Scary but not too scary annual Halloween event. Come in costume and enjoy the Zoo at night. Treats and fun for the entire family.

November 2020 November 6-8, 12-14 Lake Erie Wine Country “Harvest Weekends” Fri Noon-5pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm Lake Erie Wine Country lakeeriewinecountry.org 877-326-6561 Enjoy delicious harvest food & wine sample pairings at each winery over a 3-day weekend! November 6-8 WQLN Holiday Arts and Craft Show Fri 1pm-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm Rainbow Gardens wqln.org 814-217-6058 The official start to the holiday shopping season! November 14 Wurst Party at Peek ‘n Peak Times are TBA Peek ‘N Peak Ski Resort pknpk.com 716-355-4141 German Beer Fest. Jump into your


lederhosen, grab a beer stein and get ready for the WURST party of the year! November 16 Ales & Aces featuring the Lake Erie Ale Trail times are TBA Churchill’s Bourbon & Brew/ Presque Isle Downs & Casino lakeeriealetrail.com 11 local craft brewers and their winter beer release. Live entertainment and $10 in free slot play. Tickets at lakeriealetrail.com November (date TBA) Erie Craft Beer Week Details are TBA Breweries in the Lake Erie Ale Trail lakeeriealetrail.com Visit all of our local craft brewers for exciting activities and events all week! November 27-29 Festival of Trees Various times each day Bayfront Convention Center www.ahn.org/locations/saint-vincenthospital/festival-trees 814-452-5302 Over 100 beautiful professionally decorated themed Christmas trees. Musical holiday entertainment, holiday displays, vendors and Santa.

December 2020 Throughout November & December Holiday Performances, Craft Shows and Art Sales Check VisitErie.com for a complete list

of holiday performances and events! December 3-6 Victorian Holidays 2020 Wed-Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 1pm-4pm Hagen History Center eriehistory.org 814-454-1813 A multi-faceted celebration of the season featuring 12 themed rooms and trees throughout the Hagen History Center plus Victorian teas, music, more. December 4 Downtown d’Lights 6pm-8pm Downtown Erie/Perry Square eriedowntown.com 814-455-3743 Downtown Erie comes alive with light and festivities for the holiday season. Vendors, horse-drawn sleigh rides and entertainment. December 4-6, 11-13, 18-20 Asbury Woods Winter Wonderland 6pm-9pm Asbury Woods Nature Center asburywoods.org 814-835-5356 Stroll along the 1/3 mile boardwalk illuminated with thousands of lights, holiday music, children’s craft. Relax with a hot drink, popcorn or a s’more indoors or by the fire in the outdoor pavilion.

December 5-6 School House Craft Festival Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm McDowell Intermediate Auditorium asburywoods.org 814-835-5356

FREE FIREWORKS at Erie SeaWolves AA Baseball Games Dusk following the game.

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Lodging & Visitor Services! “Our family had a wonderful stay. The staff was extra friendly, impressing our kids within minutes of entering the hotel. The rooms were very comfortable, and we loved the location. Great entertainment and food were just a walk away! “ ~ Dana Schmoyer - Colombus, OH

ACCOMMODATIONS Bed & Breakfasts/Inns Grape Arbor Bed & Breakfast 51 East Main Street North East, PA 16428 814-725-0048 grapearborbandb.com Spencer House Bed & Breakfast 519 West 6th Street Erie, PA 16507 814-464-0419 spencerhousebandb.com handicapped,

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Victoria Inn 401 Peach Street Erie, PA 16507 562-235-5968 victoriainnerie.com

Edinboro Lake Resort 12690 Edinboro Road Edinboro, PA 16412 814-434-3307 edinborolakeresort.com

ACCOMMODATIONS Cabins/Cottages/ Housing/Rentals

Erie Rentals, Inc. 1903 West 8th Street #253 Erie, PA 16505 814-84-3800 molly@kelsobeachrentals.com

A Cottage Getaway 148 West Kelso Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-864-3574


Hudson Lofts 5720 Station Road Erie, PA 16510 724-979-2838 LiveHudsonLofts.com

The French Quarter Camping 8657 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-864-8856 frenchquarterserie.com

Baymont Inn & Suites 8170 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-866-8808 baymontinns.com

Kelso Beach Rentals 1903 West 8th Street #253 Erie, PA 16505 814-874-3800 kelsobeachrentals.com

Harecreek Campground 375 Sciota Street Corry, PA 16403 814-664-9684 hccamp.com

Lakeview on the Lake 8696 East Lake Road Erie, PA 16511 814-899-6948 lakeviewerie.com

Lampe Marina Campground Foot of Port Access Road Erie, PA 16507 814-454-5830 porterie.org/camping

Clarion Lake Erie Hotel & Bel-Aire Conference Center 2800 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-833-1116 belaireclarion.com

Light on the Lake Beachcomber Apartment 11934 Seitzinger Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-9115 facebook.com/Light-onthe-Lake-BeachcomberApartment-142774032461204/

Meadville KOA Campground 25164 State Highway 27 Meadville, PA 16335 814-789-3251 meadvillekoa.com

My Cozy Cottage Rentals 4041 South Shore Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-233-0084 cozycottagerentals.com Swanson’s Cottages 161 Kelso Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-323-4442 swansonproperties.net Virginia’s Beach Lakefront Cottages & Camping 352 Holliday Road North Springfield, PA 16430 814-922-3261 virginiasbeach.com

ACCOMMODATIONS Campgrounds Camp Sherwin/YMCA 8600 West Lake Road Lake City, PA 16423 814-774-9416 ymcaerie.org Erie KOA Kampgrounds 6645 West Road McKean, PA 16426 814-476-7706 eriekoa.com Folly’s End Campgrounds 8600 Avonia Road Girard, PA 16417 814-474-5730 follysend.com

Presque Isle Passage RV Park & Cabins 6300 Sterrettania Road Fairview, PA 16415 814-833-3272 presqueislepassage.com Sparrow Pond Campground 11103 Route 19N Waterford, PA 16441 814-796-7677 sparrowpond.com Virginia’s Beach Lakefront Cottages & Camping 352 Holliday Road North Springfield, PA 16430 814-922-3261 virginiasbeach.com West Haven at Lake Erie RV Park & Family Campground 6601 Sterrettania Road Fairview, PA 16415 814-403-3243 westhavenrvpark.com

ACCOMMODATIONS Hotels & Motels Avalon Hotel & Conference Center 16 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-459-2220 Bayfront Inn 2540 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-838-2081 bayfrontinnerie.com

Cobblestone Inn & Suites 864 East Columbus Avenue Corry, PA 16403 814-663-0001 staycobblestone.com Cobblestone Hotel & Suites Bayfront 701 Bayfront Parkway Erie, PA 16507 814-455-1010 staycobblestone.com Cobblestone Hotel & Suites Behrend 4995 Station Road Harborcreek, PA 16510 814-899-9099 staycobblestone.com Comfort Inn 8051 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-866-6666 visitscott.com Comfort Inn-Presque Isle 3041 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-835-4200 choicehotels.com Country Inn & Suites by Radisson 8050 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-866-5544 visitscott.com Courtyard Erie Bayfront 2 Sassafras Pier Erie, PA 16507 814-636-1005 marriott.com/eridt Courtyard by Marriott 7792 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-860-8300 visitscott.com

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Fairfield Inn by Marriott 2082 Interchange Road Erie, PA 16565 814-868-0985 marriott.com/erifi

Lighthouse Inn & Restaurant 3704 East Lake Road Erie, PA 16511 814-899-9300 erielighthouseinn.com

Glass House Inn 3202 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506 814-833-7751 glasshouseinn.com

Quality Inn & Suites 8040 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-864-4911 qualityinnerie.com

Green Roof Inn 8790 Route18/Meadville Road Girard, PA 16417 814-774-7072 thegreenroofinn.com

Quality Inn & Suites of Presque Isle

Hampton Inn Erie 8050 Old Oliver Road Erie, PA 16509 814-866-6800 eriehamptoninn.com Hampton Inn & Suites 136 East Front Street Erie, PA 16507 visitscott.com Hawthorn Suites 8061 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-864-2500 visitscott.com Hilton Garden Inn 2225 Downs Drive Erie, PA 16509 814-866-1390 visitscott.com Holiday Inn Express & Suites 8101 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-217-1100 visitscott.com Holiday Inn Express & Suites - North East 6310 Old Station Road North East, PA 16428 814-725-4400 hiexpress.com Homewood Suites by Hilton 2084 Interchange Road, Erie, PA 16565 814-866-8292w erie.homewoodsuites.com Lakeview on the Lake 8696 East Lake Road Erie, PA 16511 814-899-6948 lakeviewerie.com

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6467 Sterrettania Road Fairview, PA 16415 814-838-7647 qualityinn.com Red Roof Inn 7865 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-868-5246 redroof.com/property/Erie/PA/ Riviera Motel 3107 West Lake Road Erie, PA 16505 814-838-1997 rivieramotel.net Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel 55 West Bay Drive Erie, PA 16507 814-454-2005 marriott.com/hotels/travel/erisisheraton-erie-bayfront-hotel/ SpringHill Suites by Marriott 2087 Interchange Road Erie, PA 16509 814-864-5000 springhillhotelerie.com Steelhead Inn 3005 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-838-1924 steelheadinnerie.com Super 8 Motel 8040 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-864-9200 super8.com TownePlace Suites by Marriott 2090 Interchange Road Erie, PA 16565 814-866-7100 marriott.com/erike Wingate by Wyndham 8060 Old Oliver Road Erie, PA 16509 814-860-3050 wingatehotels.com

BANQUET FACILITIES (see also Hotels & Motels) Ambassador Center 7794 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-866-9999 ambassadorerie.com Bayfront Convention Center 1 Sassafras Pier Erie, PA 16507 814-455-1260 bayfrontconventioncenter.com Clarion Lake Erie Hotel & Bel-Aire Conference Center 2800 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-833-1116 belaireclarion.com Lake View Country Club 8351 Route 89 North East, PA 16428 814-725-9644 lakeviewcc.com Manufacturer & Business Association 2171 West 38th Street Erie, PA 16508 800-815-2660 mbausa.org Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center 8040 Perry Highway Erie, PA 16509 814-864-4911 qualityinnerie.com

BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS & SERVICES City of Erie 626 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-870-1200 erie.pa.us Corry Area Chamber of Commerce 221 North Center Street Corry, PA 16407 814-665-9925 corrychamber.com Cumulus Media (Classy 100, Z102.3, NASH FM 979, 104.3 The Vibe, ESPN Radio 1260 The Score) 471 Robison Road Erie, PA 16509 814-868-5355 classy100.com


Downtown Corry Business Assoc. 29 Brook Street Corry, PA 16407 814-664-0246 facebook.com/ downtowncorrybusiness/ Edinboro University Meadville Street Edinboro, PA 16444 814-732-1420 edinboro.edu Engel O’Neill PR & Advertising 2124 Sassafras Street Erie, PA 16502 814-454-3111 engeloneill.com Erie Arts & Culture 23 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-452-3427 erieartsandculture.org Erie Bank 2650 Edinboro Road Erie, PA 16509 814-868-7523 eriebank.bank Erie Cemetery Association 2116 Chestnut Street Erie, PA 16502 814-459-2463 eriecemeteryassoc.com Erie County Department of Health 606 West 2nd Street Erie, PA 16507 814-451-6700 ecdh.org Erie Events 809 French Street Erie, PA 16501 814-453-7117 erieevents.com Erie Extreme Inc. erieextreme.com Erie Downtown Partnership 140 East 5th Street Erie, PA 16507 814-455-3743 eriedowntown.com Erie Insurance Arena 809 French Street Erie, PA 16501 814-453-7117 erieevents.com

Erie Promotions & Expo’s Inc. 5938 B Spires Drive Erie, PA 16509 814-790-5079 eriepromotions.com

KimKopy Printing 2040 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-454-6635 kimkopy.com

The ERIE Radio Company (happi 92.7 FM) 1229 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-455-4545 happi927.com

Knox, McLaughlin, Gornall & Sennett, P.C. 120 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16501 814-459-2800 kmgslaw.com

Erie Regional Chamber & Growth Partnership 1128 State Street Erie, PA 16501 814-454-7191 eriepa.com

Koldrock Waters, Inc. 1951 Grove Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-452-0200 koldrockerie.com

Erie Sports Commission (a division of VisitErie) 208 East Bayfront Parkway, Ste 204 Erie, PA 16507 814-454-1000 eriesportscommission.com Erie Times News/GoErie.com 205 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16534 814-870-1600 GoErie.com Erie Visitor Center Inside TREC/301 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-833-2940 VisitErie.com Erie-Western PA Port Authority 1 Holland Street Erie, PA 16507 814-455-7557 porterie.org Falconer Printing & Design Servicing PA, NY & OH since 1910 814-860-1287 falconerprinting.com Greater Erie Alliance for Equality (GEAE) 301 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16501 866-229-1974 greatereriealliance.com

Lakshore Towing Services, Inc & Wolverine Park Marina 34 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-6387 lakeshoretowing.com Leader Graphics 1107 Hess Avenue Erie, PA 16503 814-454-1405 leadergraphic.com Manufacturer & Business Association 2171 West 38th Street Erie, PA 16508 800-815-2660 mbausa.org M C Sturman, Caricaturist Pittsburgh, PA 412-725-9614 mcsturman.wixsite.com/mysite-2 North East Area Chamber of Commerce 44 West Main Street North East, PA 16428 814-725-4262 nechamber.org Petrone’s Pizzelles 814-6705 petronespizzelles.com

iHeart Media (Rocket 105, Star 104, 93.9 The Wolf, 94.7 Bob FM, JET 1400 AM)

Presque Isle Partnership 301 Peninsula Drive, Ste 2 Erie, PA 16505 814-838-5138 discoverpi.com

1 Boston Store Place Erie, PA 16501 814-461-1000 iheartmedia.com

Printing Concepts, Inc. 4982 Pacific Avenue Erie, PA 16506 814-833-8080 printingconceptsinc.com

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Race of Champions Modified Series 1670 Hall Road Elma, NY 14059 716-880-0110 rocmodifiedseries.com Scott Enterprises 2225 Downs Drive, 6th Floor Erie, PA 16509 814-868-9500 visitscott.com TREC Foundation 301 Peninsula Drive, Ste 2 Erie, PA 16505 814-835-1384 tecf.org Werkbot 1001 State Street, Suite 800 Erie, PA 16501 814-461-1322 werkbot.com WICU TV 12 (NBC), WSEE 35 (CBS), The CW- Lilly Broadcasting 3514 State Street Erie, PA 16508 814-454-5201 wicu12.com WJET TV 24 (ABC)/WFXP TV 66 (FOX) 8455 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-864-2400 yourerie.com

TRANSIENT BOAT DOCKAGE Wolverine Boat Marina 34 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-6387 lakeshoretowing.com

BOAT PLUG-INS (Bayfront Inn, Clarion Lake Erie Hotel, Comfort Inn Presque Isle, Courtyard Bayfront Marriott, Glass House Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Holiday Inn Express (Peach St.), Quality Inn & Suites Presque Isle, Riviera Motel, Sheraton Erie Bayfront, SpringHill Suites, Steelhead Inn, Sunset Motel, TownePlace Suites, Wingate by Wyndham)

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WELLNESS, MASSAGE, SPAS, HOSPITALS A Compassionate Hart Massage Therapy 2005 West 8th Street, Suite 101 Erie, PA 16505 814-456-5833 compassionatehart.com Bella Salon & Day Spa 41 West Main Street North East, PA 16428 814-725-6767 bellasalonanddayspa.net Erie Wellness Network Inc. Erie, PA 814-580-8690 eriewellnessnetwork.com Monacella Massage & Kinesiology LLC 1001 State Street, Suite 1322 Erie, PA 16501 814-838-3622 monacella.massagetherapy.com Peek ‘N Peak Ski Resort & Spa 1405 Olde Road Clymer, NY 14724 716-315-4141 pknpk.com UPMC Hamot Medical Center 201 State Street Erie, PA 16550 814-877-6000 upmc.com/locations/hospitals/hamot


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TRANSPORTATION & TOUR SERVICES For a detailed street map of Downtown Erie, go to VisitErie.com/get-around. AAA East Central 6660 Peach Street Erie, PA 16509 814-866-0246 AAA.com

Flagship Trolley 1805A Pittsburgh Avenue Erie, PA 16502 814-453-4666 flagshiptrolley.com

Rupp Limousine 303 East 32nd Street Erie, PA 16504 814-452-2025 rupplimo.com

Anderson Coach & Travel One Anderson Plaza Greenville, PA 16125 724-588-8310 GoAnderson.com

Greyhound Bus Station 208 East Bayfront Parkway, Erie, PA 16507 814-453-2171 greyhound.com

C B & C Innovative Tours P.O. Box 6589 Erie, PA 16512 814-739-2287 cbandctours.com

Gypsy Rose Pirate Bus Tours 2 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-449-0993 gypsyrosepiratebus.com

Transient Boat Dockage (Lakeshore Towing Service & Wolverine Park Marina) 34 State Street Erie, PA 16507 814-453-6387 lakeshoretowing.com

Coach USA 7171 West Ridge Road Fairview, PA 16415 814-459-6666 coachusa.com

Presque Isle Boat Tours Water Taxi State & East Dobbins Landing Erie, PA 16507 814-455-0055 piboattours.com

Erie Amtrak Station 125 West 14th Street Erie, PA 16501 800-872-7245 amtrak.com/stations/eri

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Erie International Airport/ Tom Ridge Field 4411 West 12th Street Erie, PA 16505 814-833-4258 erieairport.org Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority (The ”E”) 127 East 14th Street Erie, PA 16503 814-452-3515 ride-the-e.com Erie Visitor Center Inside TREC/301 Peninsula Drive Erie, PA 16505 814-833-2940 VisitErie.com

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