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Date Event Description Time / Location
5/316/3

Wild Rib Cookoff

Erie’s Wild Rib Cook Off & Music Festival is celebrating 27 years of Barbeque in downtown, Erie, PA!

You’re invited to join us for this 4-day celebration that runs Wednesday, May 31st  through Saturday June 3rd in Perry Square. Enjoy delicious Barbeque from award winning rib teams, live entertainment, the Rib Kids Fun zone and more. As always admission is free. Check out erieribfest.com for more information. Erie’s Wild Rib Cook Off & Music Festival, May 31st  - June 3rd in downtown Erie. 

INFO 11am - 1pm, Perry Square
7/22

Beer on the Bay

Join the Rocket Road Crew for Beer on the Bay!

Beer on the Bay is back for the 10th year! Join us July 22nd for the region’s largest craft beer festival held on the picturesque Erie Bayfront at Liberty Park. Dozens of brewers will be on hand offering up tastings of their fabulous brewed creations! Two sessions are planned, 12:00-3:00pm and 4:00-7:00pm. There will be live entertainment by DangerBird both sessions. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The A.N.N.A. Shelter. We expect record attendance again this year!

PRESALE TICKET PRICES:

VIP ADMISSION 
* Session 1 - $50 
* Session 2 - $55

GENERAL ADMISSION
* Session 1 - $35 
* Session 2 - $40

DESIGNATED DRIVER - $25 each session; includes access to VIP

EMTA will be supplying shuttle service again this year! 
Shuttle service to the festival site begins at 11:00 AM from the Park’n Ride Lot located at Lincoln Ave. & West 12th St., & the Intermodal Center at 2nd & Holland St.
Shuttle service will run appx. Every 15 min.; last pick up for festival attendees from Liberty Park will be 7:30 PM.

Check back for the list of participating brewers (updates ongoing!), vendors, and sponsors and to see what other surprises we have planned for our 10th anniversary!!

Cheers!

INFO 4 - 5:30 pm, Liberty Park
7/25

Waldameer

2 - 4 pm, Peninsula Dr.
7/25

8 Great Tuesday's

Come down to Erie Bank 8 Great Tuesdays at the Highmark Amiptheater in Liberty Park!

INFO 6:00 pm, Highmark Ampitheater
7/29

Bianchi Honda

11 am - 1 pm, 8450 Peach St
8/1

8 Great Tuesday's

Come down to Erie Bank 8 Great Tuesdays at the Highmark Amiptheater in Liberty Park!

INFO 6:00 pm, Highmark Ampitheater
8/1

8 Great Tuesday's

6 - 8 pm, Highmark Ampitheater
8/48/6

25th Annual Erie Art Museum Blues & Jazz Festival

When: August 4, 5, & 6, 2017

The Erie Art Museum Blues and Jazz Festival is the largest festival of its kind in the region. Showcasing tremendous talent from national, regional and local musicians on one professional outdoor stage, over 20,000 unique visitors attend the Festival annually.

The 2017 Blues & Jazz Festival is expanding to include another full day of performances, an interactive mural exhibit, and a double-feature film screening. Traditionally, the Festival begins on Saturday afternoon and wraps up Sunday evening, however, this year’s event will kick-off on Friday afternoon, August 4th.

For more information, visit http://erieartmuseum.org/events-blues-jazz-festival/

or call 814-459-5477

INFO 11:00 am, Frontier Park
8/4

Erie SeaWolves

4 - 6 pm, UPMC Park
8/5

Bianchi Honda

11 am - 1 pm, 8450 Peach St
8/8

8 Great Tuesday's

Come down to Erie Bank 8 Great Tuesdays at the Highmark Amiptheater in Liberty Park!

INFO 6:00 pm, Highmark Ampitheater
8/10

Block Party in Perry Square District @ Perry Square Park

Join us in Perry Square Park in downtown Erie for a block party!

Live entertainment, food and drink, and fun!

You’ll enjoy live music from The Vendettas and Eric Brewer and Friends, and Bud Light sponsored beer and other beer products served by participating bars Sluggers and Sullivans.

We’ve partnered with Lake Erie Cycle Fest, who have organized a big bicycle event kicking off August 10th with a slow roll through downtown ending at the block party in Perry Square Park.

Partial proceeds from block parties will benefit the new Care About Revitalizing Erie (CARE) Fund to implement and sustain programs that make downtown Erie safer, cleaner and more vibrant.  Our block party volunteers will be the Perry Square District CARE team.

A special THANK YOU to our block party sponsors Bud Light, City of Erie, and Erie County Recycling.

PLEASE NOTE: For your safety no coolers or pets are allowed inside the event.

New Bud Light 1     city seal      Erie County Recycling

INFO 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm, Perry Square
8/15

8 Great Tuesday's

Come down to Erie Bank 8 Great Tuesdays at the Highmark Amiptheater in Liberty Park!

INFO 6:00 pm, Highmark Ampitheater
8/19

Bianchi Honda

11 am - 1 pm, 8450 Peach St
8/22

8 Great Tuesday's

Come down to Erie Bank 8 Great Tuesdays at the Highmark Amiptheater in Liberty Park!

INFO 6:00 pm, Highmark Ampitheater
8/24

Block Party in Union Square District @ Griswold Park

Join us in Griswold Park in downtown Erie for the last block party of the summer!

You’ll enjoy live music from the Jackson Band and The Man’s Room Band, and Bud Light sponsored beer and other beer products served by participating bars The Brewerie at Union Station and Calamari’s Squid Row.

Live entertainment, food and drink, and fun!

Partial proceeds from block parties will benefit the new Care About Revitalizing Erie (CARE) Fund to implement and sustain programs that make downtown Erie safer, cleaner and more vibrant.  Our block party volunteers will be the Union Square District CARE team.

A special THANK YOU to our block party sponsors Bud Light, City of Erie, and Erie County Recycling.

PLEASE NOTE:  For your safety no coolers, pets or bikes allowed inside the event.

New Bud Light 1     city seal      Erie County Recycling

INFO 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm, Griswold Park
8/25

Cruise Town Erie Car Show @ State Street near Perry Square

Cruise Town Erie Photo

Join us for the annual car cruise in downtown Erie, a family-friendly event!

Bands will be performing in the Perry Square pavilion from 7 – 9 PM.

INFO 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, State Street near Perry Square
8/29

8 Great Tuesday's

Come down to Erie Bank 8 Great Tuesdays at the Highmark Amiptheater in Liberty Park!

INFO 6:00 pm, Highmark Ampitheater
9/4

Bianchi Honda

1 - 3 pm, 8450 Peach St
9/9

Bianchi Honda

2 - 4 pm, 8450 Peach St
9/30

Bianchi Honda

2 - 4 pm, 8450 Peach St
10/14

Bianchi Honda

11 am - 1 pm, 8450 Peach St
10/28

Bianchi Honda

2 - 4 pm, 8450 Peach St
11/25

Bianchi Honda

2 - 4 pm, 8450 Peach St