CelebrateErie

celebrate culture

Diverse sights, sounds and tastes from the international cultures that call Erie their home.

  • Multicultural Marketplace: local merchants representing the diverse cultures and goods from around the world.
  • Unique Cuisine: a sampling of some of the finest international food vendors that are unique to Erie.
  • Jefferson Society Lecture Series: The Jefferson Educational Society will offer a series of lectures and events at CelebrateErie. All events will be hosted at City Hall (626 State Street)
    • Friday, 4 p.m.: Walking Tour of Erie’s New Downtown, featuring John Persinger, Erie Downtown Development Corporation (Details)
    • Saturday, 2 p.m.: Lower Parade Street: Erie’s ‘Ellis Island’, featuring Ed Whitbred, B.S. (Details)
    • Saturday, 3 p.m.: Erie’s MCRC: Welcoming and Promoting Opportunity for the New American Population, featuring Katie Kretz, B.A. (Details)
    • Saturday, 4 p.m.: Celebrating Lake Erie: Working Together to Protect Our Greatest Asset, featuring Jennifer Tompkins, B.A. (Details)
    • Sunday, 2 p.m.: Erie Politics: Old, New, and Notable, featuring Patrick Cuneo (Details)
    • Sunday, 3 p.m.: When Erie Was the Freshwater Fishing Capital of the World, featuring David Frew, PhD (Details)
  • This year, culture will be interwoven throughout the event, and the Erie Insurance Marketplace will include a diverse group of local vendors, artists, and businesses showcasing their wares over a two-block span.
  • Barbershop: A unique, on-the-street barbershop experience with free haircuts for those who need it– especially those going back to school! Between South Park Row and 7th St.

vendors

  • Kaitlyn’s Creations
  • Self-Serve Selfies
  • BF Extracts
  • Kia’s Kreation
  • Mucktails
  • Henna
  • Bellas Aromas
  • Miss Meadow Jewelry
  • Sugar T’s Smell Goods
  • Fetti Vibes
  • Drop the Gloves Hockey
  • Film Society of NWPA
  • City Gallery
  • Off Road Tackle Box
  • Fox Den
  • Riders Repair
  • Miss Boss Baby
  • John Oless
  • Boujee Babies
  • Cast Collective
  • Gone Local Erie
  • Flagship City Press
  • Lulu Design
  • Glass Growers
  • Natural States Collective
  • CrossFit
  • Goodblend
  • Ken Lynch Art
  • Burch Farms
  • Legacy Hydroponics
  • Leslie’s Creations
  • Copper Twig
  • Clear Cut Stained Glass
  • Materialistic Boutique
  • Materialistic Boutique
  • Sir Doodle
  • Bayfront Tattoo
  • Protochol Beverage

celebrate music

Local and regional musical acts of all genres, followed by national headlining acts.

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celebrate art

A display of our region’s visual arts, interactive demonstrations, and artisan vendors.

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celebrate culture

Diverse sights, sounds and tastes from the international cultures that call Erie their home.

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celebrate food

Unique cuisine from our region, from food trucks, to local dining, to locally made wine and craft beer.

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celebrate family

Engaging, family fun for children, teens, parents, and grandparents.

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celebrate business

Erie’s hometown businesses and the people behind their success, all in one place.

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