There’s so much to do in Erie all throughout the year and especially during the holiday season.
Visit Asbury Woods for the park’s annual Winter Wonderland and Nature’s Noel. From 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly in December (except Dec. 24 and 25), stroll the 1/3-mile boardwalk through the woods filled with twinkling lights and displays Be sure to take a group selfie at the lights tunnel and Christmas tree. Check out the nature center to see inside nature exhibits and shop Nature’s Noel.
4105 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506
Downtown Erie: Perry Square, Boston Store, Warner Theatre sign
Walk through Perry Square east and west to find all of the lights displays in the city of Erie’s central public park. Be sure to check out the new fountain lights display in Perry Square east from the Perry Square Alliance.
Walk two blocks south to see the tree on the side of the former Boston Store department store.
And check out the newly lit Warner Theatre sign just a block more south. It was lit on Dec. 3, 2021, for the first time in nearly 50 years.
Nearby stops: Flagship City Food Hall, Andora’s Bubble Tea Shop, Molly Brannigan’s Irish Pub, Ember + Forge, Erie Art Museum, Ye Ole Sweet Shoppe, Erie Children’s Museum.
Other events: “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” at the Erie Playhouse, “Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn” at the Academy Theatre in Meadville, “Christmas Memories” at the Station Dinner Theater, “Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge” at the Performing Artists Collective Alliance in Erie, “Christmas in the Mansion” with the Woman’s Club of Erie, Handel’s “Messiah” at First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant in Erie, Barber Christmas Ball at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, “Tuba Christmas” at Penn State Erie’s Junker Center, Boogie on the Bay at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, “A Little Night Music” at the Erie Playhouse, First Day Walk at Presque Isle State Park.