Erie, Pennsylvania (WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — The Discover Presque Isle celebration is returning this July, with some welcome additions returning as well.
The week-long event is returning to Presque Isle State Park in Erie July 24-30, 2023. This year, the Beach 11 Handmade Marketplace & Food Truck Festival will be back July 28, 29 & 30, featuring craft and artisan vendors.
The entire event was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and made a return in 2021 but was without vendors until this year.
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Craft and artisan vendors can apply here. There is space reserved for up to 60 vendors.
The 29th annual Discover Presque Isle celebration will feature “family-friendly recreational and educational opportunities such as self-guided and in-person hikes, archery, catered pancake breakfasts, live music, sand sculpture competition, giant bonfire and Presque Isle Lighthouse tours,” according to its website. A full schedule of events will be available as the event nears.
Most of the events are free; donations are encouraged.