Celebrate Erie kicks off today!

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Are you ready to Celebrate Erie? It’s that time of year again, one last hurrah before the kids head back to school.

It’s a weekend full of events taking over multiple blocks along State Street.  The Erie Art Museum and the ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum will be open all weekend, the Seawolves will host the Baysox at UPMC Park, and there will be fireworks after the game on Saturday.

The Kids Zone and Construction Kids Zone are back on for another year, as is the ever-popular ‘Chalk Walk’.  

Aside from the dozens of activities planned at the festival, there’s plenty of music to enjoy.  As for the headliners, tonight the Erie AllStars Present Tom Petty take the main stage.  Friday, the Ohio Players perform, and Saturday, Sugar Ray takes the stage.  Sunday, Dan and Shay are closing out the festival; all shows are free to attend. 

Head to celebrateerie.com for a full schedule of events.

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