Spring and summer provides the Erie community with a number of outdoor activities. Now, a cold weather event is making its way to Perry Square

In an effort to bring more winter activities to the downtown area, the Erie Downtown Partnership announced Thursday morning at the Mayor’s Weekly News Conference that the Erie Winter Carnival will kick off Feb. 24 in downtown Erie.

The three-day ice sculpting & music festival will take place in Perry Square Feb. 24-26, 2022. The Erie Downtown Partnership says the park will be filled with ice sculptures and music all weekend long.

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Just across the street, the Flagship City Food Hall will offer specials during the event.