5 Picks For FREE Family Fun This Weekend in the Erie Region

Santa sightings, a visit to the art museum and more!

By Kara Murphy November 16, 2023

FREE Erie fun is the best kind of fun! Here are five free events happening this weekend in Erie for your family to enjoy: 

If you want the big list of holiday happenings around the Erie area — we've got it! Check out our complete guide to holiday fun in Erie here. 

1. Light Up Night in Harborcreek

Santa, live reindeer, s'mores station and more at Light Up Night in Harborcreek! Friday, Dec. 8

2. Second Saturday at Neighborhood Art House (Registration required)

Paint a little house at this free Second Saturday event. Families can work together or separately. Saturday, Dec. 9

3. Winter Wonderland at Asbury Woods

Winter Wonderland is back! Enjoy a peaceful evening stroll on the boardwalk through the woods. Holiday lights will twinkle in the woods and wetlands along the boardwalk, which covers 1/3 of a mile. Nightly

4. Photos with Santa at Werner Books

Bring your phones and cameras for a free photo opp with Santa! Werner Books will also be giving away a free children's Christmas book to kids at the event. Sunday, Dec. 10

5. Second Sundays at the Erie Art Museum

Come create and tour the art museum at this free monthly event. Sunday, Dec. 10

Click here to see our full calendar of events.