5 MacKID Picks For Erie Fun With Kids This Week

Edinboro Arts & Music Fest, new outdoor classroom opens at the Children's Museum & more!

By Kara Murphy | Macaroni KID Erie, Pa. May 15, 2024

Looking for family fun events in Erie this coming week? Look no further than the FREE Macaroni KID Erie calendar! Our five top picks this week include everything from the Edinboro Arts & Music Festival to the unveiling of the new outdoor classroom at the ExpERIEnce Children's Museum. Make it a GREAT week!

1. FREE: Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration at ECAT

May is Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Celebrate at Erie Center for Arts and Technology (ECAT) with a night of cultural exploration featuring Asian cultural displays, cultural performances, and hands-on activities in celebration of East Asian and Pacific Islander heritage. Thursday, May 16

2. FREE: Edinboro Arts & Music Festival 

Three days of music at various Edinboro locations. Don't miss the FREE fun at Goodell Gardens where there will be a kids tent Saturday and Sunday, along with an arts fair and live music. Friday, May 17-Sunday, May 19

3. 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Musical' at Erie Playhouse

It's the final weekend for Diary of a Wimpy Kid at Erie Playhouse. Can anyone avoid the dreaded Cheese Touch? There's only one way to find out! Friday, May 17-Sunday, May 19 

4. Spring Celebration at ExpERIEnce Children's Museum

Join a day of fun-filled festivities to celebrate the opening of the Children's Museum brand new Outdoor Classroom! From painting, bouquet making, performances and much more — it's all included with the price of admission and is free for members. Sunday, May 19

5. FREE: Fort Building at Edinboro Library

Come for an animal-themed storytime, then stay to build forts! Build a home for a stuffed animal, a reading nook for yourself, or even a cool castle. Monday, May 20

That's not all ...
Click here to see our full calendar of events!