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Ho Ho Ho! All Your Christmas and Holiday Fun in Erie, Pa.

Holiday events, where to see Santa, craft fairs, and MORE!

By Kara Murphy November 21, 2022

Looking for all the holiday events happening in Erie, Pa.? Macaroni KID Erie is here to help! This is a complete list of Christmas and holiday-related events happening in Erie in 2022. Please check back often as we are adding more events frequently to Erie's 2022 Holiday Guide!

New events last added Dec. 14, 2022

Know of an event we're missing? Please submit it here and we'll add it to the list!




Winter Holiday and Christmas Fun in Erie, Pa., all season long:

Click on the links for all the details! 

πŸŽ„πŸŽ„Santa at Millcreek Mall

Nov. 19-Dec. 24

Get your picture with Santa at the mall.

πŸŽ„πŸŽ„Winter Wonderland at Asbury Woods

5-8 p.m. Dec. 1-31 (except Dec. 24 & 25)

The boardwalk adjacent to the Andrew J. Conner Nature Center at Asbury Woods will be lit up for the community to 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. While you're visiting stop by the Squeaky Frog Gift Shop, which will showcase holiday and nature-themed gifts for sale from local artisans this holiday season. 

πŸŽ„πŸŽ„Presque Isle Lights

6-9 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays, Dec. 1-18, then Thursdays and Fridays through Dec. 30

The annual fundraiser for Presque Isle invites visitors to take a self-guided evening driving tour of seasonal lights at Presque Isle State Park.

πŸŽ„Downtown D'Lights

Starting Dec. 3

Perry Square and surrounding downtown businesses are all lit up during the holiday season, with the kickoff event happening Dec. 3. 

πŸŽ„πŸŽ„Downtown Erie Skating Rink

Nov. 26-Feb. 28 

The Erie Downtown Partnership is bringing a skating rink to East Perry Square this winter for the first time. Please note: The rink may be closed at the discretion of staff due to inclement weather and temperatures. Check Erie Downtown Partnership's social media for live updates.

πŸŽ„πŸŽ„Christmas in the Country at Port Farms

Wednesdays-Sundays, Nov. 25-Dec. 23

There are activities for all ages: Cut your own Christmas tree, take horse-drawn carriage rides, write a letter to Santa, visit with Santa, enjoy live music and adult beverages next to the fireplace in the barn. 




Events:

Do you know of a family-friendly holiday or winter event taking place in Erie, Pa., that isn't listed here? Please submit your event here and we will add it to our list! 

We always recommend confirming details before attending.

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