It's time to Celebrate Erie, and crews are already getting ready for the big weekend event.

They started setting up the stage at 4th & State St. for the headliners, so State St. is now closed off between 3rd and 5th.

Celebrate Erie kicks off Friday and runs through Sunday.

Erie Celebrates Queen takes the stage at 8 p.m. Friday.

A double headliner featuring Sister Sledge and Keri Hilson will perform on the main stage Saturday.

Sunday night, country music artist and American Idol's season 10 winner Scotty McCreery will entertain the crowds.