The Erie Irish Festival returns this weekend, marking the halfway point to St. Patrick's Day.

The festival will be held in front of St. Patrick Church on E. 4th St. between French and Holland in downtown Erie from Friday through Sunday, rain or shine.

It will feature a variety of entertainment including Irish music and Celtic dancers. You can even enjoy a taste of Ireland including reubens.

The Leprechaun Village features fun for the whole family. Vendors will also be on hand.

There's even a sports tent with college and pro games and a pub menu.

Admission is free, and more details are available here.


  • Friday, Sept. 15, 5 to 10:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 16, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.