The future of downtown starts with you!

The Erie Downtown Partnership Future Fund will sustain future costs for services that enhance the business environment of the downtown and programming that invites residents to enjoy the downtown and accelerate our revitalization efforts.

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St. Patrick's Day Parade Applications Open!

Applications are now open to participate in Erie's 2024 St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 16, 2024.

Sign Up Here!

Buy a New Digital Downtown Gift Certificate!

Shop local and support local with the purchase of our new Downtown gift certificates through Yiftee:

Gift Certificates

Holiday Events!

Small Business Saturday, Downtown d'Lights, and the return of the Downtown Erie Community Skating Rink are right around the corner! Check out all the cool stuff coming up this Holiday season:

Visit the Calendar

Preparing for Winter!

Our Safety + Hospitality Ambassadors are ready for the snow this season! Check out all the things our team does while making Downtown clean and safe:

Learn More

Gateway Project

Check out the new Gateway Sculptures at the 3rd and State Street intersection!

See the Gateway Project

This is where business gets done.

A talented and diverse workforce in a downtown setting.

Where the jobs are

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Keep Downtown Erie a safe, fun, and welcoming place for all.

Your generous donation will have a substantial positive impact by fueling programs and events that engage families to come downtown and projects beautify our city. Your support is vital to further our mission. When downtown thrives, our businesses thrive creating a better downtown for all.

View our upcoming events!

Attend one of the numerous exciting events happening in Erie! Click on the link below to view our events calendar. With a variety of events, ranging from music and art to health and wellness activities, there's surely something for everyone to participate in and enjoy. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Events Calendar

Walking around Downtown Erie.

Downtown Erie is as walkable as the day is long. We put together a Walking Map to help you navigate the different eateries, shops and public art scattered throughout the city. 

Download Our Walking Map

Erie downtown gift certificates!

Support your favorite Downtown businesses with the purchase of an Erie Downtown Gift Certificate, redeemable at all participating businesses.

Purchase a Gift Certificate