sunsetmusiceventspromoUPMC Sunset Music Series

For six weeks in June and July, Beach 1 is transformed every Wednesday night into a free, open-air concert venue. The UPMC Sunset Music Series brings in acts from around the region to Presque Isle to play a free show for anyone who wants to come. Be sure to bring a blanket or chair because you will want to be comfortable for the show.

Sunset Music Series begins Wednesday, June 14, 2017, and runs through Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Concerts begin at 5:30 p.m. For a concert schedule, visit


Discover Presque Isle

Discover Presque Isle is time to celebrate everything the park has to offer. This annual event offers numerous activities that take place over the last full weekend in July. Activities include nature programs, craft displays, children’s activities, various competitions, food vendors, live music, bonfires and more.

This year Discover Presque Isle will be held July 28-30, 2017. For more information including a schedule of events visit




Races and Walks

Presque Isle State Park is home to several races and walks held throughout the entire year by the Erie Runner’s Club (ERC). Grab your shoes, hit the pavement and enjoy the scenery! For a schedule of upcoming races/walks visit:



frostbite_openJoe Root’s Frostbite Open

This Presque Isle Partnership fundraiser celebrates the legendary Joe Root each winter with nine holes of golf on Presque Isle Bay and dinner at Joe Roots Grill following. The most recent event was Sunday, February 25, 2017. Learn more at:




Festival of the Birds

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day and enjoy the height of spring bird migration at Presque Isle, a natural concentration point along the Atlantic flyway where 320 species of birds have been recorded.

The event was held May 5-7, 2017.

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