Things to do this summer: Festivals, movie nights, and more

The Erie Times-News has put together this guide to fun times, sounds, tastes and sights to check out around Erie County and nearby while the weather is warm, no matter if you're a visitor or vacationing in your backyard.

We'll update this article throughout the coming months as details about more summer fun emerge.

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Presque Isle State Park

Make the most of summer at Pennsylvania's most visited state park.

Waldameer Park & Water World

From the picnic groves to the heights of Ravine Flyer II, there's something for every visitor at Waldameer.

Live music

Pack a folding chair and get a front-row seat for live music all over Erie County.

Fireworks

Save your ooohs and aaahs for these nights.

Movie fans wait in their cars for a double-feature to begin at the Sunset Drive In in Waterford Township.
Movie fans wait in their cars for a double-feature to begin at the Sunset Drive In in Waterford Township.

Where to see movies around Erie

Check out big fun on big screens.

Eat and drink around Erie

There are great places to grab a bite everywhere, and what follows is just some of the reporting the Times-News staff has done recently. Find more openings, tips and news all summer with GoErie.com's dining coverage. Want some ideas for at-home recipes? Sign up for food reporter Jennie Geisler's free weekly Erielicious newsletter.

Erie SeaWolves

Follow Erie's Double-A Detroit Tigers affiliate as they chase major league dreams at UPMC Park and try for a second straight Eastern League championship.

So many more things to do around Erie

Find something that makes Erie's summer special? Email your tip to newsdesk@timesnews.com.

This article originally appeared on Erie Times-News: Summer in Erie Pa: Waldameer, Presque Isle, things to do and see

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