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150 East Front Street | Erie, PA 16507 | 814.452.2744

NOTE: All information about festival, including but not limited to festival highlights, hours of admission, and available vessels, is subject to change with or without notice.

 

The Flagship Niagara League is a 501 (C)(3), non-profit educational associate organization of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), chartered to facilitate citizen participation and operation of the U.S. Brig Niagara and its homeport, Erie Maritime Museum.

©2019 WiX | ©2019 Flagship Niagara League

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Directions

There will be no parking available on festival grounds.

Tall Ships® Erie 2019 will take place in downtown Erie at Erie’s bayfront at the Erie Maritime MuseumDobbins Landing and the Bicentennial Tower, Holland Street Pier and the Bayfront Convention Center. The follow directions are to downtown Erie, see below for available parking lots and garages.

  • From I-90 West: Follow I-90 West to PA-290 W/PA-430 West in Harborcreek Township. Take exit 32 from I-90 West. Follow PA-290 West. After driving about 6 miles, take a left on East 12th Street. You can follow this road into downtown Erie to find available city parking.

  • From I-90 East: Follow I-90 East to Erie. Take exit 22B to merge onto I-79 North toward Erie. Continue onto the Bayfront at the end of I-79. Stay in the right lane and take a right onto Lincoln Avenue at the first traffic light.  To your left will be one parking option. Take a left at the traffic light at the end of Lincoln Avenue to turn onto 12th Street. Take 12th Street into downtown Erie to find available city parking. 

  • From I-79: Follow I-79 North toward Erie. After Exit 183A/183B take the Bayfront Parkway Exit – it is the last exit on I-79. Stay in the right lane and turn right onto Lincoln Avenue at the first traffic light.  To your left will be one parking option. Take a left at the traffic light at the end of Lincoln Ave. to turn onto 12th Street. Take 12th Street into downtown Erie to find available city parking. 

 

 
 

Parking 

There will be no available parking on the festival grounds. City parking can be found in the following parking garages or lots located in areas of downtown Erie. Please view shuttle map for shuttle pick-up locations near your parking location.

Garage Q

712 Peach St.

 Erie, PA 16501

Erie Parking Authority Garage

24 E 8th St.

Erie, PA 16501

Garage D

120 W 9th St.

Erie, PA 16501

10th Street Parking Garage

25E E 10th St.

Erie, PA 16501

Thomas Hoffman Transportation Hub

Located at the corner of 12th St. and Lincoln Ave.

 

Track your street meter parking with the MeterEZ app - and enjoy the festival for as long as you like!

 

Shuttle Routes

 

Traffic patterns and parking near festival grounds will be extremely limited.  Portions of Holland Street, State Street and Sassafras Street extension north of the Bayfront Parkway will not be open to general public vehicle traffic. Festival attendees are highly encouraged to park in the city, then take a parking shuttle down to the festival.

  • All shuttle routes run from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • Festival Grounds are open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Shuttles are free to the public, no festival pass is required to ride

Shuttle Map

Shuttle stops will be indicated by a sign on the sidewalk.

Accommodations

Below are listings for accommodation options in the Erie area. Please also visit www.visiterie.com/stay for information on where to stay during Tall Ships® Erie 2019.

This list is only provided as a resource. Please contact accommodation locations directly for availability and booking information.

 

Baymont Inn & Suites

8170 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
814-866-8808

http://www.baymontinns.com
 

Best Western Plus Erie Inn & Suites
8033 Oliver Road
Erie, PA 16509
814-920-4196

http://bestwesternpa.com/hotels/best-western-plus-erie-inn-and-suites
   

Candlewood Suites

2020 Edinboro Road
Erie, PA 16509
814-866-4755

https://www.ihg.com/candlewood/hotels/us/en/erie/ericw/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-CW-_-USA-_-ERICW
     

Clarion Lake Erie Hotel & Bel-Aire Conference Center
2800 West 8th Street
Erie, PA 16505
814-833-1116

http://www.belaireclarion.com
 

Cobblestone Hotel & Suites
4995 Station Road
Harborcreek, PA 16510
814-899-9099

http://www.staycobblestone.com/pa/harborcreek/
     

Cobblestone Hotel & Suites Bayfront

701 West Bayfront Parkway
Erie, PA 16507
814-455-1010

http://www.staycobblestone.com/pa/erie/
     

Cobblestone Inn & Suites
864 E Columbus Avenue
Corry, PA 16407
(814) 663-0001

http://www.staycobblestone.com/pa/corry/

Comfort Inn & Suites
8051 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-866-6666

http://www.visitscott.com/hotels/comfort-inn–suites
     

Comfort Inn – Presque Isle

3041 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16505
814-835-4200

http://www.choicehotels.com
 

Country Inn & Suites 
8050 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-866-5544

http://www.visitscott.com/hotels/country-inn–suites
     

Courtyard by Marriott
7792 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-860-8300

http://www.visitscott.com/hotels/courtyard-by-marriott
   

Courtyard Erie Bayfront

2 Sassafras Pier
Erie, PA 16507
814-636-1005

http://www.marriott.com/eridt
 
    

Fairfield Inn by Marriott
2082 Interchange Road
Erie, PA 16565
814-868-0985

http://www.marriott.com/erifi

Glass House Inn
3202 West 26th Street
Erie, PA 16506
814-833-7751

http://www.glasshouseinn.com

Green Roof Inn

8790 Route18/Meadville Road
Girard, PA 16417
814-774-7072

http://www.thegreenroofinn.com   

 

Hilton Garden Inn

2225 Downs Drive
Erie, PA 16509
814-866-1390

http://www.hiltongardeninn.hilton.com
   

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

8101 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-217-1100

http://www.visitscott.com/hotels/holiday-inn-express–suites
   

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – North East
6310 Old Station Road
North East, PA 16428
814-725-4400

http://www.hiexpress.com
 

Home 2 Suites by Hilton
8035 Oliver Road
Erie, PA 16509
814-315-4325

http://www.eriepa.home2suites.com
     

Homewood Suites by Hilton

2084 Interchange Road
Erie, PA 16565
814-866-8292

http://www.erie.homewoodsuites.com
   

Lakeview on the Lake
8696 East Lake Road
Erie, PA 16511
814-899-6948

http://www.lakeviewerie.com
   

LaQuinta Inn & Suites
7820 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
814-864-1812

http://www.laquintaerie.com
     

Lighthouse Inn & Restaurant

3704 East Lake Road
Erie, PA 16511
814-899-9300

http://www.erielighthouseinn.com
   

Microtel Inn
8100 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-864-1010

https://www.wyndhamhotels.com/microtel/erie-pennsylvania/microtel-inn-erie/overview
     

Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center
8040 A Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
814-864-4911

http://www.qualityinnerie.com
   

Quality Inn & Suites of Presque Isle

6467 Sterrettania Road
Fairview, PA 16415
814-838-7647

http://www.qualityinn.com
 

Red Roof Inn
7865 Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
814-868-5246

https://www.redroof.com/property/Erie/PA/16509/Hotels-close-to-Erie-Airport-I-90-Perry-Highway/RRI054/
   

Residence Inn by Marriott
8061 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16509
814-864-2500

http://www.visitscott.com/hotels/residence-inn
     

Riviera Motel

3107 West Lake Road
Erie, PA 16505
814-838-1997

http://www.rivieramotel.net
 

Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel
55 West Bay Drive
Erie, PA 16507
814-454-2005

http://www.sheratoneriebayfront.com
     

Solstice Hotel by CHG
8040 Oliver Road
Erie, PA 16509
814-864-5810

https://www.choicehotels.com/pennsylvania/erie/ascend-hotels/pa774?source=gyxt

Spencer House Bed & Breakfast

519 West 6th Street
Erie, PA 16507
814-464-0419

https://spencerhousebandb.com/

SpringHill Suites by Marriott

2087 Interchange Road
Erie, PA 16509
814-864-5000

http://www.marriott.com/erish
 

Steelhead Inn
3005 West 12th Street
Erie, PA 16505
814-838-1924

http://www.steelheadinnerie.com

Sunset Motel
13825 Ridge Road
West Springfield, PA 16443
814-922-3550

http://www.sunsetmotelpa.com
 

Super 8 Erie

8040 B Perry Highway
Erie, PA 16509
814-864-9200

http://www.super8.com
 

TownePlace Suites by Marriott
2090 Interchange Road
Erie, PA 16565
814-866-7100

http://www.marriott.com/erike

Victoria Inn
401 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16507
562-235-5968

https://victoriainnerie.com/

Wingate by Wyndham
8060 Old Oliver Road
Erie, PA 16509
814-860-3050

http://www.wingatehotels.com