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Perry Square Park

571-601 State Street

Erie, PA 16501

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In preparation for the 2021 Holiday Season, Erie Arts & Culture, the Erie Downtown Partnership, and PG&H invite you to Perry Square on November 6 for the first annual Western Pennsylvania Maker Market. Starting at 11am, this market will feature makers of handmade goods and objects from throughout Western Pennsylvania

Confirmed vendors include:

  • Kat Charnley (Edinboro, PA)
  • Corner Boy Collection (Erie, PA)
  • North Coast Pennants (Erie, PA)
  • Flagship City Press (Erie, PA)
  • Kranz Book Bindery (Erie, PA)
  • Copper Twig (Erie, PA)
  • Bryan Gearey Design (Erie, PA)
  • Esther's Pinata Shop (Erie, PA)
  • Clark Morelia (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Rebel Bred Clothing (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Rope and Bloom Macrame (Erie, PA)
  • Yerace Glass Studio (Erie, PA )
  • Peggy Quinn Clay Studio (East Springfield, PA)
  • Esther's Pinata Shop (Erie, PA)
  • Kimberlyn Bloise Ceramics (Edinboro, PA)
  • Clark Morelia(Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Rebel Bed Clothing (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Urban Tree (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • Mak.O Designs (Pittsburgh, PA)

With more vendors to be confirmed by October 22.

In addition to the market, the Saturday afternoon event will also include a special preview of the culinary entrepreneurs representing the Flagship City Food Hall, which is slated to open in late November. Be present at the top of every hour (11, 12, 1, and 2) to participate in a tasting menu and learn more about each small business owner who will be operating out of the food hall located on North Park Row.

If weather permits, Erie Arts & Culture will also lead a guided walking tour of public art within Downtown Erie, including works installed in the summer of 2021 as part of the Downtown Erie Sculpture Walk.

There will be heated tents at Perry Square for everyone's comfort.

There is a possibility of an inclusion of interactive, tech-inspired virtual artwork.

Erie Arts & Culture will also announce the recipients of its 2021 Community Appreciation Awards at the event. Award categories include:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

This award recognizes and celebrates organizations or individuals that have embraced diversity and inclusion as part of their core values and are committed to producing programs or environments where all persons and perspectives are welcomed and valued.

Applause Award

The Applause Award recognizes a dedicated individual, or group of individuals, who demonstrate a long-term commitment to either service or support of the arts and culture sector by being a reoccurring volunteer with, or donor of, an arts and culture organization or an arts and culture related event in our community.

Leadership Award

The Leadership Award recognizes a business, government, or foundation that has either 1) demonstrated long term support for arts and culture, 2) significantly integrated arts and culture into their workplace, 3) collaborated with arts and cultural organizations or individual artists to serve the community, or 4) encouraged employees to serve as Board members or volunteers with arts and culture organizations.

Imagine Award

The Imagine Award recognizes an educator or instructor whose efforts have made an outstanding contribution to the community by using arts and culture in an educational setting to inspire and empower their students.

Bruce Morton Wright Artist of the Year Award

The Artist of the Year Award recognizes an individual artist of any media who is process-oriented and has served as an influencer or mentor in Erie's arts and culture community.


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