Arts and Culture

Crawford County is your treasure trove of art and culture

Crawford County is a must-stop for art lovers from all over. Our unique community thrives on artistic and people-centered activities. Art lovers can take part in a wide variety of activities from outdoor poetry workshops to tai chi classes. Local murals and live musical performances are also common sights in many parts of our region. The Academy Theatre and local arts organizations host musicals, plays and other performances. And don’t forget the great local shops and restaurants!

Check out our blogs and guides below to fill your itinerary and learn more about both the well-loved and off-the-beaten-path experiences our county has to offer:

Plan your trip

How will Crawford County inspire you?

Attend the region’s festivals and events including Pumpkinfest, Ghost Lake and more. Academy Theatre productions are fall and winter favorites. Halloween fans can attend Meadville’s annual Halloween parade — it’s one of the largest in the state! Learn about making maple syrup or even experience some of the county’s paranormal hotspots.

Get a taste of Crawford County with many breweries, wineries and restaurants to choose from. From seafood to barbeque, casual eats to a fine dining experience, you’ll look forward to every meal. For a pick-me-up or some sweet treats, choose from our coffee, tea and boba shops or pies, pastries and more. Foodies can spend hours chasing their next fall flavor.

Take a step into the past through the Drake Well Museum, the French Creek Archaeological Society, Oil Creek & Titusville Railroad and more. With the county’s history dating back to pre-1800, there’s so much cultural heritage to explore.

Peruse the county’s local shops and antique stores to find treasures new and old for you and your family to enjoy. Crawford County has over 25 local boutiques, antique shops and thrift stores to choose from. With something for everyone on your list, it’s the perfect stop for holiday shopping.

Find it

Forge your path through Crawford County

Tailor your trip to Crawford County so that it is the dream journey for you and your crew. Travelers and locals alike love coming here for live theatre, one-of-a-kind food and drinks, a sweet treat or a new keepsake. Whatever you’re seeking, find it here.

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