Winter in Crawford County

The best winter has to offer.

As a neighbor of Lake Erie, you might already know that Crawford County gets its fair share of deep snow and frigid temperatures every winter. What you might not know is that we don’t spend this time hibernating here! Come to Crawford County to experience the best winter has to offer. Don’t miss the annual Winter Ice House Park Festival at Conneaut Lake, where you can find incredible ice sculptures, live music, historic exhibits, and even a delicious chili cook-off. Both Pymatuning State Park and the Ernst Trail offer cross country skiing for all of the snow bunnies, plus a 900 ft long tubing experience at the Avalanche Xpress! The Meadville Area Recreational Complex (MARC) offers family deals on ice skating and curling all season long, with opportunities for parties and lessons too.

During the height of the holiday season, head to Port Farms to cut down your own Christmas tree, then cozy up in Santa’s Workshop with some hot cocoa while the kids decorate cookies and ornaments. You can also hop on a Christmas Carriage Ride during Meadville’s Light-Up Night celebration or join the Santa Express on a ride through Oil Creek State Park or take a boat tour around Pennsylvania’s largest natural glacier lake during the Conneaut Lake “Trees of Light” tour. Make the most of the snowy season with Crawford County.

Academy Theatre

The Academy Theatre has been entertaining area citizens since 1885. Performances include various musicals and plays, classical music concerts, ethnic dance and concerts, as well as a variety of area favorites such as youth productions and dinner theatre.

Location: The Academy Theatre, Chestnut Street, Meadville, PA, USAWebsite: www.theacademytheatre.orgPhone: 814-337-8000

Avalanche Express

Avalanche Xpress Snow Tubing Park in Meadville is the most exciting place to “get air”; it’s the newest, longest and steepest snow tubing park in northwestern Pennsylvania!

Location: Whispering Pines Golf Course, Middle Road, Meadville, PA, USAWebsite: http://www.golfwhisperingpines.com/avalanchexpress/Phone: 814-333-2827

Meadville Area Recreation Complex

MARC sits on 47 acres. Our main facility houses an ice arena and aquatic center.

Location: 800 Thurston Rd, Meadville, PA 16335, USAWebsite: www.marc4fun.comPhone: 814-724-6006
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Happening this Winter:

11jan6:00 pm10:00 pm2020 Meadville Chamber GalaMeadville Country Club, 15955 Hwy 86, Meadville, PA

17jan(jan 17)1:00 am19(jan 19)1:00 amWinter Blues Bluegrass FestivalHotel Conneaut, 12241 Lake St, Conneaut Lake, PA 16316

25jan5:00 pm9:00 pmRobert Burns DinnerAmerican Legion, 120 West 4th Street

01feb7:00 am3:00 pm6th Annual Ice Fishing TournamentPymatuning State Park, Shelter #4

01feb8:00 am6:00 pm44th Annual Winter Fun Day

07feb(feb 7)7:30 pm16(feb 16)2:00 pmPride & PrejudiceMeadville Community Theatre, 400 N. Main Street, Meadville PA

15febAll Day16Red Wine & ChocolateConneaut Cellars Winery and Distillery, 12005 Conneaut Lake Rd., Conneaut Lake PA

22febAll DayChocoholic FrolicItalian Civic Club, 869 Water Street

29febAll DayIce House Winter FestivalIce House Park, Route 6/322 (Downtown Conneaut Lake)

14marAll Day1517th Annual Maple Taste & Tour WeekendNW Pennsylvania

20nov(nov 20)12:00 pm29(nov 29)8:00 pmTrees of Christmas - "Magical Christmas Memories"Baldwin Reynolds House, 639 Terrace St.

21nov(nov 21)5:00 pm31dec(dec 31)5:00 pmLight-Up Cochranton 2020Corner of Smith and Pine Streets, Smith & Pine Streets

28novAll Day05decSanta ExpressOilcreek and Titusville Railroad, 409 S. Perry St.

04dec5:00 pm9:00 pmMeadville Market House Christmas Carriage Ride EventMeadville Market House, 910 Market St