LEAF Festival

This is Erie’s annual celebration of the beauty and diversity of trees in the arboretum. Local organizations provide information and hands-on activities. The festival is free and open to the public.

Our 19th annual LEAF Festival will be held on September 9 from 10AM-2PM! The festival will feature many indoor & outdoor nature activities for all ages and interests including:

  • Live animal displays from the Erie Zoo and Asbury Woods Nature Center!
  • Arboretum walking tour (held at noon)!
  • Tree art activities!
  • Tree identification activity!
  • Auction!
  • Scavenger hunt!
  • Food vendors!
  • & Much More!

Auction tickets will be for sale throughout the day. Proceeds from the auction benefit educational programs at the LEAF Education Center.