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Things to Do in Meadville, Pennsylvania

Mayor Lord’s House Bed & Breakfast is centrally located two blocks from Allegheny College. It is within walking distance of downtown Meadville, the Crawford County Courthouse, and the Meadville Medical Center. Points of interest in downtown Meadville include a cinema, pubs, restaurants, the Academy Theatre and our historic Market House. We will be happy to help you with information, directions, or reservations.
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Arts & Entertainment

The Voodoo Brewery is one of the region’s most acclaimed breweries in Crawford County.  They offer a great atmosphere and terrific food as well as award winning brews in a quirky and fun atmosphere.  Menu is changeable and updated on Facebook. (Voodoo is an easy 6 block walk from Mayor Lord's House Bed and Breakfast.)

The Academy Theater was built in 1885 and was lovingly restored in the 1990s.  Each season at the Academy Theatre runs from October to June and includes five musicals which are performed on the Main Stage, three Spotlight Productions in the Hempstead Theatre, and numerous outside acts like comedians and concerts. (Academy Theatre is a 4 block walk from Mayor Lord's House Bed and Breakfast.)

Catch the latest cinema release at The Movies at Meadville. Tuesday is Bargain Day where regular movies are only $5 and everyone receives a free bag of popcorn!

Through preservation, workshops, events, and tours, the Baldwin-Reynolds House Museum serves as an educational, cultural, artistic, and historic hub of learning for the community, region, state, and nation.

The Hurry Hill Maple Farm Museum provides wonderful experiences where visitors can see, touch, taste, and listen to the past while learning about an important part of Pennsylvania’s agricultural heritage. The maple sugaring process, natural and cultural history, lore and legend are on display with entertaining events, educational activities and exhibits.

Outdoor Recreation

Whispering Pines Golf Course is located near the shores of Conneaut Lake and features beautiful rolling hills, breath-taking views, and eastern white pines that line the fairways.  The 18-hole course creates a challenge for the serious golfer, but is fun for even the beginning golfer.

Experience the beauty of Pennsylvania by biking the Ernst Trail. This Rails to Trails local treasure is open dawn to dusk. One nearby trailhead is conveniently located off Route 322 between I-79 and Meadville Pa.  Additional trail heads that can be found on-line at and a new extension is underway bringing the trail right into the heart of Meadville - a true community treasure!

Local Attractions


The MARC features an indoor/outdoor Aquatic Center which is open year round.  In the summer, a water playground is opened that includes a water slide, a water dumping pelican, water geysers and a wading pool.  The outdoor facilities also include a picnic area, sand volleyball, a skateboard park, and nature trails.  They also have an ice rink that is operated August through March annually.  In the off season, you will find flea markets, craft shows, and even concerts.


Built in 1870, the Meadville Market House is Pennsylvania's oldest market house in continual use. Located in downtown Meadville, the Market House serves as a venue for sale of area produce and products, as well as a meeting place and a link between the town community and surrounding farms.


Treat yourself to a luxurious experience during your getaway.  Aella Salon & Day Spa is a full-service hair salon and day spa that offers massage and body treatments.

Restaurants & Wineries


Winetastings and daily tours, retail and gift shop and custom gift baskets.  Open daily from 10 AM to 6 PM.


Offers delicious babyback ribs, certified Angus beef steaks, and premium seafood.  Open daily at 11:00 AM.  Reservations are accepted.


Hoss’s specializes in cooked-to-order steaks, chicken and seafood complemented by our famous soup, salad, bread and dessert bar. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re a family, a couple or a group.

Chovy's! emphasis is of course on pasta, but also on dazzling antipasti, stomach-warming soups, subtle and sophisticated steaks and chops, prime rib, fresh fish, poultry, pizza, specialties and even gelati, cannoli and tiramisu.

Annual Events


Held every August in Meadville, Pennsylvania, the Crawford County Fair is one of the largest agricultural venues east of the Mississippi River, and possibly the oldest county fair in Pennsylvania.  The concerts are a popular attraction and admission is only $8 an includes free rides.


Held annually in June, The Thurston Classic is open to the public free of charge.  Food, drink and children's entertainment are available.


In August, the Crawford County Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors a classic car and motorcycle cruise on North and Market Street.  Enjoy Friday night entertainment and strolling through Diamond Park to view the arts & craft vendors.


If you're in Meadville in October, don't miss the annual Halloween Parade.  It is the largest night time parade in Pennsylvania.

Mayor Lord's House Bed and Breakfast  |  654 Park Avenue, Meadville, Pa 16335  |  814-720-8907  |

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