Events In Downtown State College.
From the very First Night of the year throughout every season in Downtown State College, there’s always something to do or see, enjoy or experience - for an intimate evening, group outing, business gathering or fun for the whole family.
From the hottest concert tours and performing artists… to Broadway plays, musicals and theatrical productions. From local festivals and nationally-renown expositions… to monthly events and down-home good times you have to see to believe.
Please use the links on this page to explore things to do in Downtown State College - and stop back often, as we’re always adding, announcing or cooking up something new!
Links to Area Venues
First Friday State College
November 7th, 5 - 9 p.m.
Discover the Best Times of Your Life in Downtown State College! On the first Friday of every month, businesses keep their doors open late to host special events, offer refreshments & promotions and sponsor live entertainment. Visit FirstFridayStateCollege.com for complete details.
2014 Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 7th, 2014
Join us for our annual Tree Lighting Ceremony from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on South Allen Street.
Begin this season of giving with a donation to the State College Area Food Bank or Toys for Tots. Kids 12 and under who donate a toy or canned good will be entered to win a chance to help Santa light the tree.
Free cookies and hot chocolate will be provided.
First Friday will also take place from 5 to 9 p.m.
Here is a list of items the Food Bank needs:
- Spaghetti/Pasta Sauce
- Cereal or Oatmeal
- Tomato Product (diced, stewed, paste, sauce, etc.)
- Canned fruits (peaches, pears, fruit cocktail, applesauce)
- Canned vegetables (green beans, corn, mixed vegetables, etc.)
- Canned meats (Tuna, chicken, Spam)
- Sugar (2 lb & 4 lb containers)
- Condiments (ketchup, mustard, barbeque sauce, etc.)
- Juice (100%)
- Salad Dressing (Ranch, Italian, etc.)
- Laundry Detergent
We currently are NOT in need of the following: protein beans