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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!

First Friday State College

October 3rd, 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.

Downtown Fall Festival

Saturday, October 4th, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The 15th Annual Fall Festival will be taking place on Allen Street and throughout Downtown, once again.  Come on out for lots of fun and games for the whole family.  

FREE Crafts & Activites for Kids

Pumpkin Decorating, Alpacas, Climbing Wall, Fun House

Games & Crafts sponsored by local organizations

 

Happy Valley Dessert Contest

Enter your best dessert to win a $50 gift card.

Download your entry form here, and deliver your homemade dessert to the contest tent by 11 a.m. Following the judging, desserts will be served to the public.

 

Cheesesteak Challenge

Sponsored by Bradley's and OrderUp

Timed Cheesesteak-Eating Challenges, Prizes & Giveaways, Special Charity Round, Entertainment Provided by B94.5

Enter at CheesesteakChallenge.com

 

Community Resource Fair

State College Municipal Building

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Win prizes, Meet Ike the Spike, and explore the resources in your own backyard.

Special thanks to Centre County United Way, CBICC, Community Diversity Group,Global Connections, Penn State University, and the State College Borough

CRPR Halloween Costume Parade

October 26th at 6:30 p.m.

A FREE fall family tradition... the 2014 Centre Region Halloween Costume Parade forms on N. Burrowes St. off W. College Avenue starting at 6:30 p.m. with step-off promptly at 7:00 p.m.  Costume judging takes place at Memorial Field.  Treats will be provided by the State College Lions Club.  Visit the Centre Region Parks & Rec website for complete details.

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.

Upcoming Events...

OCTOBER 03 : First Friday State College
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 sp... View

OCTOBER 04 : Downtown Fall Festival
The 15th Annual Fall Festival will be taking place on Allen Street and throughout Downtown, once again.  Come on ou... View

OCTOBER 26 : CRPR Halloween Costume Parade
A FREE fall family tradition... the 2014 Centre Region Halloween Costume Parade forms on N. Burrowes St. off W. College Avenue starting at 6:30 p.m. with ... View

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