October First Friday

Downtown State College celebrated our First Friday event on October 5. This monthly event promotes art and entertainment for community members and visitors to enjoy, as well as exclusive offers and discounts at local businesses. This month’s First Friday featured a live acoustic set by Chris Good at MLK plaza and modern jazz group Urban […]

19th Annual Fall Festival

Downtown State College welcomed hundreds of local residents and families to the 19th Annual Fall Festival. The 200 block of Allen Street was filled with dozens of family-friendly activities including different crafts, food vendors, music and more. This year, mini-pumpkins lined Allen Street where children could choose their pumpkin and adorn it with Halloween-themed decorations. […]

September First Friday Highlights

Downtown State College kicked off September with the monthly First Friday event, an evening that brings together community members and local businesses to promote community engagement and entertainment for everyone. This month’s First Friday offered a wide range of activities for all State College residents. From kid’s crafts to professional art; plenty of treats from […]

State College Culture Crawl and Festival

This monthly festival showcases original art, handmade products and live music on the second Sunday of the month through October. Calder way is closed to allow for dozens of vendors, artisans and musicians to line the street! Enjoy the festival while taking advantage of free parking on Sunday’s downtown!

Central PA Festival of the Arts Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition

Founded by the State College Chamber of Commerce and Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Central PA Festival of the Arts attracts about 125,000 visitors each summer. The Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition is the place to be when it comes to shopping for a unique gift or shopping for yourself, as it has been […]

Central PA Festival of the Arts Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition

Founded by the State College Chamber of Commerce and Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Central PA Festival of the Arts attracts about 125,000 visitors each summer. The Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition is the place to be when it comes to shopping for a unique gift or shopping for yourself, as it has been […]

Central PA Festival of the Arts Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition

Founded by the State College Chamber of Commerce and Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Central PA Festival of the Arts attracts about 125,000 visitors each summer. The Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition is the place to be when it comes to shopping for a unique gift or shopping for yourself, as it has been […]

Central PA Festival of the Arts Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition

Founded by the State College Chamber of Commerce and Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Central PA Festival of the Arts attracts about 125,000 visitors each summer. The Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition is the place to be when it comes to shopping for a unique gift or shopping for yourself, as it has been […]

Central PA Festival of the Arts Children and Youth Day

Founded by the State College Chamber of Commerce and Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Central PA Festival of the Arts attracts about 125,000 visitors each summer. Each year, Children and Youth Day kicks off the beginning of the festival. At the Central PA Festival of the Arts Children and Youth Day, artists […]

July First Friday Highlights

July’s First Friday offered a variety of activities and entertainment! Thank you to all of the businesses and performers who contributed–and thank you to the public for coming out and supporting Downtown State College! Here are some of our favorite images from the event! The next First Friday is August 3rd, don’t miss it!   […]