LION BASH

Join us on the 100 and 200 blocks of South Allen Street in downtown State College for the Living In One Neighborhood (LION) Bash!  Learn about the State College and Penn State community with over 75 engagement stations while enjoying: Games and activities Music and entertainment FREE giveaways and food Block Party + Community Resource […]

Sidewalk Sale and Street Bazaar

Back by popular demand, the Downtown Sidewalk Sale is returning on August 3rd. The Sidewalk Sale will kick off after August’s First Friday from 5pm-8pm. Participating downtown businesses will have an outside presence on the sidewalks in front of their stores. On Saturday, the Sidewalk Sale will go on from 9am-3pm with participating businesses moving […]

Central PA Festival of the Arts

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 […]

Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest 2019

Three days of theatre, dance, poetry, and more! Involving over 20 performing arts groups, the Central PA Theatre and Dance Fest will offer ticketed events, workshops, panel discussions, and more events for folks of all ages. Last year’s festival featured over 100 events in 3 days!

Ice Cream Fest

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream…Fest! The Downtown State College Rotary Club is holding our annual Ice Cream Fest on Saturday, June 21st in on Allen Street. The whole family will enjoy this kid-friendly festival designed to spark the imagination, delight the senses and awaken the scientist in all of us. […]

Inaugural Lion Dash 5K

New and returning students and community members are invited to participate in the inaugural LION Dash 5K, which will take place on Saturday, August 25 at 9 A.M. Beginning on the 200 block of Allen Street, participants will tour Downtown, the Highlands, and State College South, exploring some of the neighborhoods that make State College […]

Sidewalk Sale

The Downtown Sidewalk Sale is returning and will take place from August 3-5. Participating Downtown Businesses will sell discounted merchandise on the sidewalks in front of their stores on the 100 block of Allen Street. The Sidewalk Sale is a great opportunity to save on end of season merchandise from all of your favorite downtown […]

Downtown State College Sidewalk Sale

Stop by your favorite local retailers and take advantage of some of the best sales of the season!  Experience a vast selection of accessories, apparel, gifts, home decor, specialty foods and much more!  Typical retail hours apply and may vary depending on the individual retailers preference.

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 […]