All on-street meters, parking lots and garages operated by the Borough of State College will be FREE   STATE COLLEGE, PA   December 16, 2016 – Holiday shoppers have been enjoying FREE parking in the Beaver Avenue, Fraser Street and Pugh Street Garages with special 4-hour holiday validations from Downtown businesses since just after Thanksgiving, but […]

Parking Information

  In Downtown State College, parking is more convenient than ever with the Parkmobile app that allows you to pay for your meter from your cell phone pre-loaded EZ parking cards a merchant validation program FREE parking on Sundays from 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. There are many parking options in Downtown State College: Parking Garages Municipal […]

Pop Up Ave

Centre County’s only outdoor urban-style flea! The next Pop Up Ave will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 at the Garner Street Parking Lot, 150 S. Garner St. in Downtown State College. The free event is a curated mix of the hippest vendors both locally and from across the […]

Amp Up the Flavor at Cafe Verve

BY LEXIE MATINOG February 28, 2017 Are you ready for something new? Café Verve, State College’s first vegan café is sure to fit the bill. Heather Jones, manager and part owner of Café Verve wants to take your taste buds on an adventure and introduce State College to vegan foods that are surprisingly delightful. Jones […]

First Friday at The Make Space

Make your own Ice mold at The Make Space your community workshop/makerspace. The Make Space will be open for tours, demos and discussion from 5 pm to 9 pm. Learn about Light Up State College and about makerspaces or just visit to warm up. We are well hidden under the Fraser Street Garage (141 S. […]

Park FREE this Holiday Season!

Park in the Fraser Street, Pugh Street and Beaver Avenue garages for FREE all season long, with validations from Downtown Businesses! Plus, enjoy FREE parking in Downtown as you finish up your holiday shopping!   All municipal parking (in the garages, the municipal lots and street meters) is free of charge from Sunday, December 18th through […]

Pop Up Ave

Pop Up Ave is a curated outdoor urban-style flea hosting dozens of the hippest vendors from across Pennsylvania in downtown State College. It’s also an event showcasing interactive art pieces, performances, live music, food, and surprises. Even better, it’s completely free to attend and great for all ages. Our family-centered activities will be held from […]