Weekend Events: March 22 – 24

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Look no further! Downtown State College Improvement District has got you covered. Continue reading to discover events happening in and around downtown between Friday, March 15th and Sunday, March 17th. Enjoy! Friday, March 22 Montecristo March Madness from 11:30am – 2:30pm at Your Cigar Den. Fill […]

Frutta Bowls Mixing Nutrition & Community in State College

Frutta Bowls is coming to Beaver Avenue! Founded in 2016 on the values of health, wellness, and community, Frutta Bowls is a nationally-known, nutritious restaurant that prides itself on giving back. Their menu relies on key ingredients such as Acai, Pitaya, and Kale. While these form the basis of each bowl, they come with a […]

Weekend Events: March 15 – 17

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Look no further! Downtown State College Improvement District has got you covered. Continue reading to discover events happening downtown between Friday, March 15th and Sunday, March 17th. Enjoy! Friday, March 15 Central PA Home and Garden Show from 3 – 8pm at Bryce Jordan Center, Admission […]

Weekend Events: March 8 – 10

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? Look no further! Downtown State College Improvement District has got you covered. Continue reading to discover events happening downtown between Friday, March 8th and Sunday, March 10th. Enjoy!   Friday, March 8 Discovery Day from 11:00am – 2:00pm at Schlow Centre Region Library Kids: Get colorful […]

Free Parking During Spring Break!

There’s even more of a reason to head into Downtown State College this spring break. Enjoy FREE on-street parking all weekend long AND Monday – Friday after 5 pm now through March 10! As always, if you park in a garage, simply ask your merchant for a parking validation. You can also stop in the […]

February First Friday

The frigid winter temperatures lifted on Friday afternoon as residents came to Downtown State College to experience the cool and eclectic vibe of February First Friday.  Local businesses and vendors welcomed attendees to enjoy monthly art displays, exclusive discounts and to learn about services and missions within the community,  Moody Culture Kombucha displayed its first public […]

Downtown State College FREE Holiday Parking

The Downtown State College Improvement District and the Borough of State College are making your holiday season a little sweeter this year with free parking throughout downtown State College. Visitors are able to get a FREE four hour validation for the three downtown parking garages: Fraser, Beaver and Pugh Street. These are available at all […]

Annual Tree Lighting Kicks off the Holiday Season

Despite the snow and cold, over a hundred families and children bundled up and headed to Allen Street to kick off the holiday season with the Holiday Tree Lighting on November 16.   The tree lighting ceremony is an annual event where community members can come together to sing carols, drink hot cocoa and visit […]

Military Appreciation in Downtown State College

Downtown State College celebrated Military Appreciation on November 2nd during the monthly First Friday event. State College donned an array of military memorabilia and patriotic regalia as the American flag flew high from the Fraser Deck and military vehicles lined the street. The event started with the presentation of colors by American Legion Post #245 […]

Quick, Fresh and Affordable: State College Welcomes SNAP

The State College community has a new quick stop for locally sourced and delicious food. SNAP Custom Pizza has already seen incredible support from the State College community. The new restaurant located at 132 W. College Ave has been filled with students and community members since they opened their doors just a few weeks ago. […]