In partnership with Penn State University and Military Appreciation Week, Downtown State College celebrates and honors the contributions of our service members, veterans and their families! Year after year, downtown business owners and community members have generously contributed to the Penn State University Military Student Fund on behalf of the Downtown State College Improvement District. […]
Opening in their third location, Three Little Birds comes to Downtown State College! Located at 220 E. Calder Way, the boutique brings fashionable everyday wear to State College. Stop in and check them out now and plan on attending their grand opening event on November 2! Three Little Birds is not your typical boutique. They are friendly, helpful, […]
Colorful, creative, and fun! Cape Escape brings these three words to life. In their first store on 244 East Calder Way, Cape Escape gives people the opportunity to customize capes however they would like. The store owners started off by making capes for friends and family and then moved to selling more online. Soon after, […]
The Annual Sidewalk Sale & Street Bazaar was a wonderful community event with live music, clearance merchandise, food vendors, face painting, balloon animals and much more! Please enjoy some of our favorite images from the event and plan to join us next year for this popular downtown event!
August First Friday Recap Weren’t able to make it to August First Friday? We’ll fill you in on what happened. It was a lively, fun day for the whole family! Nicole Packard, a local artist and art educator, had her art opening reception at the Downtown State College Improvement District. There was also appetizers and […]
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Dot Dot Dot… 3 Dots is opening in June and the possibilities are endless! 3 Dots is a unique space like none other designed to enhance one’s artistic experience. The space supports all local talent, like art, performance, food and music, creating a hub for creativity and possibilities. So if you want to display your […]
Father’s Day is June 16 He deserves the best, so give your dad a day to remember! A day full of activities, food, and gifts. Dads love spending time with their family so start off with a fun activity. Take him to the Escape Room for an entertaining bonding activity or check out What-A-Blast Laser […]
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, April 12th and Sunday, April 14th. Enjoy! Friday, April 12th To Kill a Mockingbird: Penn State Centre Stage […]
Join us in celebrating the work of local artist Susan Graham on display in our office (127 S Fraser St) from April 4 – May 31. First Friday Opening Reception on April 5th from 5-8 pm…light refreshments and parking validations will be provided! ~ About the Artist ~ Susan Smith Graham is a local […]