Weekend Events: March 29 – 31

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 29th and Sunday, March 31st. Enjoy!   Friday, March 29th PSU Men’s Tennis vs. Minnesota at 5pm. Latin Dance Mixer […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spring Break Staycation!

Spend your Spring Break Staycation with us in Downtown State College! Even though we won’t be seeing much spring weather during the break in State College, there is plenty to do downtown to ward away the winter blues! Let’s start with FREE ON-STREET PARKING downtown Monday through Friday after 5 pm and all weekend long…March […]

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 […]

August First Friday Highlights

If you attended August’s First Friday, you can agree that Downtown State College was consumed by a variety of activities and entertainment. We would like to give a big Thank You to all of the downtown businesses as well as the performers who participated in the fun-filled evening! We would also like to give our […]

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!   […]

June First Friday Highlights

June’s First Friday was a hit! Here are some of the Downtown State College Improvement District’s favorite images from the event! 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! Hope you’re getting excited for our next First Friday, July […]

5 Historic Places Every State College Resident Must Visit

Do you know that Downtown State College holds a treasure trove of history? Many historic gems can be found in what are probably some of your most frequented spots downtown, and they are marked with bronze plaques that share the history of the location.  In honor of the recent installation of the historic plaque dedicated […]