Experience Downtown State College

Downtown State College is the heartbeat of Centre County. This is where artistry and creativity blend, offering a dynamic experience of eclectic restaurants and coffee houses, specialty shops, live music, theatre, and year­-round outdoor festivals.

Enjoy a cappuccino at an outdoor cafe table or savor the tasty creations of the downtown eateries, offering cuisines inspired by diverse ethnic flavors and many created from fresh, locally­-grown products.

Take a stroll and discover one­ of ­a ­kind shops, where owners greet you by name.

Interested in arts and culture? Live music, theater productions, films, and art shows await.

State College has something for everyone to discover.


Whether a relaxing afternoon, or a night on the town, begin your discovery by exploring this website for a sampling of what’s happening.