First Friday

First Friday

Relax. Play. Shop. Stay.

Experience the cool vibe of downtown State College during our monthly First Friday events. A casual atmosphere features art, people-watching, mingling with friends, shopping, and dining at the diverse and delectable State College restaurants. First Friday goers will experience after-hours access to galleries and shops, free bites and beverages, live music and entertainment, retail and restaurant specials, and more. And there’s free parking in the Pugh, Fraser and Beaver garages with validations from participating merchants.

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Monthly themes are planned throughout the year!


Upcoming First Friday Events

  • First Friday March

    facebook event photo2March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join us for a night of fun on the eve of spring break! From making your own book to hunting for leprechauns, there is sure to be something for the whole group. A surprise might also be in store from our friends at Insomnia!...

  • First Friday April

    April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Come out to celebrate National Poetry Month! More details will be available soon!...

  • First Friday May

    May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Lets talk about the elephant in the room! Featured elephants by local artist will be on display, along with activities and performances downtown!...

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