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.

Click below for details on our May event.



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Monthly themes are planned throughout the year!


Upcoming First Friday Events

  • 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!...

  • First Friday June

    June 2 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    This month is Happy Valley Music Fest! Get excited to see local, regional and national artists perform live on 4 different stages on June 2 and 3. Look out for the full line-up coming out soon!...

  • First Friday July

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

    Things are heating up! Join us with your furry friends downtown to celebrate the 4th of July!...

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