First Night

Ring in 2019 in Downtown State College! Enjoy New Year’s Eve at a local restaurant, take in the holiday atmosphere with carved ice sculptures and festive musical and visual entertainment – it’s fun for the whole family! First Night State College will take place in downtown State College, PA and on the University Park campus of Penn […]

First Friday: Jana Marie Foundation Exhibit

The Expect More Store presents “Expressions” by Jana Marie Foundation during First Friday! Stop by to view this art exhibit and enjoy cheeses, wine, and beer. Since its incorporation in February 2012, Jana Marie Foundation has devoted its energy to opening minds and saving lives through educational programming and community mobilization to empower young people […]

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Kick off the holiday season on Allen Street from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. with a free evening of carols, cookies, and hot chocolate! Enjoy the sounds of the season with performances from a variety of community groups, a reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas with Mrs. Claus, and welcome Santa as he arrives to […]

First Friday: Jana Marie Foundation Exhibit

The Expect More Store presents “Expressions” by Jana Marie Foundation during First Friday! Stop by to view this art exhibit and enjoy cheeses, wine, and beer. Since its incorporation in February 2012, Jana Marie Foundation has devoted its energy to opening minds and saving lives through educational programming and community mobilization to empower young people […]

Weekend Events November 1st-3rd

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, November 1st and Sunday, November 3rd. Enjoy! Friday, November 1 Infant Massage                    […]

Family Fun at the 20th Annual Downtown Fall Fest

This year, the Downtown Improvement District held their 20th Annual Fall Fest. It was on Saturday, October 12th on the 200 Block of South Allen Street from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Did you miss it? Here’s what happened! Although there was a slight drizzle in the morning, that did not stop families from having […]

20th Annual Downtown Fall Fest

The 20th Annual Fall Festival will take place on the 200 block of Allen Street from 10am-3pm. Bring the whole family! Free pumpkins for the kids at our Pumpkin Patch with a pumpkin decorating activity sponsored by Growing Tree Toys! Enjoy pony rides, a Bounce House sponsored by State College Orthodontics, the Tumble Bus sponsored […]

Weekend Events October 11th-13th

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, October 11th and Sunday, October 13th. Enjoy! Friday, October 11 Downtown Farmer’s Market                  […]

First Friday: State College Photo Club Exhibit

The Expect More Store presents the work of the State College Photo Club during First Friday! Stop by to view the club’s photographs and enjoy cheeses, wine, and beer. The State College Photo Club (formerly the State College Color Slide Club) was formed in 1947 and has been meeting monthly ever since. The club is […]

LION BASH

Join us on the 100 and 200 blocks of South Allen Street in downtown State College for the Living In One Neighborhood (LION) Bash!  Learn about the State College and Penn State community with over 75 engagement stations while enjoying: Games and activities Music and entertainment FREE giveaways and food Block Party + Community Resource […]