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 […]

Tree Lighting

Kick off the holiday season on Allen Street from 5:30 – 7:30 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, and welcome Santa as he arrives to light the tree! Donations are collected for the State College Area […]

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                  […]

Housing Transitions 3rd Annual Rally in the Valley

Come on out to the 3rd Annual Food Truck Rally in the Valley! The event will include numerous food trucks parked on the 200 Block of South Allen Street, State College, and a live band playing in front of the State College Municipal Building. Immerse yourself in the mobile culinary delight, listen to great music, […]

Weekend Events October 4th-6th

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 4th and Sunday, October 6th. Enjoy! Friday, October 4 Free Developmental Screenings                  […]

Pop Up Ave

Pop Up Ave is back for a Fall Market! Join us on Fraser Street and Calder Way in Downtown State College for a unique shopping experience. There will also be live music, food vendors, beer—and it’s completely free! Check out popupave.com for more info, including our vendor lineup and music schedule.

Weekend Events September 27th-29th

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, September 27th and Sunday, September 29th. Enjoy! Friday, September 27 Downtown Farmer’s Market                 […]

Wax Cloth Food Wrap Make and Take

Cloth wax food wraps are easy to use; flexible, water resistant, airtight and reusable. They are a great way to reduce your plastic use. Join us at The Makery as we learn about the materials and process to make these. In each class you will make 4 wraps of varying sizes. Class is $25. You […]