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 […]

Polar Express

Come to the children’s department of the Schlow Centre Region Library and listen to the story of the Polar Express! Then, take a ride around the block on a trolley to Santa’s winter wonderland. During the ride, children will be given a velveteen pouch with a bell inside, and a coin to spend at Santa’s […]

Polar Express

Come to the children’s department of the Schlow Centre Region Library and listen to the story of the Polar Express! Then, take a ride around the block on a trolley to Santa’s winter wonderland. During the ride, children will be given a velveteen pouch with a bell inside, and a coin to spend at Santa’s […]

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 […]

Fall Fest

Fall Festival has returned! The festival will take place on the 200 block of Allen Street from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Come on out for free pumpkins for the kids at the Pumpkin Patch, enjoy the Bounce House, Tumble Bus, Pony Rides, and more. Fun and games for the whole family! Enjoy music throughout […]

Weekend Events August 9th-11th

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, August 9th and Sunday, August 11th. Enjoy! Friday, August 9 Downtown State College Farmer’s Market        11:30 am- 5:30 […]

Sidewalk Sale and Street Bazaar

Back by popular demand, the Downtown Sidewalk Sale is returning on August 3rd. The Sidewalk Sale will kick off after August’s First Friday from 5pm-8pm. Participating downtown businesses will have an outside presence on the sidewalks in front of their stores. On Saturday, the Sidewalk Sale will go on from 9am-4pm with participating businesses moving […]

Albatross

ALBATROSS “A CAPTIVATING PLAY” based on “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” By Matthew Spangler and Benjamin Evett Starring Benjamin Evett Directed by Rick Lombardo July 10–13, 17–20  — 8:00 p.m. Penn State Downtown Theatre Parking validation available. “Immerse yourself in a theatrical experience that challenges and delights with a tale as old and new as […]

Penn State Apollo 11 Speaker and Film Event

Neil Armstrong took “one small step” onto the moon 50 years ago. To celebrate the anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, Penn State will host a speaker and film event at The State Theatre in downtown State College on Saturday, July 20. The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at 6:15 […]

Crystal Chakra Workshop and Sound Bath

Chakra Crystal Workshop and Sound Bath with Jason Adams and Denise Strayer. In this workshop, participants will learn about the healing properties of crystals and how they can affect our overall health. We will discuss chakras and how crystals can assist in stimulating and releasing energy of the subtle body system. Learn how to cleanse, […]