Out of the Darkness Centre County Walk

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. Thanks to Walkers […]

What If: A Night with Michelle Nelson-Schmidt

A night of fun and inspiration with author/illustrator Michelle Nelson-Schmidt. Join us for Story Time, Kids Activities, Live Entertainment, Book Signing, Refreshments, and more! Michelle travels the country meeting children, presenting her books and artwork, and sharing her empowering message of believing in yourself and following your dreams. Known for connecting with children and promoting […]

First Friday: Ruth Kazez Art Exhibit

The Expect More Store presents the work of local artist Ruth Kazez during First Friday! Stop by to view her original artwork and enjoy cheeses, wine, and beer. http://ruthkazez.com/Art/ruthtalmankazez.html

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 […]


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Weekend Events December 13th-15th

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, December 13th and Sunday, December 15th. Enjoy! Friday, December 13 Comic’s Club                    […]

Downtown Polar Express

UPDATE: Pre-registration has SOLD OUT. Walk-in registrations will be accepted in person on a first come, first serve basis by visiting the Downtown State College Improvement District at 127 S Fraser Street, Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm. Additional spaces will be reserved for day of walk-ins beginning at 9am on Saturday and 12pm on Sunday. Please call […]

Beeswax Cloth Food Wrap Class

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 […]

Small Business Saturday

Venture downtown to support your local small businesses on November 30th during Small Business Saturday! Make a day of it, shop and dine local by patronizing the small, brick and mortar businesses that make our downtown special…this day and every day! Visit our Facebook event for a list of special SBS events going on in […]

Downtown Holiday Open House

Why wait for Small Business Saturday? Join us for a Holiday Open House and kick off your holiday shopping now at downtown’s locally owned small businesses! Visit your favorite shops, boutiques and restaurants and get a jump start on your shopping list. Enjoy demonstrations, refreshments, raffles, and give-a-ways at participating businesses and show your love […]