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 […]

Downtown Polar Express

Welcome aboard the Polar Express, powered by PNC Bank! Children and their families will enjoy a reading of the Polar Express book, a visit to Santa’s Workshop, a trolley ride downtown with an opportunity to see the Polar Express movie for FREE at The State Theatre and enjoy additional family activities at a number of […]

Downtown Polar Express

Welcome aboard the Polar Express, powered by PNC Bank! Children and their families will enjoy a reading of the Polar Express book, a visit to Santa’s Workshop, a trolley ride downtown with an opportunity to see the Polar Express movie for FREE at The State Theatre and enjoy additional family activities at a number of […]

Downtown Polar Express

Welcome aboard the Polar Express, powered by PNC Bank! Children and their families will enjoy a reading of the Polar Express book, a visit to Santa’s Workshop, a trolley ride downtown with an opportunity to see the Polar Express movie for FREE at The State Theatre and enjoy additional family activities at a number of […]

Downtown Polar Express

Welcome aboard the Polar Express, powered by PNC Bank! Children and their families will enjoy a reading of the Polar Express book, a visit to Santa’s Workshop, a trolley ride downtown with an opportunity to see the Polar Express movie for FREE at The State Theatre and enjoy additional family activities at a number of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Weekend Events November 8th-10th

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 8th and Sunday, November 10th. Enjoy! Friday, November 8 Infant Massage                    […]

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 […]