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 […]

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 15th-17th

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 15th and Sunday, November 17th. Enjoy! Friday, November 15 Infant Massage                    […]

Military Appreciation Week

In partnership with Penn State University and Military Appreciation Week, Downtown State College celebrates and honors the contributions of our service members, veterans and their families! Year after year, downtown business owners and community members have generously contributed to the Penn State University Military Student Fund on behalf of the Downtown State College Improvement District. […]

Showtime with Shakespeare: A New Hip Hop Musical

Showtime with Shakespeare A New Hip Hop Musical 4:00 pm Sunday, November 3, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium Showtime with Shakespeare is a new theatrical production based on the Magic Tree House adventure Stage Fright on a Summer Night. No matter what the show must go on! That’s what Jack and Annie learn when the Magic Tree House whisks them back […]

Showtime with Shakespeare: A New Hip Hop Musical

Showtime with Shakespeare A New Hip Hop Musical 4:00 pm Sunday, November 3, 2019 Eisenhower Auditorium Showtime with Shakespeare is a new theatrical production based on the Magic Tree House adventure Stage Fright on a Summer Night. No matter what the show must go on! That’s what Jack and Annie learn when the Magic Tree House whisks them back […]

PCO Family Concert with the Allegria Ensemble

Come hear musicians of the PCO perform in a smaller ensemble featuring Debbie Trudeau, violin, and Jon Dexter, cello. This performance will include lively short movements in a range of styles including Renaissance, Classical, Latin, and Jazz, as well as explanations and time for questions. Geared toward children in grades K-12 but will delight music […]

Weekend Events October 25th-27th

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 25th and Sunday, October 27th. Enjoy! Friday, October 25 Downtown Farmer’s Market                  […]

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 […]