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.

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 […]

Central PA Festival of the Arts

Founded by the State College Chamber of Commerce and Penn State’s College of Arts and Architecture, the Central PA Festival of the Arts attracts about 125,000 visitors each summer. Each year, Children and Youth Day kicks off the beginning of the festival. At the Central PA Festival of the Arts Children and Youth Day, artists […]

Ice Cream Fest

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream…Fest! The Downtown State College Rotary Club is holding our annual Ice Cream Fest on Saturday, June 1st on Allen Street. The whole family will enjoy this kid-friendly festival designed to spark the imagination, delight the senses and awaken the scientist in all of us. And […]

State College Culture Crawl and Festival

This monthly festival showcases original art, handmade products and live music on the second Sunday of the month through October. Calder way is closed to allow for dozens of vendors, artisans and musicians to line the street! Enjoy the festival while taking advantage of free parking on Sunday’s downtown!

Sidewalk Sale

The Downtown Sidewalk Sale is returning and will take place from August 3-5. Participating Downtown Businesses will sell discounted merchandise on the sidewalks in front of their stores on the 100 block of Allen Street. The Sidewalk Sale is a great opportunity to save on end of season merchandise from all of your favorite downtown […]

Downtown State College Sidewalk Sale

Stop by your favorite local retailers and take advantage of some of the best sales of the season!  Experience a vast selection of accessories, apparel, gifts, home decor, specialty foods and much more!  Typical retail hours apply and may vary depending on the individual retailers preference.

State College Culture Crawl & Festival

Add to your growing art collections and come celebrate art and community in the heart of Downtown State College. On Calder Way, participating downtown stores will turn into art galleries by displaying works of art in each of their stores. The vendors contributing to The Culture Crawl will showcase their artistic and creative abilities in […]