Since 1967, performances, exhibits, film and over 300 nationally recognized juried artists engaged in sidewalk sales and gallery exhibitions. One of the finest art shows in the U.S. Also held on the main campus at the Pennsylvania State University, Memorial Field and Schwab Auditorium as well. You won’t want to miss our giant sand sculpture, the Downtown State College Italian Street Painting Festival, or BookFest. We have a full day of children’s activities, a gallery exhibition, and more! We look forward to welcoming everyone who wants to enjoy great art, fabulous music, tasty festival fare and the company of old and new friends each year.