The biggest event of the year is descending upon Central PA as more than 125,000 people will travel to State College, PA to celebrate the 49th Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. While the festival’s name makes it obvious that many will be celebrating artwork, there are a variety of other events that may not be as obvious to those visiting.
For instance, the 25 ton sand sculpture that will emerge as the festival unfolds, the Italian Street Painting that will be held on Heister Street, the dozens of bands that perform on the Old Main Lawn and even BookFest, a celebration of books old and new that even include visits from authors and speakers. The younger set will no doubt enjoy indulging in some Penn State Creamery ice cream while the downtown fountains always prove to be a hit. Read More