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Downtown State College To Host Sips & Sounds Festival June 30

To celebrate summer, downtown State College is set to host the inaugural “Sips and Sounds Downtown” festival from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 30, on the 200 block of South Allen Street.

The festival will feature music, beverages provided by Central PA Tasting Trail, and eats from local food vendors.

Free parking will be available in the Schlow Library lot, or folks can park for up to three hours in the Pugh, Fraser, or Beaver garages with validation.

Attendees should pre-register here to skip the lines, and those interested in attending are encouraged to give a $10 donation.

A comprehensive list of the music, booze, and bites is as follows.


  • Ted & Molly
  • DJ Elbow Knee Knee
  • Molly & Maria

Central PA Tasting Trail Options:

  • 814 Cider Works
  • Antifragile Brewing Co.
  • Axemann Brewery
  • Big Spring Spirits
  • Seven Mountains Wine Cellars
  • University Wine Company
  • Moody Culture Kombucha (non-alcoholic)
  • SoBar (non-alcoholic)

Local Food:

  • Juana’s
  • Auntie Anne’s
    El Jefe’s
  • Rebelz
  • Savory Station
  • Crumbkowski
  • Sunset Slush

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Evan Halfen

Evan Halfen is a junior broadcast journalism major from Newark, DE, and is one of Onward State's writers. Evan loves all things Penn State, tailgating, being loud, just about any beach, and his puppies, Butterscotch and Wentzy. You can direct all your suggestions, roasts, and jokes to his Instagram: @e.evan.halfen.n or email: [email protected]

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