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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Parking Changes for the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts 2018

The Borough of State College Parking Department will not be enforcing the “No Parking 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.” and the one and two-hour restrictions beginning at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. All restrictions will go back into place on Monday, July 16, 2018, at 6 a.m. Exhibitor parking areas during the Festival will be strictly enforced and vehicles will be subject to ticketing and towing. Lawn parking will not be permitted.

Various parking signs will be covered and temporary exhibitor signs will be posted. Visitors are encouraged to use the downtown parking garages at Beaver Avenue, Fraser Street or Pugh Street which can be accessed 24 hours a day. Festival parking and bus service to the Festival will be available via the Blue Loop on Penn State campus. You can find out more information about Festival parking at

All Pennsylvania Vehicle Code and No Parking Anytime violations will be strictly enforced. Vehicles in violation will be subject to ticketing and/or towing. Vehicle Code violations include, but are not limited to:

  • No Parking on the Sidewalk
  • No Parking within an Intersection
  • No Parking on a Crosswalk
  • No Parking within 20 feet of a Crosswalk at an Intersection
  • No Parking with 30 feet of a Stop Sign
  • No Parking over 12 inches from the curb
  • No Parking against Traffic
  • No Parking in Front of a Driveway

Parking meters on the streets and in the parking, lots are enforced from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. If you have any further questions about restrictions being lifted, please contact the Borough of State College Parking Department at 814-278-4769 or

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