The Penn State Homecoming Parade will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 6:00 PM. The parade will form in the parking lots on Porter Road and Curtain Road. The parade will travel the following route:
South on Bigler Road to Pollock Road
West on Pollock Road to Shortlidge Road
South on Shortlidge Road to College Avenue
West on College Avenue to Burrowes Road
North on Burrowes Road
Parade will disperse north of Pollock Road
The parade route will be closed to vehicle traffic from approximately 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM. This impacts State Route 26, College Avenue, through downtown State College. Parking along the route will be restricted. There will be no parking on College Avenue from Garner Street to Atherton Street beginning at 4pm. Vehicles parked along the parade route will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.
Motorists may experience some traffic delays during the time of the parade. Westbound traffic on East College Avenue will be detoured onto University Drive. Delays are expected on University Drive, College Avenue, and Park Avenue. Those working or commuting during these times are encouraged to make alternate arrangements. It is recommended that anyone traveling through the area choose a route the does not include College Ave. (SR 26) as a travel route during the parade times.
State College Police Traffic Unit