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June 28, 2019


 4th Fest Parade

The Central PA 4th Fest Parade will be held on July 4, 2019 at 2:00 PM.  The parade will form on the streets surrounding the State College Borough Municipal building.  The parade will travel the following route:
North on South Allen Street to East College Avenue
East on East College Avenue to Shortlidge Road
North on Shortlidge Road to Pollock Road
East Pollock Road to Bigler Road
North on Bigler Road to Curtin Road
East on Curtin Road and ending near the Bryce Jordan Center
The parade route will be closed to vehicle traffic from approximately 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM.  Parking along the route will be restricted.   
Motorists may experience some traffic delays during the time of the parade.  A detour route will be in effect.
Westbound thru traffic on East College Avenue will be detoured onto University Drive.
4th Fest Fireworks Display
On July 4, 2019, the fireworks display and activities will be held in the area surrounding Beaver Stadium.  The fireworks display is scheduled to start at approximately 9:20 PM.
Motorists will not be permitted to park along the streets near the stadium, along the Mt. Nittany Expressway, Route 220 (I-99), or Orchard Road.  Parking restrictions will be enforced and violators will be ticketed and/or towed.
At approximately 9:40 PM the following traffic pattern will be put into effect until the outbound traffic has cleared:

  • Park Avenue will be one-way eastbound from Fox Hollow Road to Hospital Drive
          Porter Road will be one-way southbound from Beaver Stadium to East College        Avenue

Motorists should expect delays during outbound traffic because traffic volume is expected to be equivalent to that of a Penn State home football game. 



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