Festival Parking, Bus Service and Map

Festival Parking and Bus Service 


Penn State Campus: We encourage visitors to use Penn State’s West Parking Deck on White Course Drive near the IST Building and use free bus service to get to and from the event.  Parking is $1/hour for the first two hours and $10 for between two and ten hours, cash and credit cards accepted.  Free bus service will be available from the West Parking Deck to the center of the Festival at the corner of College Avenue and Allen Street during the following times: 

  • Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.  
  • Sunday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Patrons may walk from the West Parking Deck to the Festival zone. It is approximately a ten minute walk.  

Parking is also available at the Nittany Parking Deck, near the Nittany Lion Inn. The shuttle will also stop at the Nittany Deck.  The campus portion of the Sidewalk Sale and Exhibition is a five minute walk from the Nittany Deck.  

Downtown State College: There are municipal parking garages on Beaver Avenue, Fraser Street, and Pugh Street. During the Festival, the hourly rate is $2.25 per hour or any portion thereof with a maximum daily rate of $32. 

Festival Map

Buy a Festival Wristband!

Festival wristbands are required for certain indoor performances. They are $15 each (plus shipping if ordered online) and are good for the entire Festival.

Visit the Festival Store!

Get a Festival poster and buy Festival wristbands, t-shirts and other merchandise at the corner of College and Allen – or visit our online store.