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About The Show

For the remainder of 2021, we will present a walk-through show in MLK Plaza in downtown State College.

Our downtown show is done in conjunction with the Downtown Improvement District, with the hope that visitors who come to see the light show will also spend some time downtown discovering all the wonderful businesses and opportunities downtown has to offer. 

Small local businesses have been hit very hard during these last two years, and as small business owners ourselves,  we encourage you to support small local businesses this holiday season.

Show times  are every day from 5:00 -10:00 PM


The Christmas show runs until December 30, then on December 31 the show changes to a brand new New Years Eve show. 

The show runs through New Years' Day and lasts under 10 minutes. 

Show Info

Where To Find Us

The show is located in

Downtown State College at the MLK Plaza on Fraser St. in between the Fraser Street Parking Garage and Calder Way.

Please maintain social distancing and adhere to the Borough's mask mandates while downtown.

Metered street parking is free for 2 hours, and free for the first 30 minutes in the parking garages, with additional free parking vouchers available from many downtown businesses. Use this opportunity to see the lights, do some holiday shopping, and grab some food at one of our great local restaurants and businesses.

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Viewing Info

Viewing Info

To see the show Downtown: 

Our display is fully immersive - you can walk into the display in the plaza! 

  • Please only park in designated legal spaces while in downtown State College. Please do not stop in the street or park in bus lanes, or illegal spaces to watch the show. 

  • Please keep social distancing practices in place while in the plaza.

  • Please adhere to the State College Borough's mask mandates while downtown.

  • State College Lights will not be responsible for parking tickets or COVID-related fines resulting from coming to watch the light show.

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