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2014 Central PA 4th Fest

Celebrate the 4th of July in State College

If you are planning to visit State College in Centre County Pennsylvania for the Central PA 4th Fest in 2014, you've come to the right place. On this site you can book a hotel room, find a cozy bed & breakfast, and get information about local restaurants, attractions, shopping, and other area activities. Try our easy-to-use Lodging Availability Tool.

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Admission to the Central PA 4th Fest is free! A $10 parking donation is requested. Click here for more information on Parking for the Central PA 4th Fest.

The 2014 Central 4th Fest Features:

America’s Got Heroes

The 4th of July Parade of Heroes begins in front of the State College Municipal Building. Nominate a hero to be recognized during this event!

Firecracker 4k Race

This annual race begins at 9am on Friday, July 4th on the Penn State University Campus. All proceeds from race entry fees and our many generous local sponsors go to support 4th Fest activities. Get more information here.


4th Fest Celebration

Celebrate Independence Day all afternoon and into the evening starting at 2 p.m. Food vendors open at 4 p.m. The Fireworks Show is scheduled for 9:15 p.m. Please visit the official 4th Fest website to confirm scheduled times.


Musical entertainment begins at 2 p.m. at Stadium West, Founders Mall & in the Towne Square.


Rated the 3rd Largest, Biggest, Best 4th of July Fireworks Show in the nation! Don’t miss this spectacular display of Independence Day Fireworks in Central PA! Scheduled to begin at 9:15 p.m.

Centre County/Penn State
Visitor Center | CPCVB

800 E. Park Ave
State College, PA. 16803

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Local: 814-231-1400
Toll Free: 800-358-5466
Fax: 814-231-8123

The Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau includes member businesses in State College, Bellefonte, Boalsburg, Philipsburg and all of Centre County. Find hotels, bed & breakfasts, restaurants, attractions, recreation, events, and information about Penn State University, as well as information for meeting & sports planners, group tour planners, and family vacations. Be sure to check our Calendar of Events to find out what's going on in Centre County when you Visit Penn State.

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