May 19-20, 2018

Presented by Blair County Arts Foundation at Penn State Altoona


Celebrate the arts by experiencing museum-quality art exhibits, a wide variety of live music and dance, children’s art projects and activities, handmade crafts, and delicious festival food; all while enjoying the beautiful park-like campus of Penn State Altoona.

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Participate in the 51st annual Blair County Arts Festival by applying to be a craft vendor, food vendor, or an exhibitor in the Juried Fine Art Exhibition.

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Explore the experiences of an arts festival and fill up your senses with wonderful sights, sounds, smells, tastes, and textures; that only the arts can provide!

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Your attendance, sponsorship, participation, and parking fee help to keep the doors open to downtown Altoona’s Historic Mishler Theatre. All proceeds from the Blair County Arts Festival are used to maintain and operate the Mishler.

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LOCATION:  Penn State Altoona


PARKING:  $5 per car (Parking Fee Supports the Arts Festival)

HOURS:  Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 10am-8pm
Sunday, May 20, 2018 from Noon – 6 PM


The Blair County Arts Festival is presented by the Blair County Arts Foundation, owner and operator of the Historic Mishler Theatre in downtown Altoona.

All proceeds from the festival are used to maintain and operate the Mishler. This includes vendor fees, sponsorships, and parking fees. Thank you for your part in keeping the doors open to this beautiful theatre.

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