May 18-19, 2019

Presented by Blair County Arts Foundation at Penn State Altoona


The Arts and Springtime! Both rejuvenate the spirit! Put them together, and your spirit soars! During the Festival, Penn State Altoona not only comes to life with buds and blossoms, but also with music and art.

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Take part in this highly anticipated, well-attended Arts Festival! Apply to be a craft vendor, a food vendor, or an exhibiting artist. Sponsor an attraction or an event. Join our festival family, and be part of the tradition.

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Browse through amazing art exhibits. Sample great food. Take pride in the art and music of our young people. Watch your child play the violin for the first time. Enjoy top-notch entertainment. Experience it all!

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Your attendance, sponsorship, participation, and parking fees are used to maintain and operate downtown Altoona’s Historic Mishler Theatre – where the arts are thriving all year long.

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LOCATION:  Penn State Altoona


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

HOURS:  Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10am-8pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 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.

  • The 52nd Annual Blair County Arts Festival Presented by
    The Blair County Arts Foundation at Penn State Altoona