May 20 and May 21

Presented by Blair County Arts Foundation at Penn State Altoona


Celebrate 50 years of exploring the arts at the Blair County Arts Festival. The Anniversary celebration includes art, music, dance, exhibits, children’s activities, crafts, and food.

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Participate in the 50th Anniversary celebration of the arts by applying to be a craft vendor in the Crafts Village, a food vendor in the Food Court, 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, & textures!

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Support downtown Altoona’s Historic Mishler Theatre by attending, sponsoring, and participating in the Blair County Arts Festival.

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LOCATION:  Penn State Altoona


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

HOURS:  Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10AM – 9PM
Sunday, May 21, 2017, 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 Blair County Arts Festival.
    Exploring the ARTS for 50 Years.