Camp at the Festival!

Make the Festival a Mini-Vacation! We now offer camping for vendors and visitors! Grange Park Camping reservations can be made by calling 814-380-1893. Camping guidelines can be found at

Tim Bradford: Professional Blacksmith

Would you enjoy standing out in the sun on a hot Pennsylvania July day, spending hours and hours by a forge hammering red hot iron? No? We’re lucky, though, that Tim Bradford enjoys just that – and puts his blacksmithing skills on display at the People’s Choice Festival. Those skills are pretty rare in today’s […]

Me & My Dog Pet Bakery

(This is one of a series of articles about our Specialty Food vendors) (Boalsburg) – The People’s Choice Festival is fortunate to have many specialty food vendors, with scrumptious treats for people of all ages. And, for that matter, for dogs of all ages. Me & My Dog Pet Bakery is one of two specialty […]

Headliner! Start Making Sense–a Tribute to Talking Heads

Saturday July 13th from 6:30-8:00 is Start Making Sense – a Tribute to Talking Heads Start Making Sense is one of the top tributes to Talking Heads in the country, fronted by Jonathan Braun.

Headliner! The Little Roy and Lizzy Show!

Friday July 12th from 6:30-8:00 pm is The Little Roy and Lizzy Show! Little Roy is one of the top banjo players in the country, genre of music is Bluegrass.

Fascinating Beadwork Jewelry

Already from early childhood Mette Bjerregaard Gaardbo was fascinated by design, flowers, and colors. First she became a Scandinavian trained florist. When moving from Denmark to America in 2007 she came across handcrafted millefiori beads and was quickly drawn towards learning more about the Millefiori Technique. Polymer clay became her new medium of choice, and […]

Your New Best Friend

Nittany Beagle Rescue is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving the lives of beagles in central Pennsylvania. We accept beagles from shelters and from owners who can no longer keep them, and we work to find them loving, permanent homes. We will be showing some of our dogs who are available for adoption. Come & […]

Bring on the Liquid Gold

VELVEETA is Penn State’s own cheesy ’80s rock band playing whatever and whenever they can since 1995. Brian, Bones, Mike, and John will be oozing their way into your head Sunday at 3 p.m. – a fitting Happy Valley end to the Festival.

Cool, cool Festival Food

How about a fresh-squeezed lemonade, ice cream sundae, fruit smoothie, or snow cone? Check out all the refreshing choices at the People’s Choice Festival food vendors lined up near the South Stage.