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April 17-19, 2015

It's almost Blue-White Weekend!  Are you ready?

The Game

The weekend's main event, the Blue-White Game, will kick off at 4:00 pm on Saturday April 18

As in previous years, there will be no admission or gameday parking fee for the Blue-White Game presented by AAA. The overnight RV lot opens Friday, April 17 at 8 a.m. and is $60, cash only. Beaver Stadium parking lots will open on gameday at 8 a.m. Beaver Stadium gates A and B will open at 1 p.m. and all remaining stadium gates will open at 2:30 p.m.

Can't make it to the game? No worries! The game will air on the Penn State Sports Network.

Nittany Lion Autographs

The team blue bus arrival for Coach James Franklin's Nittany Lions will be at 12:45 p.m. at the corner of Curtin and Porter Roads.

The popular autograph session with the Nittany Lions will be held from 1:15-2 p.m. in Beaver Stadium. The players will be permitted to sign one item per person to give as many fans as possible an opportunity to meet the squad.

Family Fun

The Totino's Fan Festival, the official Penn State football game day fan festival, includes numerous displays, vendors and interactive events for kids, and will run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The Totino's Fan Festival will be located on Curtin Road near Beaver Stadium, as it is during the season.

The Blue-White Family Fun Zone will be held from 9 a.m-1 p.m. in Holuba Hall, is open to the public and has free admission. The Family Fun Zone features game stations run by Penn State teams, live entertainment, appearances by the regional mascots, inflatables, free face painting, food and beverages, merchandise, interactive games and novelty stations, giveaways and fun for the entire family.

Food & Shopping

Happy Valley restaurants, bars, hotels and shopping centers are prepared and anticipating your arrival!  There is a cusine for everyone, whether you are looking for a pub, bar and grill or a location with a mountain side view, Happy Valley has a place for you. Be sure to visit the multiple brewery's State College has to offer! Click here for restaurant ideas!

While in Happy Valley, make sure to walk along College Avenue and its connecting streets for shops full of unique finds. Plus, pick up any Penn State clothing gear you forgot to pack!  Whether you're a trinkets collector or a devoted fashionista, Happy Valley has a shop for you!

2015 Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run

Sunday, April 19 will hold the 6th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run for Special Olymipics Pennsylvania sponsored by Sheetz.  The run will begin at the Bryce Jordan Center, continue through Penn State campus and finsh at Beaver Stadium with runners racing through the players tunnel! There will be a 3 Mile Run a 1 Mile Fun Walk. beginning at 11:00 a.m. If you can't make it for the race and would still like to donate towards the cause you can do so here. Your name will be listed online with other event sponsors. For full deatils of the event please click here to find out everything you need to know.

Season Tickets

Season tickets for the 2015 campaign are on sale, with more than 2,000 new season tickets having been sold. For information on joining the Nittany Lion Club and purchasing new 2015 season tickets, as well as club seating in Beaver Stadium, fans can visit PSUnrivaled.com, call 1-800-NITTANY or visit the Bryce Jordan Center ticket office weekdays from 10 a.m-6 p.m.

Fans will have an opportunity to purchase season tickets at the Blue-White Game and select their seats on April 18. Members of the Athletic Ticket office will be stationed at various locations in Beaver Stadium before and during the Blue-White Game to answer questions and show fans specific seat locations that are available for the upcoming season.

Be a Part of the Tradition!

Blue-White Weekend is so much more than a game.  It's a Penn State tradition, a symbol of the pride every Penn State student, alumni and fan carries with them wherever they go. The Blue-White Game is for you, the fan, as a thank you for all of your support.  Please join us in celebrating our team's perseverance and endurance though the years.

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 17
Women's Tennis vs. Michigan State, 4 p.m.
Penn State Philharmonic Orchestra performance of Aaron Copland's Lincoln
Portrait; Old Main Lawn, 6:30 p.m.
Penn State School of Theatre performance of Julius Caesar; Old Main Lawn, 7:45 p.m.

Saturday, April 18
Beaver Stadium parking lots open, 8 a.m.
Men's Golf hosts Rutherford Invitational, 8 a.m.
Blue-White Family Fun Zone; Holuba Hall, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Totino's Fan Festival; Curtin Road, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Team Bus Arrival; Curtin Road & Porter Road, 12:45 p.m.
Beaver Stadium Gates A&B open, 1:00 p.m.
Player Autograph Session, 1:15-2:00 p.m.
All Beaver Stadium Gates open, 2:30 p.m.
Blue-White Game presented by AAA, 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 19
Men's Golf hosts Rutherford Invitational, 8 a.m.
Ellen Perry Speaker Series: Women In Sport-The Modern Years; Nittany Lion Inn, 11 a.m.
Women's Tennis vs. Michigan, 11 a.m.
Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run, 11 a.m.
Men's Lacrosse vs. Rutgers, 6 p.m.

Enjoy the View

Make plans and gear up to take a hike up Mount Nittany! This is a sight you won't forget!  Not only will you see breathtaking views of Happy Valley, but you can also see all the action going on around Beaver Stadium.  Find out more about hiking Mount Nittany here!