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Spikes reveal first phase of 2024 promo schedule

(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) – The State College Spikes announced the first phase of the 2024 promotional schedule taking place this summer at the new-look Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, featuring a dozen spectacular FIREWORKS shows along with a slew of can’t miss nights topping the slate, with more promos on the way in the coming weeks.

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Enjoy a Blue-White weekend brunch at Gigi's Southern Table

Join Gigi's Southern Table on Blue-White Weekend (April 12-14) for their amazing Bourbon Street Brunch! Indulge in their renowned $3 Mimosas and savor a variety of Southern favorites. With a menu full of mouthwatering options, there's no better way to fuel up for the game. Don't miss out on the ultimate pre-game experience! Click HERE to make a Reservation

Happy Valley, Pennsylvania

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Penn State

Where Adventures Begin

Originally published by Suburban Life Magazine in Philadelphia, PA

From Penn State football to outdoor excursions, and from farm-to-table dining to first-rate shopping, Happy Valley offers the perfect backdrop for a memorable getaway.

Various local legends and theories pertain to the origin of the phrase Happy Valley, though nobody can say for sure how it came to be associated with Penn State University and the surrounding communities. Ed Stoddard believes there is a fairly simple reason why the name has stuck, and it begins with the residents who call the region home.

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Live, Work, Play in Happy Valley

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Happy Valley Hospitality

Kristina Goldhorn: I’m participating in a beautiful part of State College tradition

Penn State third-year student Kristina Goldhorn has been living the iconic Penn State experience since she transferred from the Brandywine campus to University Park in 2021. While she studies Supply Chain Management, she serves as a tour guide with Lion Ambassadors on campus, and is the director of Brotherhood for the professional development fraternity Omega Chi Sigma, and works at The Corner Room. “The Corner Room is the place where I made my first friends in State College, the place where I immediately felt comfortable, and the place where I can positively affect my customer’s day with just a smile,” she said.

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Nature Adventures in Happy Valley Pennsylvania

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Food & Drink

In Happy Valley, farm fresh ice cream is always in season

The summer is heating up, and that means it is time to enjoy a scoop or carton of delicious, farm fresh ice cream. In keeping with Happy Valley’s deep agricultural roots, there are plenty of places to cool off (or get your chill on) with this popular frozen treat straight from the farm.

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The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at HappyValley.com/events