Bellefonte businesses welcome the spring season with Fling in the 'Fonte

– by Downtown Bellefonte Inc.

Downtown Bellefonte businesses are joining forces to host Fling in the 'Fonte, a spring day of shopping and fun in our community. Come join us in Bellefonte on Saturday, April 30 — whether you're experiencing Bellefonte for the first time as a visitor; or you're a long-time resident hoping to support some small businesses. Remember that parking is free downtown after 12 p.m. on Saturdays!

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Fling in the 'Fonte Entertainment, Events, & Promotions

Art a la Carte, 10 a.m to 4 p.m.

107 S Allegheny St

Art a la Carte will have local artists demonstrating their techniques, as well as new spring merchandise and specials.

Bellefonte Farmers’ Market, Every Saturday in April through October, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

160 Dunlap St & W Lamb St (The Gamble Mill Parking Lot)

Save the date for opening day of the Bellefonte Farmers’ Market season. This outdoor market features local vendors offering fresh produce, fruit, flowers, meats, kombucha, soaps, baked goods, aromatherapy, and more.

Art a la Carte

Belle Mercantile, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Food and Drink Pop-ups: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

135 S Spring St

Join Belle Mercantile for their Spring Celebration Open House. They are featuring pop-ups by local businesses all throughout the day. In addition to their regular vendors, shop special pop-ups by Savory Station Food Truck, The Cakeshop by Tati, Old Farmhouse Brewery, Shae Nouveau and Weston Workshop Boutiques. They will also be featuring Boalsburg’s Hidden Hostess Chef, presenting spring quick bites demos perfect for Mother’s Day or Graduation Day get-togethers.

Register for Great Giveaways including Belle Mercantile gift certificates and receive customer appreciation door prizes just for stopping by, while supplies last.

By A Thread Boutique, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

135 W High St

By A Thread will be having a “See Ya Soon Sip & Shop” to celebrate their move to Bishop Street.

Belle Mercantile product

Federalist Studios, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

415 W High St

Federalist Studios will set up a table outside of the 415 West High Street residence (up the street from Bonfatto’s) with prints and small potted plants available for purchase.

Helen Foxx & Co., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

122 S Allegheny St

Enjoy locally-made cookies and a seasonal cocktail. Receive a gift with every purchase (while supplies last).

Helen Foxx & Co.

Jabebo Studio, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

213 E Bishop St

Jabebo Studio will be hosting a local artist named Anne Walker, Spring Creek Botanicals. Anne plans to bring some of her Window Charms. The charms are made from petals, leaves, berries, and essential oils. Hang in a sunny window and wait for the magic! Anne will also feature the Primavera Ladies, a must-see!

The Makery at the Bellefonte Art Museum, 12 to 4:30 p.m.

133 N Allegheny St

While you are visiting the exhibits at the art museum, make sure to stop into The Makery to celebrate the spring season by creating giant, colorful flowers using paper, paint, and lots of sparkle. These “Big Blooms” are fun for all ages!

The Makery at the Belleforte Art Museum for Centre County 2

Plumb’s Drug Store & Gift Shop, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

105 N Allegheny St

Stop by the gift shop to take advantage of a promotion for 25% off your purchase.

Smith + Front, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Plant Swap: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Outdoor Yoga: 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

160 Dunlop St

Enjoy a fun-filled day of extreme plant love! The day will include a free 3” plant with a $40 purchase at Smith + Front (while supplies last), plant swap (completely free, pre-registration required), handmade vendors, yoga for a cause, and a botanical sun print class. Use the hashtag #plantdazed2022 on Instagram to see what plants will be coming to the Swap!

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Kara Kyle Ceramics

The Bees Knees Coffee Truck

Batter + Dough

Prickly Cactus Ranch

Dots and Things

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