Downtown State College : Resolute & Resilient

– by Ellie Aungst

A year ago our small but mighty downtown, like the rest of the country, was shuttered. With no end in sight, we persevered, we endured and became a stronger businesses community.

We are bruised, but we are back. Let us prove it to you. We welcome you to Discover Downtown State College again! You find more than 100 restaurants and shops, 4 unique hotels, annual community events and attractions downtown! You can...

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  • Find over 2,000 parking spaces
  • Park Free with our Merchant Validated Parking program
  • Support our small businesses by purchasing a downtown gift card
  • Experience a walking tour of our public art, murals, sculptures and more

You won’t want to miss out on a brand new experience downtown this summer. Stay tuned for a big announcement...coming soon!

Follow us on Facebook and visit our website to stay up to date on the latest happenings downtown!

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau cannot stress enough that we believe in responsible and safe travel. We do encourage visitors planning business or leisure travel to Happy Valley to refer to the following resources for reliable information and updates regarding COVID-19. Please keep in mind that some articles on this blog were written in a different age pre-virus. Please refer to the individual business websites for current status and hours available. HVAB links to business and other appropriate pages at every opportunity.