2021 Food & Fall Adventure Guide

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Hublersburg Inn

A local favorite since 1827, the Hublersburg Inn serves spirited American cuisine in a unique, historic atmosphere. Since purchasing the Inn in 2007, Andi Heidt and her staff have transformed this local “watering hole” into one of the best destination restaurants in the Centre Region.

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Come Back, Your Favorite Restaurants are Waiting

“We like to think we have something for everybody,” says Curtis Shulman, Director of Operations at Hotel State College & Co., a Penn State alumni-run company that owns the Allen Street Grill, the Corner Room, Bill Pickle’s Tap Room, Chumley’s Cocktail Bar, the Basement Nightspot and Zeno’s Pub — all on one block a mere stone’s throw from Penn State’s Old Main.

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Find Adventure in Happy Valley With Bellefonte’s Outdoor Adventure Expo on October 3

“If the last 18 months have highlighted anything, it’s the need for outdoor recreational opportunities,” says Troy Weston, partner and designer at 3twenty9 Design. Weston came up with the idea for The Bellefonte Outdoor Adventure Expo in 2019, and he says that the time has never been more perfect to find fun outside. “The expo highlights what’s best about Bellefonte and Centre County: beautiful and easily accessible natural assets, along with the vendors, nonprofits and businesses that specialize in outdoor and recreation-related products.”

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Family Events Planned at DISCOVERY SPACE

Check out our STEM-themed birthday parties for kids. New themes coming soon! Throwing a big party for kids or adults? We can have hands-on activities for your guests young and old and a space for your caterer too!

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Gamble Mill

After an extensive renovation and remodel, the Gamble Mill is thrilled to welcome guests back to the historic, yet updated location in Bellefonte, PA!

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Quick Eats for Tailgates

Every tailgate in Happy Valley has their specialties and go-to dishes, but if you are looking to change it up this year there are dozens of options for takeout and catering across State College. Not only is the food great — but by picking up delicious dishes locally or having your tailgate catered, you’re already winning by giving yourself more free time to enjoy the tailgate party.

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Ring in the New Year with First Night

Mark your calendar now for First Night State College on December 31, 2021. First Night is an alcohol-free celebration of the arts and New Year’s possibilities in downtown State College that’s been a fixture on the Centre County holiday calendar for over twenty years.

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