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In Happy Valley for your COVID vaccine?

It is great news that the vaccine is accessible to all. Pennsylvania has set up a Regional Vaccine Clinic at the Bryce Jordan Center in State College. What else is there to do while you are in Happy Valley for your on.

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Creating magic at RE Farm Cafe at Windswept

With its rich agricultural heritage, it is no surprise that some of Happy Valley, PA’s most well-known restaurants find their inspiration from local growers and producers, creating memorable dining experiences for residents and visitors. Part 1 of 4.

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A State College staple takes a tech-savvy approach to delivery and carryout

HiWay Pizza has been a staple of the State College dining scene since the first HiWay location opened on Heister Street in 1963. Now, the restaurant’s overarching parent company, Dante’s Restaurants & Nightlife, oversees three HiWay locations, one right in downtown, one on West College Avenue and one on North Atherton Street.

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The Happy Valley Takeout Trail is available NOW

Beginning Feb. 1, FREE passports will be available from 47 participating restaurants! A passport is complete when it contains stamps from 10 different participating restaurants. Completed passports can be dropped off at the Centre County Visitor Center. Passports are then entered to win a Happy Valley prize package, which will include a generous gift card* to the winner's favorite participating Centre County restaurant, among other prizes. Four drawings will be held throughout 2021, with the first being April 30. While the initiative focuses on takeout to encourage greater participation, in-house dining also qualifies.

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.