Happy Valley, Pennsylvania

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Signs put Happy Valley's agricultural offerings in the spotlight

Since its launch in October 2019, Happy Valley Agventures has helped to raise greater awareness about Centre County’s robust agricultural product. Now, it is even easier for those looking to plan their next Agventure to do so thanks to the placement of new colorful signage at Happy Valley Agventures’ destinations throughout the county.

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Reflecting on safety, visitation and a fall without football

Without football in Happy Valley, this fall will be unlike any other in recent memory. Through the promotion of safe and responsible visitation, we have an opportunity to show all that makes Happy Valley a desirable place to visit, live and work all year long.

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HVAB committed to safe, responsible visitation

Visitation is a critical economic driver for Centre County. At no time in recent history will the weight of this fact be more known or more felt than it will be this fall. The HVAB is committed to safe travel, and conducts its destination marketing mission with that outcome in mind.

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Old (and new) barn charm is plentiful in Happy Valley

Signs of Happy Valley’s agricultural roots are all around. Nowhere is this heritage more evident than in the impressive inventory of barns that dot the landscape. If you are inspired by old (and new) barns, you’ll find some amazing examples in Happy Valley.

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Spend a day (or several) with Happy Valley Agventures

Agriculture is deeply embedded in Centre County’s heritage, and signs of Happy Valley’s agricultural roots run deep in our picturesque valleys. There are plenty of ways to experience your own ‘Agventure.’

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Dispatch from The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau - July 28, 2020

JULY 28, 2020: From the Poe Valley Troubadours in Millheim to the Go Karts at Tussey Mountain Fun Centre to the Old Mud Church in Philipsburg, there are in-person events and places to visit in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. Enjoy Friday in the 'Fonte this Friday in Bellefonte. Read more in this week's dispatch. Please follow health guidelines and wear a mask to protect yourself and others.

ADVENTURE changes by person and moment by moment. Adventure can mean shopping, sports events, dining, attending a great conference, a great stay at a hotel or B&B, seeing a thrilling performance on stage or time by the campfire relaxing along the trail. ADVENTURE is personal. ADVENTURE happens in #HappyValleyPA.

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Happy Valley Hotels & Restaurants Showcase Health and Safety Measures

We are proud of our hotels and restaurants in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania. As regulated industries, businesses have rushed to adopt and adapt to safe practices designed to protect guests and employees during the pandemic. Hotels and restaurants in Pennsylvania have always adhered to strict cleanliness mandates. Public health agencies and business leaders are working together nationwide to develop even more heightened “New Normal” cleanliness, public safety and health protocols in every industry. Read more about how Happy Valley hotels and restaurants are working to ensure a safe

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Public Art in Happy Valley - Centred Outdoors

Public art is a defining component of any community’s character. Art can elevate key concepts of a region’s beauty, act as a cultural time-capsule, and offer fresh perspectives on social issues. Here in Happy Valley we are so fortunate to be surrounded by inspiring art, much of it created by local artists.

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Dispatch from The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau - July 22, 2020

JULY 22, 2020: Happy Valley, Pennsylvania is an outdoor paradise. This Dispatch covers information on some spots on land and water where you can enjoy Happy Valley.

ADVENTURE changes by person and moment by moment. Adventure can mean shopping, sports events, dining, attending a great conference, a great stay at a hotel or B&B, seeing a thrilling performance on stage or time by the campfire relaxing along the trail. ADVENTURE is personal. ADVENTURE happens in #HappyValleyPA.

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.