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Stay wholesome in Happy Valley with our free hot breakfast ahead of walking minutes down the road to Penn State, the Bryce Jordan Center or Beaver Stadium.

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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 Fun

Grange Fair August 20 – 28, 2021

Experience the wonder and excitement that is the Centre County Grange Fair every August. With a 147-year history, the fair is a home-away-from-home to families in 1,000 tents and1,500 RVs. It is the only remaining tenting fair in the nation. Feel the magic, the charm and the nostalgia. Best of all, be part of something extraordinary.

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Food & Drink

It is Happy Valley Restaurant Week!

THIS WEEK, through June 27, diners can visit more than 20 restaurants on the list to seek out new flavors. There is a not-so-secret menu that you can access this week at throughout Happy Valley!

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Spikes are back!

The State College Spikes are back! The Spikes are starting their first season in the brand-new Major League Baseball Draft League, welcoming fans back to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park to see draft-eligible prospects from around the country competing with one another to make their big league dreams come true.

The Happy Valley Adventure Bureau publishes up-to-date event information at