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Happy Valley

Visit Happy Valley, the home of Penn State University, State College and the historic towns of Bellefonte and Boalsburg – the birthplace of Memorial Day.

Central PA offers a variety of things to do year-round. PSU's on campus theaters feature world-class concerts and entertainment events, while Center for the Performing Arts presents live theatre, music and dance performances. Experience a variety of historic site tours and museums throughout Central PA. If you’re looking for outdoor adventure, you’ll enjoy our many hiking & biking trails, fishing & boating in the area’s many lakes and rivers, winter recreation at Tussey Mountain… the list goes on and on!

Nittany Lions Fans – don’t miss your favorite PSU team sporting events! Whether you’re a football, hockey, basketball, wrestling or volleyball fan – catch a home game on campus next time you’re in the area! Check our Events Calendar for upcoming games.

Looking for a place to stay in Happy Valley? Our online BookDirect tool can help you find a hotel, motel, or bed & breakfast to suit your needs. You can also request a Visitor’s Guide – mailed straight to your home, including information about accommodations.

Our Meeting & Group Tour Planning Team can help you plan your group events in Centre County. Our services are helpful for both meeting planners and sporting events planners, including finding the right accommodations, event facilities, and other services you may require. If you’re planning a group event, we invite you to contact us or request a HVAB Meeting Planners Guide or Sports Facility Guide today!

If you're already in Happy Valley, we invite you to stop by the Visitors Center and browse our selection of visitor information, including local area maps, brochures, local newspapers & magazines, to-do guides, menus and coupons for local businesses. We are located at 800 E Park Ave, State College, PA 16803.