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By Cara Aungst   Summer is here, and you're going to want to spend some of it at our local wineries. First of all, the locations are stellar. Our local wineries are each situated in a beautiful piece of central...
Jun 24, 2019 01:49pm
By Curtis Stratton   Summer fun in Happy Valley is never far away. Whether it’s crossing off your bucket list with a visit to Penn’s Cave, afternoon fun for the kids at WildRiver Waterpark or a family trip to see the...
Jun 24, 2019 01:45pm
By Jeff Cavanaugh   There is nothing better than a Saturday tailgate before a big Penn State home game in Happy Valley. Whether it is an early season noon game or a primetime White Out against Michigan, tailgating in...
Jun 24, 2019 01:40pm
By Marisa Ramiccio   The lazy days of summer are here, but why stay indoors when there is so much to explore in Centre County? There is no shortage of outdoor celebrations, festivals and competitions that offer...
Jun 24, 2019 01:35pm
By Christen Bell   As the summer dwindles, “We Are” chants are heard around the Penn State campus and the first coin toss commences, football season — and thousands of accompanying fans — will take over Happy Valley....
Jun 24, 2019 01:30pm
By Jeff Cavanaugh   Happy Valley is a football area come Fall, but in the Summer, we are all about baseball.  The State College Spikes return to Medlar Field at Lubrano Park this June with a jam-packed schedule of...
Jun 24, 2019 01:27pm
By Abbe Hamilton   Did you know that Pennsylvania’s deepest gorge AND biggest lake can be found within an hour’s drive of State College? Jack’s Narrows and Raystown Lake are two superlative features of Central...
Jun 24, 2019 01:05pm
The slow, relaxed weekends of summer are even better at The Nittany Lion Inn. Make plans to kick back and enjoy their Friday night PA on the Patio, or add a golf experience to your stay and get their legendary food, a...
Jun 24, 2019 01:03pm
The Penn Stater's location in Innovation Park makes it the perfect location for a business lunch (none of the hassle of downtown traffic or parking garages), Sunday Brunches or a celebratory burger and beer with friends...

Record 135 Penn State Student-Athletes Approved to Graduate this Weekend

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; May 2, 2019 – A Penn State record 135 student-athle

Planning Your “We Are” Weekend


Calling All Children: Celebrating Mother’s Day the Right Way

We wouldn’t be who we are without our mothers — they love us when the chips are down and when they are stacked evenly, shining on the shelf. They are the teachers outside the classroom, the light even the sun can’t beat, and they are worthy of the best Mother’s Day ever.

Nittany Lions Set for NFL Draft

There are two highlights of the offseason for Penn State football fans: the Blue/White Game and the NFL Draft. One is a big stage for the up-and-coming stars of the new Penn State team and the other, an event football players dream about from the day they first put on a helmet.

Cinco de Mayo: Best Spots for Margaritas, Tacos and Celebrations

Nations’ histories across the world deserve to be celebrated — and often with good drinks and fabulous food in both hands.

Cinco de Mayo is just days away, a holiday that represents the Mexicans Army’s victory over the French empire in the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862.

State College is raring to give this holiday the hype it deserves, whether it be through their authentic Mexican cuisine, original dishes or tasty margaritas.

Check out all the ways you can join the celebration!


Yallah Burrito Co.

Graduation Week: 10 Notable Penn State Alums

“Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.” Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night might as well have been talking about those who graduate Penn State University.

Being a Nittany Lion isn’t just about the roar — it’s about who “We Are.”

Top Wedding Venues in State College

Selecting a wedding venue is one of the very first steps in planning your big day. For some couples, choosing the ideal location is easy, but for many others, the options can be overwhelming. Whatever your vision for your wedding day, Happy Valley is home to some of the most stunning and romantic venues available.

A Guide to Easter in Happy Valley

Spring is here, which means Easter is right around the corner! Happily, there are plenty of opportunities to find eggs, treats and spring fun all around Happy Valley, if you know where to look. Here are our picks for your can’t-miss Easter events!

Celebrate Spring at Mayfest

Blue-White highlights

Penn State football closed out spring practice with the annual Blue-White game at Beaver Stadium. Check out the sights from a memorable day in Happy Valley. 


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