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Jun 14, 2019 01:46pm
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 14, 2019 01:17pm
This July, downtown State College will transform into a Festival destination for the 53rd year in a row. From July 10-14, the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts will bring us five sunny days of art, music and...
Jun 10, 2019 10:17am
  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 Pennsylvania’s landscape,...
Jun 07, 2019 10:47am
Father’s Day is right around the corner, and it’s time to start planning the day your dad deserves...Happy Valley style! Whether your dad likes spending time outdoors, watching a game or enjoying some craft beers, we’re...
Jun 07, 2019 10:39am
By Laura Zaks “F” isn’t just for “fun” — it stands for “family fun,” and where else can it best exist other than the happiest valley in the world? So, as summer rolls in with its warm and sunny disposition, it’s time to...
Jun 07, 2019 10:30am
By Laura Zaks There doesn’t exactly exist a treasure map when it comes Happy Valley. There is no “x marks the spot,” no golden fleece or even a centaur waiting to guide your quest — no matter how much we might wish...
May 30, 2019 10:38am
All-Big Ten Conference first-team selection Lamar Stevens announced his intent to return to Penn State for his senior season in 2019-20 on Wednesday. The league’s top returning scorer and rebounder, the 6-8, 230-lb....
May 28, 2019 03:01pm
By Laura Zaks “Birthdays come alive when kids fly.” When Peter Pan and Tinker Bell’s pixie dust are out of the picture, it’s time to get creative on how to lift off into the air — and trampolines from wall to wall just...
May 28, 2019 02:55pm
By Christen Bell You can find one State College’s newest, family-friendly venues at 200 Ellis Place! C3 Sports Indoor Complex recently completed a 40,000+ square foot addition to their space, making it a perfect venue...

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. 

Blue-White alma mater

The Nittany Lions close out the Blue-White game and spring practice with singing the alma mater. The Blue team topped the white 24-7. 

Blue-White team arrival

James Franklin and the Nittany Lions arrive at Beaver Stadium for the 2019 Blue-White game. The annual scrimmage fell on one of the nicest days of the year, and a tremendous crowd greeted the team at the stadium. 

Blue-White Autograph Session Information

Nittany Lions will be available for autographs at the Beaver Stadium gates from 12:15-1

Spend all day at Blue-White and Plan ahead for 2019 (and save)



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