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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...

Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Headlines We Are Weekend Concert

UNIVERSITY PARK — Hailed as “The most powerful and intense Springsteen tribute on the planet,” Bruce in the USA will thrill Penn Staters and fans of all generations at the Penn State Alumni Association’s premier summer event,

Get Away or Get Together at Happy Valley’s Top Golf Courses

If the sunshine and warmer weather have found you dusting off your golf clubs, day dreaming about improving your handicap or contemplating learning to golf for the first time—and if you happen to live in or plan to visit Happy Valley this summer—you’re in luck!

Blue-White Boardwalk Opens Fan Activities on Blue-White Game Day

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Fans who attend the Blue-White Game presented by Highmark will have a variety of activities to pa

Penn State Rises to No. 2 in Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup Standings

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; April 8, 2019 – Powered by the wrestling team’s eighth NCAA Championship in the past nine years, an NCAA runner-up finish in fencing and a total of six individual national champions, Penn State Athletics has risen to the No.

Step into the Spring Season with the Diamond Lions



Just as spring is beginning to bloom here in Happy Valley, so too is our Penn State baseball team. The Diamond Lions, as they are now being called, began this season with their best start in nearly 40 years, filling the spring season with new hope.

Invent Penn State Startup Week: A Chance to Turn Possibilities to Reality

© Photo by Invent Penn State

“When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.”

Enhance Your Spring with These Wineries

As spring is blooming and patio chairs are unfolding under the sun once again, the wine glasses in your cabinets are just begging to be brought outdoors again.

But how can you be sure the wine you are pouring is the perfect one for you?

Gonzalez Comfortable, Focused Heading into Senior Season



Penn State Graduation Prep

Penn State commencement is drawing near, and there’s no better place to celebrate than Happy Valley.

Spikes Baseball: Make a Weekend Out of It

In the mood for a little baseball? The mighty State College Spikes are embarking on a new season of ball, and if you’re planning to make it out to a game, you’re in luck. There’s no shortage of fun activities to partake in when you’re visiting Happy Valley.


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