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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...

This Year in Happy Valley: THON, Blue White Weekend, 4th Fest and more!

2019 is already in full swing — who would have ever thought? Time really flies…especially when there are fun events to add to your calendar! So, be sure to add these following adventures to your list!

THON

Your Guide to THON Weekend as an Alumni

THON is ON this Feb. 15 to Feb. 17 — dates that honestly are around the corner. Penn State runs in our blood but “for the kids” is something that beats in our hearts, something that matters to students, families and alumni all over the country and world.

So, why not come on out that weekend and indulge in Happy Valley for everything it offers?

Whether it’s participating in the alumni challenge or eating a grilled sticky for old time’s sake, there is a way for every lion present and past to get involved this weekend!

Citrus Bowl_Trace McSorley leaving field

Trace McSorley leaves the field for the final time in his legendary Penn State career. 

Citrus Bowl_Micah Parsons fan moment

Micah Parsons gives a young fan a moment to remember, as he shares a souvenir.

Citrus Bowl_Drum Major flips

Check out Blue Band Drum Major Jack Frisbie nailing both of his pregame flips. 

Citrus Bowl_James Franklin (McSorley)

James Franklin discusses Trace McSorley playing through an injury, and what makes the senior quarterback such a special player. 

Citrus Bowl_Jan Johnson

Jan Johnson met with the media following the Citrus Bowl. 

Citrus Bowl_Blake Gillikin

Team captain Blake Gillikin met with the media following the Citrus Bowl, which featured Gillikin dropping two punts inside the 20-yard line, giving him 68 for his career. 

Citrus Bowl highlights

Check out the sights from the 2019 Citrus Bowl in Orlando, where Penn State ended its season with a 27-24 loss to Kentucky. The Nittany Lion finish their campaign at 9-4. 

Popular PSU pregame show to film at Hollywood Casino

Blue White Media, a State College, Pennsylvania-based media agency announced today that its annual broadcast “The Obligatory PSU Bowl Game Special” will be filmed on location at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, PA.  Hollywood Casino is now offering sports betting operations in Pennsylvania.

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