Happy Valley Eateries with Entertainment

Though State College is a family town, we offer a vibrant nightlife. From bars and pubs to clubs, there is a variety of restaurants and bars offering entertainment and great food. Here are some of the local favorites:

The Arena Bar & Grill
The Arena has a menu of delicious classic American food, including sandwiches, wraps, burgers, pizza, salad, and more. They also feature some of the best local bands every weekend. Every Friday, the Arena features a modern rock band, and Saturdays they feature a classic rock band.

During the week nights, you can find events like open mic night, karaoke, and poker! Texas hold ’em poker tournaments are held Tuesdays at 7pm and 9pm and Thursdays at 6pm and 8pm with the chance to win gift card prizes!

Otto’s Pub and Brewery
Otto’s is one of the best places in State College for award winning draft beers and fresh food. The beer is brewed onsite, their beef comes from a local farm, and their American cuisine is made with local ingredients! They feature live music, drink specials, and trivia.

Bar Bleu
Serving up Kansas-City style barbecue and signature drinks, Bar Bleu is a local favorite. With entertainment options from pool and arcade games to live music, there’s something for everyone here. Check out the live music lounge from Thursday to Saturday.

Inferno has great dinner service, a dance floor, and local DJs. With a full service bar and high definition TVs, you won’t miss the sports action of the night. The menu includes artisan pizza and modern Italian dishes.

Next time you’re going out for an evening, check out one of these local favorites for their great food and live entertainment! For more dining options, check out our full listing of restaurants.

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