Looking Ahead to 2017
2016 is wrapping up, and with it leaves a year's worth of football games, wings, Victorian Christmas, Arts Fest... LIFE. Pencil these dates into your calendar and get a head start on the reunions and hotel bookings … we'll find the best of fun for you closer to the time!
We're proud to have the largest student-led philanthropy in the world right here in Happy Valley! After months of fundraising, their dance marathon kicks off Feb. 17 – 19, 2017.
Perfectly timed to hit just after spring thaw and smack in the middle of all the trees blooming on the mountains – Blue-White Weekend gives us a reason to say hello to spring in Happy Valley, cheer on the 2016 team and meet up with friends on Saturday, April 22, 2017. (Make sure to check parking closer to the time; some lots will now be charging.)
Reunions are in the air! Usher in summer with some of your favorite people and favorite memories. Check our listings for cabins, campgrounds and even a brand new hostel (you can rent out the whole facility!) to make your reconnection even more great!
June 2-4, 2017
It's epic, family-oriented and all volunteer-run – our 4th Fest makes Independence Day pretty epic! And it is – of course – on July 4, 2016.
Come out for the 50th Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts on July 13-16 for all the vendors, performers, food and more that have made this weekend a Happy Valley major summer event!
Penn State kicks off the 2017 football schedule with a game against the Akron Zips on Sept. 2, 2016.
Ah, the clichés are all finally out. “Fall in love.” “Pumpkin spice and everything nice,” “Fall for these deals”—you get the idea.
Nonetheless, the season of changing leaves, funky scarves...
Don’t you feel like construction and roadwork is happening everywhere these days? It feels as though not a day goes by without passing by a construction site or crew working on the side of the...
The Penn Stater’s home in Innovation Park makes it the perfect location for a business lunch (none of the hassle of downtown traffic or parking garages), slow Sunday brunches or a celebratory...
Since 1931, The Nittany Lion Inn has defined Penn State luxury. It pairs nostalgia with world‑class amenities and dining to create a...
The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State has finalized its 2018–19 performance schedule, and it’s packed with acclaimed Broadway hits, performances from dance troupes with a message,...