Spend Your Black Friday in Happy Valley

Black Friday is traditionally all about saving at the big box stores, but there are plenty of ways to save money while supporting your favorite Happy Valley businesses.

For both the traditional black Friday shopping day and Small Business Saturday, consider keeping your dollars local to get quality holiday presents while helping local corporations.


Gigi’s Southern Table

2080 Cato Avenue at West College

State College


On Black Friday only, purchase a $100 Gigi’s gift card and receive a $50 gift card for free. Gigi’s is a unique Central Pennsylvania farm-to-table restaurant that caters to both casual and formal tastes, so it’s perfect for anyone on your gift-giving list.


Lifetime membership in the Penn State Alumni Association


A PSAA lifetime membership makes a great gift for your favorite Nittany Lion, or it can be an awesome way to stay connected to your alma mater. Now through Monday, lifetime memberships are half price, giving you all the benefits of a regular membership for only $350.


Bellefonte’s Small Business Saturday

Throughout Bellefonte


All day Saturday, participating businesses in the Bellefonte area will host a Mystery Game. Shoppers receive a clue with every purchase and can turn in their game booklet at the end of the day to receive cash discounts on future purchases. Plus, many of the businesses will feature sales and prizes just for stopping by. More than 20 shops are participating, including Pure Imagination, Dam Donuts, Creekside Rock & Gems, and Woodrings Floral.


Dante’s Restaurants


Gift cards can be used at any of the local Dante properties, including Liberty Craft House, The Deli, The Saloon, and Bar Bleu. When you purchase a $100 gift card, you’ll get a $25 gift card free, which you can keep for yourself or gift to a friend. Buying $50? You’ll get $10 free.


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