Summer is on its way, and we have some great ideas for summer tours!
Grab some sun screen, comfy shoes & water bottles and the State College area will supply the fun.
In June, take in the Bellefonte Cruise featuring hundreds of custom cars and the ambiance of a historical town.
The Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair in August gives you a great day to wander the streets of this beautiful and historic town.
Central Pa 4th Fest is touted as one of the best fireworks display in the country. In addition to the pyrotechnics enjoy a full day of food and craft vendors, games and much more!
Central PA Festival of the Arts is ranked second on the list of 100 best fine art and design shows in America.
Combine this award-winning Arts Festival with the People’s Choice Festival in the historic Boalsburg and you may have to stay the night!
Centre County Grange Fair is the largest encampment fair in the country featuring top name entertainment, animals, food, rides, and excitement for all ages.
Nittany Antique Machinery Show offers a spring and fall event of farm equipment, steam powered machinery and acres of flea market treasures, and is located on the grounds of Penn’s Cave.
The Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau will be attending the PA Bus Association and the MD Motor Coach Association shows in Lancaster, PA on March 30th & March 31st.
We would like to invite you visit booth 105 to discover the new and exciting adventures in the State College area. Your will also be able to visit with a representative from Bellefonte’s Victorian Christmas celebration.
Register for a basket that includes items that are made in the State College area, a Starbucks gift card, a book from the Bellefonte ART Museum and a FitBit. I hope to see you in Lancaster.
The Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitors Bureau would like to thank all of those that met with us at the Heartland Travel Showcase that was recently held in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We would like to thank you for the business that have you have given us and we look forward to working with you in the future.
The Central Pennsylvania Convention and Visitor Bureau will be attending the Heartland Travel Showcase in Grand Rapids, Michigan the week of February 5th.
Please stop by booth 119 to see how State College, Pennsylvania can be an exciting adventure for your groups.
A NEW MYSTERY HOLIDAY TOUR
Two weekends in December that offer the spirit of the holidays.
Enjoy singers, musicians, Victorian High Tea, Victorian Christmas home tour, arts and crafts show, Crachits family holiday dinner, Tiny Tim's Christmas Carol Show, and horse drawn carriage rides.
Have you ever ridden on a speeder train?
Visit the Christmas Tree farm and take a fresh tree home from Pennsylvania, or visit the arboretum and see nature at its holiday best.
CENTRAL PA TASTING TRAIL
A craft Beer, Spirits, Cider and Wine Experience
Visit a growing number of wineries, distilleries, breweries, and cideries on the tasting trail.
Some offer meals most offer space for a catered meal.
LOOKING FOR ADVENTURE?
Take a walk on the wild side with the east coast's largest challenge course Vertical Adventures. Enjoy year-round fun at Tussey Mountain with skiing, tubing, golf, movies, concerts and more...
Admire the view in hot air balloons or a glider.
Tour Penn's Cave, the country's only all-water cavern, fall foliage by train or boat, or off-road Jeep tours that take you to amazing mountain vistas! The possibilities are endless!
The holiday season in Central PA is like no other...enjoy Christmas caroling in Victorian Bellefonte and historic Boalsburg village, mingle with characters from Dicken's classics, carriage rides through town, Festival of Trees and First Night in downtown State College.
Whether you get festive in Victorian Bellefonte with its tour of homes, visit with Santa and Mrs Claus in Historic Boalsburg or State College, or all three, the possibilities are endless, as is the fun.
First Night, celebrating New Year's Eve in downtown State College, is a yearly festival full of food and craft vendors, musical performances and the famed ice sculptures. Bundle up and bring out the whole family for this celebration!
Wondering why should you use a Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) for your next trip? Well, the services we offer will make your planning so much easier and your trip so much better that you'll wonder how you ever got by without us!
Plan your trip with us and we will help you with all the logistics. From routing your tour to meeting your transportation needs or finding the right step-on-guide, we will help you make the journey a memorable one. State College is easily accessible from I-80 and I-99.