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Bellefonte Pennsylvania

Central PA Visitor GuideBellefonte, "Central Pennsylvania's Victorian Secret," is located 10 miles from Penn State University, and is named after the natural spring located in the center of town. This charming town was established in 1795 and has been home to seven Pennsylvania governors and hosts stunning examples of Victorian architecture.

The shopping in Bellefonte is ideal for collectors with its numerous antique stores and gift shops. Bellefonte also features several charming bed and breakfasts waiting to welcome vacationers and business travelers looking for something a little closer to home.

For those planning to visit Bellefonte in Spring, make sure to attend the Big Spring Festival, which takes place during the third weekend in May. This annual festival offers great entertainment, crafts, trout stocking, food, music, and more. Don't miss JazzPA, Bellefonte's annual summer Jazz celebration. Other fun stops include the Annual Bellefonte Arts & Crafts Fair, Big Spring Spirits distillery in the historic Match Factory, Victorian Christmas and more.

Centre County/Penn State
Visitor Center | CPCVB

800 E. Park Ave
State College, PA. 16803

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Local: 814-231-1400
Toll Free: 800-358-5466
Fax: 814-231-8123

The Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau includes member businesses in State College, Bellefonte, Boalsburg, Philipsburg and all of Centre County. Find hotels, bed & breakfasts, restaurants, attractions, recreation, events, and information about Penn State University, as well as information for meeting & sports planners, group tour planners, and family vacations. Be sure to check our Calendar of Events to find out what's going on in Centre County when you Visit Penn State.

Are you a local business owner? Become a member of the CPCVB and enjoy the great benefits of our organization. 


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