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State College PA

Central PA Visitors GuideState College, PA is much more than just a college town.  It is vibrant with exciting nightlife, great shopping, and diverse restaurants to satisfy almost any craving. State College is a unique and wonderful combination of small town charm and college town action that makes it a great place to live or visit. Click here to request a State College Visitors Guide!

There is no shortage of things do to in State College.  Choose from various indoor and outdoor recreation activities like mountain biking, golf & fishing. There are many options for arts & culture, such as The State Theatre, Tussey Mountain Amphitheatre and the Bryce Jordan Center, offering performing arts including dance, theatre & live music as well as film festivals and screenings.  

State College PA has festivals year-round to delight tourists & locals of any age. Summer festivals include the Central PA Festival of the Arts, People's Choice, Happy Culinary Week and the Central PA 4th Fest. Fall ushers in the celebration of Fall Foliage, Harvest Festivals and Oktoberfest. In winter, enjoy the Winter Craft Market and the Festival of Trees & Craft Show. Celebrate New Year's Eve with First Night State College.

With so much to do, State College is a one-of-a-kind place. Build memories to last for your whole family in this hub of Central PA.

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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