The last Friday of each month, celebrate downtown Bellefonte’s shopping, dining, arts and craft beverages during our new event, Friday in the ‘Fonte! During the March town-wde Friday in the ‘Fonte celebration, we’ll be having a friendly Chili Cook-off competition! Visit participating businesses to sample their very best chili recipe and vote for your favorite! Votes can be cast at Studio 1795 between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Who will be crowned the BFT Chili Champion?
Warm up inside Bellefonte’s only distillery with handmade cocktails and delicious food prepared by chef-in-residence, Meghan McCracken. Live music every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Support our local artist community by visiting BAM! Stop in and check out art exhibits and buy hand-crafted items from local artists. There will be a closing reception for the March exhibits with chili and other refreshments. Stop in for homemade chili for the town-wide Chili Cook-Off!
By a Thread Boutique Pop Up will be returning to The Cakery with the new Spring fashions! Stop by for delicious sweet treats and try on some unique clothing items. Homemade chili for the town-wide Chili Cook-Off will also be featured!
Here you’ll find ladies accessories, purses, fashion jewelry, gifts and more! Buy one item get the second 50% off. Stop in for homemade chili for the town-wide Chili Cook-Off!
You’ll find the signature Jabebo Earrings, plus locally made bath and beauty products, hand-made and fair-trade items. Buy two pairs of Jabebo Earrings, get a 3rd pair free. Bring in your empty cereal boxes for an extra 10% off! Stop in for homemade chili for the town-wide Chili Cook-Off!
This Friday in the ‘Fonte, Good Intent will feature a small-batch cider release!
Stop in for authentic Italian cuisine, meats and cheese, and delicious pastries. This Friday in the ‘Fonte will feature an original Italian-style chili and cider tasting by 814 Cider Works from 4 – 7 p.m. Mangia, mangia!
Confer’s is celebrating the Chili Cook-Off with a live band! Stop in for homemade chili and live music while you shop their gorgeous selection of jewelry for any budget!
Plumb’s offers beautiful home decor, gifts, cards and stationary. And don’t forget about their old-fashioned soda fountain with hard ice cream. Get 25% off your regularly priced gift shop purchase + plus buy 3 cards get 1 free during Friday in the ‘Fonte.
Helen Foxx carries a wide selection of ladies boutique clothing and accessories, for all sizes and budgets. Jewelry is buy one get one half off for Friday in the ‘Fonte. Also, stop in for homemade chili for the community-wide Chili Cook-Off!
Bellefonte’s newest B&B will have an open house featuring “Papa Phil’s famous white chili” (and Kathy’s vegan version) and Nittany Catering as a special “pop-up” guest featuring their own chili! Stop in for many varieties of chili and to get a last look at Andrea Harman’s art show.
Come by for the Jerk Chicken Chili, made with a unique blend of Island spices and a little bit of heat! Full menu and daily specials available.
The Tavern is serving up Cincinnati Chili — an original recipe, loaded with flavor. Also enjoy featured beers from Cincinnati Brewery ‘Rhinegeist’ – the perfect combo!
Come to Studio 1795 to vote for your favorite chili during our town-wide chili cook-off!