Author Archives: Ellen Matis

Join the Bellefonte Online Egg Hunt 2020!

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Join the Bellefonte Online Egg Hunt 2020! Find BFT eggs across social media to be entered to win prizes from participating businesses. Here’s how to participate: Use this form to gather links to all of your Bellefonte eggs: https://forms.gle/Yv9YrEYHX4Ucsoqi7 Look on Bellefonte business’ Facebook pages or Instagram accounts to find the eggs, starting at 6 […]


Here’s how to support Bellefonte businesses during COVID-19

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FAQs for Green Phase of Reopening For news updates and local community and business related resources, please click here. On May 29, Centre County will move to the Green Phase. Businesses are permitted to reopen, but must follow PA Department of Health and CDC health guidelines. That information can be found here. Customers must wear […]


Business announcements and opportunities amid COVID-19 outbreak

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In an effort to help our downtown businesses amid closures, cancellations and more, Downtown Bellefonte Inc. is curating this list of business changes and special notes from management. To be included on this list, email Gina Thompson at manager@downtownbellefonteinc.com.   Art a la Carte – CLOSED Art a la Carte will be closed for two […]


Chalk the Walk fundraiser planned in Downtown Bellefonte

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Join us for Chalk the Walk on Sunday, May 3, in Downtown Bellefonte!  As part of the Bellefonte Art Museum’s First Sunday celebration in May, we’re going to bring Bellefonte to life with colorful artwork created with chalk on High and Allegheny streets downtown. Squares will be designed by residents and families, as well as […]


Friday in the ‘Fonte: February 28, 2020

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The last Friday of each month, celebrate downtown Bellefonte’s shopping, dining, arts and craft beverages during our new event, Friday in the ‘Fonte! This month we are celebrating Mardi Gras! Visit these participating businesses for fun treats and special Big Spring Spirits, 4 to 10 p.m. Warm up inside Bellefonte’s only distillery with handmade cocktails […]


Workshop: Designing Creative and Effective Retail Displays

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Your display is the first thing that potential shoppers see when they walk in the door of your business. Creating an enticing retail display will help more passers-by become shoppers. In a workshop presented by Downtown Bellefonte Inc. at 5 p.m. on February 27, local designers Nicole Brown and Corinna Bressler will share their tactics […]


Open Coworking Day set for July 10

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Want to try out the coworking experience? Pack up your laptop (or favorite device!) and head down to SpringBoard for a day of Open Coworking (free!). It’s open to entrepreneurs, remote workers, or anyone that just wants a change of scenery from their 9 to 5 spot! You’ll get to see what it’s like to […]


Friday in the ‘Fonte activities: June 28, 2019

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The last Friday of each month, celebrate downtown Bellefonte’s shopping, dining, arts and craft beverages during our new event, Friday in the ‘Fonte! This month, these businesses are participating: Spotlight businesses: Cool Beans, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Cool Beans is open late for this Friday in the ‘Fonte! Craving breakfast for dinner? You’ll love […]


Friday in the ‘Fonte activities: May 31, 2019

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The last Friday of each month, celebrate downtown Bellefonte’s shopping, dining, arts and craft beverages during our new event, Friday in the ‘Fonte! This month, these businesses are participating:   Spotlight Businesses in May   Art a la Carte, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. We’re welcoming Art a la Carte to Bellefonte this month! The […]


Outdoor Adventure Expo planned for June 9, 2019

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Downtown Bellefonte Inc. is excited to announce its next event, planned for June 9, 2019. The Outdoor Adventure Expo will highlight Bellefonte’s beautiful and easily accessible natural assets, while showcasing regional vendors and businesses that specialize in outdoors and recreation-related products. The event is planned from noon to 5 p.m. in the Talleyrand Park Annex. […]