Author Archives: Ellen Matis

Holiday Trolley to support downtown shopping, dining

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Downtown Bellefonte Inc. is excited to announce the routes for a new Holiday Trolley, making stops at Bellefonte locations on two dates this holiday season. Sponsored by local businesses and individuals, the Holiday Trolley will make it easier for residents and visitors to Bellefonte to support local this season. Stops will be made every 30 […]


Bellefonte Shop Small Crawl to begin on Small Business Saturday

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Black Friday marks the official start to holiday shopping, and Small Business Saturday, held each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, reminds us to support local businesses by shopping small. On Saturday, November 26, find special promotions and discounts at many businesses in downtown Bellefonte.  During the national shopping event, Downtown Bellefonte Inc. will commence […]


Friday in the ‘Fonte brings fun throughout downtown on July 29th

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Friday in the ‘Fonte is bringing the fun to main street with live music, food, artisan vendors, and events hosted by Downtown Bellefonte businesses. All festivities will be held at the Centre County Courthouse and along High, Allegheny, Bishop, and Spring Streets. The community and visitors alike are invited to shop, dine, and explore downtown Bellefonte from […]


June Friday in the ‘Fonte festivities feature craft beverages, kids activities and more

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Downtown Bellefonte Awards ceremony set for June 24 during Friday in the ‘Fonte Friday in the ‘Fonte is here for the month of June, and on deck for the celebration are the 2022 Downtown Bellefonte Awards, celebrating community and business excellence.  The 2022 Downtown Bellefonte Award ceremony was postponed in May after a rainy forecast […]


Friday in the ‘Fonte activities in Talleyrand Park cancelled — May 27

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UPDATE: Activities in Talleyrand Park have been cancelled for May 27 due to inclement weather. Find a list of activities still happening at businesses around town. Downtown Bellefonte Businesses still have many great things planned for the day for those coming into town. Be sure to check out portrait sketches by artist Elody Gyekis at […]


Bellefonte businesses welcome the spring season with Fling in the ‘Fonte

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On April 30, 2022, Downtown Bellefonte businesses are joining forces to host Fling in the ‘Fonte. To welcome the warm weather, Bellefonte businesses have organized a spring day of shopping and fun in the community. Whether you’re experiencing Bellefonte for the first time as a visitor; or you’re a long time resident, there will be […]


Chocolate Walk planned alongside Bellefonte Community Easter Egg Hunt

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Hop around Downtown Bellefonte businesses to enjoy chocolate treats, activities, or for chances to win prizes In collaboration with the Bellefonte Community Easter Egg Hunt, Bellefonte businesses are extending the festivities of the day with their very own Chocolate Walk. On Saturday, April 16, stop by participating businesses for special Easter chocolates, fun activities, raffles, […]


Request for Proposals: Short-term stay housing for remote workers

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Downtown Bellefonte Inc., an organization dedicated to the economic growth and vitality of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, seeks short-term housing that reflects a long-term stay for up to six remote workers starting July 2022 for approximately 2-4 weeks.  As part of  the Wilds Are Working,  an initiative with The Pennsylvania Wilds and Ben Franklin Technology Partners that […]


Nominations now open for 2021 Downtown Bellefonte Inc. Awards

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Nominations are now open for the 2021 Downtown Bellefonte Inc. Awards! Award recipients will be honored during our Annual Meeting event in late January (date to be determined). Scroll down to fill out the form to make a nomination. Awards & Criteria  Volunteer of the Year Award: The Downtown Bellefonte, Inc. Volunteer of the Year […]


Downtown Bellefonte Inc. accepting applications for Board of Directors

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Interested in getting involved with Downtown Bellefonte Inc? We’re currently looking for applicants for our Board of Directors. We’re always looking for volunteers for our committees, as well. Committees include: Organization Economic Development Marketing Events Fundraising To volunteer with Downtown Bellefonte Inc., fill out the form below:    Loading…