Friday in the ‘Fonte

Friday in the Fonte


DBI COVID-19 Safety Statement

DBI is committed to stopping the spread of COVID-19 in our community and we care about the safety of our volunteers, businesses owners and employees, and visitors. Our open air dining is socially distanced and volunteers will be standing by to wipe and disinfect tables after each use. In addition, we will have paper towels and disinfectant spray for visitors to use. We ask that you wear your mask while indoors patronizing businesses and outside when you are unable to maintain appropriate social distance.


What is Friday in the 'Fonte?

Show a little love for local!

The 2021 Friday in the 'Fonte Summer Series will feature free live music and activities for the entire family on four dates in May, June, July and September. Residents and visitors alike are invited downtown to celebrate Bellefonte's shopping, dining, arts and craft beverages!


2021 Friday in the 'Fonte Dates

Friday in the 'Fonte is an all-day event. Live music and entertainment will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • September 24, 2021 — Outdoor dining and live music outside at Jabebo Studio (213 E Bishop Street), featuring Anchor & Arrow Duo

See a full list of Friday in the 'Fonte activities here!

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Outdoor Dining and Live Music are just the beginning!

Grab takeout from your favorite downtown restaurant and join us for live music at locations throughout the downtown. Make sure to visit Bellefonte shops, galleries, beverage producers and more during Friday in the 'Fonte. Many retailers offer Friday in the 'Fonte discounts or host their own special activities for the event.

Join Local Historia for a historic walking tour, hit up the Heritage Centre for more history, and check out the latest installations from the Bellefonte Art Museum.

See a full list of Friday in the 'Fonte activities here!



Get in on the Shop Small Crawl!


Friday in the 'Fonte Shop Small Crawl

The Downtown Bellefonte Inc. Shop Small Crawl continues in 2021 for Friday in the 'Fonte! Get your #LoveBFT tote bag and collect logo buttons from participating businesses. During Friday in the 'Fonte, make sure to get the special crawl buttons added just to celebrate our four special shopping events!

Here's how to participate:

  • Pick up your bag at the Downtown Bellefonte Inc. table during Friday in the 'Fonte, or at Belle Mercantile, Confer's Jewelers or Bonfatto's.
  • Pick up one Friday in the 'Fonte button in each color to be entered to win prizes from participating businesses. Email us a photo of all five of your colored buttons to to be entered.
  • Post a photo of your tote on social media using the #LoveBFT tag and gain one additional entry.

Friday in the 'Fonte prize winners will be announced the week after each event! Learn more about the Shop Small Crawl here.

Support local all year long

Use the Bellefonte Business Directory to find a list of downtown businesses! You can find it here.

If your business is not on this list and would like to be, please email