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Located just 20 minutes north of Pittsburgh, Butler County is delightfully diverse and boasts rolling hills, breathtaking views, tasty trails, and quirky attractions. Several attributes make the area special like its beautiful parks, charming towns, locally-owned businesses, rich automotive history, award-winning restaurants, one-of-a-kind attractions, and a variety of accommodations and multifunctional venues.

Learn more about the area and local events by checking out our latest press releases and monthly newsletters.


Butler County Coffee Connection Relaunches

January 24, 2023

The start of the new year has brought a refreshing addition to the Butler County Coffee Connection as five coffee shops have joined the program, which now totals 16 member partner stops. 

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau President Jack Cohen Named To Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro’s Transition Committee

December 5, 2022

ZELIENOPLE, PA (December 5, 2022) – Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau (BCTCB) President Jack Cohen has been named to Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro’s Transition Advisory Committee for Economic Development.

2022 Sports Destinations Management Economic Impact Champion

November 3, 2022

Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors in the sports tourism market, has announced the 2022 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. This year’s winners are responsible for contributing a more-... more

Spring Street Studios To Unveil Zelienople & Butler County Community Mosaic

September 20, 2022

Spring Street Studios will unveil a community-based glass mosaic inspired by its neighbors at 5:30 p.m. at 100 E. Spring Street, Zelienople. The artwork, Zelienople & Butler County Community Mosaic, was created by acclaimed Pittsburgh artist Daviea Davis and was made possible by a grant from... more

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau Host Grant Writing Seminar

September 20, 2022

More than 25 member organizations took advantage of the Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau’s (BCTCB) seminar, Grants: Where to Find Them & How to Win Them, Monday, Sept. 19 at the Steamfitters Local 449, Harmony. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about the world of grant... more

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau Honors Customer Service Excellence

September 15, 2022

Three Customer Service Professionals were honored as part of the Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau’s (BCTCB) Service Excellence program Wednesday night at Della Terra Restaurant in Zelienople.

Demo Trucks Offering Incredible Riding Experiences Rolling Into Butler Bikes & BBQ

July 20, 2022

When you’re daydreaming, maybe you envision yourself as Marlon Brando sitting on his Triumph in the movie “The Wild One.”  Or maybe on Peter Fonda’s Captain America Harley-Davidson from “Easy Rider.” It could be seeing yourself on one of three bikes singer Pink owns. 

Festivals And Fairs Drive Large Positive Impact To Butler County Economy

July 14, 2022

Nine Community Events Bring in More Than $16M to County Economy. When the nine-day Big Butler Fair closed this past Saturday it brought to an end a local Butler County economic juggernaut. Now, hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to roll into the Butler Farm Show Grounds for the... more

America250PA Accepting Design Submissions for Bells Across PA

June 30, 2022

America250PA has issued a Call for Artists and is now accepting design submissions from Pennsylvania artists for its ‘Bells Across PA’ art series. Selected artists will execute their designs on fiberglass bell sculptures. These bells will be adorned and transformed by local artists and sponsored... more

Butler County Service Excellence Awards Return for the Summer

June 28, 2022

The Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau (BCTCB) has announced that beginning July1, it will reinstate its Butler County Service Excellence Awards (BCSEA) program. The program is designed to recognize exceptional customer service and will provide resources for businesses to create a... more