PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Duck Donuts Now Open In State College

Add Duck Donuts to your list of Instagrammable State College brunch options: The North Carolina-based joint has officially opened its State College location.

Best known for its warm, made-to-order donuts, the shop also serves coffee, tea, espresso drinks, donut breakfast sandwiches, and donut sundaes. Customers can choose from a variety of topping combinations to adorn their freshly baked, vanilla cake donuts, from longstanding favorites to innovative tastes.

The State College store is a true mom-and-pop operation — family-owned with about 30 employees. Owner Janette Haas couldn’t be more excited about her grand opening.

“Our first Duck Donuts experience occurred in the Outer Banks in 2015 when my coworker suggested we visit the shop,” Haas said. “We stopped at the Duck Donuts in Duck, North Carolina and immediately fell in love with the product, so much we barely made it back to the house to share with the rest of family! Now, we could not be more excited to make Happy Valley even happier by bringing the taste of the Outer Banks to the State College community!”

The shop keeps with Duck Donuts’ signature beach theme, and you can probably expect to see Haas or another member of her family working behind the counter to whip up your favorite donut creations.

Haas also said in the next few weeks the store will launch its “Quack Gives Back” program to donate to local causes and charities on a rotating basis.

Duck Donuts joins Peace, Love, and Little Donuts and Happy Buns as recently-opened donut shops downtown, though each have their own unique perks. The State College location is the chain’s seventh store in Pennsylvania.

The shop will operate every day during the following hours:

  • Sunday-Monday: 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday-Thursday: 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Friday-Saturday: 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Duck Donuts is located at 125 S. Fraser Street as part of the Fraser Street Mini Mall.

About the Author

Elissa Hill

Elissa is a junior public relations major and the managing editor of Onward State. She is from Punxsutawney, PA [insert corny Bill Murray joke here] and considers herself an expert on all things ice cream. Send questions and comments via e-mail ([email protected]) and follow her on Twitter (@ElissaKHill) for more corny jokes.

Comments

More by Elissa

PA House Committee Moving Forward With 3% Funding Increase For Penn State

Though this isn’t set in stone as Penn State’s funding level for the year, it’s a step in the right direction.

Tour Beaver Stadium During Arts Fest Or Parents Weekend

Hackenberg Waived By The Raiders

Athletics

Bundling Student Tickets And Offering Options: What Penn State Can Learn

Penn State doesn’t do much to embody the #OneTeam mantra and encourage students to break down student section silos.

Penn State Hockey Announces 2018-19 Recruiting Class

Penn State Hoops’ Mike Watkins Charged With Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia

Cole Miller Misses Cut At U.S. Open

Evan Barratt Invited To World Junior Summer Showcase

Student Life

Penn State Love Stories: A Chance Meeting At Beaver Stadium

If alumna Alex Perry hadn’t accidentally gotten into the wrong admissions line before a football game, she might never have met the love of her life.

Virtual Reality: Changing The Game At Penn State

Penn State Cracks The Top Ten In Niche’s 2018 Party School Ranking

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Freshman 101: How To Buy Football Tickets

Tickets go on sale for graduate students on Monday, June 18, followed by seniors on Tuesday, juniors on Wednesday, sophomores on Thursday, and freshmen on Friday.

Ryan Dunleavy Makes Infamous ‘Loaded Backfield’ Tweet Into A Poster, Asks Saquon Barkley To Rip It Up

Saquon Barkley and Rutgers-turned-Giants beat writer Ryan Dunleavy buried the hatchet after nearly three long years of internet annihilation.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Bundling Student Tickets And Offering Options: What Penn State Can Learn

Penn State doesn’t do much to embody the #OneTeam mantra and encourage students to break down student section silos.

Send this to a friend