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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.

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Butler County Tourism Awards Member Grants to Nine Local Businesses

May 10, 2023

Nine Butler County travel and tourism businesses and organizations received grants from the Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau (BCTCB). The winners were announced Tuesday, May 9 at the BCTCB’s annual Toast to Tourism Dinner held at the Steamfitters Local 449 Events Center in Harmony,... more

Butler County Tourism’s 2nd Annual History Day, Saturday, May 13

April 26, 2023

Butler County History Day returns for its second year from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 13! Butler County’s history is represented and showcased through ten different attractions throughout the county!

Longtime Butler County Tourism Ceo/President Jack Cohen To Retire July 31, 2024 Board Announces Amy Pack As Executive Director

April 25, 2023

The Butler County Convention & Tourism Bureau (BCTCB) Board of Directors and CEO/President Jack Cohen announced his retirement from the organization to be effective July 31, 2024. They also announced that Amy Pack has been named Executive Director with a July 1, 2023 start date, which will... more

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau Adopts New Mission Statement

April 25, 2023

The Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau Board of Directors approved the destination marketing organization’s new mission statement at its April 20 meeting. 

Butler County Tourism’s Restaurant Week Returns

March 2, 2023

More Than 30 Restaurants Participating in County-Wide Event, March 20-26 


First Responders To Be Recognized By Butler County Rotaries

March 1, 2023

Public Asked to Nominate Police, Fire, and Emergency Medical Responders for Hometown Heroes Awards

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