Meeting Planning

Conference Centers
Visit Johnstown Pa | Conference Center
Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center


Located in historic downtown Johnstown, the Pasquerilla Conference Center is the region’s special event destination. This venue can handle meetings big and small! The conference center has nine meeting rooms accommodating up to 1,100 guests. This venue is also equipped to host weddings, conventions, luncheons, and more!

Visit Johnstown Pa | UPJ Conference Center
Conference Center at The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Over 70 meeting rooms that can accommodate 10-1800 guests. On-site housing available May-August.

Pitt-Johnstown was founded in 1927, and is the first and largest regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh. 

Visit Johnstown Pa | Blue Knob Conference Center
Blue Knob All Seasons Resort Conference Center
Offerings and amenities for all groups includes: Banquet Facilities, a patio for parties or cocktails, a full service catering and bar service, meeting rooms, and recreational activities.
Group rates are also available for on-site lodging in the Alpine Village.
Arenas & Recreation Centers
Visit Johnstown Pa | 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial
1st Summit Arena at Cambria County War Memorial

Four meeting rooms, arena, and concourse

The 1ST SUMMIT ARENA @ Cambria County War Memorial, managed by ASM Global, first opened its doors in October of 1950, since then it has hosted several different events of various types of shows. Currently, the arena is home to the Johnstown Tomahawks. The arena also hosts weddings, trade shows, concerts, receptions, and more!

North Central Recreation Center

5 meeting rooms accommodating up to 600 guests

The North Central Recreation Center serves as a the premiere public ice facility of Cambria County, serving the community since 2004. NCRC is conveniently located just off of Route 422, accessible from Route 219 and Route 22. With its central location, NCRC is a short drive from the surrounding areas of Johnstown, Altoona, and Indiana.

American Legion County Fairgrounds

A fairgrounds located near historic Ebensburg Pennsylvania that is home to numerous buildings, arena, grandstand, and animal barns. This locatin hosts the yearly Amerian Legion County Fair, but may also be utilized for private events in the offseason.

Meeting Rooms – Hotels & Restaurants
Comfort Inn & Suites Johnstown

This region has much to offer both the leisure and business traveler. The Comfort Inn & Suites is located near the Johnstown Flood National Memorial. Those visiting the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown will appreciate this location's proximity to the campus. Located only a mile away from the Johnstown and Penelec Industrial Parks, as well as the East Hills Professional Building and Lockheed Martin Aeroparts, Boeing is also close by.

Comfort Inn Ebensburg

This location on Highway 22 and 219, just south of Ebensburg, make this hotel a convenient and affordable place to rest on a long journey. The hotel is just a short drive to Saint Francis University and Mount Aloysius College and all of the amenities that support a college town like local restaurants and shops.

Visit Johnstown Pa | Green Gables
Green Gables Restaurant & Mountain Playhouse

Elegant Green Gables, amid its renowned setting of graceful trees, lush lawns, meandering streams and lovely floral gardens, provides the perfect milieu for any special celebration.

Hampton Inn Johnstown

Located only a half mile from local big businesses including Galliker's, Lockheed Martin, and Kongsberg. The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is just four minutes away. Also, visit the Johnstown Flood Museum six miles northeast to learn about the 1889 catastrophe that devastated the city. Equipped for meetings big and small.

Holiday Inn Downtown Johnstown
Full service hotel in Johnstown, PA in the heart of the downtown
conveniently located off Route 56, the Holiday Inn® Johnstown is located in the heart of the central business district. The property is within walking distance to a variety of attractions, such as the World's Steepest Inclined Plane, the 1st Summit Arena at Cambria County War Memorial, and the Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center. it is also close to many restaurants and historical sites like the Johnstown Flood Museum. This location has several large meeting rooms perfect for receptions and conferences. the Holiday Inn also has an in-house restaurant that can be reserved for a variety of gatherings and meetings.
Holiday Inn Express & Suites - Johnstown

Conveniently located at the intersection of Routes 219 and 56, just four miles from Cambria County Regional Airport, five miles from downtown Johnstown and minutes from local businesses, attractions and hospitals.

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Rizzo’s Of Windber

The perfect location for a lunch meeting, or a larger party. No matter the event size, Rizzo's provides a wide variety of fine Italian dining that everyone will enjoy.

Sleep Inn Johnstown

From arrival at John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport to check out, this location in Johnstown delivers a quality stay. Students and alumni will be pleased to find that this location is just three minutes from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. They're also a short distance from popular attractions such as the Johnstown Inclined Plane, a thrilling and scenic funicular. 

Windber Hotel

The Windber Hotel is a family-friendly eatery with a craft beer focus. Housed in a uniquely restored 110+ year old hotel and featuring 14 rotating taps. Great food and great drinks, with seating areas for gatherings big and small.

Unique Meeting Sites
Johnstown Heritage Discovery Center

The stories of Johnstown — immigration, the 1889 flood, the steel industry and more — shaped the history of America as it became a modern industrial nation. This location features an outdoor courtyard, an indoor gallery space, an area in the Chldren's Museum for birthday parties, and an "Ethnic Social Club" upstairs, making this space a location for virtually any event!

Cambria County Library

Cambria County Library serves in several capacities. It is considered the home library for all Johnstown residents and all other residents of Cambria County who live in areas without a local library. It is the headquarters of the Cambria County Library System and also the District Library Center of the Johnstown District, which encompasses Cambria, Indiana and Somerset Counties.

Community Arts Center Of Cambria County

The hub for arts & culture in Johnstown, PA and beyond for over 52 years! The Community Arts Center invite's beginners and pro's to experience the arts in a myriad of different ways! This location is perfect for a unique meeting with an artsy twist, and their M. Josephine Paul Family Museum provides a modern area for gatherings.

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Career Services and Workforce Development

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will be a dominant higher education provider in west central Pennsylvania – a catalyst for regional renewal – positioning our graduates to be recognized as highly competent, exceptional members of the community and workforce.

Camp Harmony, Inc.

"Our mission: inviting all people to experience the wonder of creation and find harmony with god, with nature and with one another"

Altoona Heritage Discovery Center

A location with a professional atmosphere and staff perfect for meetings and wedding receptions!

Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site
The grounds and trails of the park are open seven days a week, year-round, from sunrise to sunset. The story of the Allegheny Portage Railroad is one of man overcoming mother nature. This location has an amphitheater that seats 125 and picnic pavilions available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Duman Lake County Park
Duman Lake County Park is the only county-owned recreation park in Cambria County.  The park grounds consist of 71 acres of wooded and open space. There are picnic pavilions, campsites, modern restrooms, horseshoe courts, volleyball courts, a basketball court, ball field area, an exercise trail and swings sets.
Hickory Hollow Campground

Hickory Hollow Campground is located in southwestern Pennsylvania in the heart of the beautiful Laurel Highlands of Somerset County. Our new facility offers full hookup, back-in, and pull-through sites. For the more traditional camper, tent sites are also available. We provide wide roads for today’s larger motorhomes and a safe environment for walking and biking.

Highland Park
This park features a variety of ammenities for an outdoor event including a disc golf course, grills throughout the park, horseshoe pits (bring your own horseshoes), gazebo, park benches, pavilions, picnic tables, playground, a BMX track, hiking trails, and restrooms.
Pavilions are available for rent on a daily basis at Highland Park. 
Quemahoning Family Recreation Area

Pitch a tent, hook-up an RV, or stay in one of their timber frame Rustic Cabins. The Que Family Rec Area is a great place to get away and enjoy the great outdoors. Take a day, or a long weekend to fish, swim, play sports, or gather with friends in the Pavilions, this outdoor experience provides a unique meeting site for any occasion.

Stackhouse Park

Powell Stackhouse Park provides hikers, nature lovers, families and naturalists access to more than 277 acres of pristine Western Pennsylvania habitat. The park is home to a selection of three pavilions that can be reserved for private events.

Windber Recreation Park

Windber Recreation Park has pavilions available for rental, a community center for party rentals, a public pool, and more! Details about reservations are available on their website.

The Grand Ballroom at Windber Recreation Park

The Grand Ballroom is Windber's premier event venue and has been serving both Somerset and Cambria County since 1906. This venue is the perfect place to have a wedding reception, party, or conference with acommodations for 300 guests!