Looking to take a family trip this Christmas? Hershey, PA has so much to offer for the entire family with their seasonal charm and packages! Follow along in a few weeks when my family visits Hershey for Christmas Candylane. You can even plan a stellar girl’s weekend in Hershey!!
Ready to reserve your trip? Here are the ways that Christmas in Hershey Brings Seasonal Charm to Chocolate Town U.S.A.
Holiday Events Begin November 10 in Hershey, PA
(Hershey, Pa. – November 2, 2017) – The magic of the holidays comes to life during Christmas In Hershey seasonal events, with new additions and old favorites, including:
Christmas Candylane at Hersheypark
Christmas Candylane holiday attraction will feature:
- A new addition to the roller coaster line-up – Sidewinder coaster will join favorites Wildcat, sooperdooperLooper, Cocoa Cruiser, Wild Mouse and Laff Trakk coasters that will open during the Christmas Candylane holiday event (weather permitting). The new for 2017 Hershey Triple Towers attraction also will be one of the more than 50 rides open for the season.
Four million sparkling lights will illuminate and excite as you make your way through Hersheypark Amusement Park. A new holiday show, A Music Box Christmas, will be sure to put you in the holiday spirit. And iconic Christmas Candylane activities will return, including Santa and his live reindeer, Rudolph’s Skating Pond, and NOEL, the breathtaking light show.
Christmas Candylane holiday attraction begins Friday, November 10 and is open on select dates through Monday, January 1, 2018. For operational hours and dates visit www.Hersheypark.com.
Hershey Sweet Lights
Drive through two miles of lighted displays from the comfort of your car in Hershey Sweet Lights attraction. Hershey Sweet Lights attraction begins Friday, November 10 and is open daily through Monday, January 1, 2018. For operational hours and dates visit www.Hersheypark.com.
ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park
The zoo is open year round with Wild Winter Treats, Wild Winter Adventures, specialty tours and more available at ZooAmerica wildlife park during this holiday season.
Visit www.ZooAmerica.com for more information.
The Hotel Hershey & Hershey Lodge
New for 2017 is the Hersheypark Happy! Christmas Package, available at Hershey Lodge and The Hotel Hershey resorts during the holiday season.
Package Includes: Deluxe accommodations for two nights, milk and cookies for four on night of arrival, two-day admission to Christmas Candylane holiday attraction per person, admission for one vehicle to Hershey Sweet Lights attraction, admission to Hershey Gardens (including the year-round Butterfly Atrium), and admission to The Hershey Story’s Museum Experience.
We love the Hershey Lodge!!
The Spa At The Hotel Hershey
There will be special holiday-themed treatments, ranging from peppermint hot chocolate immersions to holiday season samplers. These will be offered select times, November 1 through February 28. To see a full list of treatments visit www.ChocolateSpa.com.
MeltSpa by Hershey
New for 2017 is MeltSpa by Hershey day spa. Located in the heart of downtown Hershey at 11 E Chocolate Ave., MeltSpa by Hershey features exclusive Hershey’s Dark Chocolate Treatments and additional services. To see a full list of treatments visit www.MeltSpa.com.
Dining In Hershey, PA
Holiday with Dickens at The Hotel Hershey resort
The holiday tradition returns on Sunday, December 3 with a 3:00 p.m. Holiday Tea ($40) and Holiday Dinner ($99) at 6:30 p.m.
Visit www.Hersheypa.com for more information.
Amazing festive shows will be featured in Hershey, Pa., during the holiday season.
“Rudolph” – December 6 and 7 at Hershey Theatre
Hershey Symphony presents Holiday Spectacular – December 9 at Hershey Theatre
Trans-Siberian Orchestra – December 15 at Giant Center
George Balanchine’s “The Nutcracker” – December 16 and 17 at Hershey Theatre
Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith Christmas Tour – December 17 at Giant Center
Straight No Chaser – December 23 at Hershey Theatre
Visit www.HersheyEntertainment.com for tickets and more information.
About Hersheypark: Hersheypark was founded in 1907 by chocolate magnate Milton S. Hershey as a picnic and pleasure grounds for the employees of his chocolate factory and the residents of the town of Hershey. Today the park has grown to 121-acres with more than 70 rides and attractions, including 13 exhilarating roller coasters. Included in the one-price admission of Hersheypark amusement park is The Boardwalk at Hersheypark waterpark, with 14 unique water attractions and 29 private rental cabanas; and ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, an 11-acre, walk-through zoo that cares for more than 200 animals representing more than 60 species. In addition, the Park features live daily entertainment, retail shopping, family games and numerous food and beverage options. To stay current on all the happenings at Hersheypark, please connect with our branded social media channels – Hersheypark on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter plus Snapchat as Hersheyparksnap. For information about Hersheypark, visit www.hersheypark.com
About HE&R: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company is a world-class entertainment and hospitality company dedicated to preserving the legacy of Milton S. Hershey. Founded in 1927 by Milton S. Hershey, HE&R and its subsidiaries own and/or operate the Hersheypark Entertainment Complex, Hersheypark Arena & Stadium, ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, Hershey Bears AHL Hockey Club, Giant Center arena, The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge, Hersheypark Camping Resort, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey, MeltSpa by Hershey, Hershey Country Club and Hershey Golf Collection, Hershey Nursery, and Hershey Laundry & Dry Cleaning. For additional information about HE&R, visit www.HersheyPA.com.
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