Sweet Bliss! 6 Unique Wedding Theme Ideas, Hershey PA Style
Whatever your theme, Hershey, PA is a sweet destination for your wedding. Easily accessible from the Harrisburg Airport (MDT) with plenty of overnight stay options, your wedding will be a sweet memory for all who attend.
Recognized by Southern Style Magazine for Best Reception, The Hotel Hershey is a stunning place to host your wedding any time of year. You won't need to bring much in to communicate your classic theme here. Built in the 1930's, The Hotel Hershey features unique architectural elements all around that will keep your guests engaged. From the formal gardens to the Castilian Room this historic hotel exudes elegance.
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Chic Garden Party
Surround your guests with natural beauty with a ceremony and reception at The Hershey Gardens. Depending on the number of guests, several venues within Hershey Gardens are available for couples to say their “I dos.” Up to 300 seated guests can be accommodated in the Perennial Garden or Seasonal Garden, while the Oak Grove, with its towering Oak trees, provides shaded seating for up to 250.
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Although this is a private club, you don't have to be a member of The Hershey Country Club to host your wedding here. Spaces here can be customized to accommodate 20-200. Ballrooms feature views of the distinctive East and West golf courses which make for a great backdrop for your reception and a nice spot to take photos.
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Beginning 2017, the Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory at Hershey Gardens will provide yet another wedding venue within the Gardens. Featuring 2,000 square feet of event space, the Conservatory is perfect for couples who prefer the advantages of getting married indoors while also benefitting from the beauty of Hershey Gardens. With skylights and large Palladian windows that allow the natural light to pour in, the event space within the Conservatory accommodates up to 120 seated guests. The bridal party and guests can also witness nature in flight in the Conservatory’s Butterfly Atrium. The Butterfly Atrium features 500 tropical and North American butterflies among a natural setting of plants and a water feature; it’s sure to make your special day even more memorable. Access the Gardens and Butterfly Atrium during normal operating hours, or, for an additional fee, arrange for special hours. The event space at the Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory at Hershey Gardens is available from April through October. For additional information, please call 717-508-5970 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hershey Lodge is a sweet spot for your wedding reception. Plus, with 665 chocolate-themed guest rooms and deluxe suites at discounted rates, your out-of-town guests will be sure to find our accommodations warm and welcoming.
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Prefer something unique indoors? The Hershey Story Museum is the perfect place! For up to 150 seated guests, the Museum’s Grand Lobby serves as a conversational backdrop for the exchange of vows. In addition to ceiling that is 45-feet high, the Grand Lobby also features a floor-to-ceiling trompe l’oeil mural that beautifully depicts the town of Hershey and a modern-day Milton Hershey engaging with students from the Milton Hershey School. For another unconventional option, the bride and groom may get married on the Museum’s grand staircase. A chocolate truffle-making demonstration for guests in the Museum’s Chocolate Lab makes a memorable day even sweeter.
For additional information, click on the link to Corporate and Social Events under the Info & Hours tab at HersheyStory.org.
About The Hotel Hershey
The Hotel Hershey is a one-of-a-kind resort complete with 276 guest rooms and 25,000 square feet of meeting and function space. The 1930s hotel is known for its refined elegance, signature service, and abundant amenities. The Hotel Hershey is situated high atop the town of Hershey and features a Mediterranean design, The Spa At The Hotel Hershey, majestic formal gardens, fountains, reflecting pools and terraces. The property is also a member of Historic Hotels of America. Opened in 1934 by Milton S. Hershey, The Circular is The Hotel Hershey’s flagship restaurant. The Circular serves upscale casual cuisine and innovative cocktails in a unique atmosphere. For more information about The Hotel Hershey or the destination of Hershey, Pennsylvania, visit www.TheHotelHershey.com. Join the conservation by following The Hotel Hershey on Facebook, @TheSweetestPlaceOnEarth on Instagram, and @HersheyPA on Twitter.