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2023 Food Guide to Hersheypark Halloween and Dark Nights

Overview of Fall Hersheypark Offerings for the Ultimate Foodie

This year, get ready to feast on more than 75 dreadfully delicious limited-time-only food and drink offerings across Hersheypark! From spine-chilling cocktails to over-the-top desserts and everything in between, there’s something to satisfy any craving.

Hersheypark Halloween and Dark Nights begin September 15 with more days, hours, scares and FOOD than ever before!  From a Dark Nights Tasting Pass and an RIP Dinner Buffet to an exclusive Spirit’s Rooftop Bar event at The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio, the options inside the Park this year are incredible. 

RIP Dinner Buffet: Meat The Monsters

Hersheypark is rolling out the dead carpet with the RIP Dinner Buffet: Meat The Monsters at Great Scare Catering. The dreadfully delicious dinner menu includes eerie entrées, desserts to die for and more, while some of the monsters “meat” you at your table. Guests who purchase the RIP Dinner Buffet will also receive a Single-Use Fast Track accepted at any of the five Dark Nights haunted houses and a Buy One Get One Hyperdeck Coupon, valid on the new Zombie-themed virtual reality game.

  • Available Fridays starting at 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays starting at 4 p.m.
  • Located at Great Scare Catering in Kissing Tower Hill 
  • Price: $44.99 per person

RIP Dinner Buffet Appetizers

  • Bloody Test Tubes 
    • Tomato Soup Test Tubes served with Grilled Cheese 
  • All Eyes On Meat 
    • Sweet & Tangy Meatballs with Curly Pasta with Sweet Chili Sauce 
  • Hacked To Pieces 
    • Fried Bratwurst with Sauteed Peppers and Onions 
  • Dead Man Walking Taco Dip 
    • Black Bean Salsa, Cheddar Cheese, Guacamole, Taco Sour Cream 
  • Meat N' Cheese Board 
    • Assorted Meats and Cheeses

RIP Dinner Buffet Entrees

  • Pig Brothers' Pork Chops 
    • Oven Baked Pork Chops with Apple Pork Gravy 
  • Don't Chicken Out 
    • Sous Vide Chicken Breast with Cranberry Poultry Sauce 
  • Auntie Mortem's House Recipe 
    • Beef Brisket with Honey Bourbon BBQ Sauce

RIP Dinner Buffet Sides

  • Creepy Carrots 
    • Pumpkin Spiced Honey Roasted Carrots 
  • Cauldron Cooked Brussel Sprouts 
    • Balsamic-glazed Brussel Sprouts 
  • Monster Mashed Potatoes 
    • Red-skinned Smashed Potatoes 
  • Ooey Gooey Mac & Cheese 
    • White Cheddar Mac n Cheese

RIP Dinner Buffet Desserts

  • Brains in a Jar 
    • Yellow Cake, Strawberry Sauce, Pink Vanilla Icing 
  • Eyeball Cake 
    • Chocolate Bundt cake with Bloodshot Gummy Eyeball 
  • Red Intestine Cinnamon Rolls 
    • Sticky Cinnamon Buns in Sweet Red Sugar Glaze 
  • Coal Miner's Dirt 
    • Chocolate Dirt Pudding with Gummy Worms and Eyeballs

Hersheypark Dark Nights Tasting Pass

The Dark Nights Tasting Pass includes a choice of up to five specialty menu items from over 35 food and beverage options at more than 15 locations throughout the Park, such as Toxic Mac & Cheese, Pulled Pork Sliders, Blood Orange Lemonade, Cookies and Cream S'mores and more. Guests can purchase the Tasting Pass online or in person. They will receive a punch card to scan for each usage. All of the Tasting Pass items can be purchased separately at the Park without needing a Tasting Pass. 

Redeem and receive the Tasting Pass at Milton's Ice Cream Parlor, Dispatch in The Hollow, Berks Dogs of Doom, Spirello Cottage, Reactor Rations, The Pigkles Shop or The Butcher Shop.

*Dark Nights food items are available starting at 5 p.m. apart from items at Milton's Ice Cream Parlor, The Sweeterie Confectionery Kitchen, Founder’s Way Kettle Corn, Lemon Drop Shop, Los Tres Cubanos Empanada Truck, East Coast Mini Donuts and Toxic Crust

Tasting Pass Entrees

  • Toxic Mac & Cheese - Berks Dogs of Doom 
  • Flamin’ Hot Honey Corn Dog Nuggets - Berks Dogs of Doom 
  • Toxic Pizza Slice - Toxic Crust Pizza (formerly 8 Cut Crust
    • Alfredo Sauce, Pesto and Shredded Chicken served on a Toxic Green Crust 
  • Pulled Pork Slider - The Butcher Shop (located near the Ferris Wheel
    • BBQ Pulled Pork and Crunchy Apple Slaw served on a Soft Potato Roll 
  • Chocolatetown Hot Chicken - Reactor Rations (formerly East Coast Burger Works
    • Cocoa-dusted Hot Chicken served with a Dill Pickle Spear 
  • The Hersheypark Pigkle - The Pigkles Shop (located next to Reactor Rations
    • All Beef Hot Dog and Dill Pickle Spear wrapped in Crispy Bacon and served with Ranch 
  • Garlic Knot Meatball Slider - Hollow Dispatch Pizzeria 
    • Housemade Pepperoni Meatball served on a Garlic Knot with a Marinara Syringe 
  • Papas Rellenas - Los Tres Cubanos Empanada Truck 
    • Deep Fried Mashed Potato Ball stuffed with a mix of Beef and Pork 
  • "Mass Acres" Loaded Fries - Spirit's Rooftop Bar at The Chocolatier
    • Sweet Potato Fries, House Bacon, Mole Poblano, Salsa Verde, Cotija Cheese

Tasting Pass Sides

  • Pork Rind Nachos - The Butcher Shop (located near the Ferris Wheel
    • Melty Queso Cheese topped with Jalapenos and served with BBQ Seasoned Pork Rinds 
  • Spirello Potato - Spirello Cottage (located near Tidal Force
    • Original 
    • Beer Cheese & Bacon 
    • Garlic Parmesan
  • Cajun Cheese Curds - Reactor Rations (formerly East Coast Burger Works
    • Fresh Cheese Curds tossed in Cajun Spice and served with Ranch 
  • Jumbo Garlic Pickle - The Pigkles Shop (located next to Reactor Rations
  • Fried Pickle Chips - The Pigkles Shop (located next to Reactor Rations)  
    • Crunchy Fried Pickles served with Ranch 
  • Fried Spaghetti Brick “Brick of Worms” - The Butcher Shop (located near the Ferris Wheel)
    • Deep Fried Cheesy Spaghetti Brick served with Vodka Sauce 
  • Carn-Evil Snack Mix - Twisted Beverages 
    • Sweet & Spicy fun blend of Caramel Popcorn, Flamin' Hot Cheetos, Hershey's Mini Kisses, Circus Peanuts and Tiny Cookie Crunch 
  • Terror Tots - Hollow Dispatch Pizzeria 
    • Garlic-Parmesan tossed Tater Tots topped with Pepperoni, Marinara, and Melty Mozzarella 
  • Kettle Corn - Founder’s Way Kettle Corn

Tasting Pass Beverages

  • Dark Chocolate Cold Brew - The Pigkles Shop (located next to Reactor Rations
    • Cold Brew Coffee topped with a Signature Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate Cold Foam 
  • Pumpkin Punch - Milton’s Ice Cream Parlor 
    • Apple Cider, Orange Juice, and Pumpkin, with a Hint of Cinnamon 
  • Blueberry Boba Tea - Spirello Cottage (located near Tidal Force
    • Blueberry Iced Tea with Blueberry Popping Pearls 
  • Blood Orange Lemonade - Hollow Dispatch Pizzeria 
    • Ice-Cold Lemonade served with a Blood Orange Syringe 

Tasting Pass Desserts

  • Ground Meat Cake - The Butcher Shop (located near the Ferris Wheel)
    • Vanilla Cake and Vanilla Icing 
  • Ground Meat Patty - The Butcher Shop (located near the Ferris Wheel
    • Rice Krispie and Marshmallow covered in White Chocolate 
  • Dark Nights Ice Cream Cone - Milton’s Ice Cream Parlor 
    • Chocolate and Cherry Black Ice Cream served in a White Chocolate dipped Black Waffle Cone 
  • Cookies and Cream S’more - S’mores Cart 
    • Hershey’s Cookies and Cream Bar with Marshmallows and Chocolate Sandwich Cookies 
  • Black Forest Cheesecake Jar - Reactor Rations (formerly East Coast Burger Works
    • Chocolate Cheesecake topped with Cherries, Crushed Chocolate Cookies and Whipped Cream 
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownie - The Sweeterie Confectionery Kitchen
  • Seasonal Cookie Pack - The Sweeterie Confectionery Kitchen
    • Chocolate Chunk Cookie and Cinnamon Sugar Cookie 
  • Halloween Cupcake - Milton's Ice Cream Parlor
    • Chocolate Cupcake with Vanilla Buttercream Icing  
  • Halloween Cupcake - Berks Dogs of Doom 
    • Chocolate Cupcake with Vanilla Buttercream Icing  
  • Chocolate Potato Chip Donut - Spirello Cottage (located near Tidal Force)
    • Chocolate Glazed Donut topped with Crushed Chocolate Chip Cookies and Salty Potato Chips 
  • Cotton Candy - Lemon Drop Shop 
  • Apple Cider Mini Donuts (4 donuts) - East Coast Mini Donuts Truck 
  • S’mores Mini Donuts (4 donuts) - East Coast Mini Donuts Truck 
  • Fried Oreo Eyeballs - Funnel Cake Trailer (located near the Ferris Wheel
    • Deep Fried Oreos topped with a Red Glaze and Gummy Eyeballs  

EXTRA Hersheypark Halloween Foods - A La Carte 

Don't miss out on these additional tasty items throughout the Park, which are not included on the Tasting Pass. 

  • Apple Gouda Grilled Cheese - Milton's Ice Cream Parlor
  • Toxic Hot Dog - Berks Dogs of Doom
  • Descent Hot Dog - Berks Dogs of Doom
  • Loaded Mac & Cheese with Pulled Pork or Brisket - Spring Creek Smokehouse
  • Grape Cocktail, Cherry Limeade, Toxic Apple - Twisted Beverages 
  • Toxic Sloshie, Blackberry Sloshie, Delusions Float with Troegenator beer and Vanilla Ice Cream available - 1906 Brews
  • Creepy Crawly Cookies and Cream King Size Shake - Simply Chocolate
    • Cookie and Cream Milkshake, Chocolate-dipped Spider Brownie and Centipede Pretzel 
  • Skull Shake - Simply Chocolate
    • Purple Vanilla Milkshake with Whipped Cream and Sprinkles 
  • Dark Velvet Cake - Spring Creek Smokehouse
    • Dark Chocolate Cake with Black Vanilla Icing, Chocolate Cookie Crumb and White Chocolate Bat 

Spirit's Rooftop Bar at The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio

Located in Hershey’s Chocolatetown, The Chocolatier will offer Spirit’s Rooftop Bar, a rooftop rendezvous available during all Hersheypark Halloween and Dark Nights operating days starting at 5 p.m. on Fridays and 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Guests who dare to explore the haunted rooftop bar will find spirits both real and imagined - from fiery cocktails and octopus-inspired Bloody Marys to absinthe creations and libations that literally pop tableside. The Chocolatier patio entrance to Spirit's Rooftop Bar is only accessible inside Hersheypark on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are not accepted.

Spirit's Rooftop Bar Drinks

  • The Vanishing Act 
    • Vodka, St Germain, Cranberry Juice, Cotton Candy 
  • Graveyard Sunrise 
    • Ghost Pepper Tequila, Orange Juice, Grenadine, Smoke Bubble 
  • Witch's Potion 
    • Raspberry Vodka, Blue Curacao, Lime Juice 
  • Toxic Bloody Mary 
    • Tomatillo - Jalapeno Base, Cucumber Vodka, Bacon, Grilled Octopus 
  • Butcher's Whiskey Sour 
    • Bacon Fat Washed Bourbon, Lemon, Egg White, Blood Orange 
  • Death In The Evening 
    • Absinthe, Lemon Juice, Prosecco 
  • Autumn's Eve Mocktail 
    • Apple Cider, Cranberry Juice, Tart Cherry Juice, Lemon - Lime Soda, Vanilla Bean Ice Cube

Spirit's Rooftop Bar Appetizers

  • Creamy Burrata 
    • Spiced Carrot Puree, Baby Carrot Salsa, Toasted Pine Nuts 
  • Tombstone Taquitos 
    • Crispy Chicken Taquito, Raspberry - Chipotle BBQ Sauce 
  • Street Corn Dip 
    • Creamy Street Corn Dip, House Tortilla Chips 
  • Shrimp and Octopus Skewers 
    • House Pineapple Hot Sauce, Cucumber Salsa, Cilantro Crema 
  • Spare Parts Butcher's Board 
    • Beef Heart Pastrami, Crispy Pork Rillette, Chicken Liver Mousse, Goat Cheese, House Smoked White Cheddar, Cocoa Dusted Almonds, Sourdough Toast, Beef Tallow Candle 
  • "Mass Acres" Loaded Fries 
    • Sweet Potato Fries, House Bacon, Mole Poblano, Salsa Verde, Cotija Cheese 
  • Classic Pepperoni Flatbread 
    • Mozzarella, Marinara, Pepperoni 
  • Spicy Chorizo Flatbread 
    • Blood Orange Whipped Tofu, Vegan Chorizo Crumbles, Hot Pepper Relish, Slow Cooked Tomato

Spirit's Rooftop Bar Desserts

  • Black Widow Milkshake 
    • Cookie and Cream Milkshake, Whipped Cream, Chocolate Cookie Crumb, Dark Velvet Cake, Black Cocoa Buttercream, Dark Chocolate Spiders, Chocolate Chip Pretzel 
  • The Bleeding Heart 
    • Dark Chocolate Mousse, Red Salted Caramel Center, Dark Chocolate Cake

Hersheypark Halloween has new, dreadfully delicious dining that you can really sink your fangs into this season. Plan your visit to Hersheypark and Dark Nights and dig into all the great food and drinks across the Park. Make sure to tag us on social media using #Hersheypark and #HersheyparkEats, and let us know your favorite items this season. 

We're open for seven weekends this Halloween season, and Dark Nights Haunted Houses are included in your Hersheypark admission ticket. See you soon!