11:00 AM

A Look Back At the 2023 Hersheypark Stadium Summer Concert Series

Another Incredible Concert Season Comes to a Close in Hershey

Summer has come to a close, marking the end of another unforgettable season of concerts at Hersheypark Stadium. We welcomed 12 shows to Hershey, Pa., in 2023, with a little bit of something for all types of music fans. Check out some of our favorite photos from the shows down below!

May 27, 2023: Blink-182 with Turnstile and White Reaper

We kicked off the 2023 season of concerts with rocking performances from Blink-182 and special guests Turnstile and White Reaper. Drawing one of the largest crowds this summer, attendees couldn't get enough of the band's memorable hits like “What's My Age Again?” and “All The Small Things.”

July 1, 2023: Zac Brown Band with King Calaway

A little bit of rain couldn't stop this party. Zac Brown Band returned to Hersheypark Stadium with opener King Calaway for an incredible night of music that fans won't forget anytime soon. 

July 2, 2023: Big Time Rush with MAX and JAX

What's better than back-to-back shows over the Fourth of July weekend? Following Zac Brown Band's concert the previous night, Big Time Rush returned to Hershey, Pa., for a fun and energetic night with special guests MAX and JAX.

July 13, 2023: Luke Bryan with Conner Smith, Chayce Beckham and Ashley Cooke

Country music and cotton candy skies made for a perfect night in The Sweetest Place On Earth on July 13. With four excellent performances to keep us entertained all evening, this really was our kind of night!

July 28. 2023: Jason Aldean with Mitchell Tenpenny and Corey Kent

Jason Aldean hit the road and headed to Hersheypark Stadium for a show with Mitchell Tenpenny and Corey Kent on the Highway Desperado Tour for a night of country hits.

August 4, 2023: Outlaw Music Festival

This birthday celebration was one for the books! Willie Nelson & Family brought Outlaw Music Festival back to Hersheypark Stadium, this time with special guests The Avett Brothers, Marcus King, Flatland Cavalry, Kathleen Edwards and Particle Kid.  A tribute to the legendary Willie Nelson in his 90th birthday year, each artist pulled out all the stops for a one-of-a-kind night under the lights.

August 5, 2023: Pantera with Lamb of God and Child Bite

With two rock powerhouses like Pantera and Lamb of God, this night would surely be one we'd remember forever. Great weather and instrumentals made for a fantastic time in Hershey, Pa.

August 10, 2023: The Chicks with Ben Harper

A relaxing and enjoyable night was had by attendees of The Chicks show with Ben Harper on August 10. Harper's smooth voice, paired with a rocking performance from The Chicks, was nothing short of amazing.

August 11, 2023: Guns N' Roses with The Pretenders

Guns N' Roses brought special guests, The Pretenders, for an evening of rock in Hershey, Pa. The legendary musicians turned up the heat for an energetic crowd at Hersheypark Stadium.

August 27, 2023: Nickelback with Brantley Gilbert and Josh Ross

We definitely all wanted to be big rock stars after this night! Nickelback brought down the house with support from Brantley Gilbert and Josh Ross for a packed night in The Sweetest Place On Earth.

September 9, 2023: Lynyrd Skynyrd with ZZ Top and Uncle Kracker

Sweet Home…Hershey! Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top and Uncle Kracker put on incredible performances as a part of their Sharped Dressed Simple Man Tour. 

September 27, 2023: Red Hot Chili Peppers with St. Vincent

To top off this summer's slate of concerts,  Red Hot Chili Peppers returned for their first show in Hershey, Pa. since 2000, and it was a show unlike any other! With special guest St. Vincent, we were treated to performances that could only be found in The Sweetest Place On Earth.

Thank you for joining us

We couldn't have dreamt of a more perfect summer at Hersheypark Stadium! Thank you for joining us under the lights for another season of shows. Stay tuned to find out what shows will be headed to Hershey, Pa., next year!


See the stars under the stars at Hersheypark Stadium and experience the most prominent names in the music industry as they make their stop in Central PA. Hersheypark Stadium also plays host to regional high school sports, band competitions and more.