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Celebrate National Dessert Day 2022 in Hershey, PA

The Sweetest Restaurants to Celebrate This Delicious Holiday

The best way to celebrate a holiday like National Dessert Day is by indulging in delicious treats at The Sweetest Place On Earth! Hershey, Pa., is the "town built on chocolate" and has a sweet history, which makes it the perfect location for visitors to taste all kinds of sweet treats. Between our restaurants around town and Hersheypark, you're sure to find a treat to please your palate on National Dessert Day - Oct. 14, 2022.

The Hotel Hershey

There is no shortage of dessert options at the restaurants at The Hotel Hershey At The Circular, the Hotel's flagship restaurant, indulge in the sweet flavors of fall with dishes like the Blood Orange & Hazelnut dessert and Toasted Marshmallow Pop. Or, for a classic chocolate dessert in Hershey, try the Tasting of Chocolate for Two, featuring a milk chocolate s'more, banana caramel, toasted marshmallow gelato and dark chocolate cremeaux.

At Trevi 5, a modern Italian restaurant, you'll find a contemporary twist on Italian desserts, including Cannoli Cheesecake,  Almond & Pine Nut Raspberry Torte and, of course, classic Italian Gelato.

Or, head to farm-to-table restaurant, Harvest, and indulge in dessert offerings like the Peanut Butter S'more Brownie and The Brookie. 

Sweet seasonal treats can also be found at Chef's Market like a Trick or Treat Chocolate Candy Cheesecake and Pumpkin Cream Cheese Cupcake. And, if you like your sweets with a bite, try a Hershey's Signature Chocolate Martini at Iberian Lounge.

Hershey Lodge 

Hershey Lodge recently rolled out their fall menus, which means some new seasonal sweets are now available for you to enjoy on National Dessert Day! From the Limoncello Trifle at Fire & Grain to the Blueberry Flap-Jack Cake and S'mores Cheesecake at The Bears' Den to the Sweet Potato Bread Pudding and Creme Brulee New York Cheesecake at Revelry, there's something to satisfy every sweet tooth. Guests can even enjoy specialty dessert beverages like the seasonal Boo-Nilla Milkshake at Cocoa Beanery.

For those 21 and older, save some room for a dessert cocktail after dinner at Fire & Grain, such as the Chocolate Brandy Alexander or the Double Irish Coffee. 

The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio

The Chocolatier, located in Hershey's Chocolatetown, is overflowing with delicious dessert offerings everyone will love! New items this fall include a caramel green apple milkshake, pumpkin cheesecake milkshake, pumpkin spice cake and warm apple crumb cake. Other signature desserts still available include a Hershey's chocolate milkshake, Reese's peanut butter milkshake, Reese's Cupfusion cheesecake, chocolate fun-due and The Chocolatier cake. 

The Chocolatier is open daily for guests and reservations can be made online.  Plus, The Chocolatier is accessible without a Hersheypark admission ticket.

Looking for more options? Milton's Ice Cream Parlor and The Sweeterie are also open daily and located inside Hersheypark Supply Co. Here, visitors can grab a cup or cone of ice cream or a specialty treat to celebrate the fall season. 

Hersheypark Halloween

Continue the National Dessert Day celebration on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through the rest of October at Hersheypark Halloween! Indulge in all-new Halloween-themed food and drinks to celebrate our seasonal event. Guests across the Park can try a unique selection of sweet and spooky treats. 

Some of the dessert highlights include 4 different King Size Shakes, Sinful Cinnamon Bread, Halloween King Size Donut, specialty ice cream creations, Twisted Churros and an Eyeball Cake Pop.

See our Hersheypark Halloween food guide here.


While you're in town, visit Cocoa Beanery on Research BoulevardHoulihan's Restaurant + BarDevon Seafood + Steak and The Hershey Story Museum in downtown Hershey; and Hershey's Chocolate World Attraction for more goodies only found in Hershey, PA.