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Christmas Candylane and Sweet Lights By The Numbers

Festive Facts About Two Holiday Attractions in Hershey, PA

'Tis the season for festive lights, coaster rides, Santa and his reindeer, and sweet sips of hot chocolate in Hershey The Sweetest Place On Earth. The town is aglow during the holidays with sweet attractions like Hersheypark Christmas Candylane and Hershey Sweet Lights presented by T-Mobile

Read on for some festive facts by the numbers about these holiday happenings, both of which are open through Jan. 3, 2021. 

Hersheypark Christmas Candylane

Christmas Candylane is located inside Hersheypark and features millions of twinkling lights, family rides and thrilling coasters (weather permitting), visits with Santa and his reindeer, and more. 

5,000,000 - lights deck the halls of Hersheypark - the most ever

250,000 - dancing lights synchronized to Christmas music during the NOEL Light Show

10,000square-foot flagship retail experience in Hersheypark Supply Co. to check off the holiday shopping list

13 - themed trees decking The Boardwalk as part of the new TREEville holiday experience

11 - acre ZooAmerica included with admission only by accessing the zoo through the Hersheypark bridge during posted park hours

9 - reindeer, including Rudolph, for guests to see at Santa’s Reindeer Stables in a newly expanded viewing area

5 - coasters open, including the new Candymonium hypercoaster, weather permitting

4 - flavors in the Hot Chocolate Bar at Simply Chocolate

2 - Atlantic harbor seals starring in Our Friends from the Sea show at the Aquatheatre

1 - Santa available for a socially distanced photo opportunity with families outside the Chevrolet Music Box Theatre

Christmas Candylane is open daily through Jan. 3, 2021, with the exception of Dec. 25; hours vary. Guests can save on tickets when purchased online. Reservations are required for guests with daily admission tickets, with extensive safety enhancements including face coverings and appropriate social distancing detailed here.

Hershey Sweet Lights presented by T-Mobile

Hershey Sweet Lights presented by T-Mobile is a separate admission drive-thru experience located down the road from Hersheypark. Guests can enjoy the lights from the comfort of their car while listening to holiday music.

2,000,000 - LED lights

600illuminated, animated displays

210 - foot Candy Factory display is the longest

125 - blue trees at the beginning of the path

80 - foot tunnel of lights that cars drive through

40 - foot Believe display is the tallest 

33 - Rudolphs along the path

2 - miles of decorated fields and wooded trails

Hershey Sweet Lights is open nightly through Jan. 3, 2021. The cost is per car and varies based on the date. Guests enjoy significant savings when tickets are purchased in advance online.