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Christmas Candylane Nominated for Best Theme Park Holiday Event 2022

Vote for Hersheypark in USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Awards

Hersheypark Christmas Candylane is once again nominated by USA TODAY 10Best for Best Theme Park Holiday Event in the 2022 Readers' Choice Award contest. The contest gives voters four weeks to vote for the candidate of their choice. We need your support! If you love Christmas Candylane, vote here for us once each day before voting ends on Monday, Dec. 5. 

Hersheypark Christmas Candylane 

The holiday season is sweeter in Hershey, Pa., with Christmas Candylane, which is open to the public on select dates from Nov. 11, 2022, through Jan. 1, 2023, with daily operations starting Dec. 2 (closed Christmas Day). Hours vary by day.

Christmas Candylane is the only place in the Northeast where guests can get an up-close look at all nine of Santa's reindeer, including Rudolph. The seasonal event also features more than 5 million twinkling lights, including a dazzling NOEL light show with more than 250,000 dancing lights synchronized to Christmas music; a unique blend of family-friendly rides and six thrilling coasters, weather permitting; signature hot chocolate and other limited-time sweet treats; holiday shopping in Hershey’s Chocolatetown region; and an interactive experience and photo with Santa through Dec. 24. 

TREEville trail, a strolling holiday adventure experience in The Boardwalk At Hersheypark region with more than a dozen uniquely decorated trees sharing stories of The Sweetest Place On Earth, begins on Nov. 23 with daily operations starting Dec. 2.  

Visit This Holiday Season

Guests can buy early and save when they purchase tickets on Hersheypark.com by Nov. 14. Current 2022 Season Pass Holders can enjoy unlimited visits to Christmas Candylane as part of their year-long perks and guests purchasing 2023 Season Passes are on sale now with a 2022/2023 option that includes unlimited visits and perks to Hersheypark for the remainder of the 2022 operating year and all of 2023  - a great gift idea too!