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Christmas Candylane Nominated For Best Theme Park Holiday Event

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 2021 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, December 6. 

The Merriest Event of the Year in Hershey, PA

The holiday season is sweeter in Hershey, Pa., with Christmas Candylane, which is open to the public on select dates from Nov. 12, 2021, through Jan. 2, 2022, with daily operations starting Dec. 3 (closed Christmas Day). Hours vary by day.

The merriest event of the year at Hersheypark features more than 5 million twinkling lights, including the dazzling NOEL light show with more than 250,000 dancing lights synchronized to Christmas music. Guests can enjoy the light show from Skyview, a gondola-style ride over Spring Creek celebrating its 55th anniversary this year. Other family-friendly rides like Dry Gulch Railroad which marks its 60th anniversary in 2021, as well as thrilling coasters like Candymonium, are open weather permitting.

In addition to the lights and rides, guests can grab a signature hot chocolate to sip on while walking through TREEVILLE, an experience in The Boardwalk At Hersheypark with more than a dozen decorated trees sharing the stories of The Sweetest Place On Earth beginning Dec. 3. Don't forget to snap a photo with a Hershey Character during your visit!

Plus, Santa and his reindeer will be at Christmas Candylane. 2021 marks 25 years of Rudolph and his friends making a special stop at Hersheypark, the only place in the Northeast where guests can get an up-close look at all nine reindeer. It's a magical experience! The reindeer will be at Hersheypark during all hours of operation from Nov. 19, 2021, through Jan. 2, 2022.

Visit This Holiday Season

Guests can save 40% when they purchase tickets on Hersheypark.com by Nov. 21; tickets are $44.95 with the sale and valid through Jan. 2, 2022. 2021 Season Pass Holders enjoy unlimited visits to Christmas Candylane as part of their year-long perks and guests purchasing 2022 Passes can add the rest of 2021 with unlimited visits for a great low price based on tier.

Visitors looking to extend their stay can book the perfect holiday getaway at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark. Guests staying midweek Sunday-Thursday can save big on a 2-night stay with the Book One Night, Get One 50% Off offer by using code: SAVE50.