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COVID-19 Impact Across Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

List of operational changes and safety updates across Hershey, Pa.

The COVID-19 situation and resulting impacts continue to evolve. Here is the latest information on operational changes, postponements, reopenings, and cancellations across Hershey Entertainment & Resorts and throughout the destination. 

Please be advised that all guests over the age of two must wear face coverings during their visit. All guests must follow our safety enhancements while on the property and observe social distancing at all times.

If a guest is experiencing any of the following, we ask that you stay home:

  • A guest who has COVID-19 symptoms.
  • A guest who has a COVID-19 test result pending.
  • A guest who is under a healthcare provider’s care for a positive COVID-19 test.
  • A guest who has been exposed to COVID-19.

Guests are encouraged to check relevant websites and social media channels for the latest information and safety protocols. 

ZooAmerica  North American Wildlife Park

ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park is open to the public daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

With guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, ZooAmerica has implemented a variety of new safety initiatives, including the required use of face coverings for guests over the age of 2.

Hershey Bears

The Hershey Bears, in conjunction with the American Hockey League, have released the schedule for the 2020-21 season, which features 36 regular season games, with 18 contests coming on home ice at GIANT Center

For almost 20 years, GIANT Center has provided world-class entertainment and sporting events in a safe and enjoyable environment. With guidance from the American Hockey League, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Pennsylvania Department of Health to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we have implemented enhanced efforts to ensure the well-being and best possible experience for our guests, athletes, and team members.

Dining in Hershey

Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar in Downtown Hershey

Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar is open daily for indoor dining, patio dining (weather permitting) and takeout or curbside pickup. Please review Houlihan's Promise To You for updates to our safety enhancements. Call ahead to be placed on the seating list: 717-534-3110

Devon Seafood + Steak in Downtown Hershey

Devon Seafood + Steak is open daily for indoor dining, patio dining (weather permitting) and takeout or curbside pickup. Please review the Devon Seafood + Steak Promise To You for updates to our safety enhancements. Reservations are recommended and can be made online or by calling 717-508-5460.

Cocoa Beanery on Research Boulevard

Cocoa Beanery on Research Blvd. is open daily. Please review the Cocoa Beanery Promise To You for updates to our safety enhancements.

The Official Resorts Of Hersheypark

The Hotel Hershey

Please review The Hotel Hershey Promise To You for updates to our safety enhancements and property amenities.  

The Hotel Hershey is open with the following updates and impacts:  

  • Recreation, including the fitness center, indoor pool, sports & fitness complex, disc golf, game room at Harvest, resort activities, Falconry, and hiking and walking trails, is available with reduced capacity to allow for appropriate social distancing.
  • Restaurants are open throughout the property with reduced seating capacity.

Hershey Lodge

Please review the Hershey Lodge Promise To You for updates to our safety enhancements and property amenities.

Hershey Lodge is open with the following updates and impacts: 

  • Hershey’s Water Works at Hershey Lodge indoor pool complex, fitness center, arcade, resort activities, and Falconry are available with reduced capacity to allow for appropriate social distancing.
  • Restaurants are open throughout the property with reduced seating capacity.

Hersheypark Camping Resort (HPCR)

Please review the Hersheypark Camping Resort Promise To You for updates to our safety enhancements and property amenities, including pool and recreation offerings.

Hersheypark Camping Resort remains open with various offerings including:

  • Reservations are available for all site types.
  • Country Store and Sweets & More is open at reduced capacity to allow for appropriate social distancing. Propane sales are open.
  • The game room, playgrounds, and basketball and volleyball courts are open with reduced capacity to allow for appropriate social distancing.

The Spa At The Hotel Hershey  and MeltSpa by Hershey

The Spa At The Hotel Hershey and MeltSpa by Hershey are open. Please review The Spa At The Hotel Hershey and MeltSpa by Hershey Promise To You for updates to our safety enhancements.

Hershey Country Club  (HCC)

The Hershey Country Club clubhouse, including the fitness center, is open to members. Club Members may call the Golf Shop at 717-533-2464 daily to book a tee time. 

Hogan Grill is open with limited capacity guidelines in place. Check the website for hours of operation. 

Spring Creek Golf Course

Spring Creek Golf Course will open on April 15 for the 2021 season. 

Hershey Laundry & Dry Cleaning

Hershey Laundry & Dry Cleaning retail store at Stoverdale Commons, 765 Middletown Road, Hummelstown, is now open Monday through Saturday. The retail location at the Karn's Food Store in Hershey is permanently closed.

Hersheypark

Hersheypark amusement park will kick off its 115th season on April 2, 2021. 

Guest safety and enjoyment is our top priority. With guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Pennsylvania Department of Health to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Hersheypark implemented new health & safety enhancements, including the required use of face coverings for guests over the age of 2 and social distancing, to help protect the well-being of our guests, team members, and community.

Concerts and Shows

The following 2020 concert and theater events were impacted:

GIANT Center

  • PIAA - Cancelled
  • Harlem Globetrotters scheduled for March 22 - Postponed; date TBD
  • Disney on Ice scheduled for April 1-5 - Cancelled
  • for KING & COUNTRY originally postponed to May 21, 2021, rescheduled for October 29, 2021
  • Elton John scheduled for April 20 - Rescheduled for April 13, 2022
  • Volbeat originally scheduled for May 2 - Cancelled
  • JoJo Siwa scheduled for May 15 - Rescheduled for July 28, 2021
  • Jim Gaffigan scheduled for May 29 - Cancelled
  • James Taylor originally postponed to July 1, 2021, rescheduled for August 19, 2021
  • Lauren Daigle previously rescheduled for March 18, 2021 - Rescheduled to November 12, 2021
  • KidzBop scheduled for July 17 - Rescheduled for July 23, 2021
  • Phish scheduled for August 11-12 - Rescheduled for August 10-11, 2021
  • Dan + Shay scheduled for October 11 - Rescheduled for December 4, 2021
  • Joyce Meyer scheduled for November 13-14 - Cancelled

Hershey Theatre

  • Red Hot Chili Pipers scheduled for March 13 - Cancelled
  • Brit Floyd scheduled for March 17 - Rescheduled for August 24, 2021
  • Brit Floyd scheduled for March 18 - Rescheduled for August 25, 2021
  • Hershey Symphony "Symphony of Illusion concert" originally scheduled for March 21 - Postponed; date TBD
  • Ron White originally scheduled for March 26 - Rescheduled for November 6, 2021
  • Blue Man Group scheduled for March 27-29 - Postponed; date TBD
  • Nate Bargatze originally postponed to October 3 - Rescheduled for September 25, 2021
  • The Beach Boys postponed until April 7, 2021 - Rescheduled for April 10, 2022 
  • John Cleese scheduled for October 17 - Rescheduled for October 9, 2021
  • "Waitress" originally postponed to May 25-30, 2021, now rescheduled for November 23-28, 2021
  • Wild Kratts Live! postponed to May 13, 2021, now rescheduled for May 20, 2022
  • Baby Shark Live! originally scheduled for June 1 - Cancelled
  • Anastasia scheduled for July 21 - 26 - Cancelled
  • "The Book of Mormon" scheduled for August 11-16 - Cancelled

Hersheypark Stadium

  • Zac Brown Band scheduled for June 20 - Cancelled
  • Nickelback scheduled for July 11 - Cancelled
  • Dead & Company scheduled for July 29 - Cancelled
  • Rod Stewart scheduled for July 31 - Rescheduled for July 17, 2021
  • Disturbed postponed to August 6, 2021 - Cancelled
  • Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire scheduled for August 8 - Rescheduled for August 7, 2021
  • Motley Crue and Def Leppard scheduled for August 11 - Rescheduled for July 20, 2021
  • The Hella Mega Tour scheduled for August 16 - Rescheduled for August 13, 2021
  • Sam Hunt scheduled for August 29 - Cancelled
  • Maroon 5 scheduled for September 5 - Rescheduled for September 5, 2021
  • Journey scheduled for September 11 - Cancelled

Guest information: We are working closely with all tours and will share any other information as soon as we have it for shows not listed above. Guests should hold on to tickets for any shows that are postponed as tickets will be honored for the rescheduled date. For events that are cancelled, refunds are available at the point of purchase.

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