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COVID-19 Impact Across Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

List of operational changes, postponements, reopenings, and cancellations in 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 the destination. We will continue to update this list with ongoing developments. Guests are also encouraged to check relevant websites, safety protocols, and social media channels for the latest information. 


Hersheypark welcomed guests back on July 3, 2020, with exclusive days for Season Pass holders on July 1 and 2, 2020. The Park is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Labor Day. The Boardwalk is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Labor Day.

As part of the summer opening weekend, Hersheypark debuted Candymonium, the tallest, fastest, longest and sweetest coaster at Hersheypark.

With guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Pennsylvania Department of Health to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Hersheypark has introduced new health & safety enhancements to help protect the well-being of our guests, team members, and community. 

ZooAmerica  North American Wildlife Park

ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park opened to the public on June 22, 2020, with exclusive days for Zoo Annual Pass holders on June 19, and Zoo Annual Pass holders and Hersheypark Season Pass holders on June 20 and 21. 

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 to welcome our guests back to a fun, educational and safe environment. 

Concerts and Shows

The following concert and theater events have been 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 scheduled for April 18 - Postponed; date TBD
  • Elton John scheduled for April 20 - Postponed; date TBD
  • Volbeat originally scheduled for May 2 - Cancelled
  • JoJo Siwa scheduled for May 15 - Rescheduled for July 28, 2021
  • Jim Gaffigan scheduled for May 29 - Rescheduled for November 6, 2020
  • James Taylor scheduled for June 18 - Rescheduled for July 1, 2021
  • Lauren Daigle scheduled for July 10 - Rescheduled to March 18, 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 - Postponed; date TBD
  • 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 scheduled for March 26 - Rescheduled for November 20, 2020
  • Blue Man Group scheduled for March 27-29 - Postponed; date TBD
  • Nate Bargatze scheduled for April 4 - Rescheduled for October 3, 2020
  • The Beach Boys scheduled for April 8 - Rescheduled for April 7, 2021
  • "Waitress" scheduled for April 14-19 - Rescheduled for December 8-13, 2020
  • Wild Kratts scheduled for April 24 - Rescheduled for November 11, 2020
  • Baby Shark Live! originally scheduled for June 1 - Rescheduled for February 17, 2021
  • Anastasia scheduled for July 21 - 26, 2020 - 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 scheduled for August 1 - Rescheduled for August 6, 2021
  • 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.

For additional information and FAQs, click here.

Hershey Bears

The American Hockey League (AHL) canceled the 2019-20 season due to COVID-19, effective May 11, 2020. Additional information including a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions is available here

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, including dining, pool and recreation offerings.

The Hotel Hershey is open with various offerings including:

  • The outdoor pool complex including cabanas, family pool, adult pool, whirlpool, and slides, is open with appropriate capacity to ensure social distancing.
  • The fitness center, indoor pool, outdoor sports complex, disc golf, 18-hole putting course, game room at Harvest, Falconry, and hiking and walking trails are also open, with reduced capacity to allow for appropriate social distancing.
  • All dining options are available. 

Hershey Lodge

Please review the Hershey Lodge Promise To You for updates to our safety enhancements and property amenities, including dining, pool and recreation offerings.

Hershey Lodge is open with various offerings including:

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.
  • The pools and game room are open.
  • The basketball and volleyball courts are also open. Guests must bring their own equipment.
  • Country Store - Sweets and More is open.

Dining in Hershey

Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar in Downtown Hershey

Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar in downtown Hershey, Pa. is open daily, plus curbside pickup. Please review the 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 in downtown Hershey, Pa. is open for dinner daily, plus 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 currently closed. 

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, Pool Complex, and fitness center have reopened to members. Golf operations resumed on Friday, May 1. Club Members may call the Golf Shop at 717-533-2464 daily from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. to book a tee time. 

Hogan Grill is offering indoor and patio dining plus to-go orders for members. Call the front desk at 717-533-2360 to make a reservation or order takeout.

Spring Creek Golf Course

Spring Creek Golf Course is currently closed. 

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.