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.
A current COVID-19 related travel order issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Health requires that travelers over the age of 11 entering Pennsylvania from locations outside the Commonwealth, as well as Pennsylvanians who are returning home from locations outside the Commonwealth, must have a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to entering the Commonwealth or quarantine for 10 days upon entry into Pennsylvania unless they receive a negative test result during the 10-day travel quarantine period.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 is currently closed.
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 was open to the public on select dates from July 3, 2020, through Jan. 3, 2021, for its summer season and two seasonal celebrations - Hersheypark In The Dark and Hersheypark Christmas Candylane.
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.
The following 2020 concert and theater events were impacted:
- 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 - Rescheduled for May 21, 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 scheduled for June 18 - Rescheduled for July 1, 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
- 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 scheduled for April 8 - Rescheduled for April 7, 2021
- John Cleese scheduled for October 17 - Rescheduled for October 9, 2021
- "Waitress" originally postponed to December 8-13 - Rescheduled for May 25-30, 2021
- Wild Kratts originally postponed to November 11 - Rescheduled for May 13, 2021
- 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
- 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.
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