End of Summer Entertainment at Hersheypark Stadium, GIANT Center and Hershey Theatre
Can't-Miss Shows Coming to Hershey, PA
Summer is flying by fast, but the shows coming to Hersheypark Stadium, GIANT Center and Hershey Theatre throughout the remainder of the season are sure to keep the good times going. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly entertainment, endless laughs, or to rock out with your best friends, the sweetest entertainment venues are the place to be. Check out the last of the summer shows heading to Hershey, Pa. down below!
Outlaw Music Festival | August 4 at 3:10 PM
Outlaw Music Festival is “On The Road Again” for another visit to Hersheypark Stadium. The 2023 tour celebrates the legendary life and legacy of Willie Nelson in his milestone 90th birthday year. You won’t want to miss this one-of-a-kind celebration, which features an incredible lineup of artists; including Willie Nelson & Family, The Avett Brothers, Marcus King, Kathleen Edwards, Flatland Cavalry and Particle Kid.
Pantera | August 5 at 7 PM
As one of the most anticipated tours of 2023, heavy metal band Pantera will perform in Hershey, Pa. this August with special guest Lamb of God. The band’s long-awaited return to stage includes original members Philip Anselmo and Rex Brown, joined by Zakk Wylde on guitar and Charlie Benante on drums.
The Chicks | August 10 at 7:30 PM
Fresh off the heels of their successful U.S. tour last summer, The Chicks have returned to the road, taking their show globally for “The Chicks World Tour 2023.” The group will be joined by Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Ben Harper for their show in The Sweetest Place On Earth.
Guns N’ Roses | August 11 at 6 PM
Powerhouse rock band returns to Hersheypark Stadium for the first time since their “We’re F’N Back! Tour” in 2021. American rock group The Pretenders will join as support for the show on August 11.
Nickelback | August 27 at 6:30 PM
Acclaimed rock band Nickelback brings their “Get Rollin’ Tour” to Hershey, Pa. in support of their most recent studio album, “Get Rollin’.” Renowned country rocker BRandtley GIlbert joins the band along with rising country artist Josh Ross.
Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top | September 9 at 6:30 PM
The 22-date “The Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour” visits cities across North America from July through September, including a stop in Hershey, Pa. on September 9. This monumental tour brings Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top together for an epic night of performances, with support from special guest Uncle Kracker.
Red Hot Chili Peppers | September 27 at 6:30 PM
Rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers returns to Hersheypark Stadium for their first performance at the venue since July 17, 2000 as part of their 2023 Global Stadium Tour. Joining the band for their exclusive show in Hershey, Pa. is American musician St. Vincent.
KIDZ BOP | August 12 at 6 PM
Get ready to show off your dance moves! KIDZ BOP, the No. 1 music brand for kids, brings the “Never Stop Live Tour” to GIANT Center in August. The family-friendly show features new songs, choreography, special effects, and more.
Yellowcard | August 15 at 7 PM
Celebrating 20 years of their breakthrough album “Ocean Avenue,” Yellowcard embarks on a North American tour which features Ryan Key (vocals, guitars), Sean Mackin violin), Ryan Mendez (Guitar) and Josh Portman (bass). Mayday Parade, Story of the Year and This Wild Life will support the show in Hershey, Pa.k, along with a special DJ set from Emo Night Brooklyn.
WWE Friday Night SmackDown | September 1 at 7:45 PM
Wrestling fans won’t want to miss out on seeing WWE Friday Night SmackDown when it returns to GIANT Center for a televised event during Labor Day weekend. The event features SmackDown Superstars, including Austin Theory, Bianca Belair, Bobby Lashley, The Usos, AJ Styles, Asuka, The Brawling Brutes, The Street Profits, and many more.
Disney Junior Live | September 1 at 6 PM
Disney Junior Live On Tour: Costume Palooza offers an immersive, interactive concert experience that includes dancing, special effects, and more. Audiences can dress up for a fun-filled show featuring characters from “Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends” and other hit Disney Junior series including: Mickey, Minnie, Doc McStuffins, the Puppy Dog Pals, and more.
Kathleen Madigan | September 14 at 7:30 PM
St. Louis native and comedian Kathleen Madigan is bringing the “Boxed Wine and Tiny Banjos” tour to Hershey, Pa. Madigan’s 33-year comedy career shows no signs of slowing down, with appearances on late-night talk shows and multiple comedy specials on Netflix, Comedy Central and HBO.
Wild Kratts Live | September 20 at 6:30 PM
Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 “Activate Creature Power.” the theatrical stage show based on the hit television series “Wild Kratts,” returns to Hershey Theatre in September. Audience members are encouraged to bring along their animal knowledge and participate in the action right from their seats by calling out answers to the questions posed by the Kratt brothers during the show. Experience the astounding “creature” fundamentals, and the infectious excitement and inspiring quest of the Kratt Brothers that make “Wild Kratts" so popular with kids and their families.
There's nothing better than riding coasters during the day and catching a show at night, so be sure to take advantage of the Hersheypark event ticket special when visiting the destination. The special is available for purchase at Ticketing Services only with proof of an event ticket on the day of, the day before or the day after an event for $56.95.
See the stars under the stars at Hersheypark Stadium and experience the most prominent names in the music industry as they make their stop in Central PA. Hersheypark Stadium also plays host to regional high school sports, band competitions and more.