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Give the Gift of a Hershey Experience for 2024

A Destination Gift Guide for Sweet Memories

Overwhelmed with what to get for the person or family that has everything? A growing trend for holiday gift giving encourages investing in experiences versus material goods and Hershey, PA is the perfect destination for memory making!

Do you know someone who might want a spa day, a private zoo encounter or a night out? Delight someone on your Christmas list with a truly unique and memorable experience!

From a 121- acre world-class amusement park to a luxurious chocolate-filled spa day at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey, live concerts and shows, over a dozen dining locations and much more - our town built on chocolate is the perfect present for anyone on your shopping list. 

Gift cards can be conveniently purchased online and sent straight to your loved one’s inbox, or in person at any of the Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) properties. All HE&R gift cards can be used throughout the destination and do not expire.

Top 7 Experiential Gifts in Hershey 

Purchase Experiences At Hersheypark

You can use a gift card on site at Hersheypark for everything from food to 2024 Season Passes! 

Hersheypark amusement park is a 121-acre theme open for four distinct seasonal events - Spring Weekends in April; summer lasting May through September; Hersheypark Halloween and the Dark Nights immersive haunt experience; and Hersheypark Christmas Candylane.  A one-price admission includes three sweet experiences featuring more than 70 rides and attractions, 15 thrilling coasters; The Boardwalk At Hersheypark water park (open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend); and ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, an 11-acre walk-through zoo, only by entering through the Hersheypark bridge during public operating hours.

Enjoy A year of Hersheypark Happy

Hersheypark 2024 Season Passes are also on sale and allow guests to enjoy unlimited year-round visits with discounts, events, and special perks based on pass type.

Full, King and Giant Size Season Pass holders can visit Hersheypark as often as they want throughout each operating season and enjoy free parking, 1-hour early access to the park and a sweet discount on food and retail. Plus, Giant Size  Pass holders will have access to an all-new exclusive lounge located in the Park during the 2024 season. Payment plans are available with savings on the Hersheypark website

Go Behind The Scenes at ZooAmerica

Do you have an animal lover in your life? Look no further for a gift idea! You can gift them a Behind-The-Scenes tour at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park. There are three special tours to choose from that guide participants through non-public areas, get them close to the animals and leave them with a deeper understanding of the animal world. 

Another gift option is a ZooAmerica Pass which includes unlimited visits to see the North American animals, exclusive events, discounted sign-up rates for Zoo programs and more. Family Passes are also available and admit a family of 4 living at the same address. Please note the Annual Pass is valid for 12 consecutive months from the date of purchase.

See A Live Show

From Broadway and concerts to comedians and family shows, Hershey, Pa., is home to world-class entertainment for people of all ages to enjoy. Check out some of the upcoming events down below! Destination gift cards can be used to buy show tickets at the GIANT Center, Hersheypark Stadium and Hershey Theatre Box Offices.

  • December 26-31: Come From Away at Hershey Theatre
  • January 11-14: Cirque du Soleil: CRYSTAL at GIANT Center
  • February 3: KC and the Sunshine Band at Hershey Theatre
  • February 25: Harlem Globetrotters at GIANT Center
  • March 14: Lauren Daigle at GIANT Center
  • March 28-31: Disney On Ice at GIANT Center
  • April 13: Whose Live Anyway at Hershey Theatre
  • May 3-4: Shrek the Musical at Hershey Theatre
  • June 28: Hootie & the Blowfish at Hersheypark Stadium
  • August 3: New Kids On The Block at Hersheypark Stadium

Cheer On The Hershey Bears

The 2023-2024 Hershey Bears ice hockey season is in full swing with home games happening at the GIANT Center through the spring. Use a gift card to purchase tickets at the GIANT Center Box Office and support the Bears as they “Defend the Den”! 

Relax with A Spa Treatment

The Spa At The Hotel Hershey and MeltSpa by Hershey offer one-of-a-kind chocolate treatments that ensure nothing but sweet, sweet relaxation. Guests can use a gift card towards signature chocolate treatments like a Cocoa Massage and Cocoa Facial, or experience rotating seasonal treatments that change with the scents of the season. This winter, guests can indulge in Peppermint Hot Chocolate treatments at both spas for a limited time. Gift cards can also be used to buy signature spa products and other spa merchandise. 

Guests can enjoy year-round spa treatments with a Chocolate Spa Club membership at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey. Benefits include a $150 spa credit, a one-night midweek stay at The Hotel Hershey, discounts on spa services and more.


Taste The Flavors of Hershey 

Hershey, Pa. is home to more than a dozen unique dining venues that include everything from casual coffee shops to late-night cocktails, family-friendly dining to four-star cuisine and everything in between. Gift cards can be used at any of our dining locations listed here.

Be sure to share your sweet Hershey memories with us by using #HersheyPA on social media! We hope you have a great holiday season!