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Halloween in Hershey Preview

Celebrate all things fall in Hershey with family-friendly happenings and themed events this October into early November! The Halloween fun takes place Fridays through Sundays from October 19 – 28 and November 2-4, and includes:

Hersheypark In The Dark


Hersheypark In The Dark Halloween attraction features more than 55 rides and attractions and Halloween-themed live entertainment for just $39.95. Guests visiting the Park will enjoy:

  • 13 roller coasters will be open for guests. In addition, the Park will turn off the lights on its three wooden roller coasters during the last hour of each operating evening and the indoor Laff Trakk coaster will be dark throughout Park operation

  • 13 candy locations in Hershey’s Trick-or-Treat Trail, including Treatville trick-or-treat trail in Hersheypark and ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, and Hershey Hollow in Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction. Children ages 12 and younger are encouraged to come in costume for free treat bags and candy at each stop throughout this whimsical Halloween village.

  • Festive fall-themed food and beverages, such as pumpkin funnel cakes, pumpkin roll ice cream sandwiches, hot apple cider, s’mores and Pumpkin King Size Shakes.

  • New this year will be the offering of the Character Glow Party daily through Hersheypark In The Dark.

  • Live entertainment includes “Screaming Mummies,” a band of misfit mummies performing throwback Halloween tunes. Our Hershey’s Product Characters will be dressed in their Halloween costumes as well.


Creatures Of The Night at ZooAmerica


Included in the one-price admission to Hersheypark In The Dark Halloween attraction when entering from the Park during Hersheypark in the Dark operating hours, guests are invited to bring a flashlight for the Creatures Of The Night experience program at ZooAmerica after 6 pm. Separate admission is also available at the Zoo’s off-street entrance.


The Official Resorts of Hersheypark


Stay overnight at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark for the perfect fall getaway. The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge offer “Hersheypark Happy Halloween” and “Hersheypark In The Dark” packages during the Halloween season (October 19-November 4). Packages deluxe accommodations for one or two nights, breakfast with Hershey’s Characters, admission to Hersheypark In The Dark for one or two days, admission to Hershey Gardens and admission to the Museum Experience at The Hershey Story Museum.


Relaxation in Hershey, PA

MeltSpa by Hershey day spa is offering an exclusive Pumpkin Spice Collection this fall (September-October). Treatments include body scrub, body wrap, manicure and pedicure. A Pumpkin Spice Immersion and other packages are also available.

The Spa At The Hotel Hershey resort spa also features special fall-themed treatments, including a Pumpkin Latte Manicure and Pedicure (September-November) and a Pumpkin Collection (October-November) including facial, body scrub and body wrap. A Pumpkin Immersion and other packages are also available.



Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction


  • Flavors of Fall Journey - Don’t miss out on sampling the sweet and savory flavors from Hershey's Kitchens this fall! Available October 20-21, 27-28, November 3-4, Saturdays 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM and Sundays 12:00 - 8:00 PM.

  • Trick-or-Treat Adventure - Enter Hershey Hallow to experience Hershey's Trick-or-Treat Adventure! The candy collecting begins at Hershey's Chocolate World Attraction and continues into Treatville inside Hersheypark. Kids 12 and younger can enjoy a treat at 13 stops between both locations, including three spooky stops in Hershey Hallow. October 19-21, 26-28 and November 2-4, Fridays 5-10 PM Saturdays 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Sundays 12:00-9:00 PM.

  • Full Moon Fridays - Dress up and enter Hershey Hallow for spook-tacular entertainment with the Hershey's Characters and more ghostly activities! October 21, 27 & November 3 at 5:00-10:00 PM.

The Hershey Story Museum


Visitors can learn about the history of chocolate at The Hershey Story, the Museum on Chocolate Avenue, as part of the following events:

  • Halloween-themed classes in the Chocolate Lab are daily in October and include: Chocolate Cobweb Creations and Build a Batty Bar.

    • New: Spooky Candy Bark, a class where participants create chocolate bark using milk chocolate and Halloween candy, will be held on Saturdays, Oct. 13, 20 and 27, only.

  • Chocolate Monster Mischief will be on Saturdays (Oct. 13, 20 and 27).

Children who visit the Museum Experience at The Hershey Story can create their very own monster pop using a Hershey’s milk chocolate bar, decorative icing and edible candy eyes, along with a vintage Hershey’s mask to assemble.

Hershey Gardens


Pumpkin Glow at Hershey Gardens - Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27, 2018

  • Hershey Gardens lights up the night with more than 150 carved illuminated pumpkins! Plus, discover a unique collection of live spiders and insects on display, watch live pumpkin-carving and kids ages 12 and younger are invited to bring a flashlight, come in costume and trick-or-treat throughout the Gardens.

For additional information, hours and pricing for Halloween in Hershey, please visit www.HersheyPA.com. Follow us on our social media channels, and enjoy the latest stories from Hershey, PA at www.Stories.HersheyPA.com.