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Annual Bonsai Exhibit Returns to Hershey Gardens Oct. 8 Through Nov. 6, 2021

New This Year, Live Demonstrations and Bonsai Sale on Oct. 9

Dozens of unique bonsai will soon be on display at Hershey Gardens. “Bonsai: Living Art of the Susquehanna Bonsai Club,” runs from Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, through Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. The annual exhibit is located in the Hoop House and open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; the exhibit is included in admission to Hershey Gardens.

New this year will be a bonsai sale and live demonstrations by bonsai experts, both being held under the tent from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, in the Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory. 

The annual exhibit features a variety of uniquely shaped trees, in addition to information on bonsai, what they are and how they are cultivated. Susquehanna Bonsai Club provides the seasonal exhibit to Hershey Gardens.

The word “bonsai” refers to the ancient Japanese art form of growing miniature, ornamentally shaped trees or shrubs in small pots or trays.

General admission is $13.50 for visitors ages 13-61, $12 for seniors (ages 62 and up), and $9.50 for juniors (ages 3-12); children under age three are free. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For more information, visit HersheyGardens.org.


The M.S. Hershey Foundation exists to preserve and enhance Milton Hershey’s legacy and community vision and to provide educational and cultural enrichment to residents of Hershey. Hershey Community Archives, Hershey Gardens, Hershey Theatre and The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue are operating divisions of the Foundation. www.mshersheyfoundation.org.