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Hershey Gardens Summer 2022 Activities

Music and Marvelous Mondays Return to Hershey Gardens this Summer

Summertime at Hershey Gardens includes an array of family activities, including live music and children’s theater. In addition, Marvelous Mondays in The Children’s Garden returns.  

Following is a list of upcoming activities at Hershey Gardens:
Music in the Gardens
Friday, July 1, 2022
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Hershey Symphony “Garden Band,” featuring vocalist Clayton Lee, will perform “Songs You Can Sing Along To.” Guests are encouraged to bring their own beverages and snacks, and lawn chairs or blankets. Included in admission. 

Marvelous Mondays in The Children’s Garden
Monday, July 11, 18 and 25; Aug. 1 and 8, 2022
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Kids can explore The Children’s Garden while discovering nature, creating crafts and enjoying entertainment; included in admission. Themes are as follows: 
July 11- Storybook Gardens with Author Kevin McCloskey
July 18- Nature and Art with the Ned Smith Center and the Appalachian Audubon Society
July 25- Insect and Animal Homes with Snapology
Aug. 1- Desert Critters with ZooAmerica and Hershey Garden's Zoology Cart
Aug. 8- Earth Day is Every Day 

Children’s Play – “Robin Hood”
Friday, July 22, 2022
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Participants of Hershey Gardens’ theater camp will perform “Robin Hood” in The Children’s Garden amphitheater. Included in admission. 

Gretna Theatre performs “Go, Dog. Go!”
Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022
1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Gretna Theatre will perform author P.D. Eastman’s book “Go, Dog. Go!” in The Children’s Garden amphitheater. Included in admission.  

Summer hours at Hershey Gardens are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Last entry into the Butterfly Atrium is 5:45 p.m. For ticketing information, please 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