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Hersheypark 2021: What's Included in Your Summer Admission Ticket

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Enjoy Roller Coasters, Water Rides, Zoo Animals and More

Hersheypark is open for its 115th season this year with more to experience than ever before! Tickets include three parks in one with a wide range of family-friendly and thrilling attractionsThe Boardwalk At Hersheypark water park (open May 29-September 6) with one million gallons of water; and ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park when accessing the zoo through the Hersheypark bridge during posted park hours.


Home to over 70 rides and attractions including thrilling roller coasters, classic family attractions and kiddie rides for the miniatures, Hersheypark has something for everyone. Guests visiting the Park can hop from coaster to coaster while also stopping at one of many dining locations, arcades, and retail spots before heading to The Boardwalk or ZooAmerica from inside the Park. 

The Boardwalk At Hersheypark

The Boardwalk is located inside Hersheypark and accessible to all guests who have a Hersheypark admission ticket. The water park features multiple water slides, lazy river, wave pool and even a water coaster! Included in your ticket, access to the water park does not cost extra and there is no separate entrance. Soak up the sun and enjoy the rides - water you waiting for?

Note: The Boardwalk hours are listed on our website and vary by day (open May 29-September 6). Please note The Boardwalk closes earlier than the rest of the Park. 


ZooAmerica is included in your Hersheypark admission ticket when you enter via the bridge inside Hersheypark during posted park hours. Guests with a Park ticket must enter through the Hersheypark front gate after 11AM and make their way over to Kissing Tower Hill to cross the bridge to ZooAmerica. 

Note: Hersheypark tickets cannot be scanned at the ZooAmerica entrance. 

Ticket Reminders

  • Guests can save on 2021 Hersheypark tickets valid any day this year through January 2, 2022, by purchasing online.
  • 2020 Tickets purchased before June 12, 2020, were valid through June 30, 2021.
  • A sneak peek is included with every Hersheypark ticket as part of free extra hours. Guests can present their ticket at the main entrance 2 hours before the Park closes the night before their visit to enjoy a fun-filled evening. Guests of The Official Resorts of Hersheypark can enter 3 hours before closing.
  • Still have some more questions regarding your Hersheypark admission ticket? Take a look at our FAQs.

Full Size and King Size Season Pass Holders and guests at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark may enter the park for Sweet Start at 10 a.m. daily through September 6 to enjoy a selection of rides before the Park opens at 11 a.m.

Download our app: The official Hersheypark app is packed with helpful tools, including maps and contactless options, to help you plan your visit and maximize your day. The app will also detail ride availability and wait times for major attractions during your visit.

Hershey's Chocolatetown

The newest region at HersheyparkHershey's Chocolatetown, consists of an entirely reimagined arrival experience; our newest coaster, Candymonium; an iconic Kisses fountain; all-new shopping; the first-ever Starbucks inside Hersheypark; and more. While some experiences in this region requires a Hersheypark ticket, like access to The Carrousel, Candymonium, HP Collections and the Kisses Fountain, certain areas of Hershey's Chocolatetown are accessible to guests without an admission ticket.

Guests who do not have a Hersheypark ticket can still visit our largest retail store at the Park and enjoy our 3 new food offerings. 

  • The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio is our all-new, full-service restaurant, bar and patio featuring past and present pieces from the Hersheypark ride collection, one-of-a-kind views of neighboring attractions, and a second-story patio and bar.
  • Milton's Ice Cream Parlor offers guests 100% local dairy house-made ice cream, Hershey’s candy toppings, and savory shareables.
  • The Sweeterie is a confectionery kitchen with mouth-watering confections including chocolate-dipped treats, decadent desserts, signature hand-crafted fudge, and more.
  • Hersheypark Supply Co is our premier, 10,000-square-foot flagship store. Browse the largest collection of apparel, gifts, toys, and more exclusive to Hersheypark.

More fun in Hershey, PA

See below for additional offerings that are not included with your Hersheypark ticket and may require paid admission: