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Hersheypark Named 2019 Coaster101 Park Mania Champion

Hersheypark Defeated Six Other Amusement Parks to Earn Title

The results of the 2019 Coaster101 Park Mania bracket competition are in - and they sure are sweet! We are thrilled to announce that Hersheypark has officially been crowned this year's champion!

The six-round online competition began with 68 amusement parks across the country. More than 65,000 online votes were cast, according to Coaster101.com. The 121-acre Hersheypark defeated Canobie Lake Park, Dorney Park, Kings Dominion, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Knott's Berry Farm and Cedar Point to earn the coveted title.

“Since we opened over 100 years ago, we have had the sweetest fans! We are so honored by the support of each one – coaster enthusiasts, families and chocolate lovers who enjoy our 70 rides as much as we do,” Hersheypark said. “As we continue the next chapter of our history, we can’t wait to welcome everyone to Hersheypark to see our past and future come together like never before!”

Guests can get a preview of summer fun during Springtime In The Park at Hersheypark on April 13-14 and April 19-21. The first seasonal event of the year features 13 roller coasters, dozens of other rides and attractions, new food and beverage offerings, and entertainment for the whole family! Springtime In The Park also marks the first opportunity for guests to ride the beloved Carrousel in its 100th anniversary year. 

Admission to Springtime In The Park is $38.95 for ages 9 to 54 and $27.95 for ages 3 to 8 and ages 55 and older. Children 2 and younger are free. Tickets can be purchased in advance online at Hersheypark.com.

The Summer Fun at Hersheypark Begins May 3!

The summer season at Hersheypark, which kicks off May 3, will offer guests more than 70 rides and attractions, including 14 coasters. This summer, park-goers can also join the mission on Reese's Cupfusion, an all-new interactive gaming ride; splash in one million gallons of water at The Boardwalk at Hersheypark water park; see more than 200 animals at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park; and much more. One-day regular admission to Hersheypark this summer is $68.95 plus tax, with a variety of ticket options available. Season Passes can be purchased on payment plan through April 30.