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Hersheypark Opens for Summer on May 3

New Ride, Food Trucks and Technology

Hersheypark amusement park, a 121-acre theme park boasting more than 70 rides and attractions, including 14 mild to wild coasters, will open for its 112th season on May 3.

The Park will be open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through May 19. Starting May 23, the Park will be open daily through Labor Day, with weekends in September through Sept. 29.


  • Opening May 25, guests can join the mission on Reese’s Cupfusion, an all-new interactive gaming ride featuring the most targets in the world and six unique ways to play.

  • New food options include Chick-fil-A®, Nathan's Hot Dogs, and Keepin' It Kosher food trucks; a redesigned menu at The Outpost, the allergen friendly food location; and new King Size Milkshakes inspired by Reese’s Cupfusion at Simply Chocolate ice cream shop.

  • Hersheypark will offer guests more personalized experiences than ever before with the introduction of HPGO. This exclusive guest platform connects a HPGO wristband with the Hersheypark app to collect free ride stats and photos from Reese’s Cupfusion and Whitecap Racer when they open Memorial Day weekend, while seamlessly integrating with the enhanced Fast Track program. Guests can skip the regular line on up to 14 attractions, including 12 coasters, with the purchase of Fast Track or the all-new Fast Track Unlimited.

  • One of the most popular rides in Hersheypark, the iconic Carrousel, marks its 100th anniversary of delighting children and those young at heart for generations.

Fun for the Whole Family

One-day regular admission to Hersheypark is $68.95 plus tax, with a variety of ticket options available, including the current Everyone Pays Kids’ Price offer. Guests who purchase by June 30, 2019 can save more than 30% off tickets and enjoy the sweetest thrills of the season for $46.95.

Included in the one-price admission is The Boardwalk at Hersheypark waterpark, open May 25 through Sept. 2. ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, an 11-acre, walk-through zoo that cares for more than 200 animals, is also included with admission to Hersheypark when entered through the Park; hours vary. In addition, the Park features live daily entertainment on five stages and three performance areas, as well as strolling shows.