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Hersheypark to Host I Scream Week July 24-30, 2023

Dare to Visit for a Taste of Dark Nights During the Week-Long Celebration

I scream, you scream, we all scream for I Scream Week! Hersheypark amusement park has turned National Ice Cream Day into a full week of all things sweet and scary. Guests visiting during the week of July 24-30, 2023, can enjoy ghoulish foods, frightening lights-out rides and more!

I Scream Week 2023

Lights-Out Coaster Rides

Experience lights-out roller coaster rides during the last hour of operation on Candymonium, Comet, Lightning Racer and the all-new hybrid coaster, Wildcat’s Revenge. Hersheypark operating hours are listed here.

Unique Food and Beverage Offerings

Visitors can enjoy fan-favorite Dark Nights foods and a new drink with the I Scream Week Tasting Pass. The pass includes five items: 

Guests can purchase the tasting pass online for $24.99 under “Add-Ons” or at participating locations. To redeem, guests should take their confirmation to one of the participating locations to receive a Tasting Pass Card. Each food location will scan the pass and use a hole punch to mark each redemption. The items will also be available for individual purchase. 

Exclusive Retail

Guests with or without a Hersheypark ticket can purchase limited-time Dark Nights retail at Hersheypark Supply Co. I Scream Week merchandise is exclusive to Hersheypark Supply Co. and not available for purchase online during the week-long celebration. 


Guests can snap an evening photo with a Dark Nights character near the Amphitheater in The Hollow to commemorate their visit to Hersheypark during I Scream Week. 

Stay tuned for more Dark Nights details coming soon.