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May Sweet Happenings


  • Summer is here! Hersheypark opens daily starting May 26. Memorial Day weekend marks the opening of The Boardwalk at Hersheypark! Admission to Hersheypark includes access to the Boardwalk and ZooAmerica. Please check Hersheypark.com for hours of operation.
    • New for 2016: Food & Beverage offerings include:
      • Chickie's & Pete's added location in Pioneer Food Court.
      • New treats at Simply Chocolate food stand in Founder's Way.
      • Three new custom-designed Hershey's Product character souvenir cups are available; discount for guests who purchase more than one cup.
      • Planet Pepsi in Pioneer Frontier has a new design and Overlook Food Court features all self serve fountain beverages with Spires and Flavor Shot units.
      • "Makin' Whoopie Pies" new location in The Boardwalk with new treats.
      • Live entertainment with two new shows: Dance, Dance, Dance: America! and Country Roads.

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  • Jazz on the Veranda at The Hotel Hershey, 7 – 10 p.m.
    • Friday, May 27: Soul House
  • Live Jazz in the Iberian Lounge at The Hotel Hershey, 8 – 11 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 7: Song Smith Trio
    • Saturday, May 14: Dave Wilson & Danny Stuber Trio
    • Saturday, May 21: Cocoa Avenue Blues Band
    • Saturday, May 28: Wave Quartet

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  • Stay Early & Save
    • Available May 1 – 31
    • Stay in May and save more than 40% on a Hershey, PA getaway
  • Kids Stay, Play & Eat FREE Package
    • Available select dates April 29 – September 4
    • Deluxe accommodations
    • Free breakfast for kids 17 and under
    • One-day admission to Hersheypark for two adults and two children
    • Admission to Hershey Gardens
    • Admission to The Hershey Story’s Museum Experience
  • Hersheypark Package
    • Available April 29 – September 5
    • Deluxe accommodations
    • One-day admission to Hersheypark
    • Breakfast
    • Admission to Hershey Gardens
    • Admission to The Hershey Story’s Museum Experience

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  • Sunday, May 22: Disturbed and Rob Zombie
  • Wednesday, May 25 – Monday, May 30: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus

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  • Sunday, May 8: Lewis Black
  • Thursday, May 12: Tedeschi Trucks Band
  • Sunday, May 22: Hershey Theatre Apollo Awards

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  • May 2 – August 31:
    • Citrus Sensation Package ($235, Mon-Thurs only):
      • Grapefruit Soak
      • Grapefruit Sugar Body Scrub
      • Grapefruit Hydrating Body Wrap
      • Lunch in The Oasis
  • Rose Garden Package ($335, Mon-Thurs, $355 Fri-Sun):
    • Rose Garden Hydrating Body Wrap
    • Rose Garden Renewal Facial
    • Rose Garden Hand Treatment (includes a full manicure)

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  • The reimagined Hershey’s Chocolate Tour will open on May 14th! Join us for this family-friendly celebration that includes:
    • The official “unwrapping” of the tour
    • Become one of the first riders on the new Hershey’s Chocolate Tour
    • The first 500 people in line will receive a special commemorative gift and chocolate bar, so come early (we have a special opening time of 8:30 a.m. on 5/14)
    • Entertainment featuring the Hershey’s Product Characters
    • Chances to win special prizes
  • Can’t attend the grand opening on May 14th? No problem! The Tour is free to experience, includes a free sample and will be open every day of the year (except 12/25). Stop by to meet the seven new cows, see the technologically-enhanced sets, experience the interactive finale, smile for new photo opportunities, and much more!

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  • Sunday, May 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Mother's Day. Moms receive free admission to the Museum Experience on their special day.
  • May 14-19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: “Art on Chocolate” Student Art Display. In conjunction with the Downtown Hershey Association’s fine arts and crafts show “Art on Chocolate,” (held Saturday, May 18) student artwork from Derry Township schools and Milton Hershey School will be displayed in the Grand Lobby. Free
  • Daily in May: Chocolate Lab classes. Classes include "S'mores Galore," "Build a Bar" and "Planet Chocolate." Classes are 45 minutes and suitable for adults and families; children must be 4 years old to enter the lab. Ticket purchase required.

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  • Friday, May 6, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: National Public Gardens Day. Half-price admission to Hershey Gardens with voucher, available at HersheyGardens.org.
  • Sunday, May 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Mother's Day. Moms receive free admission to Hershey Gardens on their special day.
  • Friday, May 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting: Butterfly House opens for the 2016 season. Enjoy 400 butterflies representing 25 North American varieties. Included in general admission. The Butterfly House will permanently close once the Butterfly Atrium opens in the Conservatory.

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