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Mother's Day Weekend Things to Do in Hershey, PA: 2021

Treat mom on Sunday, May 9, 2021

Moms, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, friends. We don't know what we would do without you. Visit us in The Sweetest Place On Earth this weekend and treat the special women in your life. Keep scrolling for everything there is to do this Mother's Day weekend, May 7-9, 2021.

As you prepare for your visit, please know that we are operating in accordance with guidelines outlined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and industry partners.

Gift Card Deals + Spring Relaxation

A gift card from The Spa At The Hotel Hershey or MeltSpa by Hershey is one size fits all and sure to please. Plus, receive a voucher for yourself when you spend $250 or $150 in gift cards at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey or MeltSpa by Hershey, respectively! This deal is only available through Sunday, May 9, 2021 (Mother's Day).

The Chocolate Spa offers its spring-inspired treatments year-round, but this is naturally the perfect time to experience them. Choose from the Milk & Honey Hydrating Body Wrap, Strawberry Hydrating Body Wrap, Mojito Massage, Highpoint Garden Hand Ritual and Highpoint Garden Foot Ritual. Plus, the spa features more than 10 facial treatments, offering something for every skin type. 

Refresh and moisturize at MeltSpa with treatments from the seasonal Coconut Lime Collection including a body scrub, manicure and pedicure, and don't miss the lemongrass massage. Facials are also available, including the popular Circadia Chocolate & Champagne, Hershey's Cocoa and Sothys MeltSpa by Hershey Prescription services.

Free Admission to Hershey Gardens, The Hershey Story Museum and Hershey's Chocolate World

Moms receive free admission this weekend to Hershey Gardens and The Hershey Story Museum! The Gardens offers this deal on Saturday and Sunday, May 8 and 9, 2021; the Museum on Sunday, May 9, 2021.

Admission is always free at Hershey's Chocolate World Attraction. While you're there, enjoy the free Hershey's Chocolate Tour and various paid experiences. 

Overnight Getaway at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark

Make sweet family memories with a weekend getaway. On Sunday, May 9, 2021, The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge are offering their Kids Stay, Play & Eat FREE package so families can extend their visit and truly enjoy all that Hershey, PA has to offer. With this package, kids enjoy free accommodations, free Hersheypark tickets and free breakfast, while parents enjoy sweet savings.

Additional packages and offers currently available at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark include:

  • 2-Day Stay & Play Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge 
  • Hersheypark Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge 
  • Hersheypark Camping Package at Hersheypark Camping Resort


The 115th season of Hersheypark Happy continues this weekend with mild to wild coasters, classic family rides, new food offerings, Hershey Character appearances, and more. 

Guests can save on 1-day tickets when they purchase online. For the first time ever, tickets purchased during this sale will be valid any 2021 public operating day through Jan. 2, 2022. Current 2021 Season Pass Holders can enjoy unlimited visits this summer as part of their year-long perks. Tickets include rides and coasters (weather permitting) and ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park.


Spring is in the air, which means our patios are open, weather permitting, at various restaurants. Restaurants across the destination, such as Devon Seafood + Steak and Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar in downtown Hershey; Harvest and Trevi 5 at The Hotel HersheyRevelry and Hershey Grill at Hershey Lodge; and Cocoa Beanery on Research Blvd; have beautiful patios and even better menus. Visit DiningInHershey.com for more info.

Play a Round of Golf

Spring Creek Golf Course is now open! Experience the area's best and longest nine-hole course with rounds as low as $13. Book your tee time now by calling the pro shop at 717-533-2847.

Cheer on The Hershey Bears

The Hershey Bears hockey team is scheduled to play at home on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at GIANT Center vs Lehigh Valley. Tickets are available online via Ticketmaster. Or, you can now cheer them on from home, as this game will be televised on FOX43! Since capacity is limited due to COVID-19 protocols and restrictions currently in place, the Bears and FOX43 are excited to bring the action to those unable to secure seats. The game is available to anyone in the region with an antenna, digital tuner, cable subscription, or streaming service that includes local channels.

 For more options to follow the Bears, visit HersheyBears.com or follow them on social media. Let's go, Bears!

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