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October 2015 Sweet Happenings


  • Please visit our new Instagram channel @TheSweetestPlaceOnEarth for updates on Hersheypark, The Hershey Bears, ZooAmerica, Resorts, Dining and more!


  • Hersheypark In The DarkHersheypark is open weekends Friday- Sunday, October 16th – November 1st.
    • Halloween in Hershey began at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park 35 years ago when the Zoo kicked off its first ‘Creatures of the Night’ event.
    • Hersheypark’s 13 roller coasters are open to provide lots of thrills, and the wooden coasters and Laff Trakk will operate in darkness the last hour of each evening.
    • Children ages 12 and younger are encouraged to wear costumes and visit Treatville, a safe alternative to Trick-or-Treating.
    • Performances by The Screaming Mummies and Bunsen and the Burners feature seasonal music the entire family will enjoy.
    • For pricing and more information visit www.Hersheypark.com.

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  • Halloween in Hershey Package
    • Available Friday and Saturday nights, October 16th – 31st
    • Deluxe accommodations
    • Breakfast with the Hershey’s Characters
    • One-day admission to Hersheypark In The Dark
    • Seasonal admission to Hershey Gardens
    • Admission to The Hershey Story’s Museum Experience
  • Kids Stay, Play & Treat FREE Package
    • Available October 30th – November 1st
    • Deluxe accommodations
    • One-day admission to Hersheypark In The Dark
    • FREE kids’ s’mores at Hersheypark In The Dark
    • Admission to Hershey Gardens
    • Admission to The Hershey Story’s Museum Experience
  • For a full list of packages and savings, visit TheHotelHershey.com and www.HersheyLodge.com.

www.TheHotelHershey.com | www.HersheyLodge.com | Facebook.com/TheHotelHershey | Facebook.com/HersheyLodge


  • Through October 4th:
    • Oktoberfest menus at Hershey Grill, The Forebay and The Bears’ Den at Hershey Lodge
  • Ghostly Hot Chocolate Creation Station at The Cocoa Beanery at Hershey Lodge
    • October 16th – 17th, 23rd – 24th and 30th – 31st, 4-6 p.m.
    • Kids activity featuring hot chocolate, assorted toppings and “spooky” marshmallow garnish
    • $4.50 per child
  • October 24th through November 8th:
    • Wild Game & Mushroom menus at Hershey Grill and The Forebay at Hershey Lodge

www.DiningInHershey.com | Instagram.com/DiningInHershey


  • Through November 30th:
    • Pumpkin Treatments
      • Pumpkin Spice Body Scrub ($70 Mon-Thurs, $75 Fri-Sun)
      • Pumpkin Souffle Wrap ($125 Mon-Thurs, $135 Fri-Sun)
      • Pumpkin Immersion (Pumpkin Spice Body combined with the Pumpkin Souffle Wrap) ($185 Mon-Thurs, $195 Fri-Sun)
      • The Great Pumpkin Facial ($130 Mon-Thurs, $140 Fri-Sun)
      • Pumpkin Latte Mani & Pedi ($140 Mon-Thurs, $150 Fri-Sun)
  • For a full list of treatments and packages, visit ChocolateSpa.com.

www.ChocolateSpa.com | Facebook.com/ChocolateSpa | Instagram.com/ChocolateSpa


  • Friday, October 2nd: Wanda Sykes
  • Saturday, October 3rd – Sunday, October 4th: The Illusionists – Live From Broadway
  • Wednesday, October 7th – Thursday, October 8th: Dave Chappelle
  • Saturday, October 10th: Clifford The Big Red Dog Live!
  • Saturday, October 17th: Big Brothers Big Sisters “Really Big Show”
  • Saturday, October 24th: Ghostbusters Classic Film
  • Saturday, October 24th: Rocky Horror Picture Show Classic Film
  • Friday, October 30th: Hershey Symphony presents The Wild West!

www.HersheyTheatre.com | Facebook.com/HersheyTheatre | Twitter.com/HersheyTheatre


  • Wednesday, October 14th – Sunday, October 18th: Disney on Ice Celebrates 100 Years of Magic

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  • Saturday, October 24th at 7 p.m.: Hershey Bears vs. Hartford Wolfpack, Home Opener and PNC Bank Magnet Schedule Night
  • Sunday, October 25th at 5 p.m.: Hershey Bears vs. Hartford Wolfpack, Pink the Rink
  • Saturday, October 31st: at 7 p.m.: Hershey Bears vs. St. John’s Ice Caps, Reese’s Trick-or-Treat Night

www.HersheyBears.com | Facebook.com/TheHersheyBears | Instagram.com/TheHersheyBears


  • Sunday, October 18th: 6th Annual Hershey Half Marathon.
    • This 13.1 mile run/walk will begin and end at Hersheypark Stadium. A portion of the proceeds will go to Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State Hershey Hospital.
    • Event is sold out, but there is still time to volunteer.

www.ChocolateTownChallenges.com | Facebook.com/ChocolateTownChallenges


  • Thursday, October 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd 10 a.m.: Preschool Story Time. A different story and simple craft each week; recommended for children ages 3 to 5. Online registration required at HersheyStory.org.
  • October 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, 31st and Nov. 1st, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Black Cat Alley. Halloween craft activities for kids using vintage Hershey advertising art. Kids ages 12 and under are encouraged to come dressed in costume. $5 for all activities.
  • Saturday, October 17th, through Saturday, October 31st, times vary: Halloween-themed Chocolate Lab Classes. Classes include Chocolate Cobweb Creations and Build a Batty Bar. Other classes throughout the month of October include Be a Chocolate Worker, Build a Bar, Oak Leaves & Acorns and Planet Chocolate. Daily in October: Visit HersheyStory.org for a complete class schedule. Ticket purchase required; children must be 4 years old for the lab.

www.HersheyStory.org | Facebook.com/HersheyStory | Instagram.com/the_hershey_story


  • Friday, October 9th, through Sunday, November 8th, during Gardens hours: Bonsai: Living Art of the Susquehanna Bonsai Club. Bonsai exhibit, provided by Susquehanna Bonsai Club, on display in the Butterfly House. Included with admission.
  • October 23rd, 24th, 30th and 31st, 6 - 9 p.m.: Pumpkin Glow. 150 carved, illuminated pumpkins, whimsical scarecrows and storytelling; kids are encouraged to come dressed in costume. Pumpkin carving demonstrations by students from Lebanon County Career and Technology Center. Included with admission.

www.HersheyGardens.com | Facebook.com/HersheyGardens | Instagram.com/hersheygardens


  • NEW for 2015, sample a flight of our seasonal desserts at the Flavors of Fall Dessert Festival! Venture to five locations inside HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction and enjoy a new dessert at each stop. The tasting event and runs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until November 1st during normal operating hours.
  • Even sweeter this year, enter the new Hershey Hallow to experience Hershey’s TRICK-OR-TREAT ADVENTURE! Kids 12 and younger can enjoy a treat at eleven stops between HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction and HERSHEYPARK. The adventure takes place during Halloween in Hershey, beginning Oct. 16th. Visit our website for specific event dates and hours.
  • Immerse yourself in the flavorful world of chocolate in the NEW Chocolate Tasting Experience! Filled with the sights, sounds and smells of chocolate, a Hershey tasting expert shows guests how to engage all senses to taste chocolates — from smooth milk to decadent dark and varieties in between.

www.Hersheys.com/ChocolateWorld | Facebook.com/HersheysChocolateWorld

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