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One Sweet Minute: February 2022 in Hershey, PA

THINGS TO DO IN HERSHEY, PA

Welcome, February! There are so many things to do in Hershey, PA this month. Keep scrolling for some of our top picks. 

Chocolate relaxation and gifts for your sweetie

Our spas in Hershey - MeltSpa by Hershey day spa and The Spa At The Hotel Hershey resort spa - offer chocolate treatments and packages to help you warm up and unwind during the frigid winter season. 

As Valentine's Day approaches, don't miss out on gift card deals for that special someone! You can also easily purchase an e-gift card online and send it to your recipient now, or schedule the perfect date for it to hit their inbox.

  • MeltSpa by Hershey
    Purchase $150 or more in gift cards from MeltSpa by Hershey and receive a $15 voucher to use toward spa services. 
  • The Spa At The Hotel Hershey
    Purchase $250 or more in gift cards from The Spa At The Hotel Hershey and receive a $25 voucher to use toward spa services. 

These deals are only available on purchases made through Feb. 14, 2022. Vouchers are valid on select dates only.

Concerts, Broadway and Sporting Events at GIANT Center and Hershey Theatre

Things are heating up as February brings a fantastic lineup of entertainment to GIANT Center and Hershey Theatre. Experience live music, sports and more right here in Hershey.

GIANT Center and Hershey Theatre Shows

CHEER ON THE HERSHEY BEARS

Join the Bears Nation at GIANT Center for some Hershey Bears hockey this month and get ready to chant "B-E-A-R-S BEARS, BEARS, BEARS, WOO!" with us. Plus, save the date for Hersheypark Pass Night on Feb. 2, when all fans receive a Hersheypark ticket, valid for one-day admission through June 30, 2022.

Tickets are on sale now for home games this month, including:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 2: vs. Hartford Wolf Pack (Hersheypark Pass Night)
  • Saturday, Feb. 12: vs. Belleville Senators
  • Tuesday, Feb. 22: vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins
  • Sunday, Feb. 27: vs. Utica Comets

Fantastic Fridays at ZooAmerica

ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park is open daily in February from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with a special Fantastic Fridays ticket offer where guests can enjoy 50% off regular and junior/senior admission every Friday in February. Tickets must be purchased at the Admissions Building to redeem the savings; please note the offer is not valid online.

Also this month, zoo staff will host chocolate-themed animal enrichment activities on Saturdays. Guests can watch the zoo naturalists give chocolate-themed treats to certain animals every Saturday in February at 1 p.m. Each weekend will feature a different animal*.

  • Feb. 5: River otter
  • Feb. 12: Canada lynx
  • Feb. 19: Gray wolf
  • Feb. 26: Bobcat

*Animals subject to change.

ZooAmerica Pass Holders and 2022 Hersheypark Season Pass Holders receive unlimited, year-round visits to the zoo, even when Hersheypark is closed during the off-season.

Best Price of the Year on Hersheypark  Tickets

The best price of the year on Hersheypark tickets is here! Guests can save 40% on 1-day tickets to Hersheypark when purchased online with the current offer. Tickets purchased during this sale will be valid on any 2022 public operating day from April 2, 2022, through Jan. 1, 2023. 

Tickets include three parks in one with a wide range of family-friendly and thrill attractions; The Boardwalk At Hersheypark water park (celebrating 15 years) open from Memorial Day through Labor Day; and ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park only by accessing the zoo through the Hersheypark bridge during posted park hours.

Guests who think they may visit Hersheypark three or more times throughout the year should consider purchasing a 2022 Season Pass as it pays for itself in three visits. Here are 10 reasons you need a Season Pass this year.

Best Rates Of Summer at The Official Resorts Of Hersheypark

Now is the best time to book your family's summer getaway! Save up to 40% on your stay at The Official Resorts Of Hersheypark with the Best Rates of Summer, included with every package. Plus, enjoy the Best Price Of The Year on Hersheypark tickets and FREE Resort Benefits, including free front gate shuttle service, extra morning and evening hours at the Park,  and more. Packages include:

  • Available select dates April 1 - Sept. 5:
    • 2-Day Stay And Play Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge
    • 3-Night Sweet Stay Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge 
  • Available select dates April 1 - Sept. 26
    • Hersheypark Summer Camping Package at Hersheypark Camping Resort

Learn more and book your summer getaway today!

Seasonal Menu and Offers at The Chocolatier

The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio is open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. this month with sweet offers and a new seasonal menu, featuring winter dishes like the Reese's Take5 Chicken Sandwich, Salted Caramel Milkshake and Chocolate Beer Cheese Soup.

Guests can make a reservation for lunch or dinner, or stop by the bar area for Happy Hour on Monday through Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. for discounts on drinks and appetizers. Additionally, Coco The Bear, The Official Mascot of the Hershey Bears, is making a special appearance at The Chocolatier on Thursdays in February from 6 to 8 p.m. During the event, kids can enjoy a free dessert with the purchase of a kid’s entree.

Need a gift for your valentine? The Chocolatier is running a sweet gift card promotion where you receive a $10 voucher when you spend $50 or more on gift cards. The voucher is valid Monday through Thursday from Feb. 15 through April 29, 2022.

And don’t forget - 2022 Full and King Size Season Pass Holders and Zoo Pass Holders also receive 20% off in February when they show their pass, and Hershey Bears fans get a free appetizer with the purchase of an entree when they show their same-day game ticket (dine-in only, not valid on the Ferris Wheel Sampler or with other offers).

For more sweet dining offerings across Hershey, PA, visit DiningInHershey.com.

Shopping in Hershey’s Chocolatetown

Other experiences in Hershey’s Chocolatetown are also open this month for shopping and sweet treats. 

  • Hersheypark Supply Co. is open from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Ticketing Services is also temporarily located inside this building.
  • The Sweeterie Confectionery Kitchen is open from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily in February 2022 (hours subject to change). From chocolate-dipped treats to signature hand-crafted fudge, there are plenty of options for a Valentine’s Day dessert.
  • Milton’s Ice Cream Parlor is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in February 2022 (hours subject to change). It’s a great place to grab some lunch and then a cone of house-made ice cream.

Sweet Jobs in Hershey, PA

Give yourself a sweet Valentine with a new job in Hershey, PA! Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) is now hiring across our award-winning properties including The Hotel Hershey, Hersheypark, and our Downtown Restaurant Group. Visit HersheyJobs.com to find your next full or part-time position or internship. From seasonal roles at Hersheypark to culinary, housekeeping, and security jobs, there is something for everyone. 

College students, get a jumpstart on your resume with an internship at HE&R.  Apply now for the Hospitality Intern Program, Hersheypark Leadership Development, and culinary internships.