One Sweet Minute: June 2022 in Hershey, PA
Hello, June! The summer season in Hershey, Pa. has officially begun. Keep reading to discover the sweetest things to do all month long.
Hersheypark Is Open Daily For Summer
New for summer 2022, the Hersheypark skyline is brighter with the addition of Jolly Rancher Remix reimagined boomerang roller coaster and Mix'd Flavored By Jolly Rancher all-new family ride. To sweeten a visit, the Park debuts The Frozen Spoon food truck later this month with Jolly Rancher Grape Sorbet, Jolly Rancher Green Apple Sorbet, Jolly Rancher Cherry Sorbet and Jolly Rancher Blue Raspberry Sorbet. Explore more summer flavors here.
Guests can also snap a selfie with a Hershey Character, enjoy strolling entertainment and see seals and sea lions during Our Friends From The Sea performances in the 50-year-old Aquatheatre at Hersheypark.
Great ticket offers are available at Hersheypark.com.
- Jolly Rancher Character
- Cobh and Harper
- Jolly Rancher Sorbet TruckNew Sorbet Food Truck located next to The Outpost near Jolly Rancher Remix and Mix'd Flavored By Jolly Rancher. Jolly Rancher Sorbet Flavors include Blue Raspberry, Grape, Green Apple and Cherry. Available as Scoops or in a Flight with all Four Flavors.
- Mixd Flavored By Jolly Rancher
- Jolly Rancher Remix
- Ocean Connections Sea Lion
The Boardwalk Water Park Is Open Daily
The Boardwalk At Hersheypark water park is now open daily through September 5 and included with a Hersheypark ticket this summer. Celebrating 15 years of splashes, it is the perfect place to cool off on a hot summer day with 16 water attractions and one million gallons of water.
From a lazy river and wave pool to a mat racing slide and a water coaster, The Boardwalk offers something for everyone looking to beat the heat this summer. The Boardwalk is also home to East Coast Waterworks, which is modeled after the iconic boardwalks along the East Coast that offers more than 600 interactive water features alone. The biggest splash comes from a 1,000-gallon tipping bucket.
Stay Overnight at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark
Make sweet family memories with an early summer getaway at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark! Guests can save on a multi-night stay this month with popular summer packages, including the 2-Day Stay & Play Package and 3-Night Sweet Stay Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge or the Hersheypark Summer Camping Package at Hersheypark Camping Resort.
Plus, get ready to make a splash at the resorts’ outdoor pool complexes, which are now open daily for the summer season through Labor Day. Resort activities are also available daily through the summer, ranging from Hershey Character appearances to s’mores roasts to chocolate bingo and more.
Summer Concert Series Starts This Month
June kicks off the Hersheypark Stadium concert series with Thomas Rhett, the first of ten concerts that will visit the venue this summer. Here is a list of the shows coming to GIANT Center and Hershey Theatre during the month.
June 3: Chris Tomlin + UNITED at GIANT Center
June 14: The Masked Singer at Hershey Theatre
June 24: Thomas Rhett at Hersheypark Stadium
Enjoy Sweet Outdoor Dining
A visit to Hershey, PA isn’t complete without a taste of the chocolate-inspired sweets and over-the-top eats found across the destination. As we head into summer, guests can also look forward to patio dining this month (weather permitting) at The Chocolatier, Devon Seafood + Steak and Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar. Before your next visit to Houlihan’s, be sure to check out our mouthwatering photos of the top five menu items you need to try! And don’t miss these top 10 items to order at The Chocolatier.
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts (HE&R) continues to hire across our sweet destination!
There are many available positions at our resort properties including The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Country Club, Hershey Lodge, and Hersheypark Camping Resort. This month, there are Hiring Events including walk-in interview sessions at Hershey Lodge and The Hotel Hershey. Save the date to learn more about the opportunities available throughout these properties.
Last month, HE&R was named one of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity,” by Forbes. Our organization is committed to fostering a stronger internal culture of advocacy and inclusion to help team members share their voices and collectively effect change.
Visit HersheyJobs.com to learn more about available full and part-time opportunities currently available.
See North American Animals at ZooAmerica
ZooAmerica is open daily with extended hours this summer for guests to explore the wild of North America. The 11-acre zoo recently welcomed new arrivals, including a male American elk, a diamondback terrapin and a western diamondback rattlesnake.
Regular admission for guests ages 9-61 is $13. Admission for juniors ages 3-8 and seniors ages 62+ is $11. Children 2 and under are free. ZooAmerica is included with a Hersheypark ticket only by accessing the zoo through the Hersheypark bridge during posted Park hours.
Relax With Summer Spa Treatments
The Spa At The Hotel Hershey and MeltSpa by Hershey day spa mark the return of their summer seasonal treatments this month! Treat yourself to a day of pampering at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey with summer spa packages like the Vacation For A Day Package, Sweet Summer Sampler or Citrus Sensation Package. Or, indulge in the all-new Summer Strawberry Collection at MeltSpa by Hershey with treatments including the Summer Strawberry Body Scrub, Immersion, Manicure and Pedicure. Also new to MeltSpa by Hershey this season is the Oatmeal + Vanilla Body Wrap, which is included in the Summer Strawberry Immersion.
These refreshing services will be available from June 1 through Aug. 31, so grab your friends for a spa day or schedule a day for yourself to leave you feeling relaxed and ready for the summer sun.
Make sure to share all your summer fun with us on social media using #HersheyPA!