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One Sweet Minute: November in Hershey, PA

Hockey Fights Cancer

  • Our hometown hockey team, the Hershey Bears, has six home games this month, including the Bears' first-ever Hockey Fights Cancer Night Sunday, Nov. 4. The team will wear special lavender jerseys to help raise funds for the American Cancer Society and the Four Diamonds Fund, and fans are encouraged to wear lavender, too. The first 5,000 fans will receive lavender t-shirts, courtesy of Penn State Health, so get there early!
  • Additional home games this month include:
    • Hershey Bears vs Rochester Americans at Giant Center, Nov. 3
    • Hershey Bears vs Springfield Thunderbirds at Giant Center, Nov. 10
    • Hershey Bears vs Cleveland Monsters at Giant Center, Nov. 16
    • Hershey Bears vs Cleveland Monsters at Giant Center, Nov. 17
    • Hershey Bears vs Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at Giant Center, Nov. 28

Dining in Hershey - There's more than just chocolate!

  • Daily through Nov. 19: Wild Game & Mushroom menus are back at Hershey Lodge! Guests of The Forebay, Fire & Grain and Hershey Grill can select three small plates and a dessert for $34, plus a wine pairing for an additional $18.
  • Nov. 7, 6 p.m.: Whiskey of the World Wine Dinner at Devon Seafood + Steak. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 717-508-5460.
  • Nov. 15, 5-7 p.m.: Meet Coco the Bear at Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar! Mingle, take photos and do the "B-E-A-R-S" chant with the official mascot of The Hershey Bears. It's also "Plate Date" night. Every Thursday at Houlihan's, kids eat for $1.99 with the purchase of an adult entrée.
  • Nov. 15, 5:30-7 p.m.: Beaujolais Nouveau wine tasting in the Fountain Lobby at The Hotel Hershey. Experience the first release of the new vintage wine made with Gamay grapes, as well as French-inspired hors d'oeuvres. This complimentary event is for guests 21 and older.

Country music, astronauts, superheroes and more

Hersheypark Christmas Candylane

  • Marking its 35th anniversary this year, Christmas Candylane holiday attraction will feature more than 45 rides (weather permitting), including 40 rides for children and six roller coasters: Sidewinder, Wildcat, sooperdooperLooper, Cocoa Cruiser, Wild Mouse and Laff Trakk. Four million sparkling lights will illuminate and excite as you make your way through Hersheypark amusement park, in addition to the dazzling NOEL light show choreographed with holiday music.
  • Iconic Christmas Candylane activities will also return as Santa and all nine of his reindeer make a special stop at Hersheypark Christmas Candylane. Santa is available during all operating hours and families can stop by the reindeer stables to get an up-close look at their favorite reindeer live, including Rudolph!
  • In addition to roaming carolers, an engaging holiday show is again offered in the heated Music Box Theater to delight families. “Up on the Rooftop" features favorite Christmas songs, wacky elves, prancing reindeer, and Santa himself. New this year is an indoor, heated photo opportunity with three of our Hershey’s Characters across from Santa in Kissing Tower Hill. And s’mores, iconic hot chocolate and a new cookies decorating kit will be offered for visitors to indulge in a taste of the holidays.
  • Christmas Candylane begins Friday, Nov. 16 and is open on select dates through Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019; online tickets are less than $20 when guests purchase tickets online before November 20

Pumpkin Pampering at MeltSpa by Hershey and The Spa At The Hotel Hershey

  • MeltSpa by Hershey day spa is offering an exclusive Pumpkin Spice Collection through Nov. Treatments include body scrub, body wrap, manicure and pedicure. A Pumpkin Spice Immersion and other packages are also available.
  • The Spa At The Hotel Hershey resort spa also features special fall-themed treatments through Nov., including Pumpkin Latte and Spiced Orange Cider Manicures and Pedicures. A Pumpkin Collection including facial, body scrub, body wrap, massage and Immersion are also available.