One Sweet Minute: October 2021 in Hershey, PA
THINGS TO DO IN HERSHEY, PA
Welcome, October! There are so many things to do in Hershey, PA this month. Keep scrolling for some of our top picks. Plus check out our guide to all things fall in Hershey, PA.
HERSHEYPARK IN THE DARK KICKS OFF OCT. 15
Enjoy Halloween fun at Hersheypark In The Dark, open for 3 sweet weekends starting Oct. 15 through Oct. 31, 2021. Hours vary by day.
The seasonal event will feature:
- Family-friendly rides and coasters, including night rides on Candymonium and lights-out rides on Laff Trakk, Lightning Racer, Wildcat, and Comet
- Trick-or-treating for guests 12 and under with 13 candy stops along a new trail throughout The Boardwalk At Hersheypark and Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction
- Zoo experiences
- Festive Hershey Character experiences
- Fall food offerings
- Candymonium Plaza at Night
- Characters Hersheypark in the Dark
- Hershey's Chocolatetown Drone 1
- Hersheypark In The Dark Fahrenheit
- Candymonium Night Rides
- Hersheypark In The Dark
- Iconic Kisses Fountain for Halloween 2
- Wave Swinger During Hersheypark In The Dark
- Hersheypark In The Dark - Trick-or-Treaters
- Carrousel at Night
- Candymonium at Sunset
October brings a busy month of entertainment offerings to Hershey, PA. From family-friendly shows to knee-slapping comedy, there's something for everyone.
Coming to GIANT Center
- Disney On Ice: Mickey's Search Party on Oct. 21-24 at various times.
- For King & Country on Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.
Heading to Hershey Theatre
HERSHEY BEARS 84TH SEASON
The Hershey Bears retake the ice for their 84th season in franchise history beginning Oct. 16! Join the Bears Nation at GIANT Center (tickets are on sale now for home games this month!) and get ready to chant "B-E-A-R-S BEARS, BEARS, BEARS, WOO!" with us.
Home games in October include:
- Oct. 16: vs. Charlotte Checkers
- Oct. 17: vs. Lehigh Valley Phantoms
- Oct. 27: vs. Syracuse Crunch
- Oct. 30: vs. Cleveland Monsters
- Oct. 31: vs. Cleveland Monsters
CREATURES OF THE NIGHT RETURNS TO ZOOAMERICA ON OCT. 15
ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, a walk-through Zoo in Hershey, Pa., is open daily this month with Creatures Of The Night making its sweet return from 6-8 p.m. on the same nights as Hersheypark In The Dark. This is the only time of year ZooAmerica is open after dark, so guests of all ages are encouraged to bring a flashlight for an exploration into the nighttime habits of the nocturnal North American animals. Indoor locations at ZooAmerica will remain closed during the event.
Creatures Of The Night is included in admission to Hersheypark In The Dark when entered from within Hersheypark. Separate admission is also available at the Zoo’s off-street entrance.
PUMPKIN RELAXATION AT MELTSPA BY HERSHEY AND THE SPA AT THE HOTEL HERSHEY
Our spas in Hershey celebrate the season with pumpkin-inspired pampering. Did you know that pumpkin is a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants that can help the skin achieve a healthy glow throughout the fall and winter seasons?
MeltSpa by Hershey day spa offers an exclusive Pumpkin Spice Collection, available through Nov. 30. Treatments include a NEW Pumpkin Whip Perfecting Facial, plus a body scrub, body wrap, immersion, massage, manicure and pedicure. A Pumpkin Spice Package is also available for complete fall pampering.
The Spa At The Hotel Hershey resort spa features a Pumpkin Collection, also available through Nov. 30. Treatments include a facial, body scrub, body wrap, immersion, massage, manicure and pedicure. A Fall Pumpkin Package is also available.
SWEET OVERNIGHT GETAWAYS
With so much to do in Hershey, we recommend extending your visit and making sweet family memories with a stay at The Official Resorts Of Hersheypark! On select dates this month, you can save big with these packages and offers:
- Kids Treat FREE Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge
- Hersheypark In The Dark Camping Package at Hersheypark Camping Resort
- 2-Day Stay & Play Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge
- Hersheypark Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge
- Book One Night, Get One 50% Off at The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge and Hersheypark Camping Resort
Enjoy sweet dining, indoor pool splashes, and family fun, including Halloween-themed activities on Hersheypark In The Dark weekends.
Here's everything you need to know to plan a visit to the Resorts this fall.
2022 HERSHEYPARK SEASON PASSES NOW ON SALE
Year-round fun for the entire family starts with a Hersheypark Season Pass. 2022 Season Passes start at nine payments of less than $16 and include unlimited visits throughout 2022, great discounts, exclusive events and sweet perks based on Pass type. Guests have three choices for their 2022 Season Passes - King Size, Full Size and Bite Size.
Guests looking to purchase a 2022 pass and add on unlimited 2021 visits to Hersheypark can purchase a Season Pass Plus. After selecting a 2022 Season Pass to purchase, you will be asked to add on the rest of 2021. Season Pass Plus Holders can visit the Park starting immediately in 2021.