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September Sweet Happenings



  • September's cooler temperatures mean the animals at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park are more active. Home to more than 200 animals, ZooAmerica features two indoor buildings in addition to the outside exhibits. Guests will see animals from five regions of North America: Southern Swamps, Northlands, Eastern Woodlands, Big Sky Country and The Great Southwest.
  • Extend your summer fun with a September weekend visit to Hersheypark. The Park and The Boardwalk At Hersheypark are open daily through Labor Day; The Boardwalk closes on Labor Day. Beginning Saturday, September 10 through Sunday, September 25, the Park is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Guests can enjoy more than 70 rides and attractions, including 13 roller coasters, and weekend concerts featuring performers including Gloria Gaynor and The Willis Clan. Admission to ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park is also included in the one-price admission to Hersheypark. For additional information visit Hersheypark.com.
  • Spring Creek Golf Course, the first golf course in the United States built exclusively for junior golfers, offers 9 holes of golf and is a great beginner and family course. Enjoy a fall round of golf on this lovely 3 par course located on Chocolate Avenue in Hershey, PA.

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  • Hershey’s Water Works at Hershey Lodge is open
    • Exclusive amenity to overnight guests of Hershey Lodge
    • Two pools with water play elements
    • Twizzlers Twists Slides
    • Reese’s Water Walk
    • Water Play Structure
    • Whirlpool
    • Outdoor Splash Pad
    • Cocoa Cabana – dining location
    • Fitness Center
    • Arcade
    • Activity Room
  • Kids Stay, Play & Eat FREE Package – squeeze in a sweet visit before summer ends!
    • Available select dates through September 4 at Hershey Lodge
    • Deluxe accommodations
    • Free breakfast for kids 17 and under
    • One-day admission to Hersheypark for two adults and two children
    • Admission to Hershey Gardens – including the new year-round Butterfly Atrium
    • Admission to The Hershey Story’s Museum Experience
  • NEW 2-Day Stay & Play Package
    • Available weekends through September 25
    • Deluxe accommodations
    • Breakfast both mornings
    • 2-day admission to Hersheypark (at a 30% savings)
    • Admission to Hershey Gardens – including the new year-round Butterfly Atrium
    • Admission to The Hershey Story’s Museum Experience
  • For a full list of packages and savings, visit www.TheHotelHershey.com and www.HersheyLodge.com.

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  • The Hotel Hershey Wine & Food Festival: September 16 – 18
    • Friday, September 16, 6:30 p.m.: Kim Crawford/Loveblock Wines Reception and Wine, Dine and Punch Lines Comedy Show
    • Saturday, September 17, 8:30 a.m.: Vine to Wine at Waltz Vineyards Estate Winery
    • Saturday, September 17, 11:30 a.m.: NEW Count Sebastiano Capone Wine & Cheese Tasting
    • Saturday, September 17, 2 p.m.: Davis Bynum Pinot Noir Blending Class
    • Saturday, September 17, 6:30 p.m.: Concho Y Toro Wine Dinner
    • Sunday, September 18, 10 a.m.: VIP Winemaker Breakfast
    • Sunday, September 18, noon: Grand Tasting
  • Saturday, September 17
    • Van Duzer Vineyards Wine Dinner at The Forebay at Hershey Lodge
      • Reservations can be made by calling 717-534-8601.

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  • Wednesday, September 14 – Sunday, September 18: PA RV Camping Show
  • Friday, September 23: Elton John
  • Satuday, September 24: WWE Live

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  • Friday, September 9 – Sunday, September 11: Gospel Music Festival
  • Tuesday, September 13: “Weird Al” Yankovic
  • Saturday, September 17: Hershey Symphony presents A Salute to John Williams
  • Sunday, September 25: Kevin James

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  • Thursday, September 15: Jason Aldean

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  • Through October 31:
    • Back to Spa-ahhh Package ($280 Mon – Thurs only):
      • Sea Salt Scrub
      • Traditional Massage
      • Chocolate Spa Prescription Facial
    • Red, Red Wine Pacakage ($245 Mon – Thurs, $265 Fri – Sun):
      • Featuring natural grape antioxidants to exfoliate and moisturize, this package includes a soaking tub, body scrub, manicure, pedicure, glass of wine and lunch in The Oasis (the Spa’s guest-only dining room).
    • Vineyard Hands & Feet ($140 Mon-Thurs, $150 Fri-Sun):
      • The ultimate in pampering features wine scrubs and moisturizers with a manicure and pedicure, and a glass of wine.
  • For a full list of treatments and packages, visit ChocolateSpa.com.

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  • Experience the NEW Hershey’s Chocolate Tour – reimagined for 2016 and now even SWEETER! New features on the tour include:
    • Immerse yourself in the cocoa farms of West Africa and the dairy farms in Central Pennsylvania
    • Hear and see the story of chocolate making through new technological effects
    • See the new, state-of-the-art animated figures, including our famous barnyard cows
    • Sing along to the sweet, catchy, and new theme song
    • Experience the social media-enhanced finale, featuring Hershey fans from around the world
    • As always, the Hershey’s Chocolate Tour is FREE and you’ll receive a FREE Hershey’s product sample.
  • Visit us for sweet celebrations with special events and activities:
    • Flavors of Fall Festival: Everyday September – October
    • National Chocolate Milkshake Day: 9/12
    • Milton Hershey’s Birthday: 9/13
    • National White Chocolate Day: 9/22
    • National Chocolate Milk Day: 9/27
    • National Coffee Day: 9/29

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  • Thursday, September 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2016, 10 - 10:45 a.m.: Preschool Story Time at The Hershey Story Museum. Preschoolers will be read stories with themes and enchanting pictures; a different topic each week. A simple craft will follow the interactive read-aloud. Recommended for children ages 3 through 5 accompanied by an adult caregiver. Registration is not required. Free.
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.: Celebration Truffles Chocolate Lab Class. Celebrate Milton Hershey’s birthday with this special lab class that involves creating rich chocolate-caramel truffles; learn the history behind Milton Hershey’s success. Ticket purchase required; children must be 4 years old for the lab.
  • Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.: Milton Hershey’s Birthday Celebration. Join the Hershey community at ChocolateTown Square Park, across from The Hershey Story Museum, on what would have been Milton Hershey’s 159th birthday. Enjoy a performance of music reminiscent of Mr. Hershey’s era and a sweet treat. In case of inclement weather, celebration will be held in the Grand Lobby of The Hershey Story. Free.

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