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Celebrate Summer in Hershey, PA: 2021

Hersheypark visits, Resort getaways and more in The Sweetest Place On Earth

Sweet, sweet summertime! Chocolate may melt in the heat, but that's what s'mores are for. Plan your visit to Hershey, PA this season and check out all there is to do below. 

VISIT HERSHEYPARK  - open daily!

Hersheypark, including The Boardwalk At Hersheypark water park, is now open daily through September 6. 

Guests visiting Hersheypark this summer can enjoy three parks in one with their one-price admission including:

  • Coasters, classic family attractions and kiddie rides (weather and maintenance permitting) plus enhanced entertainment offerings like Hershey Character interactive experiences with “Sweet Greets” in new locations throughout the Park, and Our Friends from the Sea shows in the Aquatheatre
  • The Boardwalk with one million gallons of water and more than a dozen water attractions, including a lazy river, wave pool, slides and East Coast Waterworks with 600 water features
  • ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, an 11-acre walk-through zoo with animals native to five regions of the North American continent, when entering from the Hersheypark bridge during posted park hours

Guests can also experience the newest region of Hersheypark - Hershey’s Chocolatetown - home to the Park’s biggest coaster, Candymonium, three all-new dining experiences, premier shopping, and more. The region celebrates the life and legacy of our founder, Milton S. Hershey, by continuing to bring people together for happiness, fun, and of course, chocolate. 

Don't miss these tips to save time and money when you visit this summer!

EXPERIENCE UNIQUE ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS AT ZOOAMERICA

Calling all animal lovers! ZooAmerica is offering three unique Behind-The-Scenes tours this summer that guide participants through non-public areas and leave them with a deeper understanding of the animal world. Guests can choose from the After Hours Tour, Early Bird Tour or Photography Tour - all of which includes same-day admission to the zoo. Learn More.

ZooAmerica is open daily; hours vary by day. Entrance to ZooAmerica is included in the one-price admission to Hersheypark when entered through the Hersheypark bridge during posted park hours. 

Take an OVERNIGHT GETAWAY AT THE OFFICIAL RESORTS OF HERSHEYPARK

Create sweet family memories with a getaway and make your trip easy by booking a package! Current overnight packages available at The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge and Hersheypark Camping Resort include: 

  • 2-Day Stay & Play Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge 
  • 3-Night Sweet Stay Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge
  • Kids Stay, Play & Eat FREE at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge
  • Hersheypark Package at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge 
  • Hersheypark Camping Package at Hersheypark Camping Resort

Be sure to check out our summer guide to The Official Resorts of Hersheypark to make it the sweetest getaway, EVER! 

RELAX AT MELTSPA BY HERSHEY AND THE SPA AT THE HOTEL HERSHEY

Grab tickets for live, in-person entertainment

Concerts and shows are back in Hershey, PA! Order tickets online and get ready for a sweet show at Hersheypark Stadium, GIANT Center and Hershey Theatre.

DINE OUTDOORS

Patios are open, weather permitting, at many of our restaurants! Enjoy one-of-a-kind views at our newest (and largest) restaurant: The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio in the new Hershey’s Chocolatetown region at Hersheypark. Additional outdoor dining options include Harvest and Trevi 5 at The Hotel HersheyRevelry at Hershey LodgeDevon Seafood + Steak HersheyHoulihan's Hershey, and Cocoa Beanery on Research Blvd. Visit DiningInHershey.com for more info.

PLAY A ROUND OF GOLF

Spring Creek Golf Course is now open! Experience the area's best and longest nine-hole course with rounds as low as $13. Book your tee time now by calling the pro shop at 717-533-2847.

But wait...there's more

A visit to Hershey isn't complete until you visit Hershey Gardens, The Hershey Story Museum and Hershey's Chocolate World Attraction! PLUS, if you say at one of The Official Resorts of Hersheypark, you receive free or discounted admission to the Gardens and Story. Admission is always free at Hershey's Chocolate World. While you're there, enjoy the free Hershey's Chocolate Tour and various paid experiences.

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