The Hershey Story Announces Holiday 2022 Activities
Hands-on Holiday Fun Returns to The Hershey Story Museum
Families can enjoy a variety of popular hands-on activities at The Hershey Story Museum this holiday season. Little Elves Workshop returns, as does a friendly indoor snowball fight and holiday-themed Chocolate Lab classes. Dates, times and details for all holiday activities are listed below:
Little Elves Workshop at The Hershey Story Museum
Nov. 19, 20, and 25-27; Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, and 26-31, 2022
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Kids will journey through "Little Elves Workshop" and use chocolate clay, icing and ribbon to fashion an ornament. Children can also try out some vintage toys, and the whole family can pose in front of a snowy Hershey scene for a holiday photo op; $8 per ornament; adults may accompany children at no charge.
Sensory Friendly Little Elves Workshop at The Hershey Story Museum
Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022
9 – 10 a.m.
This workshop is designated for guests with autism or other sensory-related sensitivities. To help guests prepare for their visit, a social story is available on HersheyStory.org under the Nov. 19 event calendar listing “Sensory Friendly Little Elves Workshop.” Activities include rolling, cutting and decorating a holiday ornament made of chocolate clay. Children can also try out some vintage toys, and the whole family can pose in front of a snowy Hershey scene for a holiday photo op. $8 per ornament; adults may accompany children at no charge.
Snowball Saturday at The Hershey Story Museum
Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Friendly indoor snowball fights are the centerpiece of this holiday event. In addition, kids can visit with a snowman and listen to stories about wintertime fun.
New Year’s Eve Countdown at The Hershey Story Museum
Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Families are invited to celebrate the New Year throughout the day at The Hershey Story Museum. Kids can make some noise with "bubble-wrap stomps," being held at 11 a.m., 1.p.m. and 3 p.m. Activities take place on the museum patio, weather permitting.
HOLIDAY-THEMED CHOCOLATE LAB CLASSES AT THE HERSHEY STORY MUSEUM
Holiday-themed Chocolate Lab classes are being offered daily beginning Friday, Nov. 25, through Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. Guests can enjoy a 45-minute class where they learn about chocolate and make their own chocolate treat. Visit The Hershey Story website for a daily class schedule; ticket purchase required; children must be at least 5 years old to enter the lab. Holiday-themed Chocolate Lab classes are as follows:
Candy Cane Bark – Layer milk chocolate with chocolate chips and chunks of peppermint candy to create candy cane bark.
Make a Very Merry Bar – Mold and customize a milk chocolate bar using holiday decorations.
Marshmallow Mischief – Dunk a giant marshmallow in melted chocolate, then roll it in holiday toppings.
Reindeer Medallions – Use milk chocolate and toppings to create a reindeer trio.
TASTINGS AT THE HERSHEY STORY
Comfy Cozy Cocoa
Dec. 1, 2022, through Jan. 1, 2023
Available during Tastings hours
Guests can enjoy a warm and cozy mug of Hershey's Milk Chocolate, topped with whipped cream and crushed peppermint. Served with a chocolate-covered pretzel rod for stirring; $9.
For additional information about The Hershey Story and a complete calendar listing of events, please visit The Hershey Story website.
The M.S. Hershey Foundation exists to preserve and enhance Milton Hershey’s legacy and community vision and to provide educational and cultural enrichment to residents of Hershey. Hershey Community Archives, Hershey Gardens, Hershey Theatre and The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue are operating divisions of the Foundation. MSHersheyFoundation.org