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One Sweet Minute: Things to do in January 2020 in Hershey, PA

New Year, New Entertainment

Hershey is ringing in the new year with some fantastic entertainment offerings:

Adventure Awaits at ZooAmerica

  • The beginning of the year is a great time to visit ZooAmerica as many of the North American animals are more active in winter.
  • Kids, ages 8 and under, will get into the Zoo for FREE on Saturdays and Sundays this month for Discovery Weekends. Young guests can experience up-close “animal encounters” and discover more about their favorite animals with special activities from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Featured animals include:
    • Jan. 4 & 5: Weasels
    • Jan. 11 & 12: Cats
    • Jan. 18 & 19: Birds
    • Jan. 25 & 26: Wolves
  • On Saturday, Jan. 25, ZooAmerica is also hosting Sensory Friendly Morning. Guests can experience the wild of North America with modified exhibits, including subdued lights and sounds, calming rooms and special animal encounters.
  • Admission is free for Hersheypark Season Pass holders as well!

Sweet Hershey Dining

Cheer On The Hershey Bears


  • MeltSpa by Hershey day spa is offering a Cinnamon Mocha Collection through January. Treatments include massage, body scrub, body wrap, manicure and pedicure. A Cinnamon Mocha Immersion and other packages are also available.
  • The Spa At The Hotel Hershey resort spa also features special treatments to relax through the season. A Peppermint Hot Chocolate Immersion is available through January, and the Peppermint Mocha Manicure and Peppermint Mocha Pedicure are available through February. Additional winter-inspired treatments and packages are also highlighted.

Stay overnight and save!

  • With so much to do in Hershey this month, you'll want to stay overnight! Save big when you book an overnight stay at The Hotel Hershey, Hershey Lodge or Hersheypark Camping Resort by Jan. 31, 2020. The below offers are valid on stays through March 31, 2020. 
    • ​Buy 2 Nights, Get 1 Free at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge
    • Buy 1 Night, Get 50% Off at The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge
    • Kids Stay, Play, Splash and Eat Free at Hershey Lodge
    • Cabins & Cookies Package at Hersheypark Camping Resort

We're hiring - Join our team!

  • Hersheypark is hiring! Apply for spring and summer positions with the sweetest perks in town at our January Job Fair.
    • Tuesday, Jan. 14 
    • 3-7 p.m.
    • Giant Center, 550 Hersheypark Drive, Hershey
    • For more information, visit HersheyJobs.com.