and Additional Features at Hershey...
The park also offers a
large variety of shows for your entertainment
including in 2007 two award winning shows Velocity and
Velocity, produced by SRO
Associates, is a acrobatic and gymnastic delight.
The strength of athletes is combined with the
entertainment of circus performers. This show received a
"Big E" award in 2007 from the International Association
of Amusement Parks and Attractions.
The Milkmen, produced by
Matt Davenport Productions, is also an award winner.
A show filled with tunes from yesterday and today based
on Rosie the milk truck who pulls up to deliver
HERSHEY'S favorite Milk Men who will keep you totally
For additional information and previews of shows at the
park click here:
Adjacent to the park
Chocolate World, a visitors' center that is open to the public.
You will find shops selling Hershey products, restaurants,
and a free tour of Chocolate World, which is a simulated
Hershey's factory. The real factory is no longer
open to the public. The kids can see how candy
bars are produced from the cocoa bean to the finished
product. In addition, kids can visit FactoryWorks where
they can package
their own Hershey Kisses. The fun thing about this whole area is
the free samples that they give out!! Also available for an admission
fee is a 3-D Show, or a trolley tour ride of the town of Hershey with a singing conductor.
This tour drives by the former residence of Milton
You can also visit the
Hershey Museum with its unique and interactive exhibits. This Museum features information
about Milton S. Hershey's life and the history of his candy
company from inception to the present day.
is the eleven-acre walk-through animal preserve that was
built to showcase Milton Hershey’s private animal
collection. It is now home to approximately 75
species of animals.
is 23 acres of theme gardens. It includes a children's
garden with whimsical characters and colorful plants.
The Butterfly House is home to more that 300 butterflies.
Things To Bring
On Your Trip To Hershey
Camera, sun glasses,
bathing suit, beach towels, sun screen, and comfortable walking shoes.
Guests are not permitted to
bring food into the park. Smoking is
restricted to designated areas located conveniently
throughout the Park. The Boardwalk at is completely
smoke-free. Pets are not permitted
Hersheypark names the
different height categories within the park for different Hershey
- (M) Miniatures: 0 - 36" (3'
- (K) Kisses: 36" - 42" (3' - 3'6")
- (R) Reeses: 42" - 48" (3'6" - 4')
- (H) Hershey's: 48" - 54" (4' - 4'6")
- (T) Twizzler: 54" - 60" (4'6" - 5')
- (J) Jolly Rancher: 60" and above (5' and above)
Hersheypark is open on a regular basis from May through
September with varying times. In the Fall the park
celebrates Halloween in Hershey for three weekends in
October. November and December bring Christmas
Candylane to the park, and Springtime in the Park is
celebrated for one weekend in April. The park is
closed in January, February and March.
Click here to check the calendar for the park: