10 Best Things to Do in Hershey for Christmas

10 Best Things to Do in Hershey for Christmas

Make it a holiday to remember in Hershey PA

10 Best Things to Do in Hershey for ChristmasWhat better way to celebrate Christmas than in The Sweetest Place on Earth®?

But during the hectic holiday season, you may not have the time or energy to add “event coordinator” to your already long to-do list.

Don’t worry. We’re here to help.

Think of us like Santa’s helpers – excited to make your holiday (and home) dreams a reality.

We took a cue from the big jolly man in the bright red suit and made a list.

And after checking it twice, we’re happy to report there are a lot of nice holiday happenings in Hershey. Let’s take a look.

10 Things to Do This Christmas in Hershey

1. Hershey Sweet Lights

Open nightly November 10 – January 1

Enjoy nearly 600 light displays along 2 miles of trails all from the comfort of your car.

For more information: http://www.hersheypark.com/seasons/sweet-lights.php

2. Hersheypark Christmas Candylane

Open weekends from November 10 through January 1, 2018

Hersheypark sparkles and shines at Christmastime! Experience more than 4 million lights, holiday rides including six roller coasters, Santa and his reindeer, the most delicious hot chocolate you’ve ever tasted, and more.

For more information: http://www.hersheypark.com/

flickr user Ben Ferenchak

3. Breakfast & Lunch with Santa

Where: Hersheypark Place, Founder’s Way

BREAKFAST: SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS
November 25 – December 23, 2017

LUNCH: SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS
November 25 – December 17, 2017

Join Santa, Mrs. Claus, and their friends as they stroll through the full service, air-conditioned restaurant telling stories, singing songs, and presenting a special treat for each child 12 and younger. Bring your camera because there will be plenty of photo opportunities!

For more information: http://www.hersheypark.com/things-to-do/dining/full-service-dining.php#breakfast-lunch-santa

4. Rudolph’s Skating Pond

Located at Hersheypark in Pioneer Frontier Catering

Enjoy skating near Santa’s Reindeer Stables. Skate rental fee is $3. Sorry, personal skates aren’t permitted.

5. A Music Box Christmas: The Enchanted Journey

Various Dates November 10 – January 1

Located Chevrolet Music Box Theatre in Hersheypark

You’ll love this fun Christmas show full of zany characters journeying to find The Most Powerful Elf.

For more information: http://www.hersheypark.com/things-to-do/shows/shows.php

6. Hershey Bears Hockey Game

The holiday season is the perfect time to bundle up and attend a Hershey Bears hockey game. The Bears are celebrating their 80th anniversary season this year. Hockey games are fun for the entire family!

For more information: http://www.hersheybears.com/

7. Hershey Symphony

December 9, 2017, at the Hershey Theater

The annual holiday concert will include pieces by modern artists such as the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and Mannheim Steamroller, as well as classics like the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah.

For more information: HersheySymphony.org

8. Hershey Lodge’s Fireplace

No Christmas would be complete without a beautiful family photo. Capture that merry memory in front of the gorgeous stone fireplace at the Hershey Lodge.10 Best Things to Do in Hershey for Christmas

9. The Spa at The Hotel Hershey

Indulge in the sweet scents and flavors of the holiday season with luxurious winter spa treatments.

For more information: http://www.chocolatespa.com/

10. Hershey Gardens

Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including Saturdays and Sundays.
Closed on Christmas Day and closed at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 24.

The holiday happenings at the Hershey Gardens will delight everyone. A 12-foot poinsettia tree. Visits with Santa. Stories told by Mrs. Claus. Holiday crafts and live music. Plus, the indoor Butterfly Atrium is decorated for the holidays. The festive list goes on and on!

For more information: http://www.hersheygardens.org/

In conclusion, you’ll find plenty in Hershey, PA to put your entire crew in the holiday spirit.

Happy Holidays from Harrisburg Kitchen & Bath!

Do you have a favorite Christmas thing to do in Hershey? Let us know in the comments section below!

Photo credits:
Hersheypark Christmas Candylane Source: Flickr user Ben Ferenchak; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/; no changes made; http://bit.ly/2BAZ11i

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