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Butterflies, Fairies & Flowers make this summer special at Hershey Gardens.

Published: Jun 2, 2014

Fabulous Fridays, Wind Down Wednesdays, Marvelous Mondays & a new summer camp round out Summer 2014 calendar of events at Hershey Gardens.

Butterflies, Fairies & Flowers this summer at Hershey Gardens 
Fabulous Fridays & a New Museum Camp round out Summer 2014 calendar of events.

MEDIA: For more information on this announcement contact Anthony Haubert at The M.S. Hershey Foundation directly at 717-298-2214 or; and bookmark HE&R’s Web site Images available upon request.

HERSHEY, PA – There’s no time like summertime at Hershey Gardens. For kids, “A Whimsical Day of Fairies and Flowers” and "Marvelous Mondays" return, while Science Explorers camps will bring out every child’s inner scientist. New this year for everyone is Wind Down Wednesdays, which features live entertainment. Event details, in addition to other summer activities at Hershey Gardens, are listed below: 
Father’s Day
Sunday, June 15, 2014, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. 
Free admission to Hershey Gardens for dads. 
A Whimsical Day of Fairies & Flowers
Saturday, June 21, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Children are invited to come to Hershey Gardens dressed in their favorite fairy costume and explore the fairy garden, find fairy doors, meet the Fairy Garden Mother and make a fairy craft. $15 for juniors, which includes general admission. Registration is required by Tuesday, June 17; call 717-508-5970. 

Butterflies & Beyond
Saturday, July 26, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Look up to the sky and beneath the soil to discover butterflies, birds, bees and bugs! This fun day of hands-on activities, discovery stations and games will help families learn about nature’s most fascinating creatures. Included in admission. 

Marvelous Mondays in The Children’s Garden
Mondays, beginning June 30 through August 11, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Bring the whole family each week to enjoy entertainment, crafts and discovery stations. Included in admission. Visit for theme schedule.   

Wind Down Wednesdays (NEW!) – Wednesday, June 25, July 30 and August 27, 5 - 7 p.m. Stroll through the Gardens or bring a blanket and relax while listening to live entertainment from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Butterfly House will remain open until 6:45 p.m. Included in admission.

Sciences Explorers camps – A hands-on approach to science, Science Explorers provides children the unique opportunity to conduct exciting and engaging experiments and activities. Lessons align with national science standards. For more information or to register, visit and select “Summer Camps.” Enter zip code 17033. Please call Science Explorers at 877-870-9517 with questions. Camp themes and dates include the following: 

-            FUN-omenal Physics, June 24 – 27 
-            Jr. Investigative Team, June 24-27 or August 5-8 
-            Leonardo’s Toy Chest, July 8-11 
-            Jr. Explorers, July 8-11 
-            Potions, Powders & Polymers, August 5-8 

For more information regarding all summer activities, visit   

Author: Rick Dunlap

Public Relations Director
Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau
3211 North Front Street, Suite 301 A, Harrisburg, PA 17110
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Cell: 717.884.3328

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