Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Category - Families

Nov 17, 2017

Pocket Guide to the 2018 PA Farm Show

Locals and seasoned visitors know the Pennsylvania Farm Show is one of the region’s most anticipated events. As the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, the Farm Show welcomes more than half a million visitors each year, along with 6,000 animals, hundreds of exhibits and vendors, dozens of demonstrations and contests, and one
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Nov 17, 2017

New Year's Eve in Hershey & Harrisburg

We know how to ring in a new year! The fun and excitement of a New Year’s Eve in Hershey and New Year's Eve in Harrisburg makes it easy to stay up ‘til midnight. Experience incredible eats to close out 2017 at one of our farm-to-table or fine dining restaurants. Pair your meal with a handcrafted cocktail or microbeer made right here in Central PA.
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Nov 16, 2017

Christmas at the Capitol

If you haven’t had the chance to see the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building, Christmas is a wonderful time to visit! In the already beautiful Capitol Rotunda, you’ll find a towering tree and holiday decorations inside and out. It’s like our own little Rockefeller Center Christmas celebration. The Tree The centerpiece of Christmas at the
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Oct 24, 2017

How To Have A Merry Little Christmas In Hershey

During the holidays, Hershey and its attractions are all aglow for Christmas, swapping the water rafts for reindeer and the hot days for hot chocolate! Walking in a Hersheypark® Wonderland Hersheypark® is beautiful year-round, but we love how it twinkles with Christmas lights this season for Hersheypark® Christmas Candylane ® ! Throughout the
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Oct 24, 2017

12 Dazzling Christmas Shows To See This Season

The Hershey Harrisburg Region celebrates the joy and wonder of Christmas with holiday shows all season long, including concerts, musicals, ballet, and plays inspired by Christmases past and present. We’re sure you’ll find a show (or two) that can get you in the holiday spirit! 1. George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker ® You know and love the music and
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Sep 28, 2017

Harvest the Farm-To-Table Taste

You traveled the miles to get here, but we can’t say the same about your dinner! Working with locally sourced and sustainably farmed produce, meats, and dairy, chefs at our farm-to-table eateries create mouthwatering menus that harness the fresh flavor of our seasonal crops. We’re certain these palatable places will reward your good taste in
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Sep 27, 2017

Surround Yourself in History

You don’t have to be a historian to be fascinated by America’s military past. From the tattered buttons and bayonets of the Civil War to breathtaking photography and first-hand accounts of the War on Terror, we can all learn about our nation’s military history in appreciation of our troops who’ve served bravely. What you might not realize is the
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Sep 11, 2017

Fabulous Fall Family Fun

‘Fabulous Fall Family Fun’ has a lot of Fs, and we even left out foliage, festivals, farms, and fresh food! In Hershey and Harrisburg, we do fall better, and that’s a fact! Whether you want to snap some selfies with your sweetie or are on the hunt for the perfect jack-o-lantern, look no further than these awesome autumn adventures! Sweetly Spooky
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Sep 7, 2017

All Roads Lead to Hershey & Harrisburg

They say you never forget your first car. Whether it was new or just new to you, wheels shiny or scuffed, it was your ride. And our love affair with the automobile doesn’t stop at the ones we own. We all have that “dream car.” The one that makes your head turn. The one that reminds you of Grandpa. The one that you’d fix up if you could. The Hershey Harrisburg Region plays host to car-lover events year-round, and one of these cars would make an excellent souvenir! 
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Sep 1, 2017

'Take a Hike' in Hershey and Harrisburg

Our bustling region has much for travelers to see and do, but we are also fortunate to have a softer, more serene side, marked by an abundance of outdoor activities. When it comes to hiking and walking trails, everyone from open-air enthusiasts to active amblers loves this area’s proximity to nature. City Strolls and Nature Walks Lining the east
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