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Mar 16, 2017 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

2017 Springtime in the Park

Stop. Now, listen very carefully. Do you hear it? If you visit the Hershey Harrisburg Region in April, the sound will be hard to miss. Gears churning. Wood vibrating. Steel roaring. The unmistakable sounds of Hersheypark ® , alive for the season and ready for visitors. Springtime in the Park TM opens April 8-9, 14-16. This year, there’s an additional
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Dec 5, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Christmas in Hershey 2016

It's Hershey The Sweetest Place on Earth ® all year round. But at Christmas time, "sweet" takes on a whole new glow - literally! The entire town of Hershey is dressed up in red and green and silver and gold to celebrate the season.
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Jul 5, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

The Boardwalk at Hersheypark

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, The Sweetest Place on Earth ® is also the Coolest Place on Earth. The Boardwalk at Hersheypark is open for all the splishing and splashing you could dream of. On a hot summer day, it's a watery oasis where you can chill out after working up a sweat rolling from coaster to coaster and from family ride to family show.
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Apr 26, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Hersheypark Summer Season

The Great Bear is ready to roar and the Carrousel’s horses are ready to race into another summer season at Hersheypark ! What did you miss the most? The 200-foot drop on Skyrush? The grip of The Claw? The slippery sea lions? So much to choose from!
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Apr 6, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Milton and Catherine Hershey Conservatory

Chocolate and an amusement park are often the first things that come to mind when you think about Milton Hershey, but his legacy and influence go far beyond those two products. Mr. Hershey loved to create places of cultural enrichment for the community.  He and his wife, Catherine enjoyed horticulture, and through the years built several greenhouses and a conservatory where they held parties and events.
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Mar 31, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Sara's Top 5 Live Music Venues

Pop quiz. When you think of Hershey, PA, what comes to mind? Chocolate and Hersheypark ? Yep. We have those. What about Harrisburg? Politics and the Capitol? Busted. But what's really, really cool about these towns is that there's so much more than their "main attractions." And while the region doesn't have the size of a destination like Philadelphia or Baltimore, we most definitely have the sound .
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Feb 22, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

The Hershey Story Museum

Some would say it's "The Great American Chocolate Bar" because its milk-chocolatey taste is recognized and beloved by so many. Others, though, would say it's "The Great American Chocolate Bar" because its creator embodied all that is good about the American Dream.
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Jan 26, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Chocolate Covered February 2016

So, you might think in a town dubbed "Chocolatetown USA" that it's all chocolate, all the time. And then you see a headline like " Chocolate Covered February " and think, "How is that different from Chocolate Covered every other month of the year? It's CHOCOLATETOWN USA!" Well, it is different. In a decadent, delicious and not-just-desserty kind of way.
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Jan 25, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Run, Walk and Bike Hershey Harrisburg

Coasters, characters, the capital and...CARDIO! Run with us! Walk with us! Dress up and be "color"-ful with us! From serious runners and weekend warriors to first-timers and walkers, every level of athlete can appreciate the beautiful Hershey Harrisburg scenery ( time checks at coasters and riverfront finish lines! ) and sense of community and cause that comes with a well-organized race event.
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Oct 14, 2015 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Shop Small

"I heard about this neat little shop around the corner but I never have time to drop in."  Sound familiar? If so, we have a holiday challenge for you! (OK - two challenges!)      Challenge #1: Visit at least one small business in the Hershey Harrisburg Region that you've never been to. 
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