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Apr 18, 2017 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Harrisburg Beer Week 2017

For nine days in April, it's all about the brew. The region's craft brewing community comes together to toast the 2nd Annual Harrisburg Beer Week April 21-29. Craft brewing in the Hershey Harrisburg Region has long had a name for itself on the strength and success of Tröegs Brewing Company and Appalachian Brewing Company (ABC). But in recent years
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Apr 12, 2017 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

A Go Green Getaway

It’s not easy being green! Unless you’re one of the eco-conscious locations in the Hershey Harrisburg Region. Visit natural havens perfect for putting your phone down and getting lost among the trees. There’s no likes or retweets on these trails. Just serene environments filled with lush landscapes and great animal watching. You don’t have to be an
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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 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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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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Sep 28, 2015 by HHRVB

A $200 Weekend in Hershey & Harrisburg

It might seem too good to be true. How can a family make a quick getaway to a city like Hershey or Harrisburg and only spend $200? It’s possible! With a few frugal tips and some local experts to show you the ropes, your family can enjoy a weekend taking in the arts, enjoying local food and embracing all that time together can bring. Through these
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