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Dec 1, 2018

New Years 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 2018 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 30, 2018

5 Bakeries Sure to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

From cupcakes, cake, and cookies to Pennsylvania pies, pastries, and muffins it’s always time for something sweet at our region’s bakeries. You’ll be tempted to grab a few confections to go, perfect for munchies on your car trip home! Desserts Etc. Award-winning Hershey bakery, Desserts, Etc., welcomes locals and visitors alike to their rich array
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Nov 28, 2018

Local Breweries: Troegs Independent Brewing

If you can only choose one of our local breweries in Hershey & Harrisburg, it’s gotta be Tröegs Independent Brewing in Hershey. Known up and down the East Coast for their bold and adventurous beers, Tröegs invites you to sample the essential brews, try the limited edition ales, and pull back the curtain of the production line.
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Nov 9, 2018

PA Farm Show: What to See, Do, Eat

The 103 rd Pennsylvania Farm Show will run from Saturday, January 5 – Saturday, January 12, 201 9  at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. 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 incredible butter sculpture! With 24 acres of agricultural entertainment, where does one begin?
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Oct 30, 2018

6 Reasons to Stay in a Bed & Breakfast

From city stays to country getaways, discover the unparalleled hospitality of a bed and breakfast. The Hershey Harrisburg Region is home to several B&Bs filled with remarkable histories, unexpected amenities, charming style, and friendly innkeepers. From the moment you walk in their doors, you feel at home.
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Oct 27, 2018

Shop Small & Buy Local: Where to Find Unique Souvenirs

Like a mosaic, it’s the little things that bring the culture of the Hershey Harrisburg Region to life. By little things, we mean small businesses run by generations of families or a few good friends who have a creative vision and a passion for sharing a taste of our region with guests. While you’re here, make time to visit that little shop around the corner, take a detour to explore a multi-story antique treasure trove, or pack a few jars of local jam into your suitcase.
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Oct 25, 2018

10 Cozy Coffee Shops & Cafes

You just started reading, but can you smell freshly brewed coffee? Morning, noon, and night, these neighborhood coffee shops and cafes put a pep in your step and artisan breads, sandwiches, and sweets in your belly. Skip the convenience store brews and opt for a mug of local java from one of these adorable shops!
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Oct 23, 2018

12 Dazzling Christmas Shows To See This Season

Celebrate the joy and wonder of Christmas by catching a holiday show like concerts, musicals, ballet, and plays inspired by Christmases past and present. The magic, music, and mistletoe are surefire ways to get you in the holiday spirit!
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Oct 10, 2018

Our Favorite Photo Op Spots

We love seeing local and visitor photos from around the region on social media! You’re spending the day being Hersheypark Happy SM , snapping pictures of your delicious dinners, sipping at our vineyards and breweries, and capturing the beauty of our cities and towns. We’ve put together a list of the region’s most Instagram -mable locations featuring photos from you!
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