Instead of candy hearts and roses for Valentine’s Day, how about an entire weekend getaway dedicated to chocolate? You're cordially invited to Hershey The Sweetest Place on EarthSM for a month’s worth of sweet activities for chocolate lovers of all ages, aptly named Chocolate-Covered February®

For Grownups

While most of the activities occur on Saturdays in February, we recommend an overnight stay to enjoy all of Hershey’s sweet offerings!

Chef Demonstrations

Renowned chefs from The Hotel HersheySM prepare chocolate desserts and savory chocolate-inspired food in front of a hungry audience! This event is free and recommended for couples!

February 3, 10, 17 & 24 at The Hotel Hershey


Chocolate Martini Mixology Class

Visitors can learn how to shake up the signature Hershey LodgeSM Chocolate Martini and other drink flavors. Attendees receive a complimentary martini glass and cocktail shaker as a sweet souvenir.

February 2 & 16 at Hershey Lodge

Wine & Chocolate Pairing

You like wine. You like chocolate. So, what are you waiting for? Explore new flavors when you combine the swish of wine with melty chocolates!

February 3, 10, 17 & 24 at The Hotel HersheySM

Chocolate Spa Treatments

If tastings aren’t enough, did you know you can be wrapped in chocolate? The Spa At The Hotel HersheySM offers an array of signature chocolate treatments like the Chocolate Immersion, Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry, or Cocoa Facial Experience, plus decadent Chocolate Spa® packages that include a day’s worth of relaxation! Spa guests can lunch in the exclusive Oasis lounge and grab a handful of Hershey’s Kisses to savor in between treatments. New to Hershey, the MeltSpa by HersheySM allows guests to melt into sweet relaxation with one of their exclusive Hershey’s Dark Chocolate Treatments.

All month long at The Spa At The Hotel Hershey and MeltSpa by Hershey

For Kids

In addition to these sweet happenings, be sure to visit The Hershey Story Museum on Chocolate Avenue where you can learn all about Milton S. Hershey through its interactive exhibits and hands-on experiments!

hersheys-characters-reeses-chocolate-covered-februaryHershey’s Character Parade

It’s fun for all ages when the Hershey’s Characters parade through Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction!

February 2-4, 10-11, 17-18 & 24-25 at Chocolate World

Hershey’s Characters Breakfast

Dine with your favorite Hershey’s Characters and the Hersheypark® Band at this exclusive meet and greet breakfast. Meal is served as buffet.

February 25 at Hershey LodgeSM

Chocolate Animal Treats

Why should we be the only species to enjoy sweets? Take the kids to ZooAmerica® to see some of its animals try a special winter treat! Included with regular admission.

February 3, 10, 17 & 24 at ZooAmerica

Chocolate Lab Classes

Do you have what it takes to follow in Milton Hershey’s footsteps? Become an apprentice chocolatier as you design your own heart-shaped chocolate bar in “The Heart of Chocolate” class. Learn how to make truffles including hand-rolling dark chocolate ganache in the “Try It With Truffles” class.

All month long at The Hershey Story Museum on Chocolate Avenue

For Everyone

While you’re here, dine at one of Hershey’s 12 premier restaurants offering savory dishes and decadent chocolate desserts!

chocolate-covered-february-cocoa-kissesChocolate Dessert Buffet

Chocolate lovers will rejoice at the sight of this all-chocolate buffet! Taste an array of specially prepared Chocolate-Covered February® desserts. Recommended for families and couples.

February 3, 10, 17 & 24 at The Hotel HersheySM

Chocolate Sculpture

Have you ever seen chocolate art? Feast your eyes on the 2nd Annual Chocolate Sculpture at Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction, whose design will be revealed at the start of Chocolate-Covered February®!

All month long at Chocolate World

Overnight Packages

Relax before your next round of chocolate indulgence with an overnight stay at The Hotel Hershey or Hershey Lodge, who offer special packages throughout February like a romantic couples getaway with complimentary champagne and martinis or sweet family adventures with cookies and cocoa for four!



There’s lots to see and do in the Hershey Harrisburg Region, but some people are just here for the chocolate!