Whether it’s a summer attraction dressed up for Christmas or a pop-up Christmas celebration, there’re several family-friendly holiday attractions to light up the season.

Visit Holiday-Themed Attractions

Hersheypark® Christmas Candylane®

Event Info | Select dates November 2022 through January 2023
Your favorite summertime rides and attractions twinkle with 4 million holiday lights, and Santa and his nine live reindeer come to visit! Bring the family for rides, coasters, cocoa, and sweet holiday sights.

Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction

Attraction Info | Open daily
Stop by Hershey’s Largest Candy Store to see the annual Hershey’s Holiday Chocolate House, decorated entirely with Hershey’s chocolate and confections right down to the chocolate bar shingles and gumdrop gutters. Check their calendar for photos and/or breakfast with Santa!

Hershey Sweet Lights®

Event Info | Open daily mid-November through early January, 2023
600 massive, animated and illuminated light displays make up this two-mile, drive-through holiday attraction. We lost count of how many light bulbs they use, but we’re sure this experience will be merry and bright!

Holly Jolly Trolley and Sweet Lights Trolley

Tour Info | Select dates mid-November through December 2022
All aboard the festive Hershey Trolley for a fun ride through Hershey where you’ll learn facts about the town and sample some chocolate, of course!

20-Foot Christmas Tree at the Pennsylvania State Capitol

More Info | Open daily except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day
At the center of the already breathtaking Main Rotunda at the Pennsylvania State Capitol building in Harrisburg, you’ll find a gorgeous, towering tree. It shines with more than 800 lights and 500 hand-made ornaments. Be sure to leave time for a free, guided tour of this palace of art, architecture, and history. The tree typically is in place the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and lit the first week in December. 

Pennsylvania Christmas & Gift Show

Event Info | December 1-5, 2021
The Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center transforms into a Christmas craft wonderland. Explore one of the largest holiday shows in the country featuring decorations, arts and crafts, food, jewelry, toys, furniture, dolls, and more!

Festival of Trees and Toy Train Exhibit

Event Info | Open weekends November 27 to December 19, 2021
Fort Hunter Mansion offers a glimpse at a Victorian Christmas with its impressive Christmas tree displays and toy train exhibit.

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