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Events

Alongside our everyday fun, we host chocolate-themed seasonal events like character meet and greets and holiday experiences - many of which are FREE! Be sure to mark your calendar.

Explore by Season

There's always something happening at HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction all year long!

REESE'S University Pep Rally

REESE'S University Pep Rally

Sing and dance along with REESE'S University mascot Cuppy as the Marching Cuppies Alumni Band plays all your favorites, then get a chance to meet Cuppy too!

Date: Saturdays & Sundays, February 17 - March 10
Time: 2 PM

Reester Bunny

Photos with the Reester Bunny

There's a brand NEW bunny in town! Come visit and grab photos with your family and friends in the World's Largest HERSHEY'S Store.

Date: Select dates, March 2 - 31
Time: Varies; see schedule

Sensory Friendly Night

Sensory Friendly Night

Unwrap your chocolate adventure with modified attractions, food and retail discounts, visits with Susquehanna Service dogs and more!

Date: March 13
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

HERSHEY'S Characters

HERSHEY'S Character Appearances

Create new memories with your favorite HERSHEY'S Characters!

Date: Saturdays & Sundays
Time: Varies; see schedule upon arrival

HERSHEY'S Characters

HERSHEY'S Character Appearances

Create new memories with your favorite HERSHEY'S Characters!

Date: Varies; see schedule upon arrival (subject to change)

Kids trick-or-treating

Trick-or-Treat Trail

What's more fun than trick-or-treating in the World's Largest HERSHEY'S Store?

Date: Check back for 2024 dates

Ghost on Trolley

Trick-or-Treat Trolley

A seasonal variation of the Original Trolley Show, this special Halloween-themed tour is not scary, but does have lots of tricks and treats!

Date: Check back for 2024 dates

Sensory Friendly Night

Sensory Friendly Night

Unwrap your chocolate adventure with modified attractions, food and retail discounts, visits with Susquehanna Service dogs and more!

Date: October 23
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM

KIT KAT Character with family

HERSHEY'S Character Appearances

Create new memories with your favorite HERSHEY'S Characters!

Date: Varies; see schedule upon arrival (subject to change)

Decorate with Mrs. Claus

Decorate with Mrs. Claus

Decorate a cookie and ornament during this interactive show featuring your favorite HERSHEY'S Characters and Mrs. Claus!

Date: Check back for 2024 dates

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

Join your hosts Mr. & Mrs. Claus for a warm breakfast buffet, festive activities, hugs from the HERSHEY'S Characters and more surprises.

Date: Check back for 2024 dates

Photos with Santa

Photos with Santa

Bring the entire family and create a new holiday tradition - have your photo taken with Santa in front of the HERSHEY'S Holiday Chocolate House!

Date: Check back for 2024 dates

Holly Jolly Trolley

Holly Jolly Trolley

A joyous family tradition, this seasonal variation of the Original Trolley Show is completely Christmas themed.

Date: Check back for 2024 dates

Sweet Lights Trolley

Sweet Lights Trolley

Sit back and relax on this journey through Hershey Sweet Lights, the drive-through holiday spectacular presented by HERSHEYPARK.

Date: Check back for 2024 dates

HERSHEY'S Holiday Chocolate House

HERSHEY'S Holiday Chocolate House

Each year, the sweetest house in town is decorated entirely with HERSHEY'S chocolate and candy and supports the Children's Miracle Network.

Date: November and December
Time: During operating hours

Characters Appearances

HERSHEY'S Character Appearances

Create new memories with your favorite HERSHEY'S Characters, dressed for the holiday season!

Date: Varies; see schedule upon arrival (subject to change)

Characters Dancing

New Year's Eve Celebration

We invite you to join us for a family-friendly New Year's party, complete with a DJ, HERSHEY'S Characters and more.

Date: December 31

REESE'S University Pep Rally

REESE'S University Pep Rally

Sing and dance along with REESE'S University mascot Cuppy as the Marching Cuppies Alumni Band plays all your favorites, then get a chance to meet Cuppy too!

Date: Saturdays & Sundays, February 17 - March 10
Time: 2 PM

HERSHEY'S Characters with guests

HERSHEY'S Character Appearances

Create new memories with your favorite HERSHEY'S Characters!

Date: Saturdays & Sundays
Time: Varies; see schedule upon arrival

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

Join us in a celebration of the year of the dragon, complete with special activities and and sweet samples.

Date: Check back for 2025 dates

Parent and Child at Chocolate World

Plan the Perfect Day at HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD

Whether you want to stay all day or just a few hours, create the perfect adventure at HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction.

Store

Whether you're shopping for your favorite treats, holiday presents or sweet surprises for the family, the World’s Largest HERSHEY’S Store has it in the bag.  

Sweets & Eats

Come hungry! Don’t miss our mouthwatering menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus sweet treats any time of day!