PLEASE NOTE: We have adjusted our operating hours.
Holiday decorations at Hershey's Chocolate World

Seasonal Events

Fun and adventure are always in season at HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction!

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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.

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Date and Time

November - January During operating hours

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

Photos with Santa

Bring the entire family and create a new holiday tradition - have your photo taken with Santa in the World's Largest HERSHEY'S Candy Store!

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Date and Time

Select dates, November 12 - December 5
Daily, December 10-24
Times vary; see schedule

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

Photos with the Grinch

The Grinch has had a change of heart and he's going beyond the borders of Whoville this season! Join him for photos as he helps his HERSHEY'S Character friends spread holiday cheer!

Please visit our Meet & Greet area in the Food Hall for the schedule of appearances. Characters and times vary per day.

Date and Time

November 21, 27, 28
December 4-5, 11-12, 18-19
Times vary; see schedule upon arrival

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

Holly Jolly Trolley

A joyous family tradition, this seasonal variation of the Original Trolley Show is completely Christmas themed. Enjoy caroling, heartwarming stories from the life of Mr. Hershey, and a visit from a certain jolly old elf! Magical moments fill the trolley as he recognizes children in the audience from his “nice list” and offers a gift to one and all.

Please be sure to check in at the box office in the HERSHEY'S CHOCOLATE WORLD lobby at least 10 minutes before your showtime.

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Date and Time

Select dates, November 12 - January 2 Select times

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

Sweet Lights Trolley

Sit back and relax on this journey through Hershey Sweet Lights, the drive-through holiday spectacular presented by Hersheypark. Leave your car (and extra wait time) behind as we enter through our exclusive private entrance. Then, admire the lights while your host shares caroling and HERSHEY’S Chocolate to get everyone in the Christmas spirit.

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Date and Time

Select dates, November 12 - January 2 Select times

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

HERSHEY'S Workshop: Decorate a Milk Chocolate Reindeer

Create your own holiday treat! Kit includes a HERSHEY'S Milk Chocolate reindeer, icing pens, and a variety of candies, baking chips and sprinkles. Guests can decorate in-store, take to go, or order for pick-up or delivery. $14.95 or 2 for $25.

Advance reservations preferred on Saturdays and Sundays. Buy tickets.

Date and Time

Weekends, November 12-December 19:
Fri. 4-7 PM; Sat. / Sun. 12-7 PM

November 26: 2-7 PM

December 20-23: 2-7 PM
December 26: 12-7 PM

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

Breakfast with Santa

Unfortunately, our Breakfast with Santa tradition will not be taking place this year. However, Santa will still be visiting us on select days, so bring your family to take photos with him at our Hershey's Holiday Chocolate House. Santa will also be visiting The Chocolatier at Hersheypark for breakfast select dates in December.

Date and Time

Cancelled for 2021; check back for 2022 dates

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

Chocolate-Covered February

Join us in February as Hershey, PA celebrates all things chocolate! Experience special events and try new seasonal bakery treats and milkshakes. Plus, check out what's going on around town!

Date and Time

Througout February During operating hours

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

Photos with the Easter Bunny

Take a photo with the Easter Bunny when he hops into Hershey, PA!

Date and Time

Check back for 2022 dates

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

HERSHEY'S Workshop: Decorate the World's Largest HERSHEY'S KISSES

Design and decorate your own masterpiece! Kit includes a one-pound HERSHEY'S KISSES candy, HERSHEY'S COOKIES 'N' CREME DROPS, a variety of icing pens, rainbow candy beads, and a youth apron. Guests can decorate in-store, take to go, or order for pick up or delivery. $19.95; advance reservations not required.

Date and Time

Check back for 2022 dates

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

Trick-or-Treat Trail

What's more fun than trick-or-treating in the World's Largest HERSHEY'S Store? Collect candy at several sweet stops (more in Hersheypark)! Candy free for ages 12 and under.

Date and Time

Check back for 2022 dates

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033

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! Interact with the characters during a ride through town visiting the sites that tell the story of Mr. and Mrs. Hershey’s great love for children and its inspiration for the Milton Hershey School.

Date and Time

Check back for 2022 dates

Location

101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA 17033
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