Events

Alongside our everyday fun, we host chocolate-themed seasonal events like special menus and tastings, holiday experiences, and hands-on decorating workshops. Be sure to mark your calendar!

Explore by Season

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

Character with guests

HERSHEY'S Character & Grinch Appearances

Create new memories with your favorite HERSHEY'S Characters and Dr. Seuss's The Grinch!

Date: November 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27; December 2-4, 9-11, 16-24, 26-31; January 1
Time: Varies; see schedule upon arrival

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 - December; during operating hours

Mrs. Claus with elf

Decorate with Mrs. Claus

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

Date: November 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 25-27; December 3-4, 10-11, 17-18
Time: 11 AM, 1 & 3 PM

Santa with girl

Breakfast with Santa

Our beloved annual tradition is back! Join your hosts Mr. & Mrs. Claus for a warm breakfast buffet, festive activities, hugs from the HERSHEY'S Characters and more surprises.

Date: November 12-13, 19-20, 26-27; December 3-4, 10-11, 17-18
Time: 7-9 AM

Santa taking photo with family

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!

Date: November 11-13, 18-20, 23, 25-27; December 2-4, 9-24

Holly Jolly Trolley

Holly Jolly Trolley

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

Date: November 11-13, 18-20, 23-27; December 2-4, 9-11, 16-24, 26-31 & January 1
Time: Varies

Holly Jolly Trolley

Sweet Lights Trolley

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

Date: November 11-13, 18-20, 23-27; December 2-4, 9-11, 16-23, 26-31 & January 1
Time: Varies

New Year's Eve Celebration

New Year's Eve Celebration

We're counting down to our big 5-0, and invite you to join us for the family-friendly party, complete with a DJ, HERSHEY'S Characters and more.

Date: December 31
Time: 4-9:30 PM

Bean to Bar Celebration

Bean to Bar Celebration

Join the HERSHEY'S Characters and their fellow band members as they perform and parade through HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD, celebrating the story of HERSHEY'S Chocolate!

Date: Check back for future dates

HERSHEY'S Characters with family

HERSHEY'S Character Appearances

Create new memories with your favorite HERSHEY'S Characters!

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

Perfect Pairings

Chocolate & Wine Pairing Experience

Sip, sip, hooray! Discover a new way to savor your favorite HERSHEY'S Chocolates: paired with wine.

Date: Check back for future dates

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

Spring Cookie Decorating Workshop

Design and decorate your own cookie masterpieces, either in our HERSHEY'S Workshop or take to go.

Date: Check back for future dates

Easter Bunny posing for photo with child

Photos with the Easter Bunny

Visit the Easter Bunny alongside your favorite HERSHEY'S Characters to get in the Springtime spirit!

Date: Check back for future dates

Perfect Pairings

Chocolate & Wine Pairing Experience

Sip, sip, hooray! Discover a new way to savor your favorite HERSHEY'S Chocolates: paired with wine.

Date: Check back for future dates

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 2023 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 2023 dates

Perfect Pairings: friends enjoying wine

Chocolate & Wine Pairing Experience

We've put a fall twist on the best new way to savor your favorite HERSHEY'S Chocolate: paired with wine!

Date: Check back for future dates

Make the Dessert of Your Dreams

Events Workshops

HERSHEY’S Workshops

Bring your creativity for hands-on family fun. Experience our seasonal workshops in person or take home a kit for a rainy day activity!

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!