Hersheypark Christmas Candy lane is the sweetest place to be this holiday season. Christmas in Hershey is better than ever in 2018. Here is all the information you need to know before you visit Hershey park at Christmas.
While you are in the town that smells like chocolate, be sure to visit the new Melt Spa and get yourself wrapped in chocolate! Check out the Mommy and Me Vacation in Hershey, Pa we took last year! Don’t forget to make the Classic Hershey’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Kiss Blossom Cookie Recipe.
What To Do At Hersheypark Christmas Candylane
You thought Hersheypark was just open during the summer, right!? Sorry you are wrong! Only only does Hersheypark have spring, summer and fall activities but they have Christmas Candylane in the winter.
Tickets are $20 and free for kids 2 and under. BUT if you have a season pass Christmas Candylane is included in your season pass. Be sure to check out ALL the reasons I love my Hersheypark Season Pass.
What are the dates of Hersheypark Christmas Candylane?
Hersheypark Christmas Candylane begins Friday, November 16 and is open on select dates through Tuesday, January 1, 2019. For operational hours and dates, visit www.Hersheypark.com.
Price of admission to Hersheypark Christmas Candylane
Online tickets are less than $20 when guests purchase tickets online before November 20; tickets are valid through Jan. 1. Season Pass holders enjoy unlimited free visits, in addition to a Season Pass Plus option on sale now that includes Christmas Candylane and unlimited fun in 2019.
Rollercoasters are open during Hersheypark Christmas Candylane
6 Roller Coasters Are Open during Hersheypark Christmas Candylane. Be sure to dress for the cold as LaffTrakk is the only indoor coaster.
- Sidewinder Cocoa Cruiser
- Wild Mouse
- Laff Trakk which as Christmas-themed décor this holiday season!
Are the reindeer real at Hersheypark Christmas Candylane?
YES! The actual reindeer that help deliver presents are here at Hersheypark Christmas Candylane! At least, that is what the reindeer wrangler told me when we were discussing the 9 live reindeer in the enclosure. Be sure to chat with the keepers from Zoo America when you visit the reindeer. They have lots of great reindeer information to share with you!
Santa is in the Sweetest Place On Earth and wants to meet you! Find Santa, tell him what is on your wish list this year and take some photos with him.
What is new for 2018 at Hershey Park Christmas?
New for 2018 at Hershey park Christmas is an indoor, heated photo opportunity with three of our Hershey Characters across from Santa in Kissing Tower Hill themed area. And s’mores, iconic hot chocolate and a new cookies decorating kit will be offered for visitors to indulge in a taste of the holidays.
Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction At Christmas
Breakfast with Santa – Start the day in a merry way by joining Santa and Mrs. Claus for a warm breakfast buffet, a portrait with Santa, children’s gift from Santa, a cookie decorating station, holiday craft, visits from the Hershey Characters, and (back by popular demand) our 4D Chocolate Mystery Show.
Dates: Nov. 17-18, 23-25, Dec. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23; Times: 7:30-9 a.m.
Hershey’s Holiday Chocolate House – The annual Hershey’s Holiday Chocolate House decorated entirely with Hershey’s chocolate and confections. The Hershey’s Holiday Chocolate House supports Children’s Miracle Network. Nov. 16 – Jan. 1
Hershey Sweet Lights Trolley – Journey through Hershey Sweet Lights on the Sweet Lights Trolley! Our Trolley conductors have carols, chocolate, and creative commentary to entertain guests of all ages.
Holly Jolly Trolley – Take a cozy trip on an old-fashioned trolley which is guaranteed to get you in the Christmas spirit with caroling, stories, and even a special visit from a certain jolly, old elf; Dec. 22-31, Select Times
ZooAmerica is open during Hersheypark Christmas Candylane
ZooAmerica is open year round and included in Hersheypark admission when guests enter from Hersheypark (please note hours vary).
Wild Winter Treats – Watch as our animals get into the holiday spirit with a special winter treat.
December 8, 9, 15, 16, 27, 28, 29 and 30 at 10:30 am and 3 pm.
Wild Winter Adventures – During this program you’ll learn how animals survive in the cold winter months and get up-close with animal encounters and more.
Morning and afternoon sessions are available on December 8, 9, 15, 16, 27, 28, 29 and 30. Pre-registration is required.
Visit www.ZooAmerica.com for additional details.
Refillable Mug at Hersheypark Christmas Candylane
All-Day Souvenir Mug Deal ($11.75)- Enjoy a 2018 Souvenir mug and save with FREE refills on hot beverages all day! Plus, get .99-cent refills on future visits! **Valid for hot beverages only.
All-Season Souvenir Mug Deal ($16.75) – Enjoy a 2018 Souvenir mug and save with FREE refills on hot beverages during the entire Christmas Candylane season! **Valid for hot beverages only.
Fast Track Pass for Hersheypark Christmas Candylane
Shorter lines? Ride on. Add a Fast Track Pass to your Hersheypark Christmas Candylane® event ticket, and say ‘see you later’ to the regular lines on up to 12 attractions, including 5 coasters! Valid on each of the following rides one time per day.
Hersheypark Fast Track Pass – Very Merry Christmas Package: $35 – Skip the lines on 12 attractions, including 5 coasters to maximize your time at Hersheypark Christmas Candylane.
Hersheypark Fast Track Pass – Christmas Classics Package: $20 – Skip the lines on Dry Gulch Railroad, Ferris Wheel, Laff Trakk, Twin Turnpike, Fender Bender, and the Carrousel attractions!
Hersheypark Fast Track Pass – Christmas Thrills Package: $20 – Skip the lines on HersheyTripleTower®, Sidewinder, sooperdooperLooper®, Wild Mouse, Wildcat, and Kissing Tower®.
Save time with a Fast Track Pass! Limited quantities are available; buy online today.