The 2021 season of Springtime In The Park at Hersheypark kicks off the first weekend in April. FOUR weekends in the spring you can ride over 40 Hersheypark rides including 13 roller coasters. This is your complete guide to Hersheypark Springtime In The Park.
I know that after you visit Hershey in the spring you are going to want to make sure you have a Hersheypark season pass. 3 visits and it pays for itself! Your season pass also will cover Hersheypark Christmas Candylane, Hersheypark In The Dark and all the fall fun in Hershey Pennsylvania. Don’t forget to start your Hersheypark fun in Chocolatetown.
What are the dates for Hersheypark Springtime In The Park 2021?
To kick off the spring season Hersheypark is open for 4 weekends in April. Enjoy 40 thrilling attractions like Candymonium coaster, weather permitting; photo opportunities with Hershey Characters; and visits to ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park is included with your Hersheypark admission ticket. Accessing the zoo through the Hersheypark bridge during posted park hours.
- April 2-4
- April 10-11
- April 17-18
- April 22-24 (bonus weekend for 2021!)
How much do tickets cost for Springtime In The Park?
Guests can save 40 percent on 1-day tickets when they purchase online with the current Best Price Of The Year offer through Mar. 31, 2021. For the first time ever, tickets purchased during this sale will be valid any 2021 public operating day through Jan. 2, 2022.
Current 2021 Season Pass Holders can enjoy unlimited visits to Springtime In The Park as part of their year-long perks. To manage attendance, every guest with tickets or group tickets is required to make a Park reservation for each day of their visit. For more information, visit Hersheypark.com.
What new safety protocols does Hersheypark have in place for 2021?
- Increased Cleaning & Sanitization: sanitize high-touch areas frequently and add sanitization stations throughout Hersheypark.
- Guest Reservations System: A new reservation system will allow us to follow state guidelines on capacity and allow you to better plan your visit in advance.
- Social Distancing: reinforcing appropriate social distancing through signage, ground markings, and redesigned guest spaces.
- Face Coverings & Temperature Screenings: All guests over the age of 2 are required to wear face coverings. Guests should also be prepared to undergo a touchless temperature screening prior to entering Hersheypark.
- Ride Protocols: determining social distancing and sanitizing requirements on a ride-by-ride basis with new procedures as necessary.
- Enhanced Team Member Training: team members will undergo increased training on new protocols.
What is new at Hersheypark for Springtime in the park for 2021?
Before you enter the gates of Hersheypark you walk through Chocolatetown. The ticket free main street like destination is one part shopping, one part dining, one part excitement all at the same time having a chocolate theme. New for 2021:
Milton’s Ice Cream Parlor
Milton’s Ice Cream Parlor located in the new region of Hershey’s Chocolatetown is inspired by Mr. Hershey’s early ventures in sweetness that came before his famous chocolate factory. Expert Ice Creamologists will craft custom creations from more than a dozen 100% local dairy house-made ice cream flavors, including Candymonium, Reese’s Peanut Butter, Toasted Marshmallow, and Malted Memories, which is a flavor created using a Spartan Ice Cream recipe developed by Milton Hershey School students, to name a few.
Other offerings include a King Size Sundae served in a souvenir Hersheypark dish with 5 scoops of house-made ice cream, confetti cake, unlimited toppings, fresh whipped cream and a cherry; a “warm” ice cream sandwich; chocolate, strawberry and vanilla milkshakes; and two ice cream floats.
Guests looking for a savory option can grab a bite from the shareable menu featuring house-made potato chips, buckets of fries and chicken bites in Hersheypark souvenir buckets served with a choice of dipping sauces like beer cheese, smokehouse BBQ, chocolate mole, garlic parmesan, and more. Additional savory menu items include a Signature Grilled Cheese with parmesan-crusted sourdough bread; Chicken N Waffles, one of Mr. Hershey’s favorite dishes; and more. To view the menu, visit Hersheypark.com/explore-the-park/things-to-do/dining/miltons-ice-cream-parlor.
The Sweeterie Confectionery Kitchen
The Sweeterie is an all-new confectionery kitchen located in the new region of Hershey’s Chocolatetown. Experience a curated collection of mouth-watering confections including chocolate-dipped treats, decadent desserts, signature hand-crafted fudge, and more.
Guests can sweeten up their visit with Hersheypark-themed treats, including the Comet coaster bar, Kissing Tower mousse cake and Chocolatetown cheesecake. To view the menu, visit Hersheypark.com/explore-the-park/things-to-do/dining/the-sweeterie.
Can you drink beer or wine in Hersheypark?
If you are looking for a cold beer or a glass of wine, you can enjoy both in Hersheypark. In select locations there are adult beverages available for purchase for those 21+. Note that beer and wine is not included of any of the food or drink plan options. ID is always required.
Where can you purchase beer and wine in Hersheypark?
Here is a list of where you can find a selection of beer or wine in Hersheypark:
Pioneer Frontier ~ Yuengling 1829 Patio & Pavilion
- Traditional Yuengling Lager
- Yuengling Light Lager
- Yuengling Golden Pilsner
- Yuengling Black & Tan
- Blue Moon
- Miller Lite
- Yuengling Light Lager
- Yuengling Golden Pilsner
- Founder’s All Day IPA
- Founder’s Solid Gold
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