Fourth of July Festivities

Hershey Symphony Orchestra

“An American Salute” concert

July 3 at 7:30 p.m.

This annual, free concert kicks off with a host of popular movie themes ranging from Star Wars to Pirates of the Caribbean to Harry Potter, and more! Following your cinematic favorites, the Orchestra and vocalists will present “An American Salute,” to celebrate America and pay a special tribute to the American military.

The concert is under the direction of Bob Sproul, and is sponsored by Penn Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, The Hershey Lodge, Sutliff Chevrolet, Fillson Water, Swiss Premium, Hershey Ice Cream and the Hershey Symphony Orchestra. Complimentary ice cream and water will be available, and food trucks will also be on site for additional food purchases. Additional information may be found at



Opening Ceremonies

July 4 at 9:50 a.m.

To officially kick off Independence day, join the Hersheypark Band at the main entrance for a playing of the national anthem. Following the performance, gates will open at 10:00 a.m.

A Star Spangled Picnic

July 4 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Pioneer Frontier Catering Pavilion

$15 per person

Celebrate the Fourth of July with an all you care to eat buffet full of hot dogs, hamburgers, bbq, watermelon, macaroni & cheese, and more! Hersheypark will be hosting this delicious event the evening of the Fourth of July, and it’s the perfect place to grab a bite to eat before watching the fireworks later! Vegetarian options are available upon request, and a cash bar will also be available. Tickets can be purchased online, or day-of at Hospitality or Guest Services by 7:00 p.m.


July 4 at 10:15 p.m.

The annual Hersheypark fireworks display will begin at 10:15 p.m., and is a sure hit for all ages! Park goers are recommended to view the show from Midway America.

Hotel Hershey

Jazz on the Veranda

July 4 at 7:00- 10:00 p.m.

Swing by The Hotel Hershey from 7-10 PM for a special July 4 Jazz on the Veranda. Enjoy music by Jazzy Ralph, refreshing beverages, delicious food items, and pleasant conversation. Take in the expansive view of the sun setting on Hershey from high up on the veranda before enjoying the fireworks.

Antique Automobile Club of America Museum

Fireworks and Fun

July 4 at 5:00 p.m.

During the special, extended museum hours, visitors can tour from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. for just $7! After you’ve finished seeing the exciting exhibits within the auto museum, set up your blankets and lawn chairs out front to watch the HersheyPark fireworks from the top of the hill!