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August 2019

Market on Chocolate

August 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

A multitude of goods ranging from crafts, prepared foods, to unique jewelry and artisan wares, to locally grown items. Free group fitness classes starting at 9 AM Children’s activities Music and entertainment Visit DowntownHershey.com for more information and full schedule.

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This is It – The Final Week of Market on Chocolate

August 31 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Market on Chocolate season ends this Saturday. Don't miss it! A multitude of goods ranging from crafts, prepared foods, to unique jewelry and artisan wares, to locally grown items. There will be a bounce house for the children. Free group fitness classes starting at 9 AM Children’s activities Music and entertainment Visit DowntownHershey.com for more information and full schedule.

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September 2019

Preschool Story Time at The Hershey Story Museum

September 5 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am

  Preschool Story Time with Miss Susan Preschoolers will enjoy exploring themes through captivating stories, pictures and artifacts. Each week will feature a different topic and include a simple craft. Recommended for children ages 3 through 5 accompanied by a caregiver. Preschool Story Time takes place in the lower-level classroom. Registration is not required. Free. Preschool Story Time theme: Hooray for Firefighters!

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Bug-O-Rama at Hershey Gardens

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

See amazing insects from around the world! Gardens staff and visiting experts will be showcasing live insects and displays of incredible bugs at Hershey Gardens. Kids can watch bees building comb and making honey in an observation beehive, hold a giant roach, get a close-up view of a giant scorpion, and learn from insect experts. Included in admission. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., children can get an insect face painting or glitter tattoo; $5 per design. 11:00 a.m. –…

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Preschool Story Time at The Hershey Story Museum

September 12 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am

  Preschool Story Time with Miss Susan Preschoolers will enjoy exploring themes through captivating stories, pictures and artifacts. Each week will feature a different topic and include a simple craft. Recommended for children ages 3 through 5 accompanied by a caregiver. Preschool Story Time takes place in the lower-level classroom. Registration is not required. Free. Preschool Story Time theme for today: Bugs and Insects!

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“Celebration Truffles” Chocolate Lab Class at The Hershey Story

September 13 @ 11:45 am - 12:30 pm

In celebration of Milton Hershey's birthday on September 13, guests can make their own, rich chocolate-caramel truffles in the Chocolate Lab at The Hershey Story. Ticket purchase required. “Celebration Truffles” is offered only at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, September 13. Children must be 5 years old to participate in a Chocolate Lab class.

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Nutrition for Kids

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Nutrition for Kids Are you unsure about what the best eating habits and diet are for your kids? Do you want to help ensure that your kids are growing up eating the most nutrient-rich foods? Come to a class at the Hershey Public Library taught and organized by students from the Penn State College of Medicine to learn more about how to make sure your kids and whole family are getting the proper nutrition they need to be as healthy…

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Preschool Story Time at The Hershey Story Museum

September 19 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am

  Preschool Story Time with Miss Susan Preschoolers will enjoy exploring themes through captivating stories, pictures and artifacts. Each week will feature a different topic and include a simple craft. Recommended for children ages 3 through 5 accompanied by a caregiver. Preschool Story Time takes place in the lower-level classroom. Registration is not required. Free. Preschool Story Time theme today: Let's get dressed!

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Museum Day at The Hershey Story

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  Guests who download a ticket at www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2019 will receive free admission to the Museum Experience at The Hershey Story on Saturday, September 21. The free admission is part of the The Hershey Story’s participation in Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day. Each ticket provides free admission for two individuals; tickets are limited to one per household. Free with Museum Day ticket.

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Preschool Story Time at The Hershey Story Museum

September 26 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am

  Preschool Story Time with Miss Susan Preschoolers will enjoy exploring themes through captivating stories, pictures and artifacts. Each week will feature a different topic and include a simple craft. Recommended for children ages 3 through 5 accompanied by a caregiver. Preschool Story Time takes place in the lower-level classroom. Registration is not required. Free. Preschool Story Time theme today: Adventures Great and Small!

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October 2019

Sensory-Friendly Morning at The Hershey Story Museum

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Guests with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other sensory-related sensitivities, and their families and caregivers, are invited to a morning of chocolate and fun at The Hershey Story. In addition to molding a chocolate bar, participants may make a fall-themed ornament out of chocolate clay and practice sorting and packing chocolate bars. Additional hands-on activities will include tasting and grinding cocoa nibs, and touching real cocoa beans and cocoa pods. Activities will take place in the classroom. A calming room will…

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Pumpkin Glow at the Hershey Gardens

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hershey Gardens lights up the night with more than 200 carved, illuminated pumpkins on display throughout the Gardens’ pathway at the non-scary, family friendly, Halloween-themed event. Kids are encouraged to bring a flashlight and dress in costume. Trick-or-treaters can collect candy at eight stations along the pathway and enjoy themed jack-o-lantern displays. Live cartoon characters will also be greeting guests. On October 25 and 26 only, celebrity pumpkin carver Danny Kissel will be onsite carving his fantastical, whimsical creations. Lebanon County…

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Pumpkin Glow at the Hershey Gardens

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hershey Gardens lights up the night with more than 200 carved, illuminated pumpkins on display throughout the Gardens’ pathway at the non-scary, family friendly, Halloween-themed event. Kids are encouraged to bring a flashlight and dress in costume. Trick-or-treaters can collect candy at eight stations along the pathway and enjoy themed jack-o-lantern displays. Live cartoon characters will also be greeting guests. On October 25 and 26 only, celebrity pumpkin carver Danny Kissel will be onsite carving his fantastical, whimsical creations. Lebanon County…

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Pumpkin Glow at the Hershey Gardens

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hershey Gardens lights up the night with more than 200 carved, illuminated pumpkins on display throughout the Gardens’ pathway at the non-scary, family friendly, Halloween-themed event. Kids are encouraged to bring a flashlight and dress in costume. Trick-or-treaters can collect candy at eight stations along the pathway and enjoy themed jack-o-lantern displays. Live cartoon characters will also be greeting guests. On October 25 and 26 only, celebrity pumpkin carver Danny Kissel will be onsite carving his fantastical, whimsical creations. Lebanon County…

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Pumpkin Glow at the Hershey Gardens

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hershey Gardens lights up the night with more than 200 carved, illuminated pumpkins on display throughout the Gardens’ pathway at the non-scary, family friendly, Halloween-themed event. Kids are encouraged to bring a flashlight and dress in costume. Trick-or-treaters can collect candy at eight stations along the pathway and enjoy themed jack-o-lantern displays. Live cartoon characters will also be greeting guests. On October 25 and 26 only, celebrity pumpkin carver Danny Kissel will be onsite carving his fantastical, whimsical creations. Lebanon County…

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