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September 2019

Learn to Skate for all ages

September 10, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Our learn to skate classes are for the skaters of all ages and all abilities, teaching the FUNdamentals of ice skating and provides the best foundation for figure skating, ice hockey and speed skating. With six progressive levels, skaters will be able to confidently advance to more specialized areas of skating. We also offer ice hockey instructions--taught without a puck, skaters learn to proper skating techniques for the game and how to be more proficient and agile on ice! All…

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Preschool Story Time at The Hershey Story Museum

September 12, 2019 @ 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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Learn to Skate for all ages

September 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Our learn to skate classes are for the skaters of all ages and all abilities, teaching the FUNdamentals of ice skating and provides the best foundation for figure skating, ice hockey and speed skating. With six progressive levels, skaters will be able to confidently advance to more specialized areas of skating. We also offer ice hockey instructions--taught without a puck, skaters learn to proper skating techniques for the game and how to be more proficient and agile on ice! All…

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“Celebration Truffles” Chocolate Lab Class at The Hershey Story

September 13, 2019 @ 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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2019 Wish Upon a Food Truck Festival

September 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wish Upon a Food Truck Festival to benefit Make-A-Wish. Sept. 14, 2019 AACA Museum, Inc. Hershey! 35 Incredible Food Trucks! Wonderful Vendors & activities! Children's Activities! Chef Edmund "Eddie" Konrad from Top Chef 2019 and Danielle McNerney, winner of Food Network's Junior "Chopped"! Media Celebrities! Entertainment! Vendors! Help us to make wishes come true!

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Fall Homeschool Days at The Hershey Gardens

September 17, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Fall Homeschool Day: Trees For Kindergarten Through 8th Grade Tuesday, September 17 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Families should arrive by 10:30 a.m. to ensure they have sufficient time to participate in all activities.) Learning Stations (9:30 am to 12:30 pm):  Engage in a variety of activities, including games and a craft table. All grades. Arboretum Scavenger Hunt (9:30 am to 12:30 pm): Explore the Arboretum with a kid-friendly scavenger hunt. All grades. How Old Am I? (10:00 am, 11:00 am,…

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Nutrition for Kids

September 18, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Hockey Power Skating Class

October 13, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
$12

Give your player the advantage by increasing their speed and power at the Hershey Figure Skating Club. This class will help your player optimize their full edges, power, and body control to play their best. For more information visit www.hersheyfigureskating.org.

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Trunk or Treat Hershey

October 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Enjoy a safe, fun way of celebrating Halloween by checking out our Trunk or Treat at the  First United Methodist Church! Join us on Tuesday, October 15th in the parking lot from 5-7pm--right before the annual Hershey Halloween Parade! Come in costume and be ready for some sweet treats! We'll provide bags for collecting candy.

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Pumpkin Glow at the Hershey Gardens

October 18, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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ZooAmerica Presents Native PA Species

October 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Hershey Public Library, 701 Cocoa Avenue
Hershey, 17033

Learn about the wildlife species who call our state home. You might be surprised to discover who’s living in your backyard! Enjoy an exciting presentation that includes live animal encounters, natural history information and much more, for a truly, adventure-filled zoo experience! Registration is not required. This Friends program is suitable for children in grades K-5.

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Pumpkin Glow at the Hershey Gardens

October 25, 2019 @ 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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Shank Park Halloween

October 26, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

Join us for an evening of fun out at Shank Park with pumpkin decorating, inflatable games, face painting, a candy hunt, s'mores by the campfire, and finish the evening with a Drive-In Movie featuring "Coco". Crafts and Games will be held between 4:30-6:30 pm and the Drive-in Movie will start at 7:00 pm. Suggested donation of $5.00 per vehicle and concessions will be available for purchase.

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Pumpkin Glow at the Hershey Gardens

October 26, 2019 @ 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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November 2019

Derry Township Trick-or-Treat

November 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tonight is Derry Township's Trick-or-Treat night from 6 to 8 pm. For more information visit https://local21news.com.

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Jurassic World Live Tour at Giant Center

November 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

The amazing adventure of Jurassic World's Live Tour continues in Hershey at the Giant Center! Come visit the show on November 21 at 7:00 p.m., tickets starting at $17.85. Ages two and older require a ticket, and ticket prices are subject to change. Please arrive 45-60 minutes prior to the event due to security enhancements, and bring only essentials with you. For more information, visit here.

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Little Elves Workshop at Hershey Story

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bring your kids to the Hershey Story on November 23rd from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. for some crafts! Kids can use chocolate clay, icing, and ribbons to make an ornament ($5 each). They can also try out some vintage toys and take a photo against a snowy Hershey scene.  For more information, visit here.

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Crafty Christmas Creations at Gardens

November 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come bring the family to Hershey Gardens this Christmas season for some fun holiday crafts! Come from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on November 23. There will be a different craft every week and a display of trees decorated with handmade ornaments created by local students! For more information, visit here.

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Breakfast with Santa

November 29, 2019 @ 7:15 am

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for Hershey's Chocolate World annual breakfast buffet featuring signature Hershey's food, gifts, and entertainment. For more information click here.

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December 2019

Downtown Hershey’s Holiday Celebration

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

On Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm, the Downtown Hershey Association will host Downtown Hershey’s Holiday Celebration in ChocolateTown Square. This exciting event is fun for all ages, and offers activities and entertainment for the community. You'll want to stay for the music, cookies, and cocoa meet Santa, and mail him a letter to the North Pole. Click here to view our event page for event details and to volunteer.  

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Decorate with Mrs. Claus

December 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am

Jingle your way to Hershey Chocolate World to meet with Mrs. Claus for an festive interactive experience. You'll do fun activities like decorate cookies and ornaments with Hershey's Characters and Mrs. Claus. For more information click here.

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Cookies & Carols with the Clauses

December 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bring the kids down to The Mill for some cookies and carols with Mr. and Mrs. Claus. There will be sugar cookie decorating, caroling, coloring activities, and a balloon artist. For more information click here.

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