Holiday Celebration

Cookies, Cocoa, and Holiday Cheer, December 7

Downtown Hershey is ready to kick off the holidays, and you’re invited!

On Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., the Downtown Hershey Association will host Downtown Hershey’s Holiday Celebration in ChocolateTown Square. This exciting event is fun for all ages, and offers a wide array of activities and entertainment for the community.

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Event Overview
Milton Hershey School’s New Horizons choral group will perform, and cookies and cocoa will be on hand starting at 2:00 p.m. to warm you up while you sing along to classic holiday tunes! Kids can stop by to make their own ornaments, pose with Hershey’s product characters, and even “mail” letters to Santa! We’ll also be collecting Cocoa Packs Presents. Please consider bringing a new, unwrapped present. All of the toys collected at the Holiday Celebration will go to local families in need.

Of course, the celebration wouldn’t be complete without the big man himself! Santa will arrive via a Hershey Volunteer Fire Company truck shortly after 3:00 pm. The tree will also be lit by Children’s Miracle Network miracle child, Lilly and her family. You won’t want to miss that spectacular moment; the tree lighting ceremony starts at 5:30.

The event is open to the public at no charge, thanks in part to our sponsors including The Hershey Company, Karns Foods, and Hershey Entertainment & Resorts. Special thanks also goes to Derry Township Parks & Recreation, Davis Landscape, Ltd., and the Bowman Trust. Come help celebrate this holiday Life on Chocolate tradition of more than 100 years!

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Saturday, December 7 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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