July 4th


July 13-25, 2013


  • Guests visiting the Park during Christmas in July can purchase a special combination summer and Candylane ticket for just $50.00 (plus tax) – a savings of over $20! Hershey Sweet Lights tickets can be purchased for an additional $10 (plus tax).

  • Select areas of Hersheypark will twinkle with holiday lights, candy canes, Christmas trees and wreaths. Guests can pose for photos with Santa whose usual red suit has been replaced by his summer vacation attire.
  • Park guests can get a jump on the season and decorate Christmas cookies. Red and green soft serve ice cream, holiday beverages and festive cupcakes and cake pops will also be available during the 12 days of Christmas festivities.
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Hershey's Chocolate World Attraction

  • Cool off with a Hershey’s frozen cocoa and get a Christmas cookie FREE
  • Tell us your ideas for our 2013 Hershey’s Holiday Chocolate House and enter to win tickets for Holiday Breakfast with Santa
  • Photos with Summer Santa will take place daily from 9 AM to 11 AM
  • Christmas cookie decorating with Mrs. Claus will take place daily in Hershey’s Dessert Creation Studio from 11 AM to 1 PM
  • Get merry with mint milk shakes at our Ice Cream shop
  • Visit the Hershey’s Bake Shoppe for special holiday themed cupcakes
  • Breakfast with Hershey’s Characters AND Summer Santa on July 14, 15,19, 21, 22 from 8 AM to 9 AM


ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park
ZooAmerica will participate in the Christmas in July festivities with lighted holiday displays and seasonal carnivore activities.


The Hotel Hershey

Christmas trees, holiday music, seasonal arts and crafts and mistletoe on the pool cabanas are just some of the holiday touches awaiting summer guests at The Hotel Hershey during Christmas in July.


Hershey Lodge
Christmas trees and holiday decorations will bring the spirit of the holidays to summer guests at Hershey Lodge. An Iced Gingerbread Children’s Tea on July 20th is just one of the events that will give guests a taste of the holidays.


Hersheypark Camping Resort
Guests staying at Hersheypark Camping Resort can celebrate Christmas in July with seasonally themed scavenger hunts, contests and movies, as well as holiday decorations, from July 13-25.

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