Hersheypark is expanding its seasonal events in 2020, with extra weekends planned for Hersheypark In The Dark Halloween event as well as Christmas Candylane. Building on the successful summer debut of Hershey’s Chocolatetown, the 2020 seasonal events will mark the first time that guests can experience fall and winter in the all-new region at Hersheypark, […]
Hersheypark, a 121-acre theme park with family-friendly rides and thrilling coasters, a water park and a zoo, opened today with the debut of Hershey’s Chocolatetown, a $150 million new expansion featuring the parks 15th coaster, Candymonium — the tallest, fastest, longest and sweetest coaster in Hersheypark, and other new experiences Where Fun Meets Chocolate. Inspired […]
Hersheypark has officially announced plans to welcome guests back on July 3, 2020, with exclusive days for Season Passholders on July 1 and 2. As part of the summer opening weekend, Hersheypark will debut Candymonium, the tallest, fastest, longest and sweetest coaster at Hersheypark. The hypercoaster features a lift height of 210 feet, max speed […]
Although amusement parks around the world have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, construction and planning hasn’t totally stopped behind-the-scenes. Work continues at some parks on new attractions, including at Hersheypark, where Candymonium completed its first test run today. CandyMonium will open as the main attraction for the park’s brand new Chocolatetown area. Chocolatetown […]
After announcing a daily surge of nearly 500 deaths linked to COVID-19, Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine revealed bad news today for those looking forward to amusement parks reopening. Amusement parks in PA such as Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, Kennywood, Knoebels, Dutch Wonderland, Hersheypark, and more won’t be among businesses to open their gates under […]
Hersheypark amusement park, a 121-acre theme park with more than 70 rides, a water park and a zoo, today unwrapped the details of the new culinary and shopping experiences planned for the new Hershey’s Chocolatetown region at Hersheypark, where guests can play, eat, shop and gather starting in summer 2020. Inspired by the vision of […]
The 2020 amusement park season got a little bit sweeter today with the announcement of Hersheypark’s brand new hypercoaster, Candymonium. The parks 15th coaster, opening in the summer of 2020, will feature a 210 foot lift hill, reach a maximum speed of 76 mph, and a track length of 4,636 feet, making it the tallest, […]
It’s that time of the year again! It’s New Year’s Eve and 2019 is just hours away. We here at Coaster Nation are incredibly thankful for another great year and we’re proud to spend another year as your source for theme park news. As holiday events wind down at all the parks, we’d like to […]
As we reported earlier, Hersheypark is in the midst of a large expansion. Documents for the new 23 acre expansion include a re-design of the park entrance as well as new rides. Paperwork filed with the FAA confirms one of the new rides is indeed a roller coaster. The new coaster is slated to stand 220 […]
As we reported back in February, Hersheypark is looking towards a massive 2020 project. Earlier today, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts presented a land development plan at the Derry Township Planning Commission meeting for redeveloping 23 acres on the west side of the 121 acre park. The plan calls for redesigning the park’s front entrance gate and drop-off […]
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