Springtime In The Park At Hersheypark

Opens on April 2

April 4, 2022

Three-Weekend Seasonal Event Marks Return of Coaster Riding Season

(Hershey, Pa. - April 1, 2022) - Hersheypark amusement park will welcome guests for another year of fun and chocolate starting April 2, 2022, with the opening of the Springtime In The Park event. The three-weekend event on April 2-3, 9-10, and 15-17, 2022, kicks off the 116th operating season at Hersheypark. Event hours for Springtime In The Park are 11-7. 

Springtime In The Park features family-friendly rides like the Ferris Wheel, which turns 25, and thrilling attractions like Skyrush coaster, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2022. Tickets also include photo opportunities with Hershey Characters outside Chevrolet Music Box Theatre and visits to ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park only by accessing the zoo through the Hersheypark bridge during posted park hours. 

This spring, guests can enjoy new sweet and savory items throughout Hersheypark, including Kissing Tower and Reese’s King Size Shakes at Simply Chocolate dessert shop and Reese’s, Chocolate Overload and Rainbow Sprinkle King Size Donuts available at Cookies & Donuts at 1906 Grill. 

In Hershey’s Chocolatetown region, The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio will showcase new seasonal items and desserts, from a Spring Garden Flatbread to a Pinwheel Cake and Summer Peach Milkshake. The Chocolatier is open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with spring and summer reservations available on

Milton's Ice Cream Parlor will debut a Lemon Raspberry Warm Ice Cream Sandwich, Gyro Hot Dog and Mediterranean Grilled Cheese. The Sweeterie Confectionery Kitchen will feature a variety of spring-inspired confections including a Carrot Cake Cupcake, Chocolate Bunny Cake Pop and Coconut Creme Eggs.

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Plan a Hersheypark Visit Now 

Hersheypark is now cashless in an effort to create more convenient dining, retail and gaming experiences for guests. All major credit cards, Hersheypark gift cards, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay will be accepted. In place of cash, guests should consider purchasing an e-gift card before their Park visit. Guests who arrive at the Park with cash only can convert cash to prepaid debit cards at five Cash-To-Card kiosks throughout the Park at no fee. Prepaid cards can be used anywhere Visa is accepted. For games, guests will need to purchase a separate Gaming Card, which they can load via cashless payment at an in-Park Gaming Card kiosk.

Great ticket deals are available online at Current 2022 Season Pass Holders can enjoy unlimited visits to Springtime In The Park as part of their year-long perks.