In 2005, Starship America and Balloon Flite were installed in Founder’s Circle (what was previously called Carrousel Circle from 1972-2004 and later Founder’s Way). These two rides took the place … Continue reading What Could Have Been | Hersheypark in 2005
The featured photo above is courtesy of Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company. Ride The New Carrousel On Sunday, May 20, 1945, a mere twelve days after Germany surrendered to the … Continue reading Hersheypark’s Carrousel | 1945 – present
Springtime in the Park is open Saturday. There will be a new temporary main entrance for the park this year.
Hersheypark has published the 2019 Springtime in the Park map.
Cinema Vision operated in Hersheypark from 1982 to 1985 in what is the Pioneer Frontier region, today.
In 1976, Hersheypark added a new ride: Ladybug. This replaced the Sailboats kiddie ride which had been in the park since 1928.
Construction for Hershey’s Chocolatetown in Tram Cirlce underway.
The featured photo above is courtesy the Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society. If you are interested in looking at more photos in their collection, check out the Historical Society’s Online Collections … Continue reading Hersheypark in 1968
Just down the road from Hersheypark, on Hersheypark Drive, is the Pennsylvania State Police Academy. It is located on the same hill as The Hotel Hershey and Catherine Hall, part … Continue reading Tear Gas from Police Training Drifts into Hersheypark
Here is your Hersheypark update for December 17, 2018. Digging is underway in the old Hershey Park Pool area.
Hersheypark’s first Christmas Candylane was held 35 years ago in 1983.
The Rotor was invented in Europe in the 1940s and was brought to the United States in 1951. Kennywood Park installed a Rotor in 1955, and Hersheypark installed a Rotor in 1970.