Hersheypark in the Dark turns 20

On October 23, Hersheypark in the Dark will turn 20 years old. The first season the event occurred was in 1998. Creatures of the Night originally began as a single night event on October 31, 1979 in ZooAmerica. In 1992, Creatures of the Night expanded into Minetown (today, Kissing Tower Hill) and several kiddie rides …

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Photo courtesy of Shawn Marie Mann.

History of Hersheypark Halloween

Hersheypark Halloween is Hersheypark’s oldest shoulder season event. It was an event started two years after ZooAmerica opened. This is a look back at the history of this event.  Creatures of the Night | 1980-present Originally started as a one night event on October 31, 1980, Creatures of the Night, is an annual event which occurs …

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