Pennsylvania Dutch Days | Timeline

1949: First Dutch Days event held at Hershey Sports Arena.

1950: Dutch Days expands to three days.

1952: Pennsylvania Dutch Fendue (sale or auction) is added at the band shell in the park.

1974: Event is moved from August to July, running on the dates July 23-28.

1979: This is the 30th and final Pennsylvania Dutch Days event.

1980: Pennsylvania Dutch Days is replaced by the short-lived sooperdooperLooper Fair.