The mission begins on August 2, 2018. What will it be? #Hersheypark2019
In 2014, Hersheypark added a new branded food stand, one that was local to the Philadelphia and Jersey Shore area – Chickie’s & Pete’s. Chickie’s & Pete’s opened up a location … Continue Reading Chickie’s & Pete’s
Happy Fourth of July from The Amusement Parkives!
The Bug was one of Hershepark’s most classic rides, located in the Hollow, adjacent to Comet.
One hundred and ten years ago, Hersheypark opened for its third season of operations on May 30, 1908. This season was the year Hersheypark added its first amusement park attractions. … Continue Reading Hersheypark in 1908
The Wild Cat operated in Hersheypark from 1923 to 1945. It was manufactured by Philadelphia Toboggan Company and The Wild Cat was the first roller coaster designed by Herbert P. Schmeck.
Skyview was installed in 1966 over top of The Hollow.
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company presented Plat #1298 to Derry Township Planning Commission.
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The Hershey Abattoir was a meat and commissary company which produced products for Hershey Estates (which was later renamed HERCO, Inc., and is called Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Company today). … Continue Reading Hersheypark Franks | April 17, 1975
Today’s Hersheypark update features news of an upcoming improvements and updates to Hersheypark over the next two seasons, as well as updates on the construction of the new Racer Corner … Continue Reading Hersheypark Update | February 15, 2018
This is a special article about the history of Waagner-Biro’s double and triple wheels. For more information about Giant Wheel at Hersheypark see here and here. Waagner-Biro produced a new kind … Continue Reading Waagner-Biro | Double and Triple Wheels
With the year coming to a close, here is a look back at some of the articles published on the website in 2017!
Posted by vanalogue on YouTube, this is a look at the Pacific National Exhibition Midway in 1960. Merry Christmas to everyone! This video is from the midway of the 1960 Pacific National … Continue Reading Merry Christmas!
One of the earliest rides purchased by Hersheypark, the Miniature Railroad debuted in 1910 and was operated to the 1971 season. This is a detailed review of the history of the Miniature Railroad.
Here is your Hersheypark Update for December 13, 2017. Check out some photos of Boardwalk construction!