Is Hershey Chocolate World closing?

HERSHEY’S CHOCOLATE WORLD Attraction in Hershey, PA is open year-round with sweet attractions, shopping and plenty of treats.

Do you need masks in Chocolate World?

You must reserve a FREE timed entry pass or Attraction tickets to enter. You can get both at 2. All guests over the age of two must wear a mask over their nose and mouth while visiting HCW, including guests who are vaccinated.

When did they stop giving tours of the Hershey chocolate factory?

The last public Chocolate factory tour was held June 29, 1973 and Hershey’s Chocolate World opened the next day.

Do I need a reservation for Hershey Chocolate World?

a: No it does not. All guests entering HCW will need a FREE timed entry pass. Reserve yours now at

Does a Hersheypark ticket include the waterpark?

Included in your ticket, access to the water park does not cost extra and there is no separate entrance.

Is the original Hershey factory still open?

The original factory in Hershey was closed in 2012 to move production to a newly expanded West Hershey plant, where Hershey Kisses and other products are still manufactured.

Is Hershey Chocolate World separate from Hersheypark?

Although Hersheypark and Chocolate World are in the same complex, both operate independently of each other. Chocolate World is owned by The Hershey Company, while Hersheypark is owned by Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company (HE&R).

What day of the week is least crowded at Hersheypark?

Weekdays (Monday-Friday) are historically least crowded during the summer season in June, July, and August. Weekends attract more tourists and vacationers. Fridays and Sundays tend to be least crowded during the Halloween season. Weekends (especially Saturdays) are more crowded during the holiday season.

How many days are needed for Hersheypark?

1 day for Hershey Park and 1 day for Hershey Chocolate World is perfect. We actually get to our hotel early and drop our stuff then go straight to Hershey Chocolate World. The next day get to Hershey Park early and you can get the whole park done.

How many rides are there at Hersheypark?

76 rides
Hersheypark currently has 76 rides and water attractions.

Does Hershey PA still make chocolate?

It may be that the smell of success just isn’t as fragrant as chocolate. But rest assured. They still make chocolate in Hershey.