'Tis the season for holiday fun in Hershey, and as always there will be a wide selection of family-friendly events and attractions to enjoy. Take a trip back in time to see a Christmas "Magic Lantern" show, sit down for dinner with Mrs. Claus, or even create your own ornaments with materials from nature. Our real estate agents in Hershey are here to help you celebrate the season locally, with our guide to four great holiday events in the area this year.
Hershey Area Holiday Fun, Events, and Attractions
- Crafty Christmas Creations at Hershey Gardens – 170 Hotel Road, Hershey, PA 17033
Looking for a fun activity to get younger members of your family excited for the holiday season? Head to Crafty Christmas Creations at Hershey Gardens to enjoy a day of creativity and holiday cheer. Crafty Christmas Creations offers an opportunity for kids to create their very own ornaments, made from natural materials. There will also be a display of trees, decorated with handcrafted ornaments from local grade school students.
- Little Elves Workshop at the Hershey Story – 63 W. Chocolate Ave., Hershey, PA 17033
Head to the Hershey Story, the Museum to enjoy the Little Elves Workshop, where kids will have a great time creating ornaments from chocolate clay and icing, which make for great gifts or holiday decorations. The Little Elves Workshop also offers the chance to take a photo with a snowy Hershey scene as the backdrop or to have some historic holiday fun playing with classic toys from days gone by.
- A Christmas to Remember – 2706 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird in Hand, PA 17505
The Hershey area is an excellent place to catch a live show, and the Bird-in-Hand Stage always has something special to offer. This year, you can enjoy "A Christmas to Remember," a new Christmas musical that follows the journey of a pair of thrift store owners through the ups and downs of a busy holiday season. With a talented cast chosen from nation-wide auditions, this holiday show will delight audience members of all ages.
- A Christmas Journey Magic Lantern Show – 3121 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird in Hand, PA 17505
Did you know that the Hershey area is home to one of the few working "magic lanterns" in the world? These unique entertainment devices were used to project colorful, handcrafted images to accompany performances – a once-popular way of telling stories, which you can still enjoy today at the Amish Experience. The Christmas Journey Magic Lantern Show is sure to be a hit with every member of the family, filled with stories, excellent entertainment, a plenty of opportunities to get in the holiday spirit.
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