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More Than 60,000 Pansies Bloom at "Springtime in the Park"



(Hershey, PA) – If you’ve spent most of the long and dreary winter indoors, you’ll want to come out and smell the flowers on April 5 and 6, when Hersheypark celebrates Springtime in the Park,” a delightful preview of the 2008 season at the Park.

The Park will be open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 6. One-price admission offers access to more than 40 of the Park’s most popular rides, admission to live entertainment shows, and entrance to ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park. Select games, retail shops and food venues also are open.

Admission is $19.95 for ages 9 to 54, $14.95 for ages 3 to 8 and ages 55 and older, and free for children 2 and younger. Consecutive-day and group admission plans are available. A parking fee is charged. Tickets may be purchased in advance at participating Giant Foods stores or online at

At the Hersheypark Aquatheatre, sea lion divers are in a frenzied search for the missing chocolate pearl during The Great Candy Caper. This non-stop action show is scheduled for five performances on Saturday and four performances on Sunday.

The entertainment continues at the Hersheypark Amphitheatre, where Mr. Music & Company will treat the audience to a variety of musical melodies from the ‘40s to the present. Three performances are scheduled each day of Springtime in the Park. offer a wide array of accommodations and packages, and guests at either property enjoy discounted admission to Springtime in the Park and free admission to both the Museum and Gardens.

 In addition, Hershey Museum, Hershey Gardens and Hershey’s Chocolate World visitors center are open for guests to enjoy. The Hotel Hershey and Hershey Lodge

For more information, visit or call 717-534-3900.


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