HersheyPark announces New 2020 Food & Merchandise Venues

Hersheypark amusement park, a 121-acre theme park with more than 70 rides, a water park and a zoo, today unwrapped the details of the new culinary and shopping experiences planned for the new Hershey’s Chocolatetown region at Hersheypark, where guests can play, eat, shop and gather starting in summer 2020.

Inspired by the vision of chocolate entrepreneur and founder Milton S. Hershey, new, year-round dining and retail offerings in Hershey’s Chocolatetown will delight guests seeking fun and chocolate, including:

  • The Chocolatier Restaurant, Bar + Patio, the largest themed restaurant in Hershey with one-of-a-kind views of Hersheypark and Candymonium, its 15th coaster;

  • Milton’s Ice Cream Parlor with personal Ice Creamologists serving up exclusive ice cream creations;

  • The Sweeterie, a new scratch confectionery kitchen; and

  • Hersheypark Supply Co., a premier 10,000-square-foot flagship store.

For a sneak taste of the new experiences, please visit www.hersheypark.com/chocolatetown/ for more details and photos.

The Chocolatier will be Hershey’s largest full-service restaurant and bar with seating for approximately 300 indoors and approximately 100 outdoors. Innovative fare with hints of chocolate will be served from an open kitchen while bartenders craft cocktails behind a Carrousel-themed bar. A restaurant that can only exist in Hersheypark, the decor of The Chocolatier will feature past and present pieces from the Hersheypark ride collection, one-of-a-kind views of neighboring attractions, dining with Hershey Character breakfast options and a second-story patio and bar.

On the first floor of the building, Milton’s Ice Cream Parlor is a nod to one of Milton S. Hershey’s earliest ventures in sweetness – a malt shop on Philadelphia’s Spring Garden Street. The vintage-style ice cream parlor will serve up scooped-to-order sundaes and shakes with a new-fashioned spin with seating for approximately 60 indoors and 90 outdoors. Expert Ice Creamologists will craft custom creations from more than 12 rotating flavors of house-made ice cream, an impressive selection of Hershey’s candy toppings, decadent sauces, and more with a sharables menu featuring classic snacks.



Clint Gamache started Thrillgeek back in 2013 to share his love of theme parks, pop culture and other geeky stuff with the world. He can be found on Twitter @iamcgeed

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