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Hersheypark announces dining and shopping at Hershey’s Chocolatetown


Hersheypark has revealed more details about dining and retail offerings coming to the $150 million Hershey’s Chocolatetown expansion. It will include the Chocolatier, Milton’s Ice Cream Parlor, and the Sweeterie.

The new expansion will boast the Chocolatier, the biggest themed restaurant in Hershey, and the theme park’s largest full-service restaurant and bar.

The Chocolatier will have seating for 300 guests indoors and 100 guests outdoors, and will serve food with hints of chocolate, as well as cocktails.

It will feature an open kitchen, a carousel-themed bar, character breakfast options, views of attractions, and a second-story patio and bar.

Chocolatier will be Hershey’s largest themed restaurant


Also heading to Chocolatetown is Milton’s Ice Cream Parlor, which will include ‘Ice Creamologists’ serving up exclusive ice cream creations.

The vintage-style ice cream parlour will also sell sundaes and shakes, and will have seating for 60 guests indoors and 90 guests outdoors.

Meanwhile, the Sweeterie will be a scratch confectionary kitchen serving more than 50 hand-crafted treats, including baked goods, fudge and chocolate.

As for retail, Hersheypark Supply Co will be the 10,000-square-foot flagship store. It will sell apparel, gifts, toys and more.

The Sweeterie will sell more than 50 hand-crafted treats


Hershey’s Chocolatetown, a 23-acre development, is opening in summer 2020. It will feature a new arrival experience and front gate with a new logo, as well as a signature Kisses Fountain, and a Starbucks.

It will also include the Candymonium hypercoaster, which will be the tallest, fastest and longest coaster at the theme park.

The new ride will feature a milk chocolate coloured track and trains themed to Hershey candy. It will have a lift height of 210 feet, a maximum speed of 76 mph, and a track length of 4,636 feet.

Hersheypark’s 15th coaster lasts for 2 minutes and 26 seconds, and will be the theme park’s most immersive and themed coaster experience to date.

Hershey’s Chocolatetown is opening in summer 2020

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