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Harrisburg Hotels

December 03, 2010 11:36 ET

Scrumptious Seasonal Events at Hotel Near Hershey Park

Christmas Events Designed to Create Sweet and Magical Holiday Traditions

HARRISBURG, PA--(Marketwire - December 3, 2010) -  There's no sweeter place to experience the magic of the holidays than in Hershey, PA. "Christmas in Chocolate Town" is just one of the attractions that make Christmas in Hershey a unique opportunity to create seriously relaxing holiday traditions with friends and family. Hotels near Hershey Park, PA offer sweet deals and comfortable accommodations so travelers can create a festive experience all their own with the many holiday-themed attractions, kids' activities, shopping and culinary events throughout the city.

Hershey Park Christmas Candylane

With accommodations at the Courtyard Harrisburg Hershey Hotel near Hershey Park guests can easily enjoy the excitement of the holidays as it resonates throughout the area during the Christmas season. Park visitors are welcomed with two million twinkling lights, rides for all ages, festive decorations and Hershey candy characters dressed in their holiday best and providing fascinating holiday entertainment. Santa and his reindeer are on hand for this special holiday gathering that continues until Dec. 31 and features over 30 rides, heartwarming Christmas shows, village shopping and the opportunity for children to visit with Santa and receive a personalized letter postmarked direct from the North Pole.

Christmas in Chocolate Town

Holiday fun, food and music come together in this dinner musical held at Hershey Lodge on select dates through Dec. 28. Spirited song and dance presentations, holiday caroling, punch, light hors d'oeuvres and a Christmas dinner complete with a decadent Chocolate Town dessert are included in this holiday favorite. Young and old alike are sure to find plenty of yuletide spirit while enjoying the sights, sounds and tastes of this flavorful Hershey holiday tradition. With comfortable accommodations at one of the most distinctive Hershey Park Stadium hotels, guests will be conveniently located to enjoy a good night's rest after a full night of holiday fun and excitement.

Hershey Sweet Lights

Special rates at hotels near Hershey, PA are perfect for making an overnight adventure out of the winter wonderland presented in the Hershey Sweet Lights display. This spectacular drive-thru holiday presentation includes nearly 600 illuminated and animated displays that can be viewed from the comfort of a car. The displays light the way for travelers as they drive through two miles of wooded trails for this fantastic holiday adventure that beckons families to return annually.

About the Courtyard Harrisburg Hershey Hotel

The Courtyard Harrisburg Hershey Hotel is a refreshing choice among hotels near Hershey Park for guests seeking a convenient location, well-appointed accommodations and award-winning service. In addition to spacious guest rooms, complimentary high-speed Internet access, and premium movie channels; the hotel offers a sparkling indoor pool and state-of-the-art fitness center. Business travelers will find a convenient on-site business center in addition to conference rooms to accommodate small or large gatherings.