It’s concert season in Hershey and it hard to keep track of everything that’s going on …and it’s not just music there’s a lot for everyone to do in the Sweetest Town on Earth. What a lively place to be!!
Here are the top 10 wonderful activities guests can enjoy in June! Book your favorite room today and join us in Hershey.
A Whimsical Day of Fairies & Flowers – Hershey Gardens – June 25th 9:30 – Noon
We leading off with a special event at the end of June… but only because some special Westwynd characters will be part of the fun. Rocky and Diesel our darling mini-horses with flowers in their manes will be one of the surprises for the children to find. … and Frank has agreed to be the Fairy King. You can be sure there will be lots of pictures on Facebook.
Children are invited to join the Fairy Queen & King in their search to find the secrets of growing a beautiful garden. Make a whimsical water wand and your own fairy dust. Children are encouraged to come dressed in a fairy costume. $15 for juniors ($8 for members). Accompanying adults pay regular admission only (members are free). Tickets are limited and must be purchased online by June 21.
Concours D’Elegance at Hershey – June 10th – 12th
A weekend celebration of a bygone era when the automobile stirred our imaginations and quickened our hearts.
The festivities commence with The Grand Ascent, a two day vintage hill climb exhibition in the European tradition, where drivers pilot some of the finest historic race cars up the historic back road to The Hotel Hershey. Modeled on similar events such as England’s Goodwood, and paying homage to ongoing events such as Mount Equinox and Pikes Peak, A world class auction featuring and assemblage of the finest classic automobiles, elevating the annual classic car weekend to a new level of celebration and sophistication within the three-day event.
The Concorso Bizarro will be returning this year, taking place on Saturday, June 11th. This car show brings together those mechanical misfits, those automotive abhorrence’s, and the just plain tacky. For one day in June they will be the stars of the show!
The highlight of the weekend occurs on Sunday from 9 AM-4PM, The Elegance is modeled after the finest of European and American Concours d’Elegance.
It’s an automotive garden party featuring the world’s finest collector vintage and antique cars, arrayed around the manicured formal gardens of The Hotel Hershey.
Car owners, and auto enthusiasts, gather for a day of mutual admiration and relaxed camaraderie while special guest judges review and critique the participants’ cars.
The Hotel Hershey prepares a variety of items for guests to sample, accompanied with recipe cards.
Be sure to visit the website for detailed information.
Can you believe Beyonce is coming to Hershey! June 12th 8:30 Hersheypark Stadium
The Formation World Tour is Beyoncé’s first solo tour since her ambitious Mrs. Carter Show World Tour in 2013. That sold-out tour spanning two years and five continents thrilled nearly two million fans and was hailed by critics worldwide.
And we get to see her just down the road Be sure to visit the website for more information.
Trend Fest 16 June 15th 7PM Giant Center
Live Nation and Hershey Entertainment have announced that #TrendFest is returning in 2016. Presented by 99.3 KISS FM and FM97, the concert and features some of today’s biggest rising stars and internet sensations.
Performers this year are: Charlie Puth, Troye Sivan, Nathan Sykes, Daya, Melanie Martinez and Shawn Hook.
Get more information here.
21st Annual Museum CARnival Car Show the Antique Automobile Museum Saturday, June 18, 9AM 2PM
On the beautiful grounds of the AACA Museum in Hershey, PA. It’s fun filled day with all makes, models, and years of vehicles in the Car Show, featuring a special area in front of the Museum for Early Off-Roaders in honor of the Featured Exhibit in the Museum this summer. The Car Show will also include tailgating on the lawn, a 50/50 Drawing, Family-Friendly Activities, Entertainment, their popular Valve Cover Racing and more.
Community Free Day Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The National Civil War Museum offering a community free day!
To celebrate with Civil War Days in Harrisburg. Museum visitors will enjoy special panel presentations, children’s activities and a living history encampment.
- 9:00AM – 4:00PM: Living History Encampment – Cooper’s Battery B
See the flash and smell the smoke of Civil War muskets and rifles. Visitors are
encouraged to visit the camps and ask living historians questions about their attire, food rations and daily life. Loading and firing demonstrations will. There will be a Coloring Activity Station and a Period Clothing Station for children & adults to try on garments and take selfies.
History buffs will really enjoy the panel discussion.
- 11:00AM – Noon: Panel Presentation: Camp Curtin
with Cooper Wingert, David J. Klinepeter, Joe Mieczkowski & Jim Schmick
- 1:00PM – 2:00PM: Panel Presentation: Lee’s Second Invasion of Pennsylvania with Jim Schmick & Cooper Wingert
- 3:00PM – 4:00PM: Panel Presentation: Abolitionist John Brown-PA and Harrisburg Connections with Bob O’Connor & Ted Alexander
Panel presentations are presented by Civil War Days in Harrisburg. Visit the museum website for more information
Father’s Day June 19th – he would love a round of golf!
Deer Valley is a beautiful and affordable golf course just minutes from the inn.
Opened in 2005, Deer Valley Golf Course has established itself as a favorite of both local residents and visitors to Central PA. As a premiere public golf course, Deer Valley features an eighteen hole regulation course, pro-shop and event facilities. Golfers enjoy large elevated greens Massive multi-tiered tees, unique hybrid, dwarf bluegrass fairways and Eight foot wide continuous cart paths.
Twenty One Pilots June 19th @ 7:00PM at Hersheypark Stadium
Twenty One Pilots will bring their summer headline tour, the “EMØTIØNAL RØADSHØW” to Hershey with speical guests MuteMath and Chef’s Special.
Twenty One Pilot’s current “Blurryface Tour” has proven to be a phenomenal success with all dates swiftly selling out. Following the massive success of their #2 Alternative radio smash “Tear In My Heart,” Twenty One Pilots’ new single “Stressed Out” is rapidly climbing the Alternative radio chart. The track which is currently #3 at Alternative Radio has earned more than 28 million streams thus far while its companion video – directed by the band’s longtime collaborators at Reel Bear Media– has scored over 23 million views and counting.
Dixie Chicks June 24th at 7:00PM at Hersheypark Stadium
Innovators, renegades, villains, mothers, influencers and music superstars, Dixie Chicks, are making a return to touring with their upcoming DCX MMXVI World Tour.
Since their first album, the music of the Dixie Chicks have stirred emotions in fans across the world making them one of the most biggest and most influential bands of our time. Not just “big for a country band” or “big for a big female band,” the Dixie Chicks are a multi-platinum selling act in North America, Europe and Australia. They are one of a mere handful of acts with multiple albums achieving “diamond” status (meaning sales over 10 million copies) – both “Wide Open Spaces” (1998) and “Fly” (1999) hit that stratospheric landmark – and over the years have sold over 30 million albums worldwide and won 13 Grammy Awards.
Def Leppard June 29th at Hersheypark Stadium
Def Leppard’s influential career includes numerous hit singles and ground-breaking multi-platinum release’s, including two of the best-selling albums of all time, Pyromania and Hysteria. Def Leppard debuted their self-titled new album in October 2015, which secured the #1 slot on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums chart. It features the #1 Classic Rock chart single “Let’s Go” and their new single “Dangerous” out now.