Whether you’re getting away for Spring Break, a sweet romantic getaway, or some family fun time, there are so many options for great things to do in March in Hershey, PA. What’s more, they’re all near the Inn at Westwynd Farm. Here are just 10 ideas to chase away those winter blues.
#1 – Stay at Westwynd Farm
Nestled on 32 acres of rolling pastures in the Pennsylvania countryside, Inn at Westwynd Farm is a paradise of peace and tranquility. Stroll the grounds, admire the natural surroundings and grazing animals, rock on the front porch, cozy up in front of the fireplace, soak in the jetted tub, and wake up each morning to an unforgettable gourmet breakfast. When you’re ready to get out and about, we are just a few minutes from Hershey, the sweetest place on earth.
#2 – Go to a Concert
Chris Tomlin & UNITED
Christian music fans… get ready for the long-awaited “Tomlin UNITED” tour featuring multi-platinum selling, multi-award-winning artists Chris Tomlin and UNITED with special guest Pat Barrett. This concert is expected to be the largest Christian music concert of the year.
March 4, 2022 at the Giant Center
El Divo Greatest Hits Tour
Catch El Divo live at the Hershey Theatre this year. El Divo is the most commercially successful classical crossover group in international music history! Their Greatest Hits Tour is in honor of the tragic loss of late band member, Carolos Marin. Reserve your tickets for an evening of their greatest songs and an incredible stage production.
March 5, 2022 at Hershey Theatre
Red Hot Chili Pipers
This 9-piece ensemble consisting of guitarists, keyboards, drummers, and, of course, pipers are coming to Hershey! Boasting four music degrees from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, they’re passion for pipes and talent for music will make for an enjoyable and unforgettable evening.
March 9, 2022 at Hershey Theatre
#3 – Take in a Live Show
Fiddler on the Roof
Take in Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher’s take on “Fiddler on the Roof.” The talented cast and orchestra share the story of faith and family in this family classic.
March 15-20, 2022 at Hershey Theatre
Lewis Black: Off the Rails
Get ready to laugh until you cry. Lewis Black, known as the king of rant, will expose the absurdities of life in a brilliant and comedic way. He is a GRAMMY-winning stand-up who performs to sell-out audiences from the US to New Zealand.
March 25, 2022 at Hershey Theatre
#4 – Taste Wine at Cassel Vineyards
Cassel Vineyards reopens for the 2022 season on March 12, 2022. Stop in to sip and savor new finds and old faves. Their wine menu features whites, roses, reds, ports and cider. Order a flight, a glass or a bottle (or two). Return to your romantic guest room at Westwynd Farm to enjoy your favorite in front of the fireplace.
#5 – Sample Chocolate from Around the World
In addition to fine wine in Pennsylvania, Hershey also boasts decadent chocolate! Sample delicious warm drinking chocolates from around the world at The Hershey Story. From fruity African chocolates to Indonesian chocolate with caramel, you’ll discover variations you never dreamed possible.
#6 – Play Your Way through Hershey’s Sweet Treat Trail
If that’s not enough chocolate for you, then you’ll love the Chocolate & More Sweet Treat Trail, which has turned sweet shops and area businesses into a fun and tasty Bingo game! You choose your own route to visit participating businesses and earn a stamp. Once you have BINGO, you can turn in your winning card for a free prize.
#7 – Take a Hike in the Fresh Air
March in Central Pennsylvania is beautiful with highs around 51 – perfect for hitting the trails. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll, fast-paced walk or arduous hike, there are plenty of trails from which to choose. Check out our list of the 14 top trails to get you started.
#8 – Visit Hershey Gardens
In 1937, Milton Hershey requested “a nice garden of roses.” Over 80 years later, Hershey Gardens has grown to 23 acres of natural beauty in all shapes, sizes and colors. Tour beautiful themed gardens, Swan Lake, the Garden Shop, and much more.
#9 – Go Back in Time at the Battle of Gettysburg
Take a trip back in time, a tumultuous time, at the site of the Battle of Gettysburg, the turning point of the US Civil War. Visit the park grounds and road as well as the visitor’s center and museum to learn more about this tragic and historic event. But more than just battlefields and monuments, you’ll also discover 2,300 acres of pastures and farmlands that provide an open-upland habitat for hundreds of plants and animals, including those that are endangered or threatened.
#10 – Tour a Museum
Besides Gettysburg, we are fortunate to have several unique and fascinating museums nearby. Learn more about everything from the PA State Police and Milton Hershey, to the Civil War, automobiles and the great State of Pennsylvania. Check out our list of must-see museums near Hershey.
We hope you have a wonderful time in Hershey this March as the flowers begin to bloom and the weather warms up!