Visit Hershey & Harrisburg

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Hotels81
Convention Center92,903 sq. m
Guest Rooms8,276
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel665 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues45
Average Room Rate$125.05
Restaurants282
Daily Food Cost$51.00
Occupancy Rate62.2%
Tax Rate6%

Visit Hershey & Harrisburg

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Why Choose Our Destination?

Inviting. Affordable. Accessible. - Visit the Hershey Harrisburg Region of South Central Pennsylvania for your next business event and receive rave reviews from your participants! When you plan your next conference, trade show, event, or meeting in the Hershey Harrisburg Region, you’ll discover an affordable destination offering world-class attractions, accommodations to suit every taste and budget, as well as delectable dining and rewarding shopping experiences. You won’t find ordinary options here--numerous unique venues provide a more exciting setting for a kick-off reception or guest event…let us help you get creative! - The Hershey Harrisburg Region is located within a convenient three-hour or less drive from major cities such as New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Baltimore. Traveling here is also simple and direct, whether by plane, car, or train. Just 20 minutes from downtown Harrisburg, Harrisburg International Airport (airport code MDT) is serviced by seven major airlines offering daily nonstop flights to 15 destinations with one-stop connections to cities worldwide. Downtown Harrisburg’s stately Amtrak® station (station code HAR) welcomes hundreds of visitors traveling the Keystone and Pennsylvanian line each day. Several major interstates also intersect the Hershey Harrisburg Region, making traveling by car a breeze. - Four-star service and amenities are found at affordable prices here in the Hershey Harrisburg Region. We know budgets are crucial and often dictate the scale of your event. Let our experienced and professional staff work with you on on-site tours, room blocks, contracts, and services to make the very most of whatever budget size you are operating with. Over 8,000 hotel rooms in a variety of properties ranging from select- to full-service to luxury resort ensure a variety of price points to fit any budget. Dining in the Hershey Harrisburg Region is a travel experience unto itself! Delectable menus showcasing local farm-fresh ingredients, eclectic and traditional offerings, and international cuisines can all be found here. So many choices will leave you wanting to come back for more. - We have all the resources you may need as you plan your next meeting, conference, exposition, or social event. Let the professional staff at Visit Hershey & Harrisburg navigate you through the RFP process, site visits, and all event details to ensure your event is stellar and memorable! We can provide all necessary information to assist you during your initial site selection and planning phase by gathering your meeting details for lead distribution and hotel proposals and by matching you with our properties that suit your specific meeting requirements and budgets. We’ll coordinate site visits, familiarization tours, and bid presentations as well. - Once you’ve booked your event, our staff can help maximize your attendees free time by helping you create pre- and post-conference activities, spouse tours, golf outings, and special events. We’ll also establish hotel blocks and reservation services, offer dining, attraction, transportation, and service recommendations. If you need promotional support, we can help with that too! We have a wide variety of photographs and promotional materials available to showcase the region to your attendees. - Come early and stay late…make it a full blown vacation while you’re here on business and enjoy all the region has to offer.

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Distance from Airport

  • Harrisburg International Airport

    19.31 km from City Center

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Local Attractions

Hershey's Chocolate World

Recreation
Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction offers a truly unique location for after-hours special meetings and private events. Spacious lobby and atrium area plus several sweet options for groups and meetings of 50–250. Attractions include our recently updated Hershey’s Chocolate Making Tour, Chocolate Tasting Experience, Create Your Own Candy Bar, and 4D Chocolate Mystery. Shop the world’s largest selection of Hershey’s products and dine with our on-site catering options. After-hours evenings available September–May. Contact us for details and options to create a uniquely memorable event.
101 Chocolate World Way
Hershey, PA, US 17033

Spooky Nook Sports

Recreation
Spooky Nook is a venue as unique as you are! From the turf to the boardrooms, Spooky Nook is prepared to create your event experience unlike any other. The Nook is located off Route 283, just minutes from Lancaster and Hershey. Our 700,000-square-foot building can accommodate any event. Spooky Nook offers full catering on-site, on-site accommodations at the Warehouse Hotel, Wi-Fi, air-walls to create flexible spaces, audiovisual equipment, standard linens, and basic china. Courts and turf space for organized team and corporate group activities.
75 Champ Blvd.
Manheim, PA, US 17545

Hersheypark

Recreation
Hersheypark® delights guests with more than 70 rides and attractions including 14 coasters, live entertainment, and water fun! The Boardwalk, our family water park, features 16 attractions. THREE parks for one low price: Hersheypark, The Boardwalk at Hersheypark, and ZooAmerica. Group rates at Hersheypark include up to 45% off regular admission, FREE bus parking with FREE bus driver admission, and exclusive all-you-can-eat buffets available for groups of 40 or more. Plus, save up to 30% with pre-purchased meal tickets (includes refillable souvenir cup).
100 West Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey, PA, US 17033

The Spa at the Hotel Hershey

Recreation
The Spa At The Hotel Hershey portrays a timeless elegance that is reflective of High Point Mansion, the home of chocolate magnate Milton Hershey and his wife, Catherine. From the stained-glass windows to the breathtaking views of The Hotel Hershey's majestic gardens, The Spa is a beautiful haven for all our guests. Experience first-hand the finest in elegance and service.
100 Hotel Rd.
Hershey, PA, US 17033

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

Nightlife
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course boasts some of the most unique and flexible event space in Central Pennsylvania. Our 6,500 square feet of meeting and function space can accommodate events for up to 450 guests. If you are searching for something different, consider an exclusive private reception in the private dining room in the award winning Final Cut Steakhouse, one of our private rooms in Epic Buffet, or a more casual affair on our outdoor patio. Our experienced staff will handle details, making you the star of an award-winning event!
777 Hollywood Boulevard
Grantville, PA, US 17028

The National Civil War Museum

Museum
The National Civil War Museum is in the middle of a scenic park in Harrisburg, where visitors can appreciate the breathtaking vistas of Pennsylvania’s historic capital. Our venue offers a unique setting to accommodate meetings and corporate events. During your event, your guests are welcome to tour the museum’s 17 galleries to experience the extraordinary displays and outstanding collections. Ample free parking & complimentary Wi-Fi is available.
1 Lincoln Circle at Reservoir Park
Harrisburg, PA, US 17103

Roundtop Mountain Resort

Recreation
We have meeting space, group dining, and outdoor, thought-provoking activities to complement any meeting! Professionally facilitated team-building at our ropes course brings your group together and allows their collective genius to produce results including identification of key success factors and understanding varying communication styles. Enjoy recreational activities such as paintball, zip lines, chairlift rides, skiing/ snowboarding, snow tubing, and more. Indoor space includes four different meeting rooms with space for 40+. A/V options and Wi-Fi available.
925 Roundtop Rd.
Lewisberry, PA, US 17339

Hershey Country Club

Recreation
The Hershey Country Club offers three award winning golf courses: the East and West Courses, as well as Spring Creek Golf Course. Each course offers a unique playing experience rich in history. The Hershey Country Club also features a variety of meeting spaces to fit your needs with attentive, consistent service. Meeting services at Hershey Country Club are available to members and nonmembers.
1000 E. Derry Road
Hershey, PA, US 17033

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Additional Information

We will do whatever it takes to make your next meeting or convention a sweet success. Here are just a few of the services we can provide: -Promotional Support -VIP Greetings -Local Attraction Information -Welcome Bags -Housing coordination and use of online housing bureau -Referrals of Entertainment & Spousal Tours -On-site Support -Staffed hospitality table -Site Inspections -Shuttle service referrals and coordination Please note that it is the policy and practice of Visit Hershey & Harrisburg's sales and services departments to work with each individual meeting, convention, and event, sport, and expo planner to determine the important parameters when selecting a hotel or service for the purpose of the event. Leads are only distributed to those hotels and companies who offer services with the ability to accommodate the needs of the customer. Sending a lead to the entire Visit Hershey & Harrisburg Partner base is not our practice. Visit Hershey & Harrisburg provides meeting/event planners the ability to remain confidential or opt-out of solicitation during the lead distribution process. http://www.visithersheyharrisburg.org/meetings-conventions/