ChocolateTown Square in Hershey, PA
9:00 PM to Midnight - FREE ADMISSION


Our Headlining Act for 2018:
To Be Determined

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Kris Allen will took the main stage for Hershey New Year’s Eve in 2017 on a chilly evening. Kris and the crowd braved a record low temperature of 7 degrees! Despite the weather, this American Idol season 8 winner put on a great show!  Hershey New Years Committee always provides great entertainment. Can't wait for 2018!

The HERSHEY's Kiss Raise:
Seen 'Round the World!

The HERSHEY's Kiss Drop and the Hershey New Year's Event was featured live on CNN NEW YEAR'S EVE with Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin with CNN's Gary Tuchman on the scene in 2015.  It was seen seen around the globe by over 30 million television viewers! Click the link below to see photos of the of this giant HERSHEY's Kiss!

Staying for Awhile?
Stay, Eat, Shop & Enjoy!

If you're here for our event, stay an extra night or two and come explore all that Hershey has to offer. We have 25 great accommodations to stay, 51 eateries to enjoy a hearty meal to light fare, 19 arts & entertainment venues ( a lot for such a small town!) and 17 shopping spots to browse antiques, guitars and even a 60-store outlet!