SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31 at ChocolateTown Square in Hershey, PA
9:00 PM to Midnight - FREE ADMISSION

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Our Headlining Act:
American Idol Star Kris Allen

Singer, songwriter and guitarist Kris Allen will take the main stage for Hershey New Year’s Eve. The American Idol season 8 winner’s accolades include a 2009 platinum-selling single “Live Like We’re Dying” and four full-length albums, including 2016’s Letting You In. Allen is a Arkansas native and will bring an upbeat vibe to the main stage.

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!