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The New Year’s Eve celebration, planned and staffed by community volunteers, will be held at the square in the heart of downtown Hershey and is free to the public. Click here for a parking map.

The evening will culminate with the raising of the giant Hershey’s Kiss replica followed by a fireworks display at midnight. Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available by various vendors throughout the evening.

USA TodayHershey New Years
was listed #2 in USA Today’s
top great places for a
family-friendly New Year’s Eve!


Denny LoganWINK 104Denny Logan 
Event Emcee
Host of The WINK Wake Up Show on WINK 104, will serve as this year’s emcee. Denny can be heard
weekday mornings from 5:30 am to10 am and

Saturdays from 6 a.m. to10 a.m.



  7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

First UMC Church Hershey First United Methodist Church
64 West Chocolate Avenue, Hershey

The First United Methodist Church of Hershey, located at 64 West Chocolate Ave., will host food and fun for the whole family, including games courtesy of Funland in Rehoboth Beach.

Outdoor games will take place outside the church from 7 – 10 PM.

The church will also be hosting a free concert by American Celtic band Rizzetta’s Tones in the church sanctuary at 7 PM, 8 PM and 9 PM and hot beverages and homemade cookies will be available from 7 - 10 PM in the social hall.

Rizetta's Tones

  10:30 p.m. to Midnight

Olivia Holt

Olivia Hotl

Disney star Olivia Holt will be headlining this year’s celebration. Holt stars in the Disney XD series “Kickin’ It” and the Disney Channel original series “I Didn’t Do It.”

For more information about Olivia Holt, please visit

  11:55 p.m.

Countdown!Countdown begins!




  11:59 p.m.

Hershey's KissThe Hershey Kiss goes up!
Be there with us to bring in the New Year! Watch the giant Hershey's Kiss replica rise in the night sky!!



  12:00 Midnight

When the Hershey's Kiss goes up, the big bangs start! Among the best New Years fireworks displays in the nation!






  • Except where otherwise noted, all events take place in the square of Hershey PA at Chocolate & Park Avenues
  • Admission is FREE to all events
  • Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available by various vendors throughout the venue.
  • Entertainment is subject to change without notice.
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