WELCOME TO Hersheypark
Hersheypark Stadium is the most prominent
outdoor stadium between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, hosting
such events as the annual Summer Concert Series, PIAA Football
and Soccer Championships, and the BIG 33 Football Classic.
With the addition of a state-of-the-art synthetic grass system,
Hersheypark Stadium continues to shine as the venue for athletic
events, holding nearly 16,000 in the stands. Overall, Hersheypark
Stadium can hold 30,000 fans for concerts. In past years, the
Stadium has hosted musical acts such as the Dave Matthews Band,
Alabama, U2, James Taylor, and The Who.
credit: Michael O'Day Photography
Hersheypark Concert Deal
Ride the day away at Hersheypark and
rock and roll all night! Hersheypark offers a special discounted admission price of just $39.95* to concert-goers when using a Park ticket the day before, day of, or day after a concert. Concert-goers can present their concert ticket at the Hersheypark Front Gate on one of the three days to receive the discount, or they can buy their Park ticket at the box office when they purchase concert tickets.
*All purchased tickets are subject to $.85 amusement tax.
FACTS AND FIGURES
||Shape of Facility
|Additional Bleacher Seating
||State-of-the-art Synthetic Grass System
|Festival Concert Capacity
||480' x 736'
||213' x 536'
Stadium, as with so many
of Mr. Hershey's projects, was built as much for today as for
when it was
built. Through the years the Stadium has served as the summer
home of the Philadelphia Eagles as well as the site of rodeos,
and music competitions, concerts, pageants, and racing events.
In 1953, the Stadium and Hersheypark
Arena were the sites of a huge birthday gala in honor of
President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
ranked #1 in North America as the top grossing venue for
the *NSYNC & Pink
show on July 30, 2000 (venues with seats 40,000 or less).