Springtime Stroller Parade in Hershey's Park March 2009 by:Keith McGregor
What better way to celebrate the start of spring, than to join Hershey's Springtime Stroller Parade in Hershey's Park, America's number one amusement park in the North East of America. The Stroller Parade opens Hershey's Park every spring, a free-entrance pay-as-you-go weekend preview of the summer season. If you have a child four or under, dress up your stroller and you might win a prize!
Hershey's Amusement Park has over 60 rides including roller coasters, water rides and kiddy-rides for people's amusement. There is a Strolling Band and you can have your picture taken with Hershey product characters.
Hershey Park Arena, which seats approximately 26,000 people hold many events, including: Disney on Ice. The Hershey Park Stadium holds 30,000, and the Star Pavilion accommodates smaller concerts and events.
There is never a dull moment in Hershey Park. An 11-acre zoo has over 200 animals on show. There is a Hershey Museum and many shops selling Hershey Chocolate, Hershey T-shirts, souvenirs and glassware.
Take a tour of the Hershey World of Chocolate and find out how Hershey's make all their delicious candy and chocolate. You can enjoy the jungle scenery as you make your way down the stairs to the rotating base. Catch a tour car where a Hershey tour guide will give you a running commentary as you journey through the Hershey's World of Chocolate. You will learn how the cocoa beans are picked, how Hershey's chocolate is manufactured and packed. At the end of the tour you will be given a free bar of Hershey's Chocolate.
Hershey's Park is definitely not to be missed when visiting the Northeast of America.
About the author
South African born Keith has lived in the south of England for most of his life. After graduating from University with a degree in Business Information Systems Management he decided to start Strawberrysoup; a website design company based in West Sussex and Dorset.