Free Extra Hours

Skyrush Roller Coaster

Extra time, extra memories - at no extra charge. Discover how many hours your Hersheypark® ticket unlocks with Preview Plan and Hersheypark Sweet Start®.

Preview Plan

A sweet sneak peek is included with every ticket!** Present your ticket at the main entrance before your full day visit and enjoy a fun-filled evening during public operating hours!

  • Summer
    Preview Hours

    Park Closes At 7 PM

    Park Closes At 8 PM

    Park Closes At 9 PM

  • All Admission Tickets
    Up to 2 hours FREE

    Enter after 5 PM

    Enter after 6 PM

    Enter after 7 PM

  • Resorts Guests
    Up to 3 hours FREE

    Enter after 4 PM

    Enter after 5 PM

    Enter after 6 PM

  • Halloween
    Preview Hours

    Park Closes At 9 PM

    Park Closes At 10 PM

  • All Admission Tickets
    Up to 1.5 hours FREE

    Enter after 7:30 PM

    Enter after 8:30 PM

  • Resorts Guests
    Up to 2.5 hours FREE

    Enter after 6:30 PM

    Enter after 7:30 PM

Hersheypark Sweet Start

Exclusively for Hersheypark Season Pass Holders and guests of The Official Resorts of Hersheypark.

Full Size and King Size Season Pass Holders and guests at The Official Resorts of Hersheypark may enter the park (May 25 through September 4, 2023) to enjoy a selection of rides 1-hour before the Park opens.


*Admittance valid with a valid 2022 Full Size or King Size Season Pass or Official Resorts of Hersheypark identification. Not valid for 2022 Bite Size Season Pass. Entry to Hersheypark Sweet Start is not permitted for guests with a 1-Day or 2-Day admission ticket.

**If visiting with a 2-day ticket, Preview Plan is only available the night before your first visit to Hersheypark. 1-day tickets are eligible for preview plan. Hersheypark Event Special and Hersheypark HAPPY HOURS tickets are not eligible for preview.