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All-New FREE Pre-K Pass Perk

FREE Unlimited Hersheypark Visits For Kids Younger Than 5

Remember your first carousel ride? Your first hug with Hershey Bar? Your first King Size Shake? Now you can experience all of these “firsts” again as you make new memories with your family. Kickstart a lifetime of Hersheypark Happy for your children as they discover all the rides, Hershey characters, sweets, and more activities during a whole fun-filled season. As a Full, King, or Giant Size Season Pass Holder, take advantage of the new FREE Pre-K Pass perk, available for children in your family, under 5 years old, born on or after July 1, 2019. It’s a FREE pass to Hersheypark Happy® for our youngest guests! They will get unlimited visits to Hersheypark® and ZooAmerica® all year long, plus 1-hour early Sweet Start access during the summer season.

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Getting Your Child’s Pre-K Pass Is Easy

  • Step 1: Purchase a 2024 Full, King, or Giant Size Season Pass
  • Step 2: Get Pre-K Voucher
    Log-in to your Self-Service Account to claim the Pre-K voucher within the ‘Benefits’ section of the account. Note: 1 Free Pre-K Pass is available with each Full and King Size Season Pass and 2 Pre-K Passes are available with each Giant Size Season Pass.
  • Step 3: Activate
    Any time it is open, visit Ticketing Services, located just outside the main gate of Hersheypark, to activate and receive your printed Pre-K Pass. Remember to bring your Pre-K voucher, your Pre-K child, and a government issued birth certificate or passport showing the child’s date of birth (must be born after July 1, 2019). Note: this must be completed by August 31, 2024. Children 2 and under are eligible to redeem a Pre-K voucher, but are not required to have an admission ticket for entry.
  • Step 4: Enjoy Unlimited Visits All Year!
    After you activate and have your Pre-K pass, your child can visit during any operating day throughout 2024, at both Hersheypark and ZooAmerica. Your child can also join a Full, King, or Giant Size Season Pass holder for 1-hour early access during the 2024 summer season, along with Season Pass Holder exclusive events.
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Kickstart A Lifetime Of Hersheypark Happy

There’s so much fun for kids to discover at Hersheypark. With over 20 rides for kids, including our iconic Carrousel, Balloon Flite, Frog Hopper, Sweet Swing and over 20 more, your children will build lifelong memories as they experience all this fun for the first time. And they’ll also love meeting their favorite chocolatey characters, like Hershey Bar, Reese, and Miss Kiss!

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Cool Off This Summer Like Never Before

Splash your way into unlimited summer fun at The Boardwalk At Hersheypark®, included FREE with your Hersheypark visits. Your kids will love playing on the Shoreline Sprayground, dipping their toes into Bayside Pier, and getting soaked by the splashes at Sandcastle Cove! Get ready for water park fun and don’t forget your sunglasses!

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*Pre-K pass is only valid for the child confirmed at activation, the pass is not transferable. Pre-K passes are not eligible for add-ons or upgrades. *NO REFUNDS, TRANSFERS OR EXCHANGES. NOT FOR RESALE. 2024 Season Passes are only valid for visits during the 2024 public operating seasons.