Hershey Park in Pennsylvania has opened four roller coasters alongside more than 4 million holiday lights on display, according to a recent release from the Pennsylvania Tourism Office. The Wildcat, sooperdooperLooper, Cocoa Cruiser and Laff Trakk roller coasters are open in the Candylane area of the park.  The park’s Christmas Candylane section also features entertainment, holiday shopping, and visits with Santa and his live reindeer.

Candylane at Hershey Park

Candylane Lights at Hershey Park

Every night beginning at 5 p.m. and continuing every half hour, Hershey Park presents NOEL, a holiday light show with 200,000 lights, synchronized to music.

Hershey Park for the Holidays, photo courtesy of Hershey Park

Hershey Park for the Holidays, photo courtesy of Hershey Park

In Christmas Candylane, children can hear stories from Santa’s elves on weeknights at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m, and on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Christmas Candylane continues through December 31, 2015. Regular admission is $18.85 plus tax and also includes admission to ZooAmerica.

Rudolph’s Skating Pond is also open at Hershey Park for active fun on the ice. It’s $3 to rent skates for ice skating, and personal skates are not allowed. For a cozy look at some of the holiday glitz, guests can drive through Hershey Sweet Lights, which shows off lit woods and trails.

Hershey Sweet Lights will be available on certain dates to January 1, 2016. The fee for Hershey Sweet Lights is $19.15, Sunday through Thursdays for passenger cars that seat up to eight people and $24.15 Fridays and Saturdays. For large capacity vehicles (seating 9-15 people) the fee is $32.15

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