Hersheypark, the popular Central Pennsylvania amusement park, hopes to open by early June.

According to a statement posted on hersheypa.com, officials say, "Given the information currently available, and assuming Pennsylvania lifts the closure order of non-life sustaining businesses, Hersheypark is working to open in early June."

Hersheypark is located about 1 hour 40 minutes from Philadelphia in Hershey, PA and according to its website, it has been around for "110 years and counting."

In the statement regarding Covid-19, Hersheypark also says that it will "continue to research and implement preventive measures as recommended by state and federal agencies that will enhance our existing high standards of cleanliness through additional rigorous cleaning procedures."


In the most recent attendance figures
published by the Themed Entertainment Association, over 3 million people visited Hersheypark in 2018.


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