Student Activities offering a trip to 'Hersheypark in the Dark' on Oct. 19

October 09, 2019

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Office of Student Activities is offering a special trip to Hersheypark on Saturday, Oct. 19, for an unique "Hersheypark In The Dark" experience. This trip coincides with the Penn State Michigan game for students who are looking for alternative Saturday plans.

The $10 trip includes roundtrip transportation between the HUB-Robeson Center and Hersheypark and special admission to the "Hersheypark in the Dark" experience. Penn State University Park students may sign up beginning at 5 p.m. on Oct. 9. Payment must be made by check or LionCash to the Office of Student Activities, 103 HUB-Robeson Center, within three academic days of registration.

"Hersheypark in the Dark" features popular rides and coasters, a chocolatey trick-or-treat adventure, a walk on the wild side at ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park, festive fall food, and more. Don't miss one of the sweetest weekends of the fall, including:

The Thrilling Thirteen

Happy Hallo-Wheeeeeee! Get ready for hair-raising thrills on all 13 coasters. Plus, exclusively for this event, experience lights-out rides on the Laff Trakk, Wildcat, Comet, and Lightning Racer coasters.

Hershey's Character Glow Dance Party

Join a variety of Hershey's Characters for dancing and fun. Located in the Midway America area next to Dispatch Pizzeria.

Creatures Of The Night

Bring your flashlight for a nighttime tour of the "Creatures Of The Night" attraction at ZooAmerica — all included in your one-price admission.

Trip Details

The bus will depart from the HUB at approximately 8:30 a.m. and return to the University Park campus between 11:30 p.m. and midnight. Cost is $10 to reserve and hold your spot on the bus. Payment must be made by check or LionCash to the Office of Student Activities within three academic days of registration. Final trip details will be communicated to registrants via email prior to departure.

RSVP registration will open at 5 p.m. on Oct. 9, in OrgCentral. Once the trip is full, students can join the waitlist.  

This trip is funded by the student-initiated fee and offered by the Office of Student Activities, a unit of Penn State Student Affairs.

Last Updated October 21, 2019