Thank you to Hersheypark for sponsoring this post so I can share this fun Hersheypark trivia quiz as we kick off the Summer 2021 season! All opinions are 100% my own.
Friends! We now have a slice of returning to “normal life” and there’s no more fitting place to do it than Hersheypark. I have shared my love of all things Hershey many times before, and I am so thrilled to see summer enjoyed at The Sweetest Place on Earth. Hop in here for some fab Hersheypark trivia to whet your Hersheypark-tastic whistle to kick off the Summer 2021 season!
Hersheypark Trivia Questions
- What was the first candy Milton Hershey created?
- What is unique about the streets in Hershey, PA?
- What epic ship did Milton Hershey and his wife have tickets to board, but never did?
- How many kids did Milton Hershey and his wife have?
- How old is the iconic carousel at Hersheypark?
- What was the Misfit Bug ride once called?
- What ride was once at Hersheypark and has now been moved to Dutch Wonderland? ***HUGE BONUS POINTS HERE!!***
- Which is the oldest roller coaster at Hersheypark?
- Speaking of coasters, how many coasters are there at Hersheypark?
- And in total, how many rides are there at Hersheypark??
Hersheypark Trivia Answers
- The streetlights are in the shape of Hershey Kisses–alternating wrapped and unwrapped!
- The Titanic
- 0, Milton and Catherine dedicated their lives to taking care of orphans and building a life for them through their school and mission.
- Hersheypark’s carousel turned 100 in 2019, which now makes it 102 years in age! It has been relocated to a special spot at the very front of the park with the Chocolatetown opening.
- The Ladybugs! My first job was in the kiddie rides department at Hersheypark, and this was the first ride at which I ever received a positive PAM (Personal Action Memorandum)–for meeting max capacity three hours in a row.
- Earthmovers. Now at Dutch Wonderland, it’s been renamed Dukes’ Dozers. It was the very first ride I ever operated in Hersheypark. After spending endless hours cleaning up bladder leaks on this ride when I was working at Hersheypark, I had to laugh when my own child had an accident on this ride 30 years later after it had been moved to Dutch Wonderland!
- The Comet–celebrating its 75th anniversary for the 2021 season!!
1-3 correct: Buy yourself a king-sized Hershey’s candy bar! It’s earned 😉
4-6 correct: We’ve moved up to merchandise-level! Treat yourself to a sweet shirt or other swag when visiting the park this summer–fangirl’s order!
7-9 correct: Holy cow!! We’re now talking season pass purchase–I’m thinking King-Size level??
10 correct: !!!!! Contact me ASAP–we need to look into quitting our day jobs and somehow securing permanent residence within in the park. Maybe we can set up shop behind the dolphin tank and no one will notice??
Whatever your level of Hersheypark genius, go on and get ready to dive into the Summer 2021 season feeling fab with some special Hershey knowledge. It is truly a magical place–always wonderful to learn more about and explore!