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Address: 550 E Hershey Park Dr, Hershey, PA 17033-2764
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+1 717-534-3911
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Nice venue, terrible parking

I've seen many events at the Giant Center and I don't have any complaints about the venue itself. But it's important to be mindful of where you park. If you don't pay very close... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Scott T
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9 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've seen many events at the Giant Center and I don't have any complaints about the venue itself. But it's important to be mindful of where you park. If you don't pay very close attention, it's easy to lose your vehicle.

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Thank Scott T
Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The place hosts a lot of great events from Bears hockey to the Harlem Globetrotters. Seating is relatively comfortable and there really isn't a bad seat in the place. I have this as an average review due to the lack of concessions they had open. We stood in line for a good 20 minutes to buy cold nachos and bottled... More 

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Alum Bank, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Attended to watch my son wrestle for a state medal. Place is very clean including bathrooms. Everyone was very kind and courteous. It is just expensive to purchase any food or drink. My children and I had a great time although our team did not place.

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Thank Melissa H
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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342 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You would not expect a venue as nice as the Giant Center in a town the size of Hershey. It is first class. They performers are world class and the variety of performers draws folks from miles around!

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New York City, New York
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both of the rinks are warm and therefore great for recreational skating; the quality of ice is very good - they inspect ice closely, patch it manually, and then resurface with Zambonie.

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Pocasset, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a skating event over the weekend that included thousands of athletes. I could not find any healthy selections. Fries chicken fingers hot dog etc. The rink is behind the times in the food option department. Sad.

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Southern New England
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46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This is a nice arena, we have been a few times to see the Providence Bruins play the bears. Its a nice arena, with many different options for food. The people are typically very nice even to those cheering for the opposing team. If you're a hockey fan, this is a good place to take in a game. The Bears... More 

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Thank djjr
West Chester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Great smaller hockey venue with a very good selection of concessions and a great crowd. Easy access, 6 or so minutes from the hotel to the parking lot. Exiting was not so great 20 - 25 minutes driving through, what seemed, the entire Hershey Park complex. Exiting was worse then that form similar facilities in major cities.

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Thank William R
Wenonah, New Jersey
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

My family and I made our annual trek to Hershey at Christmastime, and we attended the Hershey Bears game at Giant Center on December 17, 2016. The morning snow and ice made the parking lot a bit of an adventure, but no problems. Naturally, the Bears' game was fun (even though Hershey lost), and the Giant Center is an excellent... More 

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Thank sommers400
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59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Every year we make it a habit to go as a family to a Hershey Bears game. Live hockey is very exciting and the Bears make it a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The arena is beautiful and the crowd is family friendly. My young children and teenage daughter equally love the games. I guiltily wish there were more fights. I've seen... More 

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