Hersheypark officially opens for Springtime in the Park in April, but work has been under way for weeks to prepare for the new park entrance and Chocolatetown expansion.
The new park entrance groundbreaking took place on Jan. 9, and since then the construction teams have been transforming the old Hersheypark entrance. A press release from Hershey Entertainment cited the following progress over the last two months:
"Since we broke ground in early January, construction on Hershey’s Chocolatetown has been in full swing!
"Our construction teams have been hard at work despite the challenges of winter weather. Major activities for the past two months have included: