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Nov 25, 2015 - 09:20 AM

Santa’s Secret Garden Lights Up Hershey Gardens for the Holidays

HERSHEY, Pa. – Nov. 17, 2015 – Families can experience all that is merry and bright at Santa’s Secret Garden, being held at Hershey Gardens on December 4, 5, 11 and 12, 2015 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Kids and grown-ups will be greeted by elves as they travel through a path of twinkling lights to discover Santa and his secret garden. Kids can play with artificial “snow,” visit with Mrs. Claus, make reindeer food and enjoy other hands-on activities. Jolly ol’ Saint Nicholas himself will be handing out a special gift.  
11        Visitors to Santa’s Secret Garden also can use fun holiday character masks to snap a photo at the “elfie selfie” station. Winter weather creatures from ZooAmerica will be featured.
Inside Santa’s Greenhouse, guests can behold a beautiful winter scene showcasing evergreen trees decorated in various nature themes. A Douglas fir will be adorned with butterflies and butterfly-attracting plants, while another fir tree will be decorated with “bees” and beehives. Other themes include a bird tree and a woodland critter tree.
        Snacks and warm drinks will be available for sale.
Tickets to Santa’s Secret Garden may be purchased in advance, online at HersheyGardens.org or by visiting Hershey Gardens during hours of operation, which are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets also may be purchased at the event.  
For more information about Hershey Gardens, visit www.HersheyGardens.org or call 717-534-3492.  
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The M.S. Hershey Foundation exists to preserve and enhance Milton Hershey’s legacy and community vision and to provide educational and cultural enrichment to residents of Hershey. Hershey Community Archives, Hershey Gardens, Hershey Theatre and The Hershey Story, The Museum on Chocolate Avenue are operating divisions of the Foundation. www.mshersheyfoundation.org.