Hershey Harrisburg Sports & Events Authority

Contact Information

Location

Gregg Cook
3211 North Front Street, Suite 103
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: (717) 231-2990
Pennsylvania US
Partner Details: 
  • The Hershey Harrisburg region combines the family fun of the international destination of Chocolate Town U.S.A.SM, featuring Hersheypark® and Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction, with the state capital city of Pennsylvania.  
  • Conveniently located just off major transportation routes of I-81, I-83 and I-76, we’re easy to get to…an easy drive from Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington DC and New York City.  
  • The region is home to four professional sports teams, and the community support is outstanding.

Key Venues:

GIANT CenterSM:

  • The taste of success is exceptionally sweet when your event is held in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
  • The Giant CenterSM is home to Hershey Bears® Hockey, as well as basketball tournaments, wrestling events, concerts and more.
  • The state-of-the-art facility seats 10,500 for ice events and up to 12,500 (including floor seating) for all other events.
  • Amenities include 10,000 parking spaces, a club lounge area, luxury suites, video board, LED stat & event board, food and beverage services and on-site catering.
  • The building is next door to Hersheypark® and Hershey’s Chocolate World Attraction, giving guests even more entertainment options.

FNB Field:

  • FNB Field is the home of the Harrisburg Senators, AA affiliate of the Washington Nationals.
  • Known to be a training ground for future baseball stars, Harrisburg has seen the likes of fast ball phenom Stephen Strasburg, power-hitting outfielder Bryce Harper and All-Star 3rd baseman Ryan Zimmerman as they transitioned to the big leagues.
  • The stadium debuted in 2009 and was named Ballpark Digest’s Renovation of the Year in 2010.
  • Amenities include the largest scoreboard in minor league baseball, corporate suites with private seating, boardwalk area encircling the playing field and a kids’ zone. 
  • The park is situated on Harrisburg’s City Island Sports Complex, so hosting an event here gives your athletes and spectators a perfect view of the beautiful Susquehanna River and the city skyline.

The Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center:

  • The PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center offers more than one-million-square-feet of sports and events space under one roof.
  • It’s ideal for hosting both single and multi-sport tournaments, championship games, exhibition matches, try-outs and whatever other sporting needs you might have.  
  • Event teams can rent SnapSports® flooring directly from the Hershey Harrisburg Sports & Events Authority for added versatility.
  • Featured event space includes the WEIS Exposition Hall (172,000 square feet + 30’ ceiling) and the New Holland Arena (seats up to 7,318 – 28,000 square feet + 90’ ceiling). 
  • The facility is located in Pennsylvania’s Capital City of Harrisburg and is situated just off interstate routes leading to most major points along the Mid-Atlantic and East Coast.
  • More than 8,000 sleeping rooms and world-class attractions like Hersheypark® are close by for the enjoyment of your event's attendees.