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Giant Center

550 W Hersheypark Dr, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 USA

77 Reviews
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Opens Mon 9a
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“best in entertainment”

Giant Center is a 10,500-seat multi-purpose arena in Hershey, Pennsylvania, a census-designated place in the Harrisburg metropolitan area. It is home to the Hershey Bears ice hockey team, the longest-existing member of the American Hockey League since 1938. Giant Center replaced the Hersheypark Arena as the Bears' home venue in 2002.Giant Center is owned by the Derry Township Industrial and Commercial Development Authority, as much of the money for its construction was provided by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is operated by Hershey Entertainment and Resorts Company, with the naming rights owned by the Giant-Carlisle grocery store chain based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.HistoryIn addition to Bears games, Giant Center also hosts an annual concert series and attracts many well-known entertainers. The first performance at the arena was by Cher and has since continued to host a wide variety of popular acts, including American Idol Live! and the Harlem Globetrotters. In 2003, Giant Center held the WWE's Unforgiven.

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Meri L.

First time at this venue. My boyfriend and I decided to see an AHL hockey game. Hartford Wolfpack were playing the Hershey Bears. It's a decent area with ample parking. It appears parking... Read more

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Aaron S.

Great venue close to home for sporting events and concerts. I've been lucky enough to see some of both from the luxury suites (thanks to my corporate sponsors) with an amazing view of the action... Read more

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Jenna H.

Pretty large venue with good amount of parking. I've been numerous times, and there's a good angle from every seat. I've been here for concerts and mostly the Bears hockey games. The venue is huge... Read more

Giant Center

550 W Hersheypark Dr
Hershey, Pennsylvania
17033 USA
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  • Mon - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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