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Giant Center

550 W Hersheypark Dr, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 USA

72 Reviews
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Opens Mon 9a
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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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Joseph J.

Love watching a Bears game here. Always quick to get in and out, staff are friendly, and there is not a bad seat in the entire arena. Always a lot of good energy during games, and plenty of room... Read more

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Christopher B.

No bad seat in the house for a hockey game. They accommodate professional wrestling very well too. Concession options are plentiful. Great visual displays, sound and lights. Concession lines are... Read more

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Eileen H.

This was our first time at this venue - we visited for Disney on Ice. Make sure you check rules for bag/purses. They were making everyone with a purse over a certain size take it back to the... 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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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Outdoor Seating
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