JULY 31 to AUGUST 3, 2023
The Central Hotel & Conference Center
Harrisburg, PA


A fun pageant week full of excitement, activities, and events for the whole family!  Join us to compete for the prestigious national titles in the Hershey-Harrisburg area near Hershey Park, Hershey's Chocolate World, ZooAmerica, Hershey Gardens, and other area attractions.

Located on the outskirts of the “Sweetest Place on Earth”, The Central Hotel and Conference Center is just minutes away from popular Hershey attractions - HersheyPark, Hershey’s Chocolate World, Zoo America, Hershey Gardens, and the Hershey Story Museum.


The Central Hotel offers guests a comfortable stay with newly renovated rooms (coming May 2023) and is offering our national contestants and their families a discounted room rate for a Double Standard Queen room.  Guest rooms come with microwave, refrigerator, free Wifi, spacious area, and other amenities.  Complimentary airport shuttle available for those flying into Harrisburg International Airport.


Pageant Room rate: $149.95 per night + tax

Check In: Sunday, July 30th and Check Out: Friday, August 4th

  • Registration

  • Orientation

  • Welcome Dinner & Arrival Ceremony

  • Hershey's Chocolate World - Chocolate Factory Tour Ride & Create Your Own Candy Bar

  • The Hershey Story Museum

  • Sweet Treats PJ Party

  • Chocolate and Diamonds Gala

  • National Service Project - Tabs for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania

  • National Competition

  • Awards & Recognition 

  • Memories & Friendships to Last a Lifetime



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Hershey's Chocolate World

Discover all things Hershey's Chocolate and learn how the world famous chocolate is made on the Factory Tour Ride.


Hershey Park

Thrilling coasters and family fun! Hershey Park has something for everyone.


The Hershey Story Museum

Interactive museum of the history of Milton S. Hershey and Hershey Chocolate.

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Hershey Gardens

Hershey Gardens is a 23-acre botanical garden and butterfly atrium.


Zoo America

North American Wildlife Park


Hershey Trolley Works

Learn about Milton Hershey on this fun and entertaining journey around Hershey, PA.