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|Manufacturer||Bolliger & Mabillard|
|Type||Steel - Hyper|
|Riders per train||28|
|Propulsion||Chain lift hill|
|Top speed||76 mph|
Candymonium is a steel hyper roller coaster at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA. The ride was manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard and is the centerpiece of a new multi-million dollar entry plaza called Chocolatetown. Opened in 2020, it is the first true candy-themed coaster at the park.
The attraction was announced on October 3, 2018 alongside the new ChocolateTown entrance area.
More info was released on July 24, 2019, including the name Candymonium and that the ride would be 210 feet tall with a top speed of 76 mph and a length of 4,636 feet. In November 2019, the tallest point of the ride was topped off. The final piece of track was installed in February 2020.
The ride had its first test run on May 6, 2020.
The park describes this roller coaster as the "world's sweetest roller coaster". Candymonium is a Hyper Coaster from Bolliger & Mabillard and the flagship attraction of Hersheypark's new entrance area Chocolatetown.
Each train on Candymonium is based on a different Hershey brand. There will be a Hershey's Kisses train (blue), a Reese's Peanut Butter Cups train (orange), and a Twizzlers train (red).
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- on the Roller Coaster DataBase.