Candymonium

Click here to watch the on-ride POV
Candymonium
Candymonium (Hersheypark) 2020 03.jpg
Hersheypark
Location Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Operating since July 3, 2020
Height restriction 54 inches (137 cm)
Statistics
Manufacturer Bolliger & Mabillard
Type Steel - Hyper
Product Hyper Coaster
Riders per train 28
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 210 feet
Drop 206 feet
Top speed 76 mph
Length 4636 feet
Inversions 0
Angle 77.3°
Duration 2:26
HELP
Candymonium's Logo.png

Candymonium is a new hyper roller coaster which opened at Hersheypark in 2020. The ride was manufactured by Bolliger & Mabillard and is the centerpiece of a new multi-million dollar entry plaza called Chocolatetown. It is the first true candy-themed coaster at Hersheypark to open.

History

Candymonium and the Kisses Fountain.

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 will be 210 feet tall with a top speed of 76 mph and a length of 4,636 feet.[1] The final piece of track was installed in February 2020.[2]

The ride had its first test run on May 6.

On June 12, the park confirmed that the ride would open with the park on July 3.[3][4]

Design

Elements

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.

Trains

3 trains with 7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 4 across in a single row, for a total of 28 riders per train.

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).[2]

References

External links