7 things to do in March around Hanover, York, Hershey
This month brings the flavors of spring during Tastefest of Hanover, and wine samples along the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail every Saturday and Sunday. The York Jewish Community Center will provide entertainment to make you Laugh Your Tuchas Off on March 5, plus celebrate all things Irish on March 12 during The Annual York St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Enjoy a downtown York pub and restaurant crawl and wrap up this exciting month as your favorite Disney friends take the ice at the Giant Center March 30 through April 3.
March 4: Tastefest of Hanover
Hanover: The Rotary Club of Hanover will present a flavor-filled event to the Hanover community from 5 to 9 p.m. March 4 at the The National Guard Armory Building, 51 W. Clearview Rd. This delicious evening will offer unique, savory samples from the area’s independently owned restaurants, bakeries and specialty beverage businesses. Tickets are $40 per person. For details, visit tastefestofhanover.com.
March 5 & 6: Tour de Tanks Wine Trail
Central PA and Northern MD: Mark your calendars for the ultimate wine tasting experience from noon to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday, March 5 through 20 along the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail, featuring 20 family-owned locations in southern Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. Guests can sample wines straight from the barrel, enjoy light food, and share conversation with the winemakers. Tickets are $25 (includes souvenir wine glass), or $20 for designated drivers. One ticket is good for all event weekends. Call 1-888-858-YORK or visit yorkpa.org for details.
March 5: Laugh Your Tuchas Off!
York Township: Get ready for the most hysterical night of the year from 8 to 10 p.m. March 5 at the York Jewish Community Center, 2000 Hollywood Dr. For one night only, the JCC transforms its auditorium into a BYOB Comedy Club. Every year the talent gets better and the tables fill up faster, so reserve your seat early as they welcome "America’s Got Talent" contestant Joe Matarese to the stage. For tickets and details, visit yorkjcc.org.
March 6: PA Garden Show of York
West Manchester Township: Don’t miss seminars, art, crafts, jewelry, food, and one-of-a-kind garden and outdoor living items from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 4 and 5, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 6 in Memorial Hall at the York Expo Center, 334 Carlisle Ave. This annual event features landscapers, tree experts, florists and more with tips and techniques for creating the perfect outdoor living space. Visit pagsy.com for details.
March 12: York St. Patrick’s Day Parade
York: The Annual York St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off at 1 p.m. March 12 in historic downtown York. The parade begins at Market and Penn Streets and proceeds east on Market to the block between Duke and Queen Streets. This family-friendly event will include several related activities planned for before and after the parade. Visit yorksaintpatricksdayparade.org for more information.
March 26: Sweetest Pint Beer & Chocolate Tasting Tour
York: Enjoy a unique beer and chocolate tour from 2 to 6 p.m. March 26 with a downtown pub and restaurant crawl that pairs craft beer with inspired dishes. This walking tour will take seven groups to seven locations and rotate through until you've reached them all. For ticket information and registration details, visit downtownyorkpa.com.
March 30: Disney On Ice presents Let's Celebrate!
Hershey: All of your favorite Disney friends will join together for one colossal party on ice March 30 through April 3 at the Giant Center, 550 Hersheypark Dr. Celebrate with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy, the Disney villains, and your favorite Disney Princesses. Tickets range $17.85 to $82.85. Visit hersheyentertainment.com for details.