July 29, 2017
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Imes Family Reunion #15
July 29, 2017
Hersheypark, PA

Theme:  "Reunited And It Feels So Good"

Weekend Accomodations Available at
 Red Lion Hershey Harrisburg Hotel

2012 Imes Family Reunion at Family Picnic, McAlisterville, PA
2012 Imes Family Reunion at Family Picnic, McAlisterville, PA

This is the official website of the 15th Imes Family Reunion, a one-day event, that will be held July 29, 2017, at the world-class Hersheypark theme park, known as the "Sweetest Place on Earth."

Calling all descendants of John "Jack" and Susan Imes who now include the Adams, Braxton, Elliott, Fordham, Green, Harleston, Moore, Schaeffer, Stroup, Watson and Warren branches and all their kith and kin. 

It will be an enjoyable day for family and friends.  Our special group rate registration (45% off regular ticket) includes all games, amusements, rides (12 rollercoasters), live entertainment, shopping, park regions, Boardwalk, Water Park, tubing down a river, Zoo America, trolley tour of Chocolate World and plenty of places to sit and enjoy the beautiful gardens.

In addition,  registration includes an all-you-can-eat catered picnic where we will gather as a family.

If you can, come up Friday night and make it a fun-filled family weekend! We have reserved a block of rooms at the Red Lion Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel, a 17 minute drive from the park. It is a spacious, comfortable and affordable hotel that features free airport shuttle, free parking, free wifi, Seasons Restaurant, Sports Lounge, catering and conference services, basketball, tennis, shuffleboard and volleyball courts, three pools, business center, Playworld Playground, game/arcade center and your pets are welcome!

The Red Lion Hotel, near Hershey Park, is one of the most convenient places to stay in Central Pennsylvania, with easy access to downtown Harrisburg and attractions around the city. 

We have negotiated a fabulous rate at this outstanding hotel which has 274 rooms, conference and catering facilities, pools, business center and is pet-friendly. 


Hotel Reservations – You can reserve your room(s) now by clicking this link, Imes Family Reunion, or by calling local, 717-939-7841 or toll-free, 800-637-4817. Be sure to state that you are with the Imes Family Reunion. The firm deadline to reserve your room is July 14, 2017

Reunion Room Rate - $119 per night.  All rooms are smoke-free doubles or kings and include free wifi, flat screen tv, Showtime Channel and bath amenities.


Reunion Registration & Fees – The Imes Family Reunion registration deadline is July 7, 2017.  You can click here to download and complete the 2017 Imes Family Reunion packet and mail the Registration Forms on pages 5 and 6, along with payment, to our Treasurer or click here to register and pay all fees online!  All monies must be received in advance. 

The registration fee for the 2017 reunion includes: entrance to Hersheypark, home to more than 65 rides and attractions, including 11 roller coasters, nine water attractions, tubing,  Boardwalk, live entertainment, admission to ZooAmerican Noth American Wildlife Park, home to more than 200 North American animals AND a catered picnic (all you can eat) for the family in a pavillion in the park.

If you can stay for the weekend we'll have welcome hospitality at the hotel on Friday evening, family sharing and games on Saturday evening at the hotel and Breakfast/Imes Family Association Meeting on Sunday morning before departure.  We have tried to keep the registration fee as affordable as possible for families by not including off-site expensive meals and event costs.
The registration fee is the actual cost charged by the park and to process online payments.  We ask all to pay the Imes Family Association dues of $25 per household with your registration fee or bring it to the park on July 29th. Your dues will not only help to defray the costs of postage, website, copies, hospitality and other reunion expenses but also for family programs and initiatives. Be the first to register and your registration will be FREE next reunion!


Registration Fees

Regular Ticket
(Age 9-54)

Junior Ticket
(Age 3-8)

Senior Ticket
(Age 55-69)

Senior+ Ticket
(Age 70+)





Parking Fee

If you are driving, there is an additional parking fee of $15.00 per car for the day. A free tram takes everyone in the parking lot to/from the main entrance of the park.   

No Outside Food

From the website:  Other than one sealed water bottle per person, Hersheypark does not permit food or drink to be brought into the Park. Hersheypark offers an exciting variety of dining options ranging from air-conditioned restaurants, to walk-up locations serving fresh salads and grilled items, to snack shacks serving up your Park favorites! Remember, your ticket includes an all-you-can eat picnic at 2 PM!


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