Busch Gardens® Howl-O-Scream® returns giving victims something to scream about with all-new scares and screams to the extreme.
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Park hours & schedule
Busch Gardens has transitioned to cashless operations.
Rides & attractions
Whether you’re a coaster enthusiast or want rides that are fun for the whole family, Busch Gardens is home to some of Virginia's best roller coasters & thrill rides.
Enjoy world-class entertainment with exciting live shows for all ages, including award-winning productions and interactive, kid-friendly shows.
From seasonal fireworks spectaculars and beer-inspired festivals to Halloween scares, holiday celebrations, and more, there’s always a new reason to visit.
From Clydesdale horses and border collies to rescued eagles and gray wolves, meet some of the animals that call Busch Gardens home.
With close proximity to Colonial Williamsburg, our Busch Gardens Williamsburg theme park is the perfect place to spend a family vacation. Immerse yourself in rich American history, then follow it up with a day riding thrilling world-class rollercoasters, enjoying our local award-winning shows & concerts, and experiencing awe-inspiring animal habitats. We offer several kinds of vacation packages including options that provide entry to partner attractions in the area.
Behind a sweet façade lies a secret hideaway bar that houses true spirits of its country.
Looking for a fun job with amazing perks? We’re seeking friendly and energetic individuals to join us for an EPIC year of new attractions, events and more!
Busch Gardens Williamsburg FAQs
Yes, you can upgrade your ticket to a Membership and enjoy the many benefits of being a Member, including free guest tickets. To upgrade, please visit Guest Services at the park.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg’s park hours vary. For park hours and presentation times, please click here.
Yes, free guest tickets are one of the many perks of having a Membership at Busch Gardens. Upgrade your ticket to a Membership and take your guests with you!
Yes, we offer free Wi-Fi to our guests by selecting to connect once inside the park. Signal reception may vary by location and device type.
MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover and JCB are accepted at all ticket booths, restaurants, and gift shops with proper identification.
Yes, smoking is allowed at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in designated smoking areas (including electronic cigarettes). You can find smoking areas on the park map or the Busch Gardens mobile app.
No outside food or drinks are allowed into the park except bottled water. We offer many dining options inside the park. Try one of our many restaurants or upgrade to the All-Day Dining Deal for an exciting dining experience.
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