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Busch Gardens Summer Celebration Event

July 17 - August 16

Feel the spark after dark at Busch Gardens’ Summer Nights, featuring a NEW laser and fireworks show, tasty seasonal eats, and extended park hours to coast through the night on Florida’s best thrill rides every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Meet Big Bird at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Big Bird is Back!

Friday - Sunday | July 31 - Aug. 9
Get excited, Sesame Street fans: there’s news in Tampa and it is BIG! For two weekends only, guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind character connection like none other with Big Bird. Snap a physically-distant photo with Big Bird at Gwazi Pavilion in the Bird Gardens.

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An Inside Look at Animal Care

Saturdays & Sundays | Aug. 15 - 23
For two weeks only, take a physically-distant seat in the climate-controlled Stanleyville Theater for an in-depth look at some of Busch Garden’s lesser known but wildly amazing animals.

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Guests at Busch Gardens can now make their Serengeti Safari Tour reservations

Serengeti Safari

Trek across the 65-acre Serengeti Plain on an open-air touring vehicle in this popular Tampa tour! Guests at Busch Gardens can now make their Serengeti Safari Tour reservations on the day of their visit.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn about important changes we’ve made to the Busch Gardens experience before your next park visit.

Health & Safety FAQs Reservation FAQs
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Vacation Packages

Save time and money when you book a Busch Gardens Hotel Package including lodging, park admission and more. Packages starting at $88 per person per night*.

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