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Get admission for 12 months with one of our Annual Passes and choose from a variety of benefits such as free parking, discounts on dining & merchandise, free guest tickets, and more.

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Nov 12 – Jan 2

Celebrate the holidays with millions of twinkling lights, festive shows, and holiday-inspired culinary delights.

Guy Harvey Weekend
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Dec 4 - 5

Join Guy Harvey in person at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for meet-and-greets, autographs & more!

New Year's Eve Fireworks at Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Events

Dec. 31

Ring in the new year at Busch Gardens with bold fireworks, entertainment, and more.

Busch Gardens Real Music Event
Select Days

Jan 4 - Feb 27

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's longest running concert series returns with all-new music performances.

Busch Gardens Mardi Gras
Select Days

Jan 8 - Mar 6

Let the good times roll with limited-time food, cocktails, entertainment and live music – Mardi Gras style!

Sesame Street Kids' Weekends at Busch Gardens Tampa
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Jan 29 - Feb 13

Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, and all of your favorite Sesame Street® friends for fun-filled weekends.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Events
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Mar 11 - May 22

A world of taste awaits at the annual Food & Wine Festival at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Cinco de Mayo at Busch Gardens
Select Days

May 5 - 8

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a party zone, festive dancing, food and beverages.

Viva La Musica
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

May 13 - 22

Dance to the hottest music, sample fiery flavors and more during our newest Latin celebration.

Summer Nights at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Event Logo
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

May - August 2022

Feel the spark after dark at Busch Gardens’ Summer Nights with thrill rides, entertainment and more.

Busch Gardens Bier Fest
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Aug - Sept 2022

Sip and savor seasonal brew offerings and new beer-inspired recipes at Bier Fest.

Select Nights

Sept - Oct 2022

Tampa’s premier Halloween event returns earlier than ever with new frights & scares.

Busch Gardens Halloween Spooktacular
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Sept - Oct 2022

Celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating and more during Busch Gardens' all-new Spooktacular event.

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Nov - Dec 2022

Celebrate the holidays with millions of twinkling lights, festive shows, and holiday-inspired culinary delights.

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  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 2022 Fun Card

    Save Over 30%

    Cyber Monday Sale: Save Over 30%.
    Enjoy visits to both Busch Gardens and Adventure Island Tampa throughout 2022! Valid until December 31, 2022.*

    *Blockout dates apply

    Service fees and taxes not included. 2022 Fun Card valid through December 31, 2022 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island. Does not include admission to select special events (including Howl-O-Scream® at Busch Gardens), parking or discounts on food and merchandise. Non-transferable and non-refundable. Not valid with other discounts or special offers. Discounted price applies to online advance purchases only and is not available at the park. Other restrictions apply. Subject to change without prior notice.

    2022 Blockout dates apply:
    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay: March 19, April 16, July 2, July 9, November 26, December 28-30

    Adventure Island 2022: May 30, June 18, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30
    Hurry, Offer Ends Nov. 29!
    Busch Gardens $120.99 $84.99
    Busch Gardens + Adventure Island $170.98 $104.99
  • *Dates subject to change. Restrictions apply. Howl-O-Scream is a separate ticketed event, not included with park admission.