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Events & Things To Do

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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. Don’t forget thrilling new attractions, events with a variety of flavorful foods and new entertainment, world-class concerts and so much more. Annual Passes start as low as $14.50 per month.
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Busch Gardens Pin Trading

Pin Trading Weekend

Saturday, December 9

Trade and explore new and rare pins during a special pin trading event.

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Christmas Town

Daily, Nov, 11 - Jan, 7, 2024

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

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New Year's Eve Fireworks at Busch Gardens

New Year's Eve Celebration

Dec. 31, 2023

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

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2024 Events:

Busch Gardens Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

January - March 2024

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

Busch Gardens Real Music Event

Real Music Series

January - February 2024

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

Sesame Street Kids' Weekends

Sesame Street Kids' Weekends

January - February 2024
March - May 2024

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

St, Patrick's Day Celebration an all-new event at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

St. Patrick's Day

March 2024

Bring your good luck charm and join us to celebrate the Irish culture with special food and drink.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Events

Food & Wine Festival

March - May 2024

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

Cinco de Mayo at Busch Gardens

Cinco de Mayo

May 2024

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

Guy Harvey Weekend

Guy Harvey Weekend

May 2024
November 2024

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

Stay Longer. Play Later! Summer Nights at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Summer Nights

May - August 2024

Stay Longer. Play Later! Celebrate all summer long with extended park hours, dazzling entertainment and fireworks on select nights.

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Red, White & Brews.

Red, White & Brews

May - July 2024

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Bourbon & BBQ an all-new event at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Bourbon & BBQ

July - September 2024

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Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.


September - October 2024

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

Busch Gardens Halloween Spooktacular


September - October 2024

Celebrate Halloween with trick-or-treating & costume parades and more during this family-friendly event.

Christmas Town

November - January 2025

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

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  • *Dates subject to change. Restrictions apply. Howl-O-Scream is a separate ticketed event, not included with park admission.