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Events & Things To Do

LOOKING FOR NEW THINGS TO DO IN TAMPA BAY?

From food festivals & live concerts to spectacular Halloween & Christmas events, explore exciting things to do in Tampa Bay.

You’ll always find something fun going on at Busch Gardens. From our popular spring Food & Wine Festival to Summer Nights parties or Sesame Street® Kids' Weekends to our chilling Howl-O-Scream® or festive Christmas Town celebration. The best part? Many are included free with your admission.
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  • Enjoy Guy Harvey Weekend at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Guy Harvey Weekend

    Join him in person on September 9th & 10th at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay for meet-and-greets, autographs with your favorite Guy Harvey gear, and more!

    • Included with Park Admission
  • Howl-O-Scream 2017 Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Howl-O-Scream

    From Sept. 22 - Oct. 29, take on terrifying haunted houses & roaming hordes.

    • Separate Ticket
    • Open Late
  • Sesame Street Kid's Weekends at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Sesame Street Kids' Weekends

    Saturdays & Sundays from Oct. 7-29, enjoy Halloween fun with Elmo & Friends.

    • Included with Park Admission
  • Visit Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Christmas Town

    From Nov. 24 - Dec. 31, celebrate the holidays with Santa, Rudolph & more.

    • Included with Park Admission
    • Open Late
  • New Year's Eve Celebration at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    New Year's Eve Celebration

    Dec. 31, Ring in the new year with music, fireworks and thrill rides.

    • Included with Park Admission
    • Open Late
  • Food and Wine Festival at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    2018 Food and Wine Festival

    Weekends March 3 - April 29, a world of taste awaits at the fourth annual Food & Wine Festival.

    • Included with Park Admission
  • Sesame Kids Weekends at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Sesame Street Kids' Weekends

    Select weekends in spring 2018, everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends are hosting a party just for kids!

    • Included with Park Admission
  • Ride Roller Coasters in the Dark at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay during Summer Nights

    Summer Nights

    Party louder and play later at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay during Summer Nights!

    • Included with Park Admission
    • Open Late
  • Busch Gardens Annual Pass

    Enjoy unlimited visits to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay with an Annual Pass

    Unlimited admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay during the initial 12-month commitment and any renewal period, with no blockout dates, free general parking plus exclusive rewards and discounts. If you've selected EZpay, you will be billed this amount monthly for a minimum of 12 months.

    • No blockout dates
    • 10% off dining & shopping
    • 2017 monthly Pass Member Instant Rewards, valued at $300+*

    Benefits Include:

    • Unlimited admission with no blockout dates during the initial 12-month commitment and any renewal period
    • FREE parking
    • 10% off dining & shopping
    • 2017 monthly Pass Member Instant Rewards, valued at $300+*
    • Savings on single-day guest tickets & Howl-O-Scream® tickets
    • Pass Member exclusive events
    • Savings on Preferred Parking, select tours, rentals & summer camps

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    Pass valid only at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Service fees and taxes not included. Full paid Annual Pass vouchers must be redeemed within 90 days of purchase. EZpay available to Florida Residents only. Proof of a Florida residential address (non-PO box) is required at time of ticket pick up (Valid Florida driver's license or valid Florida state-issued ID card with a Florida address). Once your initial 12-month EZpay commitment is satisfied, your account will continue on a monthly basis, subject to your right to cancel at any time. Credit card holder must be over the age of 18 and present to redeem EZpay vouchers. See full EZpay terms and conditions. Does not include admission to select special events (including Howl-O-Scream® at Busch Gardens). Parking is not included in the first visit, unless the Annual Pass is purchased online prior to visit. Pass is non-transferable and non-refundable and may be revoked due to abuse or fraud. Benefits subject to availability, change or cancellation without notice. Limited availability for Preferred Parking. Other restrictions apply. *Instant Rewards value based on combined retail value of the 2017 12-month offer calendar at Busch Gardens.

    EZpay
    What is EZpay?

    EZpay is a monthly payment program with no interest and no down payment. Once your initial 12-month commitment is satisfied, your account will continue on a monthly basis, subject to your right to cancel at any time. EZpay is available to Florida Residents only. Credit card holder must be over the age of 18 and present to redeem EZpay vouchers. Learn More »

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