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Events & Things To Do


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.

Experience Year-Round Events with a Fun Card

Enjoy unlimited admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay through 2018 with a Fun Card. Plus, for a limited time get an Adventure Island Fun Card FREE when you purchase a Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Fun Card*. Offer expires July 1, 2018.

*Howl-O-Scream and separately ticketed events are not included with a Fun Card. 

Buy a Fun Card
  • *Fun Card offer based upon $104.99 adult, single-day Busch Gardens admission ticket price. Service fees and taxes not included. Valid through Dec 31, 2018 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and March 9 – Oct. 14, 2018 at Adventure Island. Fun Card does not include admission to select special events (including Howl-O-Scream® at Busch Gardens), parking or discounts on food and merchandise. Only valid for residents of the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. All benefits subject to availability, change or cancellation without prior notice, and subject to further restrictions at Instant Rewards value based on combined retail value of the 12-month 2018 offer calendar. Must present active Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 1-year, 2-year or Florida Platinum Pass upon redemption. Not valid for Fun Card, Friends and Family Pass or Non-Florida Platinum Passes. Other restrictions apply. Discovery Cove discount valid only on select dates.