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Events & Things To Do


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

May 28 - Sept 6

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

Bier Fest at Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Aug 13 – Oct 31

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

Select Nights

Sept 10 – Oct 31

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

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

Oct 2 - 31

Celebrate Halloween with your favorite Sesame Street® Friends with Trick-or-Treating and more!

Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Nov 12 – Jan 2

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

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

Pay for a day, Play all year!

  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 2021 Fun Card

    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Summer Sale: Save Over 35%. Offer Extended Thru Sunday!

    Visit Busch Gardens Tampa Bay again and again through December 31, 2021.*

    *Blockout dates apply

    Service fees and taxes not included. 2021 Fun Card valid now through December 31, 2021 at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Fun Card does not include admission to select special events (including Howl-O-Scream® at Busch Gardens), parking or discounts on food and merchandise.  

    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 2021 Blockout dates apply:
    • December 30
    Save Over 35%
    Guest (ages 3+) $114.99 $69.99 /ea.