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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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Busch Gardens Real Music Event
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Jan 4 - Feb 27

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

Busch Gardens Mardi Gras
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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
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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
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May 27 - August 7

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 12 - Sept 5

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

Select Nights

Sept 9 - Oct 31

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

Busch Gardens Halloween Spooktacular
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Sept 10 - Oct 30

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 13 - Jan 2, 2023

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

Buy Busch Gardens Get Adventure Island Free

  • 2022 2-Park Fun Card

    Buy Busch Gardens Get Adventure Island Free

    Buy Busch Gardens, Get Adventure Island Free
    Buy a 2022 Busch Gardens Fun Card for $120.99, and get Adventure Island for FREE. Plus, visit by 2/20/2022 and get 1 Free Iron Gwazi Quick Queue!* Hurry, offer ends January 30!

    **Blockout dates apply

    Fun Card
    Savings based on $117.99 single-day Busch Gardens admission price at gate and $69.99 single-day Adventure Island admission price at gate. Discount is only available online and will not be honored at the park. Service fees and taxes not included. Valid at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island through Dec. 31, 2022. **Blockout dates apply. Please click here to see calendar. Fun Card does not include admission to select special events (including Howl-O-Scream® at Busch Gardens), parking or discounts on food and merchandise. Offer valid for residents of the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Non-transferable and non-refundable. Not valid with other discounts or special offers. Other restrictions apply. Subject to change without prior notice. Children under 3 do not require a ticket for entry.

    *Free Iron Gwazi Quick Queue
    • Must visit by February 20, 2022 to qualify.
    • Valid for one-time use Monday - Thursday, April 18, 2022 through May 26, 2022
    • Single-use priority access to Iron Gwazi.
    Park admission is required, but not included. Individual height requirements must be met for ride entry. Non-refundable and has no cash value. Rain checks are not available. Only valid for a single day.
    Save Over $60
    Busch Gardens + Adventure Island $120.99 /ea.
  • *Dates subject to change. Restrictions apply. Howl-O-Scream is a separate ticketed event, not included with park admission.