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Christmas Town at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Christmas Town

Daily, Nov. 14 - Jan. 9, 2023

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

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Guy Harvey Weekend

Guy Harvey Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, Dec. 3 - 4

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

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New Year's Eve Fireworks at Busch Gardens

New Year's Eve Celebration

Dec. 31, 2022

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

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Busch Gardens Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras

Select Dates, Jan. 14 - Mar. 5

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

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Busch Gardens Real Music Event

Real Music Series

Tuesdays - Sundays, Jan. 17 - Feb. 26

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

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Sesame Street Kids' Weekends at Busch Gardens Tampa

Sesame Street® Kids' Weekends

Fridays - Sundays, Jan. 27 - Feb. 12

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

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Events

Food & Wine Festival

Select Dates, Mar. 10 - May 21

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

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Sesame Street Kids' Weekends

Sesame Street Kids' Weekends

Fridays - Sundays, April 28 - May 21

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

Cinco de Mayo at Busch Gardens

Cinco de Mayo

Friday - Sunday, May 5 - 7

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

Viva La Musica

Viva La Música

Select Dates, May 5 - 21

Dance to the hottest music, sample fiery flavors and more during our newest Latin celebration.

Summer Nights at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Event Logo

Summer Nights

Daily, May 26 - July 23

Celebrate summer throughout the day and night with electrifying entertainment.

4th of July Weekend Fireworks over SheiKra

4th of July Celebration

Jun. 30 - July 4

Enjoy dazzling entertainment, seasonal eats and some of the best fireworks in Tampa.

Busch Gardens Bier Fest

Bier Fest

Friday - Sunday + Labor Day, July 21 - Sept. 4

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

Howl-O-Scream

Select Nights, Sept. 8 - Oct. 31

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

Busch Gardens Halloween Spooktacular

Spooktacular

Fridays - Sundays, Sept. 8 - Oct. 29

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

Christmas Town

Daily, Nov. 11 - Dec. 31, 2023

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.