Aug 12
Sep 05
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
+ Labor Day
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Each weekend, park guests can toast delicious brews and coast on epic thrill rides at Busch Gardens’ beer-inspired food festival.

Sip and savor seasonal favorites and brew-inspired dishes featuring fall flavors. This festival blends the local Tampa bay craft scene with time-honored traditions to create a unique food and beer celebration. Enjoy live entertainment and contemporary fare that pays homage to a traditional Oktoberfest with a modern spin.

Bier Fest is included with park admission. Food & Beverage available at an additional cost.

*Event details are subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice. Must be 21 years of age to purchase or consume alcoholic beverages. Proof of age with valid ID required.
Become a Pass Member

Get admission to special events all year long with an Annual Pass. Plus, choose from a variety of benefits such as unlimited admission, free parking, up to 6 free guest tickets, up to 50% off in-park spending and more. Starting at only $13 per month.

Bier Fest Samplers
Make the best of Bier Fest and experience the festival like a VIP. Save time and money by purchasing a Sampler Lanyard to try all-new beer and food options, starting at only $35.

Event Details

All-New Festival Menu

Sip and savor over 70+ all-new craft beers and seasonal eats with an all-new Bier Fest menu. Pair pub-inspired bites with a new local craft brew or enjoy a fan favorite from international and domestic breweries. Whether you like IPAs, stouts, porters, lagers, sours or ciders, the beer selection at Bier Fest has something for every taste.

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Live Local Bands

Make a toast while tapping your toes to the sounds of live local bands performing throughout the event! Enjoy live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Coke Canopy.

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Coasters & Thrill Rides

Whether you’re a coaster enthusiast or want rides that are fun for the whole family, Busch Gardens Tampa is home to some of Florida's best roller coasters & thrill rides. Take on exhilarating high-speed drops, inversions and air-time from day into night with our epic coasters and more.

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Pass Member Exclusive

Sip and savor more samples for less. Get 15 punches for the price of 12 with this pass member exclusive.

The first round is on us! Enjoy a festival favorite on the house. 

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