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4th of July Celebration

Celebrate Independence Day with 5 days of festivities

Enjoy dazzling entertainment, world-class thrill rides and some of the best fireworks in Tampa for Independence Day Weekend!

Join us at the Festival Field for an unforgettable Fourth of July Celebration, complete with a dazzling fireworks show that will feature a perfectly choreographed arrangement of music and lights. This one-of-a-kind spectacle will top off the night with a patriotic grand finale and a true celebration of the red, white and blue that you will not want to miss.

*Included with park admission. Event dates and details subject to change and/or cancellation without prior notice. Weather permitting. 

Jun 30
Jul 04
Friday - Tuesday Included with Park Admission

Returning Favorite! Summer Nights Fireworks Spectacular

As the sun goes down, the park lights up with a dazzling display of colors and sound. From jaw-dropping colors to intricate patterns, the Summer Nights Fireworks Spectacular, presented by Bad Boy Mowers, will leave guests in awe. With the perfect music to accompany the show, it's an unforgettable experience that will make it a summer night to remember. Don't miss this dazzling show every Friday and Saturday plus Thursday, August 3rd, and Sunday, August 6th on the Festival Field.

*Weather permitting. Showtimes subject to change. Check the daily show schedule for up to date showtimes.

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Free Beer is Back! Complimentary Beer Samples
Now - July 20

To celebrate the summer season, Annual Pass Members over the age of 21 can enjoy two complimentary 7 oz beers. All park guests over the age of 21 can enjoy one complimentary 7 oz beer. Proof of park admission is required to redeem.

Only valid at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Busch Gardens reserves the right to refuse service of any alcoholic beverage to any guest who is unable to provide proper identification or appears to be intoxicated. Legal Proof of Drinking age is required for all alcohol consumption. Not valid for any other discounts. Offer valid only through July 20, 2023 at Twisted Tails Pretzels in Pantopia. Busch Gardens reserves the right to modify promotional benefits & offerings without notice. This offer is subject to change. Please drink responsibly.

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Returning Favorite! Cirque Electric

Back by popular demand, this revamped acrobatic show brings all-new music to the Stanleyville Theater for the summer! Witness the extraordinary talent of cirque-style performers undertaking edge-of-your-seat feats alongside an electric ensemble of dancers.

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Turn It Up! Remix

This popular award-winning ice show returns to the Moroccan Palace Theater with beloved original and all-new routines. Talented skaters, stunning video and projection elements demonstrate the power and beauty of living life to the fullest.

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 4th of July Celebration FAQs

What is Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s 4th of July Celebration?

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay hosts a 4th of July Celebration every year, featuring an extended firework show accompanied by inspiring music and a patriotic grand finale beginning at 9:00 p.m.

Where can I view the fireworks at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay?

You can view the fireworks from around the park, but the best place to view the fireworks is on the Festival Field.

What time does the Festival Field open for the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay fireworks show?

 The Festival Field opens for entry 30 minutes before showtime.

Are there dining options available during Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s 4th of July Celebration?

Yes, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay offers a variety of dining options throughout the park. Make a day of it and purchase the All-Day Dining Deal, where you can get something to eat and drink every 90 minutes.

Are wheelchairs and strollers available for rent during Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s 4th of July Celebration?

 Yes, wheelchairs and stroller rentals are available at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

Can I bring food and beverages to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s 4th of July Celebration?

No, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay does not allow outside food and beverages to be brought into the park. Please see guest services for dietary need exceptions. 

Can I re-enter the park if I leave during Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s 4th of July Celebration?

Re-entry is allowed on the same day as long as you keep your ticket or receive a hand stamp upon exit.

Is the 4th of July Celebration included with park admission?

Yes, the 4th of July Celebration is included with regular park admission. Save up to 55% on admission during the 4th of July Sale.

Is there a lost and found service available during Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s 4th of July Celebration?

 Yes, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has a lost and found service where guests can report or claim lost items.

What time should I arrive for the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay fireworks show?

 You should arrive at least 15 minutes before showtime to get the best view. Seating is not guaranteed and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Are there other events during the 4th of July weekend at Busch Gardens Tampa?

Yes, the 4th of July Celebration is just one of the highlight events at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay during the Independence Day weekend. You can enjoy award-winning entertainment during Summer Nights, exciting animal presentations, one-of-a-kind animal experiences and thrill-seeking rides.