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MARDI GRAS WEEKEND

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  • LIVE MUSIC, PARADE AND BEADS

    • MARDI GRAS PARADE – The Bird Gardens come to life as entertainers, stilt walkers and musicians bring the Mardi Gras spirit to Tampa Bay during this lively parade.
    • BEAD GARDEN – What's Mardi Gras without beads? Stop by the Bead Garden for an opportunity to catch beads with your party.
      Select times during event hours. Limited quantity of beads available.
    • BRASS BAND – Enjoy Bourbon street beats and jazz classics as the Brass Band gets the party started in the Bird Gardens.
    • LIVE LOCAL MUSIC – Immerse yourself in the music of New Orleans as local musical groups bring zest to this flavorful event.
      See the daily schedule for show times.

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    Mardi Gras Dining Locations

  • Cupcakes during Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa

    Xcursions

    Mardi Gras Cupcakes (2 or 4 Packs)


    Rum Tastings


    Artisan Crafts

  • Beignets during Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa

    Sweet Beignets

    Beignets

    Traditional Powdered Sugar

    Woodford Reserve Chocolate Drizzle

    Banana Foster


    Smoked Bourbon Peach Sour Cocktail
    Woodford Reserve, Peach Sour, Club Soda

  • Jambalya during Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa

    Jackson Square

    NEW! IMPOSSIBLE™ Dirty Rice
    Spices of New Orleans, Green Onions, IMPOSSIBLE™ Meat 

     

    REIMAGINED! Shrimp & Grits
    Cajun Garlic Shrimp, Smoked Cheddar, Tasso Ham, Stone Ground Grits

     

    Creole-Style Jambalaya 
    Chicken, Andouille Sausage, Tomatoes, Green Onions


    Spiced Vanilla Old-Fashioned Cocktail
    Woodford Reserve, Vanilla, Bitters

  • Hurricanes

    Hurricanes

    Traditional Hurricane
    Served Frozen or Iced

     

    Spike DAT! +$3.50

  • Shrimp Po'boy during Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa

    Esplanade Street Bites

    NEW! Smoked Peppered Brisket

    Chipotle Cream, New Orleans Kettle Chip, Green Onions


    NEW! Smoked Chicken Po'boy

    Bourbon BBQ, Crisp Lettuce, Pickles


    Shrimp Po’boy

    Crispy Shrimp, Creole Remoulade, Crisp cabbage, Pickles


    Smoked Bloody Mary Cocktail
    Tito’s Vodka, Hickory, Fresh Lemon

  • Guesting enjoying drinks from the giraffe bar

    Giraffe Bar

    Hurricanes


    Select Draft Beers


    Frozen Cocktails


    Cocktails on Tap

  • NOLA Creamery

    NEW! French Quarter Chocolate Amaretto Cheesecake Waffle Cone

    Chocolate Drizzle, Mardi Gras Sprinkles


    REIMAGINED! The Mardi Gras Waffle Cone Sundae

    Salted Caramel Ice Cream, Popcorn, Chocolate Drizzle, Whipped Topping, Wild Morello Cherries


    REIMAGINED! Bourbon Street Cream and Cookie

    Choice of Ice Cream, Warm Chocolate Chip Cookie, Chocolate Drizzle

  • Bayou Beverage
    (Garden Gate Cafe)

    Draft Beer


    Frozen Cocktails

    Strawberry Daiquri

    Piña Colada

    Tampa Vice

    Gold Coin Mojito

    Green Fairy Margarita

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  • Mardi Gras 5-Item Food & Beverage Sampler

    Enjoy 5 samples of culinary delights featuring savory treats, festive sweets and beverages.
    ● Includes 5 samples of food or beverages throughout the Mardi Gras Festival area.
    ● Valid Select Dates January 8, 2022 - March 6, 2022.


    Park Admission is required and not included. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. Sampler Lanyard is non-refundable. Valid only at Mardi Gras Festival area. Please drink responsibly. 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. Lanyard expires after March 6, 2022.

    5 SAMPLES
    Sampler $35.00 /ea.
  • Mardi Gras 10-Item Food & Beverage Sampler

    Enjoy 10 samples of culinary delights featuring savory treats, festive sweets and beverages.
    ● Includes 10 samples of food or beverages throughout the Mardi Gras Festival area.
    ● Valid Select Dates January 8, 2022 - March 6, 2022.


    Park Admission is required and not included. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. Sampler Lanyard is non-refundable. Valid only at Mardi Gras Festival area. Please drink responsibly. 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. Lanyard expires after March 6, 2022.

    10 SAMPLES
    Sampler $55.00 /ea.


Become a Pass Member

Get admission to special events all year long when you becoming a Pass Member. Plus, choose from a variety of benefits such as unlimited admission, free parking, up to 6 free guest tickets, and up to 50% off in-park spending.

BUY A PASS


  • 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!*

    **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.