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    Busch Gardens is excited to continue to provide our guests with fun, inspiring and memorable experiences, while addressing important health and safety needs during this time. For detailed information about the measures that guests can expect when visiting the park, including key operational changes, click here.


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  • LIVE MUSIC, POP-UP PARADE AND BEADS

    • POP-UP PARADE – The Bird Gardens come to life as entertainers, stilt walkers and musicians bring the Mardi Gras spirit to life during this special pop-up parade.
      Select times during event hours.
    • BEAD GARDEN – What's Mardi Gras without beads? Stop by the Bead Garden for a physically distant 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.
      See the daily schedule for show times.
    • ZYDECO BAND – Immerse yourself in the music of New Orleans as this band brings the Cajun sound to Tampa Bay.
      See the daily schedule for show times.

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    Mardi Gras Event Map

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    Mardi Gras Event Map

  • Hurricanes


    Xcursions

    Hurricanes

    Traditional Hurricane

    Punch Hurricane

    (Frozen or Iced)


    Mardi Gras Cupcakes (2 or 4 Packs)

    Margarita Madness

    Chocolate, Coffee & Charm

    Bourbon Street Beauty

    Bananas Foster Bonanza

    The King Cake

     

    Mardi Gras Merchandise

  • Cupcakes during Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa


    Voodoo Coffee

    Specialty Coffees & Hot Cocoa

    Cinnamon Spiked Dark Roast Coffee

    Bourbon & Cream Coffee

    Cayenne Spiked Hot Chocolate

    New Orleans Style Chameleon Cold Brew


    Mardi Gras Cupcakes (2 or 4 Packs)

    Margarita Madness

    Chocolate, Coffee & Charm

    Bourbon Street Beauty

    Bananas Foster Bonanza

    The King Cake

  • Jambalya during Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa


    Bayou Grub

    Shrimp & Grits

    Creole Style Shrimp, Stone Ground Grits


    Jambalaya

    Chicken & Andouille Sausage


    Impossible® Jambalaya

    Okra & Mushroom Dirty Rice


    Frozen Cocktails

    Strawberry Daiquri

    Piña Colada

    Tampa Vice

    Gold Coin Mojito

    Green Fairy Margarita

  • Thrill Shake


    NOLA Creamery

    French Quarter Salted Caramel Thrill Shake

    Bulleit Bourbon Salted Caramel, Pretzel, Spiced Mini Donuts, Chocolate & Raspberry Drizzle


    The Mardi Gras Waffle Cone Sundae

    Kahlua Ice Cream Swirl, Salted Popcorn, Chocolate Drizzle, Whipped Topping, Sprinkles


    The NOLA Float

    Kahlua Ice Cream Swirl, Coca-Cola


    Mardi Gras Sprinkled Sugar Cookie

  • Gumbo


    Savory Biscuits

    Crawfish Etouffée

    Spicy Cajun Style Stew, Crawfish, Vegetables


    Gumbo

    Chicken & Andouille Sausage


    Braised Brisket

     

    Spiced Vanilla Old Fashioned Cocktail

    Woodford Reserve, Vanilla, Bitters

  • Beignets during Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa


    Sweet Beignets

    Beignets

    Traditional Powdered Sugar

    Bourbon Caramel

    Rum Glazed Bananas Fosters

     

    Smoked Bourbon Peach Sour Cocktail

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


    Esplanade Street Bites

    Shrimp Po’boy

    Crispy Shrimp, Tabasco pepper remoulade, crisp cabbage & pickles


    Chicken Po’boy

    Habanero Pepper Glazed Hot Chicken, celery remoulade, crisp cabbage & pickles


    All Po’boys served with Zapps® New Orleans Style Voodoo Chips


    Smoked Bloody Mary Cocktail

  • Hurricane Cocktails during Mardi Gras at Busch Gardens Tampa

    Beverages

    Cabin #2

    Canal Street Distilled Tastings

    Select Bourbon and Vodka Offerings


    Cabin #8

    Hurricanes

    Traditional Hurricane

    Punch Hurricane

    (Frozen or Iced)


    Cabin #10

    Big Easy Taps

    Select Draft Beers

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  • Mardi Gras 5-Item Food & Beverage Sampler

    Beignets at Mardi Gras

    Enjoy 5 samples of culinary delights featuring savory treats, festive sweets and beverages.

    • bullet Includes 5 samples of food or beverages throughout the Mardi Gras Festival area.
    • bullet Valid Select Dates January 16, 2021 - February 16, 2021.

    Pass Members save up to 20% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 


    Park Admission is required and not included. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. No refunds for unused punches. 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 February 16, 2021.

    5 SAMPLES
    Sampler $34.99 /ea.
  • Mardi Gras 10-Item Food & Beverage Sampler

    Cupcakes at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Mardi Gras

    Enjoy 10 samples of culinary delights featuring savory treats, festive sweets and beverages.

    • bullet Includes 10 samples of food or beverages throughout the Mardi Gras Festival area.
    • bullet Valid Select Dates January 16, 2021 - February 16, 2021.

    Pass Members save up to 20% on this experience. Please log in to see discounted pricing. 


    Park Admission is required and not included. Prices are subject to change without notice and do not include taxes. No refunds for unused punches. 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 February 16, 2021.

    10 SAMPLES
    Sampler $49.99 /ea.


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  • 2021 Fun Card
    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay + Get Adventure Island FREE

    Adventure Island Free. Plus Get 1 Free Parking at Busch Gardens

    Pay for a day, play all year at two parks!
    Buy a 2021 Busch Gardens Fun Card for the price of a single-day ticket, $113.99 and get Adventure Island for FREE. Hurry, offer ends soon!

    Visit AGAIN and AGAIN at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay through Dec. 31, 2021 and at Adventure Island for the 2021 season. For a limited time, get one-time FREE parking at Busch Gardens!
    • Free Parking Valid through March 31, 2021
    1-park Fun Card - Busch Gardens: $113.99
    2-park Fun Card - Busch Gardens PLUS Adventure Island: $113.99, for a limited time!

    *Blockout dates apply

    Hurry, Offer Ends Soon!Savings based on $113.99 single-day Busch Gardens admission price at gate and $63.99 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 through Dec. 31, 2021 and at Adventure Island for the 2021 season. 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. Reservations are required prior to each visit and can be made after your purchase is complete and confirmed via email. Subject to park capacity. Children under 3 do not require a reservation or ticket for entry. Adventure Island is a seasonal park. Please visit adventureisland.com for park hours.

    1-Time Parking
    General parking for one car, motorcycle or RV/Camper at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Valid for any one operating day until 3/31/2021. Ticket may be upgraded to Preferred parking for an additional fee at any parking toll booth. Preferred parking is subject to availability. Parking Passes are non-refundable. Rebooking requires at least 24 hours' advance notice.
    SAVE OVER $60
    Guest (Ages 3+) $157.98 $113.99 /ea.