Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay offers a unique blend of world-class roller coasters, live shows and more than 12,000 animals.

Youth Events


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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.

Youth Events

  • Busch Gardens 12 Grade Grad Nite

    12th Grade Grad Nite

    Friday, April 16th & 23rd, 2021
    Grad Nite Event Hours: 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
    Early Access starting at 5:00 p.m.

    It’s been a wild ride for the class of 2021, but now High School Graduates can take their celebration to new heights at Florida’s Thrill Ride Leader with Busch Gardens Grad Nite events!

    This spacious, open-air event offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to celebrate safely with enhanced health and safety measures throughout the park. Take on top-rated coasters during an exclusive, after-hours private event for seniors in an electrifying outdoor environment, including DJ music, live entertainment and much more! From the exhilarating launches of Tigris and Cheetah Hunt to the dramatic drops of Falcon’s Fury and SheiKra, this physically distant party packs endless thrills for graduates.  

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  • Hold youth events at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay


    Experience everything that Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has to offer at a substantial savings for groups of 75 or more. Picnic Packages include admission to Busch Gardens along with an all-you-care-to-eat lunch buffet featuring our crowd pleasing picnic favorites with a one hour exclusive seating at our Gwazi® Pavilion which is a climate-controlled venue located within the park that offers a fun casual atmosphere! These picnics are available year round.

    Call 813-987-5523 to book your youth group picnic.

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  • Hold youth events at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

    Youth Group Tickets

    Youth Groups (ages 3 - 12th grade) qualify for discounted park admission, if they meet the following requirements: 

    • ● Two-week minimum advance reservation

    • ● Minimum purchase of 15 paid youth admission (ages 3 through Grade 12)

    • ● Number of youth must exceed adult chaperones in the group

    Group Minimum: 15 paid participants

    Chaperones: 1 complimentary chaperone for every 10 paid youth admission

    Call 407-965-3251 or email [email protected] to buy discounted tickets.

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