A group of ice skaters perform together live on stage for an entertainment show called "Turn It Up!", located in Busch Gardens Tampa Bay's theme park in Florida

Live Entertainment Shows in Tampa

Tampa Bay's Best Family Friendly Shows Take the Stage Daily

Enjoy live local shows from world-class performers – along with a few rescued rising stars.

Your admission is your ticket to world-class entertainment, with live shows for all ages.

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Ice Skaters at Christmas On Ice
Christmas On Ice

The creators of the award-winning Turn It Up! capture the holiday spirit as world-class skaters celebrate the many wonders of Christmas in the family favorite show, Christmas on Ice.

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Carol of the Bells Light Show
Carol Of The Bells

Busch Gardens’ Serengeti Overlook Restaurant sets the stage for Carol of the Bells, featuring tens of thousands of Christmas lights choreographed to seasonal music. The Carol of the Bells begins at 5:00 p.m. nightly and runs every 15 minutes.

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Christmas Town Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
NEW! The Most Wonderful Time

You’re invited to a classy Christmas soirée, complete with jazzy piano solos, a live band and heart-melting vocal performances, located in Dragon Fire Grill.

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Christmas Town 2017 Shows Elmo's Christmas Wish
Elmo's Christmas Wish

Visit Sesame Street Safari of Fun to join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Zoe, Rosita and Grover as they learn the meaning of Christmas in Elmo’s Christmas Wish.

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Critters Inn Charge animal show at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Critters Inn Charge

It’s a big day at Critters Inn - where rescued dogs, cats, birds and more run the show!

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Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Christmas Town 2017 Christmas Shows and Lights
Three King's Journey

Located in the Bird Gardens, the Three Kings Journey Show unites magical voices in perfect harmony, unfolding the famed journey to the humble town of Bethlehem.

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Upcoming Christmas Shows - Starting November 23

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Christmas Town 2017 Shows and Lights
Christmas From The Heart

STARTING NOVEMBER 23
A show that can’t be missed! Enjoy Christmas from the Heart, the contemporary Christian gospel celebration located inside the Stanleyville Theater.

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  • Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Gold Annual Pass

    Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Gold Annual Pass

    Visit Busch Gardens again and again for 12 months with no blockout dates. Enjoy free preferred parking, 2 free guest tickets, 15% off dining & merchandise, one free Serengeti Safari®, free Annual PhotoKey, and 10% off Quick Queue®, select tours and in-park experiences.

    If you've selected EZpay, you will be billed this amount monthly for a minimum of 12 months.

    Gold Annual Pass Members enjoy the following benefits:
    • Unlimited admission for 12 months with no blockout dates.
    • FREE preferred parking (when available)
    • 2 FREE guests ticket to Busch Gardens
    • 50% off for up to 6 guest tickets
    • 15% off dining & merchandise 
    • 10% off Quick Queue®, select tours & in-park experiences
    • 1 FREE Annual PhotoKey
    • 1 FREE Serengeti Safari
    • Savings on Howl-O-Scream® tickets
    • Savings on Discovery Cove® admission
    • Access to Pass Member exclusive events


    Pass valid only at park of Membership. Does not include admission to select special events (including Howl-O-Scream® at Busch Gardens). Service fees and taxes not included. Pass is non-transferable, non-refundable, and may be revoked for misuse. All Pass benefits subject to availability, change and/or cancellation without prior notice. Must present Pass to redeem benefits. Limit (one) 1 free animal encounter per Pass Member per 12 month period. Includes Serengeti Safari at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Based on availability, online reservations not available. Select special events not included. Other restrictions apply. Preferred parking is based on availability. Annual Pass term starts on date of purchase. Limit two (2) free guest tickets per Pass Member per 12 month period. Parking not included. Free guest tickets not valid for visitation during the following 2019 blockout dates . Savings on guest tickets based on full-paid adult single-day admission and valid per park(s) of membership.

    Animal Encounter: Limit 1 free animal encounter per Pass Member. Includes Serengeti Safari at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay or a Dolphin Encounter at SeaWorld Orlando. Based on availability. Pass Member must visit Guest Services at the park to make reservations the same day that the reward is redeemed from the self-service kiosk. Animal encounter may be booked for the same day as visit or for a later date pending availability. Online or phone reservations are not available at this time.

    EZpay available to Florida Residents only. Proof of a Florida residential address (non-PO box) is required at time of ticket pick up (Valid Florida driver's license or valid Florida state-issued ID card with a Florida address). Credit card holder must be over the age of 18 and present to redeem EZpay vouchers. Once your initial 12-month EZpay commitment is satisfied, your Pass will continue and your credit card will be charged on a monthly basis, subject to your right to cancel at any time. See full EZpay terms and conditions.

     

    No blockouts.
    EZpay
    What is EZpay?

    EZpay is a monthly payment program with no interest. Once your initial 12-month EZpay commitment is satisfied, your Pass will continue and your credit card will be charged on a monthly basis, subject to your right to cancel at any time. EZpay is available to Florida Residents only. Credit card holder must be over the age of 18 and present to redeem EZpay vouchers. Learn More »

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